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IBM TS2900 Tape Autoloader

Refurbished IBM TS2900 Tape Autoloader for Sale

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The TS2900 is available with half-height LTO Ultrium tape technology, with 6 Gbps SAS drive options. Web-based remote management and a bar code reader help provide ease of use. The TS2900 can be used in a rack system or on a desktop next to a server in an office.

The IBM TS2900 Tape Autoloader Key Features:

  • Remote management
  • Bar code reader
  • Removable tape magazine
  • I/O station
  • Backwards capability
  • Physical capacity
  • Data transfer rate

Drive options

  • Half-height LTO Ultrium 8: 6 Gbps SAS
  • Half-height LTO Ultrium 7: 6 Gbps SAS
  • Half-height LTO Ultrium 6: 6 Gbps SAS
  • Half-height LTO Ultrium 5: 6 Gbps SAS
  • Half-height LTO Ultrium 4: 6 Gbps SAS
  • Half-height LTO Ultrium 3: 6 Gbps SAS
  • Half-height LTO Ultrium 3: 6 Gbps SAS Tape Drive in a 1U form factor height


Available models

LTO Ultrium 8
3572 S8H or 3572 S8R

LTO Ultrium 7
3572 S7H or 3572 S7R

LTO Ultrium 6
3572 S6H or 3572 S6R

LTO Ultrium 5
3572 S5H or 3572 S5R

LTO Ultrium 4
3572 S4H or 3572 S4R

LTO Ultrium 3

3572 S3H or 3572 S3R

Optional feature codes

Desk-side cover kit: FC # 7010

Additional tape magazine: FC # 8111

Rack-mount kit: FC # 7006

Number of tape drives: 1

Tape cartridge capacity: 9

I/O stations: 1

Physical capacity

  • LTO Ultrium 8: Up to 108 TB (270 TB with 2.5:1 compression)
  • LTO Ultrium 7: Up to 54 TB (135 TB with 2.5:1 compression)
  • LTO Ultrium 6: Up to 22.5 TB (56.25 TB with 2.5:1 compression)
  • LTO Ultrium 5: Up to 13.5 TB (27 TB with 2:1 compression)
  • LTO Ultrium 4: Up to 7.2 TB (14.4 TB with 2:1 compression)
  • LTO Ultrium 3:


Data transfer rate:

  • LTO Ultrium 8, 7: Up to 300 MBps
  • LTO Ultrium 6: Up to 160 MBps
  • LTO Ultrium 5: Up to 140 MBps
  • LTO Ultrium 4: Up to 120 MBps


Dimensions:  (height × width × depth) 1.7 in. × 19.02 in. × 33.3 in.

Weight: 28.6 lb, without drive and cartridges

Attachment and systems support: TS2900 supports 6 Gbps attachment available for selected IBM System servers and other Linux and Microsoft Windows open-system servers.

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