IBM 08L9870 TotalStorage LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridge (200/400GB)

BH #IBLT400GB • MFR #08L9870
IBM 08L9870 TotalStorage LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridge (200/400GB)
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IBM 08L9870 Overview

The 08L9870 TotalStorage LTO Ultrium 2 Data Cartridge from IBM is a data cartridge for the LTO Ultrium Generation 2 storage environments. The 08L9870 provides up to 200GB of native storage, or up to 400GB with 2:1 compression. The cartridge is embedded with an LTO Cartridge Memory (LTO-CM) chip, which is designed to enable fast, simultaneous transfer of cartridge-dependent data with IBM tape drives during media load and unload cycles. The LTO Ultrium 2 data cartridges are compatible with LTO Generation 2 tape drives and tape libraries utilizing LTO generation 2 drives from IBM and other LTO generation 2 compliant suppliers.

Provides capacity, performance, and reliability for midrange and network tape automated storage environments
Contains 0.5" metal particle tape; cartridges feature a native data capacity of 200GB, and a compressed data capacity of 400GB (2:1 compression)
Includes a Linear Tape-Open Cartridge Memory (LTO - CM) chip that contains cartridge specific information to communicate with Ultrium tape drives during loading/unloading via a radio frequency component
Adheres to widely supported Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 2 design specifications

IBM 08L9870 Specs

Key Specs
200 GB (400 GB Compressed)
Archival Life
30 Years
Compression Rate
Archival Life
30 Years
Tape Length
2000' / 610 m
Tape Thickness
8.9 µm
Magnetic Coercivity
1850 Oe
Metal Particle
Operating Temperature
50 to 104°F / 10 to 40°C
Operating Humidity
20 to 80%
Storage Temperature
61 to 90°F / 16 to 32°C
Storage Humidity
20 to 80%
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.2 x 4 x 0.9" / 101.6 x 106.7 x 22.9 mm
0.5 lb / 0.2 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.5 x 4.3 x 1"

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