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Overland Tandberg Data LTO-3 Half Height Tape Drive
Leading Performance and Capacity

Overland Tandberg Data LTO-3 Half Height Tape Drive

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Designed for the SMB sector, Overland Tandberg Data's LTO-3 Half Height (HH) drive is the ideal synthesis of efficiency, modern innovation and maximum price/performance ratio. LTO's 6 generation roadmap, with 4 generations available today, makes it a clear choice for budget constrained small to medium businesses.

The Overland Tandberg Data LTO-3 HH delivers a compressed storage capacity of 800GB per data cartridge and a compressed data transfer rate of 432GB per hour, two and a half times faster than the previous generation Ultrium tape drive. The Overland Tandberg Data LTO-3 HH Tape Drive is fully read and write compatible with all second-generation Ultrium media and offers further investment protection through its backward-read compatibility with first-generation Ultrium media.

  • Capacity: 400 / 800 GB (native/compressed)
  • Performance up to 432 GB/Hr (compressed).
  • Low cost of ownership and low media cost
  • Enterprise features and performance in a small form factor
  • Future proof with 8-generation roadmap
  • Data speed matching, reduces mechanical wear and extends tape life
  • Proven reliability MTBF of 250,000 hrs at 100% duty cycle
  • Low power consumption: 13 W (sleeping mode) and 20 W (operating mode)
  • LTO WORM (write once, read many) for regulatory compliance
  • 3 years Advanced Replacement Service warranty

For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements, the LTO-3 HH Tape Drive WORM (Write-Once, Read-Many) data protection feature offers a simple and secure method for archiving records allowing customers to affordable meet the toughest industry compliance regulations.


With ultimate reliability and ease of use in mind, even at a 100% duty cycle, Overland Tandberg Data's rugged design builds on superior LTO technology and adds advanced features to create a new level of data protection. Overland Tandberg Data LTO Half Height tape drives employ dynamic data rate matching to adjust to the speed of the host, reducing wear and tear on both drive and media and increasing performance, even on slower hosts. Its ultra-durable soft-load feature automatically positions the data cartridge, and the highly reliable leader-capture mechanism virtually eliminates lost leaders, increasing the success of your backup and restore operations.

Turnkey Solution

The Overland Tandberg Data LTO-3 HH ships with Symantec's Backup Exec QuickStart software, embedded media management for intelligent diagnostics and tape alerts, and comes with 3 years warranty and support. (Backup Exec QuickStart software is only supplied with kitted products)

Media Compatibility

The Overland Tandberg Data LTO-3 HH is compatible with industry standard, multi-sourced LTO media. To achieve the best reliability, Overland Tandberg Data LTO branded and qualified data cartridges are recommended.


Overland Tandberg Data LTO-3 Half Height Specifications:
Capacity (native) 400 GB
Capacity (comp.) 800 GB
Transfer Rate (native) 60 MB/s
Transfer Rate (comp.) 120 MB/s
Dynamic Speed Matching 20–60 MB/s / 40–120 MB/s*
Memory Buffer Size 128MB
Data Access Speed 64 sec.
Data Compression 1KB (2:1)
Encryption N/A
Recording Format LTO Ultrium 3, LTO Ultrium 2, LTO Ultrium 1 (read only)
MTBF Hours (100% duty cycle) 250,000 hours @ 100% duty cycle
Head Life 60,000 tape running hours
Hard Error Rate 1 x 10(-17) bits
Environmental Specifications
Temperature (Operating)‡ 50° – 95°F
Temperature (Non-operating) -40° – 151°F
Relative Humidity (Operating) 20 – 80% (non-condensing)
Relative Humidity (Non-operating) 10 – 95% (non-condensing)
Power Requirements
Idle 13 W
Typical 20 W
Maximum 33 W
Power Supply/ Required (int) 5V DC, 2.5A, 12V, 0.7A
Certification CSA Certification to C22.2, No. 60950 (cCSAus), TUV EN60950 (IEC 60950), CE Declaration of Conformity, FCC 47 CFR Parts 15, NOM, VCCI. C-TICK, RRL, BSMI, GOSH CB Certificate and Report (IEC 60950)
Warranty 3-years Advance Replacement Service Warranty**
Physical Internal / External (HxWxD) 1.6 x 5.7 x 8.1 in (4.1 x 14.5 x 20.6 cm) / 3 x 8.8 x 11.7 in (7.7 x 22.3 x 29.5 cm)
Shipping Internal / External (HxWxD) 7.9 x 9.4 x 11.4 in (20 x 24 x 29 cm) / 9.4 x 12.2 x 15.4 in (24 x 31 x 39 cm)
Weight Out of box, Internal 3.2 lb (1.45 kg)
Out of box, External 10.3 lb (4.65 kg)
Shipping, Internal 5.1 lb (2.3 kg)
Shipping, External 11 lb (5 kg)


  • Low Storage Cost
    LTO provides the lowest cost per GB of any medium
  • Business Efficiency
    Manage less data, reduce downtime and speed up applications
  • Ease of Use
    Simplify data migration with LTFS
  • Long-Term Archiving
    30-year archival life
  • Security
    Protect your data from unauthorized access
  • Superior Warranty
    3-year Advance Replacement Service Warranty*

* Availability dependent on location

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