LTO Ultrium
LTO is a highly reliable and durable data storage format that’s perfect for large-scale archiving and
data-intensive back-up. LTO features compressed capacities ranging from 200GB to a massive 3TB
with the recent introduction of LTO5 generation.
Better cost per GB, vast capacity, low energy consumption, robustness, portability, and scalability are
LTO unrivalled attributes which have built its strong reputation over the past few years into the IT rooms.
Product Features
Massive Storage capacity of up to 3 TB compressed data with LTO5 (1.5 TB native)
Impressive data transfer rate of up to 280 MB/s compressed with LTO5 (140 MB/s native)
Secured 8-generation roadmap
Open format, media compatible with Ultrium drives & libraries
Rapid data access thanks to 8 KB LTO memory chip
WORM format (Write-Once Read-Many) available for LTO3, LTO4 and LTO5 for secure archiving
Benefits from Sony
High reliability and durability thanks to the latest and ultrathin coating technology developed in-house
Lifetime Guarantee*
Library packs: cost-time-space-environmental effective storage solution
Customised labelling service
First class services (European technical centre, Data Recovery, Tape media health analysis)
LTO5 cartridges are ideal for with RFID labels
Logistics
SAP name
EAN/UPC code (piece)
Master carton Qty (pcs)
LTO Ultrium 1
LTX100GN
0 27242 59065 6
20
LTO Ultrium 2
LTX200GN
0 27242 63446 6
20
20LTX200GNLP
0 27242 72176 0
-
LTX400GN
0 27242 66544 6
20
20
Model Name
LTO Ultrium 2, Library Pack, 20 pieces
LTO Ultrium 3
LTO Ultrium 3, Worm
LTO Ultrium 3, Library Pack, 20 pieces
LTO Ultrium 4
LTO Ultrium 4, Worm
LTO Ultrium 4, Library Pack, 20 pieces
LTO Ultrium 5
LTO Ultrium 5, Worm
LTO Ultrium 5, Library Pack, 20 pieces
LTO Cleaning
LTX400GWN
0 27242 67316 8
20LTX400GNLP
0 27242 72177 7
-
LTX800GN
0 27242 71754 1
20
20
LTX800GWN
0 27242 72249 1
20LTX800GNLP
0 27242 72178 4
-
LTX1500GN
0 27242 79521 1
20
20
LTX1500GWN
0 27242 79576 1
20LTX1500GNLP
0 27242 79524 2
-
LTXCLN
0 27242 61877 0
20
*Media estimated lifetime to be advised by Sony. This guarantee applis on product purchased as of 2005 in EEA countries, Russia & Turkey.
Specifications
General Characteristics
Format
LTX-100G
LTX-200G
LTO-1
LTO-2
LTX-400G
LTX-800G
LTX-1500G
LTO-3
LTO-4
LTO-5
Worm
Worm
Worm
Storage Capacity
200GB
400GB
800GB
1.6TB
3.0TB
Compressed* (Native)
(100GB)
(200GB)
(400GB)
(800GB)
(1,5TB)
Transfer Rates
40MB/s
80MB/s
160MB/s
240MB/s
280MB/s
Compressed* (Native)
(20MB/s)
(40MB/s)
(80MB/s)
(120MB/s)
(140MB/s)
4096
4096
4096
8192
8192
157
200
220
220
230
Metal Particle (MP)
Magnetic Material
Built-in RF-ID Memory Chip (byte)
Magnetic Characteristics
Coercive Force (kA/m)
Physical Characteristics
8.8
8.8
8.0
6.6
6.4
Tape Width (mm)
12.65
12.65
12.65
12.65
12.65
Tape Lenght (m)
609
609
680
820
846
Tape Thickness (µm)
Environmental Requirements
50~113 (10~45); 10~80 (°f(°c); %rh**)
Operating Conditions
Storage Conditions
Short Term conditions
60~95 (16~35);
60~90 (16~32);
20~80 (°f(°c); %rh**)
20~80 (°f(°c); %rh**)
Archive conditions
60~77 (16~25);
20~50 (°f(°c); %rh**)
Tape Dimensions (nominal)
275 (with case)
Weight (g)
*Compression ratio: 2:1 **Maximum wet bulb temperature: No condensation at 26°C (79°F).
Drive / Media Compatibility
Model Name
Drive Model
LTO Ultrium
LTO Ultrium
LTO Ultrium
LTO Ultrium
LTO Ultrium
Drive 1
Drive 2
Drive 3
Drive 4
Drive 5
LTO1 Cartridge
Read/Write
Read/Write
Read Only
-
-
LTO2 Cartridge
-
Read/Write
Read/Write
Read Only
-
LTO3 Cartridge
-
-
Read/Write
Read/Write
Read Only
LTO3 WORM Cartridge
-
-
Read/Write*
Read/Write*
Read Only
LTO4 Cartridge
-
-
-
Read/Write
Read/Write
LTO4 WORM Cartridge
-
-
-
Read/Write**
Read/Write**
LTO5 Cartridge
-
-
-
-
Read/Write
LTO5 WORM Cartridge
-
-
-
-
Read/Write***
*This cartridge is designed for use specifically with WORM compatible drives that use the LTO Ultrium 3 format.
**This cartridge is designed for use specifically with WORM compatible drives that use the LTO Ultrium 4 format.
***This cartridge is designed for use specifically with WORM compatible drives that use the LTO Ultrium 5 format.
Eight-Generation Roadmap
Gen 1
Gen 2
Compressed Capacity
400 GB
200 GB
WORM
Encryption
WORM
Partitioning
Encryption
WORM
Partitioning
Encryption
WORM
Partitioning
Encryption
WORM
Partitioning
Encryption
WORM
Gen 3
Gen 4
Gen 5
Gen 6
Gen 7
Gen 8
800 GB
1.6 TB
3 TB
8 TB
16 TB
32 TB
Compressed Transfer Rate
up to
up to
up to
up to
up to
up to
up to
up to
40 MB/s
80 MB/s
160 MB/s
240 MB/s
280 MB/s
525 MB/s
788 MB/s
1180 MB/s
Note: Compressed capacities for generations 1-5 assume 2:1 compression. Compressed capacities for generations 6-8 assume 2.1:1 compression (achieved with larger compression
history buffer). Source: The LTO Program. The LTO Ultrium roadmap is subject to change without notice and represents goals and objectives only.
Save time, space and money with LTO library packs from Sony.
Designed for higher volume users each pack contains 20 pieces
of LTO Ultrium - perfect for saving time, money and storing more
data ! And with less packaging, Sony contributes to waste reduction and limits energy consumption : save by 65%** plastic by
preferring Library Pack instead of Single Cartridge.
Sony’s library packs are available for LTO 2, 3, 4 and LTO5.
Visit our website:
www.pro.sony.eu/storage-media
** Comparing the LTO single pack to the LTO library pack (20 pieces) (According to Sony testing)
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Cartridge Dimensions (mm)