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Offering up to 1.5TB of storage, the 46X1290 LTO Ultrium 5 Data Tape Cartridge from IBM makes it simple to back up large amounts of data in LTO Ultrium Generation 5 storage environments. The 46X1290 provides up to 1.5TB of physical storage (3TB with 2:1 compression). Data that is encrypted by LTO Ultrium 5 drivers can be stored on this media to securely maintain data integrity. The dual-partition capability is designed to enhance the performance of time-encoding applications. This unit is ideal for use in data centers, and designed for long data retention and archiving with no power required while at rest.
This cartridge is designed to help improve read/write reliability by storing IBM's statistical media read/write analysis on every use of the cartridge when used with IBM LTO tape drives, and to adhere to widely supported Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium design specifications.
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 burgundy cartridge color helps distinguish it from previous generations of IBM LTO Ultrium Media in your data center.The LTO Ultrium 5 data cartridges are compatible with LTO Generation 5 tape drives and tape libraries, utilizing LTO generation 5 drives from IBM and other LTO generation 5 compliant suppliers.
1.5TB (3.0TB with 2:1 Compression) Tape Capacity
Reduces manual intervention for tape operations, saving you IT staff time
Reduces the physical storage space needed for backup cartridges
Rigorous Testing and Optimization
Designed to withstand the demands of everyday use
Maximized performance in IBM LTO tape drives
IBM's Statistical Media Read/Write Analysis Stored on the Cartridge
Improved read/write reliability to help assure your data is protected
LTO Cartridge Memory (LTO-CM) Chip
Fast sharing of cartridge-dependent data with tape drives
Speeds up load and unload cycles
Burgundy Standard Cartridge Color
Distinguishes the cartridges from previous generations of IBM LTO Ultrium cartridges
Adheres to the Linear Tape-Open Standard
Cartridge can be used in products featuring LTO Generation 5 tape technology
Cartridge continues to provide value as your storage needs and infrastructure grow
Tape is Green
Environmentally friendly. Requires no power at rest
Lower media costs per GB
Media Partitioning Capability
Enhances file control and space management
In the Box
IBM 46X1290 LTO Ultrium 5 Data Tape Cartridge (1.5/3.0TB)
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Table of Contents
Linear serpentine recording half-inch cartridge Media Type
Metal Particle (MP) Cartridge Physical Capacity
1.5 TB Native; 3.0 TB with 2:1 compression Rewritable Cartridge
LTO Ultrium 1.5 TB rewritable Data Cartridge (1500/3 TB) WORM Cartridge
LTO Ultrium 1.5 TB WORM Cartridge (1500/3 TB)
Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN) Total Tape Thickness
0.00025 in (6.4 microns) Tape Length 2776 ft (846 m)
50 to 113°F (10 to 45°C); 10-80% RH; 79°F (26°C) wet bulb max Short-Term Storage Conditions
61 to 95°F (16 to 35°C); 20-80% RH; 79°F (26°C) wet bulb max Long-Term Storage Conditions
61 to 77°F (16 to 25°C); 20-50% RH; 79°F (26°C) wet bulb max