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For the first time, the sixth generation of the Linear Tape Open (LTO-6) tape drive offers uncompressed storage capacity of 2.5 TB per tape and a transfer rate of up to 160 MB/s. With enabled compression up to 6250 GB can be backed up on a single drive with up to 400 MB/s transfer rate.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
  • Compact size as well as high transfer rates of up to 160 MB/s.
  • Fastest and smallest (half height) LTO drive for integration in all servers.
  • Energy efficient design
  • Low power consumption and cooling costs plus excellent performance
  • Investment protection
  • Read/write compatibility with LTO-5 media as well as read compatibility with LTO-4 media
  • AES-GCM-256-Bit encryption
  • Ensures that data can still be deciphered after a few years.

Technical details

Capacity2,500 GB uncompressed / 6,250 GB compressed
Buffer size512 MB
Transfer rate160 MB/s (uncompressed), 400 MB/s (compressed), Variable 47 to 140 MB/s (LTO5 uncompressed)
Recording formatUltrium LTO6
InterfaceSAS 6Gb/s
Backwards compatibleRead/write compatibility with LTO-5
Read compatible with LTO-4
Dimensions (W x D x H)146.05 mm x 206 mm x 41.65 mm