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The First and Only Certified Thunderbolt 3™ Dual Tape Drive in the World!
Apple and Intel Certified for MAC and PC.

MagStor TRB3-HL6-DUAL Desktop Dual LTO6 2.5TB LTFS Tape Drive with Thunderbolt™ 3 Interface 


Up to 50 cleans Read Only Read/Write Read/Write



The MagStor TRB3-HL6-DUAL features DUAL LTO6 tape drives connected via a Thunderbolt™ 3 / USB-C port as a convenient connection to your desktop MAC or PC computer. 

Taking advantage of LTFS (Linear Tape File System), users can easily drag and drop files to and from an LTO6 tape drive for 2.5TB of native capacity.  

Thunderbolt™ 3 devices are fully backward compatible with previous generations of Thunderbolt™ technology.  We recommend the Apple MMEL2AM/A adapter with those using older Thunderbolt™ ports.  


  • 2x 2.5TB LTO6 Tape Drives
  • 160 MB/s Read/Write Speeds
  • LTFS Compatible Drag & Drop
  • 30 Year LTO Media Archive Life 
  • Built-in PSU, no bulky adapters needed
  • 2x Front Facing Thunderbolt™ 3 Ports
  • TAA Compliant (Tape Drives Made in Japan)
  • 3 Year Warranty (Upgrade to 5 Years US/CAN)


Technical Specifications


Two Thunderbolt™ 3 front-facing 40 Gb/s interface ports allowing connection to a MAC or PC with a Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible USB-C Port

     Tape Drive:

    Two LTO6 Tape drives with up to 160 MB/sec native transfer rate

       Data Cartridge:

      Read/Write LTO6 data cartridge; 2.5TB native storage capacity

         Power Supply:

        100/240 VAC 50/60 Hz Auto-sensing

           Dimensions & Weight:

          13.4 x 5.8 x 6.8 inches (L x H x W) / 19.7 lbs

             Software Compatibility:

            • myLTO
            • StorageDNA
            • YoYotta LTFS
            • Third-Party LTFS-enhanced archive/backup software
            • Third-Party TAR based backup software, Acronis etc.

             Supported Operating Systems for LTFS:

            • MAC OSX 10.12 or higher
            • Windows 10

             MagStor TRB3-HL6-DUAL includes:

            • One desktop DUAL LTO6 tape drive enclosure with two Thunderbolt™ 3 front-facing interface ports
            • One 2 Meter MagStor (Intel Certified) Thunderbolt™ 3 Active 40 Gb/s cable
            • One US power cable
            • USB Stick with MagStor Related Drivers & Software Demos
            • Three-year warranty

            MagStor® is a registered trademark of MagStor Inc
            Thunderbolt™ 3 is a trademark of Intel
            MAC™ is a trademark of Apple