Tandberg Data LTO-5 HH Internal LTO 1500GB tape drive

- Capacity: 1.5 / 3.0 TB (native/compressed)
- Performance up to 1.0 TB/Hr (compressed).
- Low cost of ownership and low media cost
- Enterprise features and performance in a small form factor
- Future...

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Namber code: TANLTO5BAR
Manufacturer SKU: 3518-LTO
Categories: Backup Devices, LTO
RRP: £1,670.54

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- Capacity: 1.5 / 3.0 TB (native/compressed)
- Performance up to 1.0 TB/Hr (compressed).
- Low cost of ownership and low media cost
- Enterprise features and performance in a small form factor
- Future proof with 8-generation roadmap
- Data speed matching, reduces mechanical wear and extends tape life
- Proven reliability MTBF of 125,000 hrs at 100% duty cycle
- Low power consumption: 6.9 W (sleeping mode) and 20 W (operating mode)
- AES 256-bit Encryption
- LTO WORM (write once, read many) for regulatory compliance
- 3 years Advanced Replacement Service warranty

The availability of four generations of LTO tape drives simplifies the decision—it is the only option available for low cost requirements where capacity growth potential matches the data growth rates that businesses are facing today.

Since its introduction, LTO has been known as the enterprise-class technology of choice for medium to large size businesses and in medium and large size libraries. Tandberg Data's LTO-5 half-height (HH) drive brings enterprise-level performance to small and medium businesses at an affordable price. The Tandberg LTO-5 HH drive features high capacity of 1.5TB (native) and a dynamically variable adaptive tape speed to match host data rate from 47-140MB/sec (native) to match host transfer speeds, as well as a state-of-the art 6Gb SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface, providing maximum data throughput and reduced backup and restore times. Tandberg Data's LTO drives are backed by more than 30 years of experience in linear tape technology research, design and manufacturing.

The Tandberg LTO half-height drives offer one of the industry's fastest transfer rates with high capacity to minimize backup times, Its compact size, provides simple and easy integration into all servers and workstation. The LTO technology makes it easy for users to standardize on a tape technology that meets today's data capacity requirements and ensures futures growth potential. LTO's eight-generation roadmap, with four generations available today makes it a clear choice for small to medium businesses.

Turnkey Solution

The Tandberg LTO-5 HH ships with Symantec's Backup Exec QuickStart software, embedded media management for intelligent diagnostics and tape alerts, and comes with 3 years warranty and support.

Media Compatibility

The Tandberg LTO-HH is compatible with industry standard, multi-sourced LTO media. To achieve the best reliability, Tandberg LTO branded and qualified data cartridges are recommended.

Full specifications:


  • Type LTO
  • Compression ratio 2:1
  • Logical recording format LTO Ultrium 5, LTO Ultrium 4, LTO Ultrium 3 (read only)
  • Access time 70 ms
  • Interface Serial Attached SCSI 2
  • Mean time between failures (MTBF) 250000 h


  • Native capacity 1500 GB
  • Compressed capacity 3000 GB
  • Drive device, buffer size 256 MB

Data transmission

  • Sustained data transfer rate (compressed) 280 MB/s
  • Sustained data transfer rate (native) 140 MB/s


  • Internal Y
  • Form factor Half Height
  • Colour of product Black
  • Certification CSA Certification to C22.2, No. 60950 (cCSAus), TUV EN60950 (IEC 60950), CE Declaration of Conformity, FCC 47 CFR Parts 15, NOM, VCCI. C-TICK, RRL, BSMI, GOSH CB Certificate and Report (IEC 60950)


  • Power consumption (typical) 20 W
  • Power consumption (standby) 6.9 W

Operational conditions

  • Operating relative humidity (H-H) 20 - 80%
  • Operating temperature (T-T) 10 - 40 °C
  • Storage temperature (T-T) -40 - 66 °C

Weight & dimensions

  • Width 145 mm
  • Depth 207 mm
  • Height 85 mm
  • Weight 2.24 kg
  • Package width 270 mm
  • Package depth 330 mm
  • Package height 270 mm
  • Package weight 3.6 kg

Other features

  • Data compression LTO-DC
  • Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing) 10 - 95%