Freecom LTO OEM FH Series
Technical Specifications
Dimensions
Weight
Capacity
Performance
(1Kb = 1,000
bytes)
LTO-3 FH Ultrium 960
LTO-4 FH Ultrium 1840
LTO-5 FH Ultrium 3280
Form Factor
5¼-inch full-height
5¼-inch full-height
5¼-inch full-height
Physical (HxWxD)
Internal
3.3 x 5.7 x 8.2 in
(8.3 x 14.6 x 20.7 cm)
3.3 x 5.7 x 8.2 in
(8.5 x 14.5 x 20.7cm)
3.3 x 5.7 x 8.2 in
(8.3 x 14.6 x 20.7 cm)
Physical (HxWxD)
External
4.7 x 8.6 x 11.7 in
(12.0 x 21.8 x 29.7 cm)
4.7 x 8.6 x 11.7 in
(12.0 x 21.8 x 29.7 cm)
4.7 x 8.6 x 11.7 in
(12.0 x 21.8 x 29.7 cm)
Shipping (HxWxD)
Internal
10.6 x 10.6 x 13 in
(27.0 x 27.0 x 33 cm)
10.6 x 10.6 x 13 in
(27.0 x 27.0 x 33 cm)
10.6 x 10.6 x 13 in
(27.0 x 27.0 x 33 cm)
Shipping (HxWxD)
External
11 x 12.2 x 15.4 in
(28 x 31 x 39 cm)
11 x 12.2 x 15.4 in
(28 x 31 x 39 cm)
11 x 12.2 x 15.4 in
(28 x 31 x 39 cm)
LTO-3 FH Ultrium 960
LTO-4 FH Ultrium 1840
LTO-5 FH Ultrium 3280
Out of box, Internal
4.94 lb (2.24 kg)
4.94 lb (2.24 kg)
4.94 lb (2.24 kg)
Out of box, External
12.28 lb (5.57 kg)
12.28 lb (5.57 kg)
12.28 lb (5.57 kg)
Shipping, Internal
7.9 lb (3.6 kg)
7.9 lb (3.6 kg)
7.9 lb (3.6 kg)
Shipping, External
16.1 lb (7.3 kg)
16.1 lb (7.3 kg)
16.1 lb (7.3 kg)
LTO-3 FH Ultrium 960
LTO-4 FH Ultrium 1840
LTO-5 FH Ultrium 3280
Native
400 GB
800 GB
1.5 TB
Compressed
(assumes 2:1 data
compression)
800 GB
1.6 TB
3 TB
Buffer Size
128 MB
128 MB
256 MB
Native Data transfer rate
80 MB/s with LTO 3 media
30 MB/s with LTO 2 media
20 MB/s with LTO 1 media
120 MB/s with LTO 4 media
80 MB/s with LTO 3 media
35.6 MB/s with LTO 2 media
140 MB/s with LTO 5 media
120 MB/s with LTO 4 media
80 MB/s with LTO 3 media
Data transfer rate,
compressed
(assumes 2:1 data
compression)
160 MB/s with LTO 3 media
60 MB/s with LTO 2 media
40 MB/s with LTO 1 media
240 MB/s with LTO 4 media
160 MB/s with LTO 3 media
71.2 MB/s with LTO 2 media
280 MB/s with LTO 5 media
240 MB/s with LTO 4 media
160 MB/s with LTO 3 media
Burst transfer rate
Ultra320 SCSI: 160 MB/s
Ultra320 SCSI: 190 MB/s
3Gb/sec SAS: 240 MB/s
600 MB/s with 6Gb/s SAS
Data rate matching range
27-80 MB/s
40-120 MB/s
47-140 Mb/s
Data access time (from
BOT)
46 seconds typical for LTO 1 and LTO
2 media
46 seconds typical for LTO 2 media
52 seconds typical for LTO 3 media
42 seconds typical for LTO 3 media
50 seconds typical for LTO 4 media
Security
Reliability
Rewriteable
Media
Compatibility
WORM Media
Compatibility
Tape Format
53 seconds typical for LTO 3 media
62 seconds typical for LTO 4 media
52 seconds typical for LTO 5 media
Rewind time from EOT
< 88 seconds for LTO 2 media
< 98 seconds for LTO 3 media
< 92 seconds for LTO 2 media
< 102 seconds for LTO 3 media
< 124 seconds for LTO 4 media
< 78 seconds for LTO 3 media
< 93 seconds for LTO 4 media
< 96 seconds for LTO 5 media
Rewind tape speed
7 m/s for (LTO 3 and LTO 2 media)
7 m/s for (LTO 4 and LTO 3 media)
9 m/s for (LTO 5 and LTO 4 media)
Average load time
<19 seconds (RW)
22 seconds (WORM)
<19 seconds (RW)
22 seconds (WORM -initialized) Uninitialized
WORM media can take up to 70 seconds
<19 seconds (RW)
22 seconds (WORM -initialized)
Uninitialized WORM media can take up to
70 seconds
Average unload time
<19 seconds (RW)
22 seconds (WORM)
<19 seconds (RW)
<19 seconds (RW)
22 seconds (WORM -initialized)
22 seconds (WORM -initialized)
Uninitialized WORM media can take up to 70 Uninitialized WORM media can take up to
seconds
70 seconds
Encryption
n/a
AES 256 bit
AES 256 bit
WORM media support
LTO 3 media
LTO 4 media
LTO-5 media
MTBF
250,000 hours
at 100% duty cycle
250,000 hours
at 100% duty cycle
250,000 hours
at 100% duty cycle
Uncorrected Error Rate
1 in 1x10
Read
LTO Ultrium 3
LTO Ultrium 2
LTO Ultrium 1
LTO Ultrium 4
LTO Ultrium 3
LTO Ultrium 2
LTO Ultrium 5
LTO Ultrium 4
LTO Ultrium 3
Write
LTO Ultrium 3
LTO Ultrium 2
LTO Ultrium 4
LTO Ultrium 3 [unencrypted]
LTO Ultrium 5
LTO Ultrium 4
Read
LTO Ultrium 3 WORM
LTO Ultrium 4 WORM
LTO Ultrium 3 WORM
LTO Ultrium 5 WORM
LTO Ultrium 4 WORM
LTO Ultrium 3 WORM
Write
LTO Ultrium 3 WORM
LTO Ultrium 4 WORM
LTO Ultrium 3 WORM
LTO Ultrium 5 WORM
LTO Ultrium 4 WORM
LTO-3 FH Ultrium 960
LTO-4 FH Ultrium 1840
LTO-5 FH Ultrium 3280
Recording method
16-channel linear serpentine
16-channel linear serpentine
16-channel linear serpentine
Recording format
LTO Ultrium 3
LTO Ultrium 2
LTO Ultrium 4
LTO Ultrium 3 [unencrypted]
LTO Ultrium 5
LTO Ultrium 4
Data compression
LTO DC dual mode compression (an
enhanced version of ALDC)
LTO DC dual mode compression (an
enhanced version of ALDC)
LTO DC dual mode compression (an
enhanced version of ALDC)
Error detection/correction
Reed-Solomon
Reed-Solomon
Reed-Solomon
Read Channel Technology
Partial Response Maximum Likelihood
(PRML)
Partial Response Maximum Likelihood
(PRML)
Partial Response Maximum Likelihood
(PRML)
Data Tracks
704
896
1280
Data Encoding Method
RLL 0,13/11
RLL 0,13/11
RLL 32/33
17
bits
1 in 1x10
17
bits
1 in 1x10
17
bits
Interface
Interface type
Ultra320 SCSI (LVDS)
Ultra320 SCSI (LVDS) or 3Gb/sec SAS
SCSI connector
Internal: 68-pin LVDS
External: 68-pin HD LVDS
Array module: 80-pin SCA (SCSI and
power)
Rack-mount: 68-pin HD LVDS
SCSI Internal: 68-pin LVDS
SCSI External: 68-pin HD LVDS
SCSI Array module: 80-pin SCA (SCSI and
power)
SCSI Rack-mount: 68-pin HD LVDS
SAS connector
Power
Specifications
6Gb/s Dual Port SAS
SAS Internal: mini-SAS SFF-8482
SAS External: mini-SAS
SFF-8088
SAS Internal: mini-SAS SFF-8087
SAS External: mini-SAS
SFF-8088
LTO-3 FH Ultrium 960
LTO-4 FH Ultrium 1840
LTO-5 FH Ultrium 3280
Power requirements,
Internal (including rackmount model)
+5V@3.5A (typical)
+5V@4.5A (max)
+12V@1.0A (typical)
+12V@2.0A (max)
+5V@4.2A (typical)
+5V@4.5A (max)
+12V@0.75A (typical)
+12V@2.5A (max)
+5V@3.6A (typical)
+5V@3.7A (max)
+12V@0.7A (typical)
+12V@2.2A (max)
Power requirements,
External
100 to 240 VAC,
50-60 Hz, auto-ranging, 0.8A max
100 to 240 VAC,
50-60 Hz, auto-ranging, 0.8A max
100 to 240 VAC,
50-60 Hz, auto-ranging, 0.8A max
Power requirements, Array
Module
+5V@3.5A (typical)
+5V@4.5A (max)
+12V@1.0A (typical)
+12V@2.0A (max)
+5V@4.2A (typical)
+5V@4.5A (max)
+12V@0.75A (typical)
+12V@2.5A (max)
N/A
Power consumption
12 Watts idle
30 Watts typical
35 Watts max
12 Watts idle
30 Watts typical
52 Watts max
7 Watts idle
24 Watts typical
41 Watts max
Standards
Compliance
CSA Certification to C22.2, No.60950 (cCSAus)
TÜV EN60950 (IEC 60950 and EN60950)
CE Declaration of Conformity
FCC 47 CFR Parts 15
NOM
VCCI
C-TICK
RRL
BSMI
GOSH
CB Certificate and Report (IEC 60950)
Front Panel
LED Indicators
FREECOM LTO Ultrium 2,3 and 4 tape drives have four LED indicators on the front panel:
•
•
•
•
Ready
Drive Error
Tape Error
Clean
FREECOM LTO Ultrium 5 tape drives have five LED indicators on the front panel:
•
•
•
•
•
Freecom
Product Codes
Internal
Ready
Drive Error
Tape Error
Clean
Encryption
LTO-3 FH Ultrium 960
LTO-4 FH Ultrium 1840
LTO-5 FH Ultrium 3280
LVD-SCSI: 31891
LVD-SCSI: 29793
SAS: 34378
SAS: 31889
external
LVD-SCSI: 31892
LVD-SCSI: 29794
SAS: 31890
SAS: 34380