HPE LTO-6 Ultrium Data Cartridge LTO6 C7976A


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SKU: C7976A

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LTO 6 tapes were made during a change in material from Metal Particles (MP) to Barium Ferrite (BaFe). For HPE, we sell MP tapes.

When using LTO 6 drives
IBM Drive : use BaFe Tapes
HP Drive : use MP Tapes

When using LTO 7 drives

Tape cartridge part numbers vary widely for a single tape model. We list all documented part numbers and their meaning below. We like to keep things easy, so we sell all of these under one product; The one you are currently viewing. 

Bundle Type Part Number (BaFe) Part Number (MP)
Individual C7976B C7976A
Pack of 20 C7976BN C7976AN
Pack of 20, Custom Labeled C7976BL C7976AL
Pack of 20, No case C7977BH C7977AH
Pack of 20, No Case, Custom Labeled C7977BC C7977AC


HPE LTO-6 Ultrium Data Cartridge LTO6 C7976A

The 6th generation LTO tape cartridge manufactured by HPE. Capable of storing 2.5 Terabytes in a tiny 7oz (0.4 lbs.) package for 30 years; Tape is the industry standard for archival storage.

HPE LTO Ultrium 6 Data Cartridge
General characteristics
Data capacity 2.5 TB native
Up to 6.25 TB with 2.5:1 data compression
Cartridge model LTO Ultrium 6, 2.5 TB rewritable data cartridge
Tape characteristics
Total tape thickness 6.1 µ (0.00024 in.)
Tape length 885 m (2903 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