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IBM 3580, IBM 3588, IBM 3592 Tape Technical Specifications

MachineModelTechnology# of Tracks# of DrivesCartridge Capacity (2:1 Compression)Maximum Drive Data Rate/SecInterface
3580LTO1Multi-channel, linear serpentine3841100/200GBUp to 20MB/secLVD, HVD, 1 GB/sec Fibre Channel
3580LTO2Multi-channel, linear serpentine5121200/400GBUp to 40MB/secLVD, HVD, 2 GB/sec Fibre Channel
3588F3A: LTO3Multi-channel, linear serpentine7041400/800GBUp to 80MB/sec2 GB/sec Fibre Channel
3588F4A: TS1040/LTO4Multi-channel, linear serpentine8961800/1600GBUp to 120MB/sec4 GB/sec Fibre Channel
3592J1AInterleaved, bi-directional serpentine5121300/600GBUp to 70MB/secQty. 2; 2 GB/sec Fibre Channel
3592E05Interleaved, bi-directional serpentine8961500/1000GBUp to 150MB/secQty. 2; 4 GB/sec Fibre Channel
3592E06Interleaved, bi-directional serpentine11521640/1280GBUp to 160 MB/secQty. 2; 4 GB/sec Fibre Channel

Tape Physical Specifications

MachineModelWeightDimensions in InchesHeat OutputPower Requirements
3580LTO110.9lbs3.5 x 7.3 x 17.90.17 kBTU/hour5.0 amps at 5 V dc and 2.0 amps at 12 V dc
3580LTO211.2lbs3.5 x 7.3 x 17.90.17 kBTU/hour5.0 amps at 5 V dc and 2.0 amps at 12 V dc
3588F3A: LTO311.2lbs3.5 x 7.3 x 17.90.17 kBTU/hour5.0 amps at 5 V dc and 2.0 amps at 12 V dc
3588F4A: TS1040/LTO411.2lbs3.5 x 7.3 x 17.90.17 kBTU/hour5.0 amps at 5 V dc and 2.0 amps at 12 V dc
3592J1A12lbs3.8 x 7.8 x 18.4307 BTU/hour0.1 kVA
3592E0512lbs3.8 x 7.8 x 18.4307 BTU/hour0.1 kVA
3592E0612lbs3.8 x 7.8 x 18.4307 BTU/hour0.1 kVA