IBM LTO-5 Ultrium Data Cartridge LTO5 46X1290


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Bundle Type IBM Model Number Part Number
Individual --- 46X1290
Labeled --- 46X6666
Pack of 5 --- 46X1290-5PK
Pack of 20 --- 46X1290-20PK
Pack of 20, No case 3589-015 46X2012
Pack of 20, No Case, Labeled 3589-034 46X2012L


IBM LTO-5 Ultrium Data Cartridge LTO5 46X1290

The 5th generation LTO tape cartridge Manufactured by IBM. Capable of storing 1.5 Terabytes in a tiny 7oz (0.4 lbs.) package for 30 years; Tape is the industry standard for archival storage.

IBM LTO Ultrium 5 Data Cartridge
General characteristics
Data capacity 1.5 TB native
Up to 3 TB with 2:1 data compression
Cartridge model LTO Ultrium 5, 1.5 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