Quantum LTO-8 Ultrium Data Cartridge LTO8 MR-L8MQN-01


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Bundle Type Part Number
Individual MR-L8MQN-01
Labeled MR-L8MQN-BC
pack of 5
Pack of 5, No Case MR-L8MQN-05
pack of 10 MR-L8MQN-01-10PK
pack of 10, No Case MR-L8MQN-01-10
pack of 20 MR-L8MQN-01-20PK
pack of 20, No Case MR-L8MQN-20
pack of 20, No Case, Labeled MR-L8LQN-BC


Quantum LTO-8 Ultrium Data Cartridge LTO8 MR-L8MQN-01

The 8th generation LTO tape cartridge manufactured by Quantum. Capable of storing 12 Terabytes in a tiny 7oz (0.4 lbs.) package for 30 years; Tape is the industry standard for archival storage.

Quantum LTO Ultrium 8 Data Cartridge
General characteristics
Data capacity 12 TB native
Up to 30 TB with 2.5:1 data compression
Cartridge model LTO Ultrium 8 12 TB rewritable data cartridge
Tape characteristics
Total tape thickness 5.6 µm (0.000220472 in.)
Tape length 960 m (3,149 ft)
Cartridge characteristics
Cartridge size (L x W x D) 102.0 mm x 105.4 mm x 21.5 mm (4.02 in. x 4.15 in. x 0.85 in.)
Data cartridge weight 200 g (0.441 lb)
Cleaning cartridge weight 115 g (0.254 lb)
Safety characteristics Toxicity: nonhazardous to human health in anticipated use
Flammability: self-extinguishing per UL94
Warranty Limited lifetime warranty. Free from defects in manufacturing and material defects for the useful life of the product, or until end of support of the product.
Environmental recommendations
Operating conditions 10°C - 45°C (50°F - 113°F); 10% - 80% RH; 26°C (79°F) wet-bulb maximum
Short-term storage conditions 16°C - 35°C (61°F - 95°F); 20% - 80% RH; 26°C (79°F) wet-bulb maximum
Long-term storage conditions 16°C - 25°C (61°F - 77°F); 20% - 50% RH; 26°C (79°F) wet-bulb maximum
Shipping conditions -23°C - 49°C (-9°F - 120°F); 5% - 80% RH; 26°C (79°F) wet bulb max
Cartridge disposal Classified as nonhazardous waste per EPA regulation 40CFR261;
Can be disposed of as normal office trash