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ThinkServer IBM Half-High LTO Generation 3 SAS Tape Drive - Overview
Features and specifications

The ThinkServer IBM Half-high Linear Tape Open (LTO) Generation 3 SAS tape drive (67Y0137) is an entry-level offering into LTO technology.

Features and Benefits:

  • Form factor: 5.25-inch half-height internal drive
  • Capacity: 400 GB (800 GB compressed) capacity
  • Performance: Up to 60 MB/s (120 MB/s compressed) transfer rate
  • Interface: SAS
  • Backward compatibility: Read/Write compatible with LTO Gen 2 Cartridges.
  • Read compatible with LTO Gen 1 Cartridges.

Performance specifications
  • Native transfer:
    • Up to 24 MB/s
    • Up to 86 GB/hr
  • Compressed:
    • Up to 48 MB/s
    • Up to 173 GB/hr
  • Native capacity: Up to 200 GB
  • Compressed: Up to 400 GB

Physical specifications
  • Unpackaged:
    • Approximate height: 43.0 mm (1.75 in)
    • Approximate width: 149.0 mm (5.85 in)
    • Approximate depth: 210.0 mm (8.40 in)
    • Approximate weight: 1.5 Kg (3 lbs 5 oz)
  • Packaged
    • Approximate height: 228.6 mm (9.0 in)
    • Approximate width: 304.8 mm (12.0 in)
    • Approximate depth: 381.0 mm (15.0 in)
    • Approximate weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lb)

Operating environment
  • Temperature: 10 deg to 40 deg (C) (50 deg to 104 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 20% to 80%
  • Maximum altitude: 3048 m (10,000 ft)


1 Year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

  • Announce date: 10 Nov 2009 (see country listing)
  • Availability date: November 2009 (see country listing)
  • Effective withdrawal date: December 2010 (Worldwide)

Hardware compatibility
DescriptionMachine typeModels
ThinkServer RD1206445, 6447External Only
ThinkServer TD1006399, 6429All
ThinkServer TD100x4206All
ThinkServer TS1006432, 6434All
Note: This product requires connection to a dedicated channel of an integrated SAS controller installed in the server.

Software requirements
  • Operating system independent.

Supported tape backup applications. The following tape backup applications are compatible. However, backup applications are supported by the individual suppliers so please visit their respective certification Web sites for confirmation of compatibility with your specific application.

  • Symantec Backup Exec
  • Symantec NBU
  • CA Brightstor
  • TSM

  • LTO Generation 3 SAS tape drive assembly
  • Multilingual User Manual CD
  • Clean cartridge
  • SAS internal cable
  • Bag of screws (M3X2.5)
  • Drive rails

Agency approvals
  • UL
  • cUL or CSA
  • IEC 950
  • TUV
  • C-Tick


This product requires a dedicated SAS channel for optimum performance.

These products require connection to a dedicated channel of an integrated SAS or SATA controller, or a similar optional SCSI adapter2 installed in the server.

Internal installation in an open 5.25-inch, half-high bay in the following servers is supported. For the latest, and most accurate compatibility information, visit our Accessories Compatibility Guide site.

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Document ID : PD003402
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-74073
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