IBM TS3200 Tape Library

Entry-level LTO tape library designed to provide reliable, high-capacity, high-performance tape backup

Drive options LTO Ultrium 7 full-height: 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC#8444)
LTO Ultrium 7 half-height: 6 Gbps SAS (FC #8447): 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC# 8448)
LTO Ultrium 6 full-height: 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC # 8344)
LTO Ultrium 6 half-height: 6 Gbps SAS (FC # 8347); 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC # 8348)
LTO Ultrium 5 full-height: 6 Gbps SAS (FC # 8245); 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC # 8244)
LTO Ultrium 5 half-height: 6 Gbps SAS (FC # 8247); 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC # 8248)
LTO Ultrium 4 half-height: 6 Gbps SAS (FC # 8149); 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC # 8148)
Available models TS3200 tape library model L4U
3573 L4U (MTM)
Optional feature codes
Path failover FC # 1682
Transparent LTO Ultrium encryption FC # 5900
Rack mount FC # 7002
Right-side magazine set
Left-side magazine, upper
Left-side magazine, lower
FC # 8106
FC # 8107
FC # 8108
LTO Ultrium tape cartridges LTO Ultrium 7 media: MT 3589
LTO Ultrium 6 media: FC # 8605
LTO Ultrium 5 media: FC # 8505
LTO Ultrium 4 media: FC # 8405
LTO Ultrium cleaning cartridge FC # 8002
Additional power supply FC # 1901
Tape drive type LTO Ultrium 7 half-height and half-height
LTO Ultrium 6 full-height and half-height;
LTO Ultrium 5 full-height and half-height;
LTO Ultrium 4 full-height and half-height
Number of drives 1 – 4
Number of tape cartridges 48
Number of mail slots 3
Physical capacity Cartridge capacity
15 TB compressed 2.5:1 with LTO Ultrium 7; 6 TB native
6.25 TB compressed 2.5:1 with LTO Ultrium 6; 2.5 TB native
3.0 TB compressed 2:1 with LTO Ultrium 5; 1.5 TB native
1.6 TB compressed 2:1 with LTO Ultrium 4; 800 GB native

Library capacity
720 TB compressed 2.5:1 with LTO Ultrium 7; 288 TB native
300 TB compressed 2.5:1 with LTO Ultrium 6; 120 TB native
144 TB compressed 2:1 with LTO Ultrium 5; 72 TB native
76.8 TB compressed 2:1 with LTO Ultrium 4; 38.4 TB native
Data transfer rate (per drive) Up to 300 MBps native with LTO Ultrium 7
Up to 160 MBps native with LTO Ultrium 6
Up to 140 MBps native with LTO Ultrium 5
Up to 120 MBps native with LTO Ultrium 4
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Standalone 17.6 in. (447.5 mm) x 7.29 in. (185.2 mm) x 31.9 in. (810 mm)
Rack mount 17.6 in. (447.5 mm) x 6.89 in. (175.2 mm) x 29.13 in. (740 mm)
Weight 47 lb (21.3 kg) without rack mount
Operating environment
Temperature 50°F - 113°F (10°C - 45°C)
Relative humidity 10% RH - 80% RH (noncondensing)
Electrical power 4.0 amps at 100 V ac, 2.0 amps at 240 V ac 0.1 KVA
Attachment support 8 Gbps Fibre Channel, 6 Gbps SAS interface, LVD SCSI, 4 Gbps Fibre Channel and 3 Gbps SAS interface (LTO Ultrium 4 full-height)
Operating systems support Native device-driver support is available for selected IBM System servers and other Linux and Microsoft Windows open-system servers
Latest support information: ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic
Warranty Three-year, customer-replaceable unit (CRU) service in most countries

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