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  5. PRIMERGY LTO-5 HH Ultrium


For the first time, the fifth generation of the Linear Tape Open (LTO-5) tape drive offers uncompressed storage capacity of 1.5 TB per tape and a transfer rate of up to 280 MB/s. With enabled compression up to 3000 GB can be backed up on a single drive.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
  • Compact size as well as high transfer rates of up to 180 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-4 media as well as read compatibility with LTO-3 media
  • AES-GCM-256-Bit encryption
  • Ensures that data can still be deciphered after a few years.

Technical details

Capacity1,500 GB uncompressed / 3,000 GB compressed
Buffer size256 MB
Transfer rate140 MB/s (uncompressed), 280 MB/s (compressed), Variable 47 to 140 MB/s (LTO5 uncompressed)
Recording formatUltrium LTO5
InterfaceSAS 6Gb/s
Backwards compatibleRead/write compatibility with LTO4 Ultrium
Read compatible with LTO3
Dimensions (W x D x H)146.05 mm x 206 mm x 41.65 mm