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HP C7973A LTO-3 Backup Tape Cartridge (400GB/800GB) Retail Pack

Part No.: C7973A
Manufacturer: HP
Condition: New
Availability: In Stock
Unit Price:
Qty Price:(20+) $15.40
Features Overview


    The HP C7973A is a LTO-3 Ultrium tape cartridge with a native storage capacity of 400 GB and 800 GB of compressed data. Transfer rates for this tape is 80 MB/s native and 160 MB/s compressed. Thus in matters of speed and capacity, C7973A tape continues the LTO legacy of doubling the specifications over the previous generation. The number of tracks has increased to 706 which were 512 previously.

    Long Term Reliability

    HP's continuous testing program ensures not only that tape remains compatible with all LTO-3 tape drives by all manufacturers, but also that media lasts for up to 30 years and for at least 260 full backups. The HP C7973A Ultrium 3 tape has of 680m lengthy tape and uses a PEN (Polyethylene Naphthalate) as its tape formulation. Self-cleaning capabilities make itself efficient and also features the LTO-CM (Cartridge Memory) for faster access.


    Additional Information

    Manufacturer HP
    Manufacturer Part # C7973A
    Product Description HP Ultrium RW Data Cartridge - LTO Ultrium x 1 - 400 GB
    Type LTO Ultrium
    Tape Cartridge Ultrium 3
    Media Included Qty 1
    Colour Gold
    Native Capacity 400 GB
    Compressed Capacity 800 GB
    Tape Length 680 m
    Features Metal Particle (MP)
    Manufacturer Warranty Limited lifetime warranty
    Designed For LTO-4 Ultrium; LTO-5 Ultrium; ProLiant DL360p Gen8; StorageWorks MSL2024, MSL4048, MSL6030, MSL6060, SAS Rack-Mount Kit, SB1760c; StorageWorks 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader; StorageWorks Ultrium 920, 960; Ultrium 1840, 920
    Colour Gold
    Media Included Qty 1
    Tape Cartridge Ultrium 3
    Type LTO Ultrium
    Compatibility Information
    Designed For HP LTO-4 Ultrium 1840 HP LTO-5 Ultrium 3000 HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8, DL360p Gen8 Base, DL360p Gen8 CMS, DL360p Gen8 Entry, DL360p Gen8 High Performance HP StorageWorks MSL2024 Ultrium 960, MSL4048 Ultrium 960, MSL6030 Ultrium 960, MSL6060 Ultrium 960, SAS Rack-Mount Kit, SB1760c Tape Blade HP StorageWorks 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader Ultrium 920 HP StorageWorks Ultrium 920, 960 HP Ultrium 1840, 920
    Environmental Parameters
    Humidity Range Operating 10 - 80%
    Max Operating Temperature 45C
    Max Storage Temperature 32C
    Min Operating Temperature 10C
    Min Storage Temperature 16C
    Manufacturer Warranty
    Service & Support Limited lifetime warranty
    Archival Life 30 years
    Compressed Capacity 800 GB
    Features Metal Particle (MP)
    Native Capacity 400 GB
    Tape Length 680 m

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