Qualstar Q-Ser IBM LTO 5 FC Tape Drive

Qualstar Q-Ser IBM LTO 5 FC Tape Drive

Qualstar Q-Ser IBM LTO 5 FC Tape Drive

B&H # QUQTD5F MFR # 800-0003-7

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Product Highlights

  • Native Storage Capacity: 1.5 TB
  • Compressed Storage Capacity: 3.0 TB
  • Ultrium Generation 5 Recording Format
  • Native Transfer Rate: 140 MB/s
  • Compressed Transfer Rate: 280 MB/s
  • Fibre Channel 8 GB/s Interface
  • Universal LTO Cleaning Tape
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Drive Type: LTO-5 / FC

LTO-5 / FC LTO-5 / SAS

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Qualstar 800-0003-7 overview

  • 1Description

With support for up to 1 million pass throughs, the Q-Ser IBM LTO 5 FC Tape Drive from Qualstar this Ultrium media is both durable and reliable. This tape drive features a Fibre Channel 8 GB/s interface along while supporting a native transfer rate of up to 140 MB/s and a compressed transfer rate of up to 280 MB/s. Once installed, clients can take advantage of a native storage capacity of 1.5 TB and compressed storage capacity of 3.0 TB to store large amounts of data and other important files.

This tape drive features LTO-CD cartridge memory for fast access to files along with the ability to anticipate potential failures to help prevent possible data loss. Additionally, this LTO 5 tape drive is designed to work across a wide variety of vendors and generations of Ultrium products and has been established to work with HP OpenView OmniBack II, Computer Associates ARCserveIT, Legato, Veritas and many other backup software package.

Reliable and Intelligent Media

High-integrity, durable Ultrium media supporting up to 1 million pass throughs
Media profile and usage information can be read from cartridge memory away from the drive in a fraction of the time it takes to load and unload individual files
LTO-CD (cartridge memory) holds positioning information to facilitate fast access to individual files
Potential failure can be anticipated through problem diagnosis information such as the number of times the cartridge has been loaded, when it was last cleaned and error logs, all stored in the LTO-CM


Ultrium tape drives have been developed with the reliability and robustness required for easy integration into the library environment


Complete interchange across vendors and generations of Ultrium products ensured by an independent company - the LTO Compliance Verification Entity (CVE)
Basic level compatibility already established with HP OpenView OmniBack II, Computer Associates ARCserveIT, Legato, Veritas and many other backup software packages
Compatibility of all Ultrium tape products with leading UNIX and NT servers is ensured by HPs test program

Other Features

The drive is able to detect defective areas of tape for a major reliability improvement
A read-while-write feature automatically verifies written data and rewrites data written to bad areas of tape
Up to 12.5% (one full track) of recorded bits can be lost or unreadable and the data will still be recovered
Mechanism designed for 100% duty cycle (standalone and automated)
Drive automatically issues warning when media should be replaced
Active internal head cleaner reduces the need for manual cleaning
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Qualstar 800-0003-7 specs

Supported Tape Types LTO-3, LTO-4, LTO-5
Supported Tape Capacities 1.5 TB (Native)
3 TB (Compressed)
Data Transfer Rate 140 MB/s (Native)
280 MB/s (Compressed)
Barcode Reader No
Connectivity 1 x LC (Fibre Channel 8 Gb/s)

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