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HP C7973W LTO-3 Backup WORM Tape Cartridge (400GB/800GB)

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Effective data backup provides confidence to the IT professionals and end users and this is not an easy task. Industry leading manufacturers are making utmost efforts to deliver a foolproof mechanism while ensuring high performance and smooth operations. HP is a world famous brand due to its high quality and most reliable IT solutions. They are providing data backup solution through LTO tapes. C7973W is an Ultrium 3 family member that delivers peace of mind to the professionals. This is made for Small and medium business environments and compatible with LTO-2 and LTO-4 Ultrium format.

  • The HP LTO-3 data cartridge is designed with a recording capacity of 400GB (native) and 800GB (compressed) information.
  • Hassle free and fast data Transfer rate of 60MB/Sec to 80MB/Sec for native and 432GB/hr for compressed data allows to complete your task while being efficient.
  • You can use this cartridge for a larger time span as C7973W features Worm technology.
  • 30 + years data retention life ensures protection to the investment while lowering per GB data storage cost.

Additional Information

General Information



Manufacturer Part Number:


Manufacturer Website Address:


Brand Name:


Product Name:

Ultrium 800 GB WORM Data Cartridge

Packaged Quantity:


Product Type:

Data Cartridge

Technical Information

Tape Technology:

LTO Ultrium - LTO-3

Storage Capacity:

400 GB (Native)/800 GB (Compressed)

Tape Length:

2231 ft

Tape Width:


Media Coating:

Metal Particle (MP)

Recording Method:

Linear Serpentine

Drive Supported:



1000000 Head Passes

Maximum Archival Life:

30 Year

Environmental Conditions


50°F (10°C) to 113°F (45°C) Operating


10 to 80% Non-condensing Relative Humidity Operating

Physical Characteristics







Weight (Approximate):

10.08 oz

Shipping Information

Shipping Dimensions :

1.0" Height x 4.0" Width x 4.0" Depth

Case Pack Qty :


Shipping Weight :

0.6 lb

Pallet Qty :




  • LTO-3 Drive: Read/Write



Recycled Content:





Standard Warranty:

Lifetime Limited

Where do we ship?

  • To all 50  States.
  • We ship to APO/FPO Military addresses also

International Shipments

  • We ship internationally to wherever UPS, FEDEX and DHL delivers.

Free shipment

  • We offer Free Ground Shipping to the 48 continental US States on orders over $500.
  • Applicable to ground shipping within Continental U.S.

Same Day Shipping

  • Our dedicated staff ships most orders the same day, unless the order is placed after 4 pm PST OR it is out–of-stock.
  • For priority mail, orders must be placed by 2:00pm PST
  • Not every product can be shipped on the same day, as they might require special packaging.

Next Business Day Shipping

  • Orders placed on national holiday/weekend will be shipped on the following business day.
  • Most of the products are shipped from our San Ramon, CA warehouse. In addition, we have 6 other regional warehouses located across the contiguous states. Products would be shipped from your nearest warehouse.
  • We ensure that all customer orders are safely delivered within the shortest time frame. However, there are rare chances that you may receive multiple packages as they would be delivered from different locations.

Shipping Couriers

  • FedEx, UPS, DHL and USPS.
  • Customers can also provide us theirFedEx/UPS account for “ Freight Collect”
  • You can also request a specific carrier. Please make sure that you mention it in the section of “special instruction”. Our efficient staff will do its best to fulfill your specific demands.

Substitute Courier Service

  • The company has the right to ship the order through any other carrier service that we think will be a better choice.

Shipment cost

  • The total cost can be viewed before placing the order, and it depends on
  • The location
  • Size and weight
  • Shipping method

Ground Standard

  • UPS or FEDEX ground is a low-cost, fast and reliable option for all routine shipments in the contiguous states.
  • Ground Shipments generally take 2 to 5 business days to deliver.

USPS Priority Mail

  • Economical choice for small quantities of light-weight items, especially the backup tapes.
  • Reaches anywhere in contiguous states within 2-4 business days.
  • Good news is that there is no extra charges for Saturday deliveries.

Saturday Delivery

  • No normal delivery services from FedEx and UPS on holidays/weekends.
  • Customers requiring urgent deliveries on these days can make a phone call and our staff would help fulfill their request.

Next Business Day Delivery

  • FedEx and UPS provide fastest delivery to all 50 states. The goods generally reach all addresses by 10:30am, noon, or the end of day.

Second and Third Business Day

  • Two & three days delivery is available through UPS & FEDEX


HP C7973W LTO-3 Backup WORM Tape Cartridge (400GB/800GB)
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