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April 2010


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  • Tandberg LTO-5 HH - Internal drive kit, black, SAS
  • Tandberg LTO-5 HH - External drive kit, black, SAS
Tandberg LTO-5 HH - 1.5 / 3.0TB GB capacity, 140 / 280 MB/sec transfer rate, includes Symantec Backup Exec QuickStart Single Server Edition Paper License and 1 data cartridge


Product Overview

  • Enterprise features and performance in a small form factor
  • Capacity: 1.5 / 3.0 TB (native/compressed)
  • Transfer rates of up to 1TB/Hr*
  • Low power consumption: 6.9 W (sleeping mode) and 20 W (operating mode)
  • AES 256-bit Encryption
  • LTO WORM (write once, read many) for regulatory compliance
  • Data rate matching continuously adjusts the speed of the tape drive to that of the server or network environment, which increases performance, reduces mechanical wear on the drive, and extends tape life
  • Rock-solid reliability and data integrity with MTBF of 250,000 hrs at 100% duty cycle
  • 3 years warranty and Advanced Replacement Service/ADEX

  • The availability of four generations of LTO tape drives simplifies the decision—it is the only option available for low cost requirements where capacity growth potential matches the data growth rates that businesses are facing today.

    Since its introduction, LTO has been known as the enterprise-class technology of choice for medium to large size businesses and in medium and large size libraries. Tandberg Data’s LTO-5 half-height (HH) drive brings enterprise-level performance to small and medium businesses at an affordable price. The Tandberg LTO-5 HH drive features high capacity of 1.5TB (native) and a dynamically variable adaptive tape speed to match host data rate from 47-140MB/sec (native) to match host transfer speeds, as well as a state-of-the art 6Gb SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface, providing maximum data throughput and reduced backup and restore times. Tandberg Data’s LTO drives are backed by more than 30 years of experience in linear tape technology research, design and manufacturing.

    The Tandberg LTO half-height drives offer one of the industry’s fastest transfer rates with high capacity to minimize backup times, Its compact size, provides simple and easy integration into all servers and workstation. The LTO technology makes it easy for users to standardize on a tape technology that meets today’s data capacity requirements and ensures futures growth potential. LTO’s six-generation roadmap, with four generations available today makes it a clear choice for small to medium businesses.

    Turnkey Solution

    The Tandberg LTO-5 HH ships with Symantec’s Backup Exec QuickStart software, embedded media management for intelligent diagnostics and tape alerts, and comes with 3 years warranty and support.

    Media Compatibility

    The Tandberg LTO-HH is compatible with industry standard, multi-sourced LTO media. To achieve the best reliability, Tandberg LTO branded and qualified data cartridges are recommended.


    LTO-5 HH

    Capacity (native) 1500 GB
    Capacity (compressed) 3000 GB
    Transfer Rate (native) 140 MB/s
    Transfer Rate (compressed) 280 MB/s
    Buffer Size 256 MB
    File Access Time 70
    System Interface Serial Attached SCSI 6Gbps
    Form Factor Half Height
    Recording format LTO Ultrium 5, LTO Ultrium 4, LTO Ultrium 3 (read only)
    Backward write LTO Ultrium 4, LTO Ultrium 3 (read only)
    Backward read LTO Ultrium 4
    Data Compression LTO-DC
    Power Consumption (operating mode) 20 W
    Power Consumption (sleeping mode) 6.9 W
    Digital speed matching (DSM) 47–140MB/s / 94–280MB/s*
    WORM Support Yes
    Encryption Yes
    Media Durability (archival life) 30 years
    Hard Read Error Rate (less than) 1 x 10(-17) bits
    MTBF 250,000 hours hours
    Head life 60,000 tape running hours hours
    Temperature (operating) 50F to 95F - 10C to 40
    Temperature (non-operating) -40F to 151F - -40C to 66
    Relative Humidity, Non-operating 20 to 80% (non-condensing) %
    Relative Humidity, operating 10% to 95% (non-condensing) %
    Certification marks CSA Certification to C22.2, No. 60950 (cCSAus), TUV EN60950 (IEC 60950), CE Declaration of Conformity, FCC 47 CFR Parts 15, NOM, VCCI. C-TICK, RRL, BSMI, GOSH CB Certificate and Report (IEC 60950)
    Drive Warranty 3-years Warranty and Advanced Replacement Service* years