LTO Media

Overland Tandberg LTO Ultrium Tape Media

Overland-Tandberg LTO Ultrium data cartridges and cleaning cartridges are recommended for use with all Overland-Tandberg LTO tape drives, tape autoloaders and tape libraries. Used in the design, test and manufacture of our NEO Series family of tape-based storage solutions, Overland-Tandberg Data LTO media ensures the availability and security of your data. With over 25,000PB (25 Exabytes) of data stored on LTO media worldwide, LTO media provides the absolute lowest cost per gigabyte and highest reliability for long-term data storage when compared with alternative archive media.

Key Benefits

  • High capacity, with as much as 30TB of data stored on each LTO cartridge
  • Cartridge memory chip delivers faster access time and enhanced media monitoring
  • Durable cartridge reduces media failures and eliminates disrupted backup
  • Extreme laboratory testing for superior data availability
  • Data security via hardware encryption of cartridge contents
  • A variety of choices of media types and services, including custom barcode labeling
  • Designed for a 30-year archival life and/or 260 full backups
  • Enables businesses to meet regulations for data retention and archiving
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Current LTO media products include:Preview LTO Cartridge Family

  • LTO-4, LTO-5, LTO-6, LTO-7 & LTO-8 Data Cartridges
  • LTO Universal Cleaning Cartridge

 

 

 

Specifications
Tape Format LTO-4 LTO-4 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-8
Storage Capacity 800GB / 1600GB* 1.5TB / 3TB* 2.5TB / 5.25TB* 6TB / 16TB* 12TB / 30TB*
Transfer Rate Up to 240 MB/s* Up to 280 MB/s* Up to 400 MB/s* Up to 750 MB/s* Up to 750 MB/s*
Number of Tracks 896 1280 2176 3584  
Cartridge Memory 8KB 8KB 16KB 16KB  
Cartridge Dimensions 102.0 × 105.4 × 21.5mm
Operating Temperature 10° – 45°C
Humidity 10 – 80%**
Durability (Nominal) 1,000,000 passes
Archival Life 30 years
Warranty Limited lifetime warranty (typically 30 years)

*  Assumes compression ratio of 2:1 on LTO-4/5 & 2.5:1 on LTO-6/7/8
**Without dewing, dimensional specifications are nominal

Models
Product Partno. Description
LTO-4 OV-LTO901405 LTO-4 data cartridge (5-pack, contains 5 pieces)
LTO-5 OV-LTO901505 LTO-5 data cartridge (5-pack, contains 5 pieces)
LTO-6 OV-LTO901605 LTO-6 data cartridge (5-pack, contains 5 pieces)
LTO-7 OV-LTO901705 LTO-7 data cartridge (5-pack, contains 5 pieces)
LTO-Clean OV-LTOCLN05 LTO cleaning cartridge (5-pack, contains 5 pieces)
Images

 

LTO Media Images

Preview LTO Cartridge Family

Name Description Thumbnail Detail Highres
LTO Cartridge Family Image Download Thumbnail Image (8 KB) Download Detail Image (127 KB) Download Highres Image (3.7 MB)

 

Preview LTO Cartridge 2.5TB

Name Description Thumbnail Detail Highres
LTO Cartridge 2.5TB Image Download Thumbnail Image (8 KB) Download Detail Image (127 KB) Download Highres Image (3.7 MB)

 

Preview LTO Cartridge 1TB

Name Description Thumbnail Detail Highres
LTO Cartridge 1.5TB Image Download Thumbnail Image (4.4 KB) Download Detail Image (62.4 KB) Download Highres Image (3.6 MB)

 

Preview LTO Cartridge 800GB

Name Description Thumbnail Detail Highres
LTO Cartridge 800GB Image Download Thumbnail Image (4.1 KB) Download Detail Image (60.4 KB) Download Highres Image (3.3 MB)

 

Preview LTO Cartridge 400GB

Name Description Thumbnail Detail Highres
LTO Cartridge 400GB Image Download Thumbnail Image (5.7 KB) Download Detail Image (56.2 KB) Download Highres Image (2.2 MB)

 

Preview LTO Cartridge 200GB

Name Description Thumbnail Detail Highres
LTO Cartridge 200GB Image Download Thumbnail Image (5.1 KB) Download Detail Image (56 KB) Download Highres Image (2.8 MB)

 

Preview LTO Cartridge 100GB

Name Description Thumbnail Detail Highres
LTO Cartridge 100GB Image Download Thumbnail Image (4.1 KB) Download Detail Image (60.4 KB) Download Highres Image (2.7 MB)

 

Downloads
Filename Description Version Type
TDWinDrivers Windows WHQL drivers for Tandberg Data LTO-2/3/4/5/6 HH (2003/2008/2012/Vista/7/8) 1.0.7.0 Driver
TDTool for Windows TDTool for Windows (Instructions and Usage) 1.1 Utility
TDTool for linux x86 TDTool for Linux x86 (Instructions and Usage) 1.1 Utility
TDTool for linux x64 TDTool for Linux x64 (Instructions and Usage) 1.1 Utility
TDTool for Mac TDTool for MAC OSX 10.4+ (Instructions and Usage) 1.1 Utility
hp all win drivers.zip All Windows Drivers for HP LTO and DAT Tape Drives. (Extract zip and run DriverInstaller.exe) 2.3.0 Driver
LTO6HH SAS TAD 3319 Firmware for LTO6 HH SAS Tape drives (LTFS capable) 3319 Firmware
LTO6HH FC 2319 Firmware for LTO6 HH FC Tape drives (LTFS capable) 2319 Firmware

 

Documents
  File Description Type Version Language
LTO Media Datasheet (EMEA) Datasheet 10/30/2017
LTO Media Datasheet (US) Datasheet 10/30/2017
LTO Bar Code Label Specification Manual  
User Guide for TDKit version 4.5 testprogram Manual  
Tandberg Data Corporate Brochure Brochure 04/13/2017

 

Compatibility

In order to protect your data and your investment in a technology, you need to fully understand the platform you work with. This media compatibility overview will help you understand the compatibility between our different drive technologies and available media.

 

Tape Format LTO-2 LTO-3 LTO-4 LTO-5 LTO-6 LTO-7 LTO-8
LTO-1 R/W R - - - - -
LTO-2 R/W R/W R - - - -
LTO-3 - R/W R/W R - - -
LTO-4 - - R/W R/W R - -
LTO-5 - - - R/W R/W R -
LTO-6 - - - - R/W R/W -
LTO-7 - - - - - R/W R/W
LTO-8 - - - - - - R/W

Advice on buying tape cartridges and media

Software Compatibility List (PDF)  Version July 2017

Legend

  • RW: read and write compatible
  • R: read-only compatible
  • dash: not compatible
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