When a business needs to backup massive amounts of data, it takes a proven brand like IBM to provide equipment reliable enough for long-term storage solutions. IBM tape libraries are designed to easily integrate into your existing IT datacenter, as they are compatible with a wide range of server models. Scalability comes standard with used 3494 tape library equipment. If you need a fully-configurable storage setup that allows you to add frames as capacity increases, our selection of refurbished IBM 3494 tape libraries for sale are for you.

IBM 3494, 3584, 3583, 3582, 3581 Tape Libraries Technical Specifications

MachineModel# of DrivesMaximum # of CartridgesMaximum System CapacityInterface
3494

L12, L14, L22: Library D12, D14,D22, D24: Library Frames
S10: Storage
HA1: High Availability


SCSI/FC: 1-32
ESCON/FICON: 1-76
SCSI/Fiber Mix: 1-76


2403- Decreases as controllers/drives are added to framesConfiguration dependant upon drive configuration. Native Physical Capacity up to 1.87 PBSCSI-2, F/W, Diff PCI, Ultra SCSI, FC, ESCON, FICON 2GB FICON
3584L22,L23,L32,L52, L53: Control Frames D22,D23, D32, D42, D52, D53: Expansion Frames1 to 722,481- Decreases as controllers/drives are added to framesUltrium 1: 496TB Ultrium 2: 992TB Ultrium 3: 1984TB Ultrium 4: 3968TB

Ultrium 2: FC Fabric, LVD, HVD
Ultrium 1: FC-AL, LVD, HVD


3583

L18: 18 Cartridges
L36: 36 Cartridges
L72: 72 Cartridges


1 to 672

Ultrium 3: 400/800GB   
Ultrium 2: 200/400GB  
Ultrium 1: 100/200GB


LVD, HVD, FC
3582L23: 23 Cartridges1 or 223

Ultrium 3: 400/800GB   
Ultrium 2: 200/400GB   
Ultrium 1: 100/200GB


LVD, HVD, FC
3581L08: 8 Cartridges18

Ultrium 3: 400/800GB   
Ultrium 2: 200/400GB   
Ultrium 1: 100/200GB


LVD, HVD, FC

IBM 3494, 3584, 3583, 3582, 3581 Tape Libraries Physical Specifications

MachineModelWeight poundsDimensions in InchesOperating EnvironmentPower Requirements
3494

L12, L14, L22: Library
D12, D14,D22, D24: Library Frames
S10: Storage
HA1: High Availability


L12: 1233
L14: 999
L22: 1105
D12/D14/D22/D24: 704
S10: 625
HA1: 999 per bay


L12/L14/L22/D12/D14/D22/D24: 29.3 x 60.04 x 70.9
S10: 29.3 x 29.3 x 70.9
HA1: 29.5 x 60 x 70.9 per bay


10° to 38° C (50°
to 100° F) 20-80% (non-condensing)

L12/L14/L22: 1.0 kVA max
D12/D14: 2.0 kVA max
D22/D24: 1.4 kVA max
HA1: 4.0 kVA


3584

L22, L23, L32, L52, L53: Base Frame
D22, D23, D32, D42, D52, D53: Expansion Frame


D Frames: 440-556lbs
L Frames: Up to 1256.4lbs


D22, D23, D52, D53, L22, L23, L52, L53: 30.8 x 47.7 x 70.9
D32, D42, L32: 28.5 x 59.8 x 70.9


16° to 32° C (61° to 90° F) 20-80% (non-condensing)8.0 amps at 200-240 VAC; 1.6 kVA
3583

L18:18 Cartridges
L36: 36 Cartridges
L72: 72 Cartridges


145lbs to 257lbsL18/L36/L72: 27 x 18.9 x 28.910° to 38° C (50° to 100° F) 20-80% (non-condensing)6.0-3.0 amps at 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (max configuration)
3582L23: 23 Cartridges66.7lbs7.7 x 17.9 x 25.810° to 38° C (50° to 100° F) 20-80% (non-condensing)1.5-0.6 amps (RMS) at 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (max configuration)
3581

L3B: LTO3 
L2B: LTO2


12.5lbs3.4 x 16.6 x 26.2 table top12° to 35° C (54° to 95° F) 20-80% (non-condensing)0.7-1.3 amps at 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz