IBM LTO7 Ultrium 7 WORM Tape Cartridge 38L7303
- These tapes are rarely used and we usually order these in. It can take 1 week to 4 weeks to get in.
- Minimum Purchase:
- 20 units
The IBM LTO 7 WORM Data Cartridge or IBM LTO Ultrium 7 WORM tape cartridge 38L7303 can hold up to 6TB of native or uncompressed capacity at a transfer rate of 300MB/sec and up to 15TB of compressed data at a transfer rate of up to 750MB/sec. The IBM LTO 7 WORM tape cartridge is purple in colour, uses Bariun Ferrite (BaFe) as it's storage particles, has 3,584 tracks and is 960m long. The IBM LTO 7 WORM tape is a Write Once Read Many (WORM) tape and suitable for backup and archive where you wish to keep the data unchanged, but can read the data as often as required. The IBM LTO 7 WORM tape cartridge supports partitioning and is backward compatible and therefore suitable to read and write in all LTO7 or LTO Ultrium 7 tape drives and to read and write in all LTO8 or LTO Ultrium 8 tape drives. This is the first LTO Ultrium generation cartridge which is unable to be read in 2 drives ahead, the LTO8 or LTO Ultrium 8 tape drive. Please note this cartridge is the same cartridge as the Lenovo branded tape, but Lenovo is the retail brand and usually more expensive!
For the option of LTO barcode labels attached to your tapes please see Application of Tape Barcode Labels for details.
Drives that use the IBM LTO Ultrium 7 WORM data cartridges 38L7303 are recommended to use the IBM LTO Ultrium Universal Cleaning Cartridge 35L2086 to keep the drive clean.
For further information on the IBM LTO Ultrium 7 WORM data cartridges 38L7303 please see the IBM LTO Ultrium Product Guide.
IBM LTO CARTRIDGE STORAGE:
To prevent condensation and for long life, the IBM LTO 7 Ultrium WORM Data Cartridges should only be operated in or stored in the following conditions.
IBM LTO CARTRIDGE OPERATING ENVIRONMENT:
10-45 degrees Celsius/Centigrade and 20-80% Humidity
IBM LTO CARTRIDGE STORAGE ENVIRONMENT:
16-35 degrees Celsius/Centigrade and 20-80% Humidity
IBM LTO CARTRIDGE HANDLING:
Handle the IBM LTO Ultrium cartridge carefully. It may be damaged or degraded if it is dropped. Labels should be placed on the front side of the cartridge in the recessed area. Do not put labels anywhere else on the cartridge as this can damage the drive or cause load errors. When not in use IBM LTO cartridges should be stored and transported in their plastic clam-shell case. Do not store cartridges in direct sunlight.