MagStor LTO9 HH 8G FC External Desktop Tape Drive 18TB LTFS , FC-HL9 LTO-9 TAA



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MagStor FC-HL9 LTO9 HH 8G FC External Tabletop Tape Drive

 A few things you should know about LTO-9 Media Initialization. 


The MagStor FC-HL9 is an LTO9 (HH) Half Height tape drive in a desktop enclosure. MagStor tape drives are made with only the best components; including LTO tape drives made in Japan, and enclosures engineered for exceptional longevity.  

You expect your drive to work the first time, and we do too.  Our LTO drives are tested at our factory to the highest standard, not once, but twice, as we test the drives again once they've been assembled into a complete product.  

Using LTO tape for backup or archive is cost-effective, Eco-friendly, and safe from online attackers, all while taking advantage of LTO tape's 30-year shelf life.  

LTFS (Linear Tape File System) makes Archiving to tape now easier than ever. Users can easily drag and drop files to and from an LTO tape with the peace of mind that LTFS is open source and you can access your files in the future no matter what software you choose.

Traditional backups to tape are still commonplace with TAR software.  MagStor LTO drives are compatible with any TAR backup system that works with IBM-based tape drives.  


  • Capacity (Native) 18TB
  • Read/Write Speeds (Native) 300 MB/s 
  • 8G FC with LC Fibre connector
  • LTFS Compatible Drag & Drop
  • TAR Compatible 
  • 30 Year LTO Media Archive Life 
  • Built-in PSU, no bulky adapters needed
  • TAA Compliant (drive made in Japan)


Technical Specifications


External LC Fibre connector

    Tape Drive:

    LTO9 Tape drive with up to 300 MB/sec native transfer rate

       Data Cartridge:

      • Read/Write LTO9 data cartridge; 18TB native storage capacity
      • Read/Write LTO8 data cartridge; 12TB native storage capacity

      Power Supply:

      100/240 VAC 50/60 Hz Auto-sensing

        Dimensions & Weight:

        10.2 x 8.01 x 2.59 inches (L x H x W) / 7 lbs

         Software Compatibility:

        • IBM Spectrum Archive Single Drive Edition (CLI MAC, GUI Windows)
        • PreRollPost
        • myLTO
        • YoYotta LTFS
        • Hedge / Canister
        • Third-Party LTFS-enhanced archive/backup software
        • Third-Party TAR based backup software
        • Any software that fully supports IBM LTO Tape Drives


        MagStor SAS-L9-8644 Includes: 

        • MagStor LTO9 HH FC External Desktop Tape Drive
        • US Power Cable

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