SuperLoader 3

Advanced Automation at an Affordable Price: Now with DATASTOR Shield™ Deduplication Software

FEATURES SUMMARY:

Complete Solution with StorageCare Guardian

Compatible with all major backup software packages, environments, and infrastructures

Backup with Deduplication – reduces data by 20X

The only autoloader that supports 16 cartridges in a 2U rackmount unit

BUY QUANTUM BRAND LTO MEDIA

QUANTUM BRAND LTO MEDIA

Quantum LTO data cartridges are optimized for high performance, quality and reliability when used in a Quantum library, ensuring low error rates and long-term durability.

Drive Capacity and Performance

Drive Type Autoloader Capacity
Native/Compressed/Deduplicated* (TB)
Performance
Native/Compressed/Deduplicated* (TB/hr)
LTO-7HH 96 / 240 / 1,920 1.08 / 2.70 / 21.60
LTO-6HH 40 / 100 / 800 0.576 / 1.44 / 11.52
LTO-5HH 24 / 48 / 480 0.504 / 1.0 / 10.0
LTO-4HH 12.8 / 25.6 / 256 0.288 / 0.576 / 5.76
*2.5:1 compression LTO-7 and LTO-6, 2:1 other LTO, 20:1 deduplication

Host Interface

LTO-7HH 6Gb/s SAS
LTO-6HH 6Gb/s SAS
LTO-5HH 6Gb/s SAS
LTO-4HH 3Gb/s SAS, Ultra 320 SCSI

Backup Software

Included Software: DATASTOR Shield Single Server Backup
Deduplication Rate: 20:1 (typical)
Software Compatibility: Windows Only
Backup Methods: Disk-to-disk-to-tape, disk-to-tape, archive-to-tape in native format
Upgradeable: Yes to multiple servers, SQL, Exchange, SharePoint,
Bare Metal, Cloud and other functionality

Reliability

MSBF: 1,500,000
MTTR: <30 min
Cartridge Capacity: 8 or 16 cartridges
Management Requirements: Integrated Web-based Management standard on all SuperLoader 3 products
Power Requirements: 90 to 256VAC

Physical Specifications

Width (in/cm) 16.7 / 42.42
Height(in/cm) 3.41 / 8.66
Length(in/cm) 27.5 / 69.85
Weight (lbs/kg) 31 / 14.06

Operations

Cartridge Loader: Single front loader slot (import port) and bulk cartridge loading in removable active magazines.
On-board Remote
Management Tools:
10/100baseT Ethernet
Available Operations: Review System Status, Remote Diagnostics, Browse System Logs, Configuration, Firmware Upgrades, Drive Operations, Remote Management, Check Inventory, System Upgrades
Barcode Reader: Standard

Environmental

Temperature Range (Dry Bulb): Operating +10ºC to +35ºC
Non-Operating -40ºC to +65ºC
Temperature Variation: Operating 10ºC per hour
Non-Operating 20ºC per hour
Humidity: Operating 20% to 80% non-condensing
Non-Operating 10% to 90% non-condensing
Gradient 10% per hour without condensation
Wet Bulb: Operating 26ºC max
Non-Operating 29ºC max
Altitude: Operating -500 to 10,000 feet (-153m to 3048m)
Non-Operating -500 to 40,000 feet (-153m to 12192m)

Agency Approvals

Safety: U.S. (UL 1950)
Canada (CSA 22.2 No. 950) Europe (EN60950/IEC 950)
EMI/RFI ECC Directive 89336 CD BS6527 (UK)
EN 55022 (EU) EN 55024 (EU) CFR 47, 1995 FCC Rules
Part 15B Class B (MDOC) IEC-003 Canada V-3/97.04
VCCI Class B (Japan) AS/NZS 3548 Australia/New
Zealand (C-tick Mark) CNS 13438 BSMI Class A Taiwan
Agency Markings: CD, VCCI, UL, FCC, CSA

Warranty

1 Year Rapid Exchange
Note: Symantec BackupExec 
If you are using Symantec BackupExec you should use the device driver that came with your software backup package.
 
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    Windows Library Driver

    Windows 2003/2008 Server Device Driver for SuperLoader 3
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    Windows Library Driver

    Windows 2012 Server Device Driver for SuperLoader 3
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    Windows Library Driver

    Windows 2012 R2 Server Device Driver for SuperLoader 3
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    Windows DLT tape drives Driver

    Windows NT Driver for DLT1, SDLT220, or SDLT320 tape drives
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    Win2K/2K3/XP (x86, x64) Tape Drive Device Driver

    Tape Drive Device Driver for Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 running on x86 and x64 platforms with DLT tape drives.
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    LTO Tape Drive Driver for Windows

    This is a compressed file that unzips into a set of files. It contains driver versions 3.6.0.5 and 3.6.0.6.

    The 3.6.0.5 device driver allows you to use LTO Half-height tape drives with Windows Vista through Windows Server 2008 R2.

    The 3.6.0.6 device driver allows you to use LTO Half-height tape drives with Windows 8 or 8.1 (64-bit only) and Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2

  • Note: 32-bit Platforms 
    If you need a 32-bit device driver for Windows 8 or 8.1 please Contact Quantum Support.
Note: IBM Tape Drive Driver
IBM Tape Drive driver must be obtained from the IBM website.
Note: HP Tape Drive Driver
HP Tape Drive driver must be obtained from the HP website.

 

SuperLoader 3 Firmware Downloads

Autoloader Firmware

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    V92 Library Firmware

    The V92 release of SuperLoader 3 Firmware supports the following drives:
LTO7 (all versions, heights, and interfaces)
LTO6 (all versions, heights, and interfaces)
LTO5 (all versions, heights, and interfaces)
LTO4 (all versions, heights, and interfaces)
LTO3 (all versions, heights, and interfaces)
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    V91 Library Firmware1

    The V92 release of SuperLoader 3 Firmware does not support the following drives:
LTO2 (all versions, heights, and interfaces)
SDLT600 (all versions, heights, & interfaces)
SDLT320 (all versions, heights, & interfaces)
SDLT220 (all versions, heights, & interfaces)
DLTS4 NFC (all versions, heights, & interfaces)
DLTV4 (all versions, heights, & interfaces)
VS160 (all versions, heights, & interfaces)
VS80 (all versions, heights, & interfaces)
1. Releases up through V91 will continue to support all drive types except LTO2.

Drive Firmware

https://quantum.box.com/s/nn6znzxs8wr0rzb2oeregt6pj03qk83e
Drive Type Drive Firmware
Quantum LTO-7 Half Height SAS Tape Drive FA17
Quantum LTO-6 Half Height SAS Tape Drive V4142
Quantum LTO-5 Full Height SAS Tape Drive V3210
Quantum LTO-5 Half-Height SAS Tape Drive V3210
Quantum LTO-4 Half-Height SAS Tape Drive
Note: SuperLoader 3 units with LTO-4 Half-Height SAS drives can be identified by the following part numbers: EC-LLFAE-YF, EC-L2FAE-YF, EC-LFFWE-YF
V2210
Quantum LTO-4 Half-Height SAS Model B Tape Drive U61T
Quantum LTO-4 Half-Height SCSI Model B Tape Drive W61T
Quantum LTO-3 Full Height Tape Drive
Note: SuperLoader 3 units with LTO-3 Full-Height drives can be identified by the following part numbers: EC-L25AA-YF, EC-LL5AA-YF, EC-LF5CA-YF, EC-LF5WA-YF, ER-L25AA-YF, ER-LL5AA-YF, ER-LF5CA-YF, ER-LF5WA-YF
V2090
Quantum LTO-3 Half-Height SCSI Tape Drive
Note: SuperLoader 3 units with LTO-3 Half-Height SCSI drives can be identified by the following part numbers: EC-L2DAA-YF, EC-LLDAA-YF, EC-LFDCA-YF, EC-LFDWA-YF
V2181
Quantum LTO-3 HH SCSI Model B Tape Drive D21T
Quantum LTO-3 Half-Height SAS Tape Drive
Note: SuperLoader 3 units with LTO-3 Half-Height SAS drives can be identified by the following part numbers: EC-LLDAE-YF, EC-L2DAE-YF, EC-LFDAE-YF
V2182
Quantum LTO-2HH Half-Height Tape Drive V1914
IBM LTO-6 Tape Drive
Note: SuperLoader 3 units with IBM LTO-6 drives can be identified by the following part numbers: E7-L2WAE-YF, E7-LLWAE-YF, E7-L2XAE-YE, E7-LLXAE-YE
F9A1
IBM LTO-5 Tape Drive
Note: SuperLoader 3 units with IBM LTO-5 drives can be identified by the following part numbers: E7-L2XAE-YF, E7-LLXAE-YF, E7-L2XAE-YE, E7-LLXAE-YE
F991
IBM LTO-4 Tape Drive
Note: SuperLoader 3 units with IBM LTO-4 drives can be identified by the following part numbers: E7-L2UAE-YF, E7-LLUAE-YF, E7-L2UAE-YE, E7-LLUAE-YE
F991
HP LTO-4 Tape Drive
Note: SuperLoader 3 units with HP LTO-4 drives can be identified by the following part numbers: EC-L2EAA-YF, EC-LFEWA-YF, EC-LLEAA-YF
B63Z
HP LTO-3 Tape Drive L63Z
VS-160 Tape Drive V50
SDLT-600 Tape Drive V55
DLT-V4 Tape Drive V10
DLT-S4 Tape Drive V42
  • 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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Planning and Installation Guides

 

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