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IBM System Storage 46X2685 LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Drive



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IBM System Storage 46X2685 LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Drive


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Detailed Specifications

IBM System Storage 46X2685 LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Drive

IBM 46X2685 is different from other competing drives as it performs write operations at varying speed. This external System Storage LTO-5 drive improves throughput performance with remarkably reduced tape friction. Smooth operations with LTO4 as the drive head can read data media and store information on it as well.

Robust Security with Encryption

IBM 46X2685 is the reliable device for managing data security operations in all brands of LTO5 ultrium systems.

  • Data compressibility
  • 1.5 to 3 TB media storage

General Information


IBM Corporation

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System Storage

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Product Name:

System Storage 46X2685 LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Drive

Product Type:

LTO Ultrium 5 Tape Drive

Technical Information

Storage Capacity:

1.50 TB (Native)/3 TB (Compressed)

Recording Method:

Linear Serpentine

Recording Formats:

  • LTO Ultrium 5 (Read/Write)
  • LTO Ultrium 4 (Read/Write)
  • LTO Ultrium 3 (Read)

Drive Performance

Data Transfer Rate:

140 MBps (Native)/280 MBps (Compressed)




Physical Characteristics

Form Factor:



  • 7.3" Height x 17.6" Width x 32" Depth - Stand-alone
  • 6.9" Height x 17.6" Width x 29" Depth - Rack-mount

Weight (Approximate):

47 lb - without rack mount

Shipping Information

Shipping Dimensions :

8.0" Height x 15.0" Width x 16.5" Depth

Shipping Weight :

8.25 lb



IBM - TS3200 Tape Library
Recording Capacity 100/200 GB
Archival Storage Life 30 Years
Warranty Limited Lifetime
LTO Technology LTO-1
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