HPE StoreEver LTO-6 Ultrium 6650 External Tape Drive

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  • Provides up to 6.25 TB of compressed capacity on a single cartridge.
  • Enables even the tightest backup window to be met with unprecedented performance...

Product Description

HPE StoreEver LTO-6 Ultrium 6650 External Tape Drive

HPE LTO-6 Ultrium 6650 tape drive sets standards for capacity, performance, usability and manageability. The Ultrium 6650 tape drive represents HPE's sixth-generation of LTO tape drive technology capable of large store capacity per cartridge while providing enterprise tape drive monitoring and management capabilities with HPE TapeAssure, ease of use with support for LTFS and AES 256-bit hardware data encryption, easy-to-enable security to protect the most sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access of tape cartridges. Capable of data transfer rates up to 400 Mbps, HPE's exclusive data rate matching feature further optimizes performance by matching speed of host to keep drives streaming and increase the reliability of the drive and media.

Technical Specification

HPE StoreEver LTO-6 Ultrium 6650 External Tape Drive

Compatibility Information

Designed For HPE ProLiant DL320e Gen8 Entry, DL360 G7, DL380 G7, DL385p Gen8 Entry, SL230s Gen8 1U Left Half Width Tray, SL230s Gen8 1U Right Half Width Tray, SL230s Gen8 Base 1U Left Tray Server, SL230s Gen8 Base 1U Right Tray Server, SL270s Gen8 1U Left Half Width Tray, SL270s Gen8 1U Right Half Width Tray

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SAS-2 - 26 pin 4x Shielded Mini MultiLane SAS (SFF-8088)


Cables Included 1 x SAS cable
Media Included Qty 1
Included Accessories Cleaning cartridge
MTBF 250,000 hour(s)
Compliant Standards TUV, VCCI, C-Tick, BSMI, EN 60950, NOM, RRL, IEC 60950, CSA 22.2 No. 60950, CB, RoHS, FCC CFR47 Part 15, cCSAus


Interface Type SAS-2
Device Type Tape drive - LTO Ultrium
Recording Standard LTO Ultrium 6
Enclosure Type External
Key Features Encryption
Width 21.8 cm
Depth 29.7 cm
Height 12 cm
Weight 5.57 kg

Storage Removable

Data Transfer Rate (native) 160 MBps (576 GBph)
Data Transfer Rate (compressed) 400 MBps (1440 GBph)
Type LTO Ultrium
Capacity 2.5 TB (native) / 6.25 TB (compressed)
Supported Tape Cartridges (Read and Write) Ultrium 6, Ultrium 5
Recording Standard Ultrium 5, Ultrium 6
Average Seek / Access Time 50 sec
Buffer Size 512 MB

Software / System Requirements

Software Included HP Library and Tape Tools

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 10 °C
Max Operating Temperature 35 °C
Humidity Range Operating 20 - 80% (non-condensing)

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