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M1500

  • M1500LFTStandalone or Rackmount

Native* Performance

Drive Type Maximum
Performance
Maximum
Capacity
SDLT 600 259GB/hr 6.3TB
SDLT 320 115GB/hr 3.4TB
LTO-1 108GB/hr 2.5TB
LTO-2 216GB/hr 5.0TB
LTO-3 576GB/hr 10.0TB
* All performance and capacity characteristics are native (no compression defined)

Physical

Rack Space required 4U
Height 6.9" (175 mm)
Width 19" (487 mm)
Depth 28.6" (726 mm)
Weight 150lbs (fully populated)

Magazines, Slots, and Cartridges

Drive Type Max. # of
Drives
Max. # of Magazines Slots per
Magazine
Max. # of Cartridges
DLTtape 2 2 10 21
LTO 2 2 12 25

Environmental

Operating Temperature 50°F to 104 °F (10°C to 40 °C)
Non-condensing humidity 20% to 80%
Altitude Sea Level to 8,000 ft. (2,438 m)
Non-operating Temperature -40°F to 140°F (-40°C to 60°C)
Non-condensing humidity 10% to 95%

Power

Voltage (with 1 Array) 88 VAC to 264VAC
Power Consumption 200W average
Note: Veritas BackupExec and Veritas NetBackup Drivers
If you are using Veritas BackupExec or Veritas NetBackup you should use the device driver that came with your software backup package.
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    WinNT Tape Drive Device Driver

    Tape Drive Device Driver for Windows NT with DLT1, SDLT220, or SDLT320 tape drives.
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    Quantum DLTtape Device Driver - Win2k/XP/2k3 (x86, x64, ia64)

    DLTtape Device Driver for use with Tape Drives in Quantum Libraries.
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    FC310 FibreBridge Option

    Device driver to allow use of an FC310 FibreBridge Option with Windows NT or 2000 running on Intel x86 (32 bit) platforms.
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    FC420 FibreBridge Option

    Device driver to allow use of an FC420 FibreBridge Option with Windows NT or 2000 running on Intel x86 (32 bit) platforms.
Note: Quantum Tape Drive drivers can be found on the individual drive download page.
  • The current library firmware version is listed below. Please Contact Quantum Support if you need the latest firmware version and you have an active Warranty or Service Maintenance Contract.
  • V12.0 Library Firmware

    Most recent library firmware available for an M-Series Library
    Note: The V12.0 library code cannot be used with a VAR 1 version M-Series library.
  • V87 Tape Drive Firmware

    Most recent tape drive firmware for an DLT8000 Tape Drive in an M-Series Library
  • V82 Tape Drive Firmware

    Most recent tape drive firmware for an SDLT320 Tape Drive in an M-Series Library
  • V55 Tape Drive Firmware

    Most recent tape drive firmware for an SDLT600 Tape Drive in an M-Series Library
  • V16082626-078 Tape Drive Firmware

    Most recent tape drive firmware for an Seagate LTO-1 Tape Drive in an M-Series Library
  • E32F Tape Drive Firmware

    Most recent tape drive firmware for an HP LTO-1 SCSI Tape Drive in an M-Series Library
  • F63Z Tape Drive Firmware

    Most recent tape drive firmware for an HP LTO-2 SCSI Tape Drive in an M-Series Library
  • G36Z Tape Drive Firmware

    Most recent tape drive firmware for an HP LTO-3 SCSI Tape Drive in an M-Series Library
  • FC310 FibreBridge Option

    Firmware image for the FC310 Fibrebridge Option
  • FC420 FibreBridge Option

    Firmware image for the FC420 Fibrebridge Option
  • MC300 Management Card Option

    MC300 Prism Management Card Software Flash Image
  • StorageCare Sage xTalk Management Console - In less than thirty minutes xTalk will evaluate your tape drive's health and determine if it needs to be sent in for service. The application also provides detailed engineering drive analysis information and the abilty to quickly download updates to the firmware, application, online help, test script and release notes.

    Download xTalk for your tape drive
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    StorageCare Sage xTalk for Windows

    Please view the xTalk Management Console User's Guide For Windows (2MB) for information on unpacking and installing this package.
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    StorageCare Sage xTalk for Solaris

    Please view the README_solaris.txt file for information on unpacking and installing this package.
    This program is compatable with the following Solaris operating systems:
    - SolarisSparc 2.8 (must have latest patches from Sun)
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    StorageCare Sage xTalk for Linux

    Please view the xTalk Management Console User's Guide For Linux (233KB) for information on unpacking and installing this package.
    Note: This version of xTalk has no firmware upload cabability.
    This program is compatible with the following Linux operating systems:
    - Kernel 2.4.7-10
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    SNMP Integration CD

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    Code Loader Utility

    The Code Loader Utility used for downloading library code to an M-Series Library

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