Quantum LTO Ultrium 8 1U RackMount Tape Drive

QuickFind: 856082 Mfr part code: TC-L83CN-AR
  • Recording Standard: LTO Ultrium 8
  • Rack-mountable: 1U
  • Interface Type: SAS-2
  • Capacity: 12 TB (native) / 30 TB (compressed)

Product Description

Quantum LTO Ultrium 8 1U RackMount Tape Drive

Not all data is equal. Treating it as such will kill an IT budget and constrain the data workflow needed for businesses to compete today. Tape continues to play an important role in preserving and protecting data because its unique features are ideally suited for long-term data retention and content archive applications. Tapes portability, low power and high capacity capabilities make it a key technology for companies implementing tiered-storage architectures. Leverage tapes low environmental and operational costs, frees up IT resources for more I/O intensive applications. LTO technology has proven effective at preserving and protecting critical business data in demanding enterprise environments, while maintaining an affordable and open format.

Technical Specification

Quantum LTO Ultrium 8 1U RackMount Tape Drive


Device Type Tape drive - LTO Ultrium
Recording Standard LTO Ultrium 8
Enclosure Type Rack-mountable - 1U
Interface Type SAS-2
Key Features Encryption
Enclosure Colour Black
Width 48 cm
Depth 43.8 cm
Height 4.3 cm
Weight 6.4 kg

Storage Removable

Type LTO Ultrium
Capacity 12 TB (native) / 30 TB (compressed)
Supported Tape Cartridges (Read and Write) Ultrium 7, Ultrium 8
Recording Standard Ultrium 7, Ultrium 8
Data Transfer Rate (native) 300 MBps (1.08 TBph)
Data Transfer Rate (compressed) 750 MBps
Buffer Size 1 GB

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SAS 6Gb/s - 26 pin 4x Mini SAS (SFF-8088)


MTBF 250,000 hour(s)
Compliant Standards AES-256

Software / System Requirements

Software Included DATASTOR Shield
OS Required Apple MacOS, Red Hat Linux, SuSe Linux, Microsoft Windows

Manufacturer Warranty

Type Limited warranty - 3 years

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 10 °C
Max Operating Temperature 38 °C
Humidity Range Operating 20 - 80% (non-condensing)

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