Technical specifications

General characteristics

Media type

Linear serpentine recording half-inch cartridge

Data capacity

12 TB native
Up to 30 TB with 2.5:1 data compression

Cartridge models

LTO Ultrium 8 12 TB rewritable data cartridge
LTO Ultrium 8 12 TB non-erasable, non-rewritable WORM cartridge

Tape characteristics

Total tape thickness

5.6 µ (0.00022 in.)

Tape length

960 m (3,149.61 ft)

Cartridge characteristics

Cartridge size (L x W x D)

102.0 mm x 105.4 mm x 21.55 mm (4.0 in. x 4.1 in. x 0.8 in.)

Data cartridge weight

200 g (0.441 lb)

Cleaning cartridge weight

115 g (0.254 lb)

Safety characteristics

Toxicity: nonhazardous to human health in anticipated use
Flammability: self-extinguishing per UL94

Environmental recommendations

Operating conditions

10°C - 45°C (50°F - 113°F); 10% - 80% RH; 26°C (79°F) wet bulb maximum

Short-term storage conditions

16°C - 35°C (61°F - 95°F); 20% - 80% RH; 26°C (79°F) wet bulb maximum

Long-term storage conditions

16°C - 25°C (61°F - 77°F); 20% - 50% RH; 26°C (79°F) wet bulb maximum

Shipping conditions

-23°C - 49°C (-9°F - 120°F); 5% - 80% RH; 26°C (79°F) wet bulb max

Cartridge disposal

Classified as nonhazardous waste per EPA regulation 40CFR261;
Can be disposed of as normal office trash

Machine type, Model

LTO Ultrium 8 data cartridge

3589-652 (p/n 01PL041), 3589-552 (p/n 01PL041L)

LTO Ultrium 8 WORM cartridge

3589-672 (p/n 01PL042), 3589-572 (p/n 01PL042L)

LTO Ultrium universal cleaning cartridge

3589-004 (p/n 35L2086)

Limited lifetime warranty

Free from defects in manufacturing and material defects for the useful life of the product, or until end of support of the product.

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