MagStor LTO9 18TB Thunderbolt 3 FH Tape Drive LTO-9 TAA TRB3-L9


$7,919.00 $9,399.00

Price Match Buy custom lto tape labels


Fujifilm LTO-9 Ultrium Data Cartridge LTO9 16659047

Why MagStor? Click HERE To Find Out.

MagStor LTO9 18TB Thunderbolt 3 Tape Drive LTO-9 TAA TRB3-L9

Apple™ Certified 

☑ Intel™ Certified   

 Apple™ Silicon M1 Compatible 

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


Starting February 1st, 2022, every MagStor LTO Thunderbolt-3 drive sold will come with a Free license for Hedge LTFS software “Canister”. Please contact us for your Free license.  Let us know if you already have the software or prefer using a different one, so we can give you a discount instead. 



The MagStor TRB3-L9 features an LTO9 (FH) Full Height tape drive connected via a Thunderbolt™ 3 / USB-C port as a convenient connection to your desktop MAC or PC computer.  

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.  


 18TB LTO9 (FH) Full Height Tape Drive
   400 MB/s Read/Write Speeds
   30 Year LTO Media Archive Life 
   Built-in PSU, no bulky adapters needed
   2x Front Facing Thunderbolt™ 3 Ports
   TAA Compliant 
   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


LTO9 (FH) Full Height Tape drive with up to 400 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:

☑ No power brick Internal 100/240 VAC 50/60 Hz Auto-sensing

 Dimensions & Weight:

13.4 x 5.8 x 6.8 inches (L x H x W) / 13.7 lbs

     Software Compatibility:

    • IBM Spectrum Archive Single Drive Edition (CLI MAC, GUI Windows)
    • PreRollPost
    • myLTO
    • StorageDNA
    • YoYotta LTFS
    • Hedge / Canister
    • Third-Party TAR based backup software, Acronis etc.


     Supported Operating Systems :

    • MAC OSX 10.12 or higher 
    • Intel or M1 CPU
    • Windows 10

     MagStor TRB3-L9 includes:

    • One desktop LTO9 tape drive 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
    • Three-year warranty

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