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

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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

Specification
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
General
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
Media
Archival Life 30 years
Compressed Capacity 800 GB
Features Metal Particle (MP)
Native Capacity 400 GB
Tape Length 680 m
HP C7973A LTO-3 Backup Tape Cartridge (400GB/800GB)
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