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Legacy Tape Drive Specifications

SDLT & DLT Tape Drives Native Capacity & Transfer Rate Compressed Capacity & Transfer Rate
DLT-S4 800GB at 60MB/s 1600GB at 320MB/s
SDLT 600 300GB at 36MB/s 600GB at 72MB/s
SDLT 320 160GB at 16MB/s 320GB at 32MB/s
DLT V4 160GB at 10MB/s 320GB at 20MB/s
DLT-VS160 80GB at 8MB/s 160GB at 16MB/s

 

LTO Tape Drives Native Capacity & Transfer Rate Compressed Capacity & Transfer Rate
LTO-4 800GB at 120MB/s (864GB per hour) 1.6TB at 240MB/s
HP Ultrium 1840 800GB at 120MB/s 1.6TB at 240MB/s
HP Ultrium 960 400GB at 80MB/s 800GB at 160MB/s
HP Ultrium 460 200GB at 30MB/s 400GB at 60MB/s
HP Ultrium 230 100GB at 15MB/s 200GB at 30MB/s
IBM LTO-4 800GB at 120MB/s 1.6TB at 240MB/s
IBM LTO-3 400GB at 80MB/s 800GB at 160MB/s
IBM LTO-2 200GB at 35MB/s 400GB at 70MB/s
IBM LTO-1 100GB at 15MB/s 200GB at 30MB/s
Quantum LTO3 400GB at 245GB/hr 800GB  at 490GB/hr
Quantum LTO3 HH 400GB at 68MB/s 800GB at 90MB/s
Quantum LTO2 200GB at 123GB/hr 400GB at 245GB/hr
Quantum LTO2HH 200GB at 94GB/hr 400GB at 144GB/hr
Tandberg Data LTO4 FH 800GB at 120MB/s 1.6TB at 240MB/s
Tandberg Data LTO3 FH 400GB at 80MB/s 800GB at 160MB/s
Tandberg Data LTO3 HH 400GB at 60MB/s 800GB at 120MB/s
Tandberg Data LTO2 HH 200GB at 24MB/s 400GB at 48MB/s
Tandberg Data LTO1 HH 100GB at 16MB/s 200GB at 32MB/s
Certance LTO-1 100GB at 960MB/min 200GB at 1920MB/min

 

AIT Tape Drives Native Capacity & Transfer Rate Compressed Capacity & Transfer Rate
AIT-5 200GB  at 24MB/s 520GB at 62.4MB/s
AIT-4 200GB  at 24MB/s 520GB at 62.4MB/s
AIT-3 100GB at 12MB/s 260GB at 31.2MB/s
AIT-2 50GB at 6MB/s 130GB at 12MB/s
AIT-1 35GB at 4.0MB/s 90GB at 10.4MB/s

 

SAIT Tape Drives Native Capacity & Transfer Rate Compressed Capacity & Transfer Rate
SAIT 500GB at 30MB/s 1.2TB at 78MB/s

 

T9840 and T9940 Tape Drives    
 T9840A HVD/ FC 20GB @ 10MB/s
 T9840B E/ FC/  FICON 20GB @ 19MB/s
 T9840C E/ FC/  FICON 40GB @ 30MB/s
 T9940A HVD/ E/ FC 60GB @ 10MB/s
 T9940B FC/ VSM 200GB @ 30MB/s

 

Full Height LTO
IBM TS2350     LTO5 Ultrium 5: 1500/3000GB Ultrium 5: 140MB/sec
IBM TS2340     LTO4 Ultrium 4: 800/1600GB Ultrium 4: 120MB/sec
IBM TS3580     LTO3 Ultrium 3: 400/800GB Ultrium 3: 80MB/sec
Half Height LTO
IBM TS2250     LTO5 Ultrium 5: 1500/3000GB Ultrium 5: 140MB/sec
IBM TS2240     LTO4 Ultrium 4: 800/1600GB Ultrium 4: 120MB/sec
IBM TS2230     LTO3 Ultrium 3: 400/800GB Ultrium 3: 60MB/sec
IBM Linear Serpentine recording
IBM TS1130 1TB (Native) 160 MB/sec native data rate
IBM TS1120 (3592-E05) Up to 1.5TB 100 MB/sec native data rate
IBM 3592 (3592-J1A) 300/900GB 40/120MB/sec
IBM 3590 E: 20/60GB
EX: 40/120GB
H: 30/90GB
HX: 60/180GB
E: 14/42MB/sec
H: 14/42MB/sec