Technical specifications

Available models

Model 3580 S63—one IBM LTO Ultrium 6 Tape Drive, 6 Gbps SAS interface
PN 3580S6X

Tape drive type

IBM LTO Ultrium 6

Physical capacity

2.5 TB native; 6.25 TB with 2.5:1 compression

Number of tape drives


Number of tape cartridges


Data transfer rate

Up to 160 MBps native

Media type

Read and write:
LTO Ultrium 6
2.5 TB data cartridge
2.5 TB WORM cartridge

LTO Ultrium 5
1.5 TB data cartridge
1.5 TB WORM cartridge

Read only:
LTO Ultrium 4
800 GB data cartridge
800 GB WORM cartridge

Also available:
IBM LTO Ultrium cleaning cartridge

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6.1 kg

Power requirements

100 - 240 V ac, 50 - 60 Hz auto-ranging

Dimensions (width x height x depth)

21.3 cm x 11.0 cm x 33.6 cm


Three-year limited warranty, customer-replaceable unit (CRU) and on-site service in most countries, next business day 9×5, service upgrades available

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