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Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with 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: 23 Feb 2005
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Info modified on: 05 Dec 2016 10:26:35
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Long product name IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit:
The short editorial description of IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit
Ultrium 3 Tape Drive without Power Cord

Marketing text IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit

The official marketing text of IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit as supplied by the manufacturer
IBM TotalStorage 3580 Tape Drive Express Model (PN 3580L3H) is an external drive incorporating the 3rd and latest generation of IBM LTO® technology. This is an external stand-alone or rack-mountable unit, similar to previous models of the 3580 and is the entry point for the family of IBM Ultrium tape products. The 3580 Tape Drive provides an excellent migration path from digital linear tape (DLT or SDLT), 1/4-in., 4mm, or 8mm tape drives. The 3580L3H can read and write LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridges and read LTO Ultrium 1 Data Cartridges.
Short summary description IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit:
This short summary of the IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit, Ultra160 SCSI LVD, LTO, 2:1, IBM AIX, OS/400 and i5/OS; Microsoft, LTO Ultrium, 9.84 x 11.5 x 4.72" (250 x 292 x 120 mm)
Long summary description IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit:
This is an auto-generated long summary of IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
IBM Ultrium 3 Tape Drive with Rack Mount Kit. Type: LTO, Compression ratio: 2:1, Interface: Ultra160 SCSI LVD. Native capacity: 400 GB, Compressed capacity: 800 GB, Media types supported: LTO Ultrium. Sustained data transfer rate (compressed): 160 MB/s, Sustained data transfer rate (native): 80 MB/s. Weight: 14.2 lbs (6.45 kg). Dimensions (WxDxH): 9.84 x 11.5 x 4.72" (250 x 292 x 120 mm)
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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.
Ultra160 SCSI LVD
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
IBM AIX, OS/400 and i5/OS; Microsoft
Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 (build 3790 or greater); Sun Solaris 8 and 9; HP-UX 11.0 and 11i; and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3; SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 8
Native capacity*
Actual medium capacity without applying compression.
400 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.
800 GB
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
LTO Ultrium
Data Transmission
Sustained data transfer rate (native)
80 MB/s
Sustained data transfer rate (compressed)
160 MB/s
Internal *
The product is built in.
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.
14.2 lbs (6,45 kg)
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
9.84 x 11.5 x 4.72" (250 x 292 x 120 mm)
Recording technology
List of available recording technologies
Ultrium 3