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3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit
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Tape drives are a cost-effective solution for backing up all your important data when high speed is not required.
Tape Drives
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Included since: 15 Jul 2005
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Info modified on: 21 Dec 2015 23:32:29
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Long product name IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit:
The short editorial description of IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit
3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive (PN 18P9136) and a Rack Mount Kit (PN 18P9012)

Marketing text IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit

The official marketing text of IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit as supplied by the manufacturer
The IBM Ultrium Tape Drive offers breakthroughs in reliability, capacity and performance to meet the backup and archival needs for small to midrange environments. With its higher performance and capacity, the Ultrium Tape solution is an excellent alternative to S-DLT, DLT, 1/4 inch, 4mm or 8mm tapes drives.

• Offers capacity, performance, and reliability for midrange and network tape storage environments
• Provides an entry-level Ultrium™ tape solution
• Supports cost-effective backup, save/restore, and archival storage
• Provides continuous, easy-to-understand drive information with an LCD status display
• Adheres to widely supported Linear Tape-Open™ (LTO™) standards.
Short summary description IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit:
This short summary of the IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit, 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, LVD Ultra160 SCSI, LTO, 2:1, LTO Ultrium 2, 20 - 80%
Long summary description IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit:
This is an auto-generated long summary of IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
IBM 3580 Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive & Rack Mount Kit. Type: LTO, Compression ratio: 2:1, Interface: LVD Ultra160 SCSI. Native capacity: 200 GB, Compressed capacity: 400 GB, Media types supported: LTO Ultrium 2. Sustained data transfer rate (compressed): 70 MB/s, Sustained data transfer rate (native): 35 MB/s. Power requirements: 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz. Weight: 14.6 lbs (6.6 kg)
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Characteristics of the device.
Compression ratio*
The ratio between the uncompressed file size and compressed size. Thus a representation that compresses a 10MB file to 2MB has a compression ratio of 10/2 = 5, often notated as an explicit ratio, 5:1 (read "five" to "one"), or as an implicit ratio, 5/1.
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
LVD Ultra160 SCSI
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
AIX; OS/400; Windows NT; Windows 2000; Sun Solaris; HP-UX; Red Hat Linux
Native capacity*
Actual medium capacity without applying compression.
200 GB
Compressed capacity*
The maximum storage capacity of a storage medium when applying data compression. Usually measured in bytes e.g. gigabytes (GB). Sometimes the conditions are mentioned for reaching the maximum capacity mentioned, like tape length, the number of storage units, or the type of storage equipment/medium.
400 GB
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
LTO Ultrium 2
Data Transmission
Sustained data transfer rate (compressed)
70 MB/s
Data Transmission
Sustained data transfer rate (native)
35 MB/s
Internal *
The product is built in.
Energy Management
Power requirements
100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Operational Conditions
Operating relative humidity range
20 - 80%
Operating temperature range (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
10 - 38°C
Weight & Dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
14.6 lbs (6,6 kg)
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
6.73 x 13.1 x 5.75" (171 x 333 x 146 mm)
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IBM Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive 3580 with EU1 power cord
IBM Ultrium 2 LVD Tape Drive 3580 with EU1 power cord
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