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Tandberg 400/800gb Lto3 HH Tape Drive Bare / Mfr. No.: 3500-Lto

Tandberg 400/800gb Lto3 HH Tape Drive Bare / Mfr. No.: 3500-Lto
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Item Number: tan-3500lto
Vendor Number: 3500-LTO
Vendor: Tandberg Data - Lto
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Designed for the SMB sector, Tandberg's LTO-3 Half Height (HH) drive is the ideal synthesis of efficiency, modern innovation and maximum price/performance ratio. LTO's 6 generation roadmap, with 4 generations available today, makes it a clear choice for budget constrained small to medium businesses.

The Tandberg LTO-3 HH delivers a compressed storage capacity of 800GB per data cartridge and a compressed data transfer rate of 432GB per hour, two and a half times faster than the previous generation Ultrium tape drive. The Tandberg LTO-3 HH Tape Drive is fully read and write compatible with all second-generation Ultrium media and offers further investment protection through its backward-read compatibility with first-generation Ultrium media.

  • Capacity: 400 / 800GB (native/compressed)
  • Performance up to 432 GB/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 250,000 hrs at 100% duty cycle
  •  Low power consumption: 13 W (sleeping mode) and 20 W (operating mode)
  • LTO WORM (write once, read many) for regulatory compliance
  • 3 years Advanced Replacement Service warranty

For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements, the LTO-3 HH Tape Drive WORM (Write-Once, Read-Many) data protection feature offers a simple and secure method for archiving records allowing customers to affordable meet the toughest industry compliance regulations.


With ultimate reliability and ease of use in mind, even at a 100% duty cycle, Tandberg Data's rugged design builds on superior LTO technology and adds advanced features to create a new level of data protection. Tandberg LTO Half Height tape drives employ dynamic data rate matching to adjust to the speed of the host, reducing wear and tear on both drive and media and increasing performance, even on slower hosts. Its ultra-durable soft-load feature automatically positions the data cartridge, and the highly reliable leader-capture mechanism virtually eliminates lost leaders, increasing the success of your backup and restore operations.

Turnkey Solution

The Tandberg LTO-3 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. (Backup Exec QuickStart software is only supplied with kitted products)

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.

General Information

ManufacturerTandberg Data Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number3500-LTO
Manufacturer Website Address
Product NameLTO Ultrium-3 Tape Drive
Product TypeTape Drive

Technical Information

Drive TypeLTO-3
Compressed Storage Capacity800 GB
Native Storage Capacity400 GB
Recording MethodLinear Serpentine

Storage Media

Formats SupportedLTO-3 (Read/Write)


Drive InterfaceSAS

Physical Characteristics

Drive Height1/2H