IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader
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Product Information for IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader

Highlights for IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader

  • Product Type:Tape Autoloader
  • Storage Capacity:13.50 TB (Native)
  • Recording Method:Linear Serpentine

Marketing Information

The IBM System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express is designed for entry-level automated backup for rack system and small-to-medium business environments. With a low profile, high-density storage capacity, the TS2900 is ideally suited for backup and archival operations. The TS2900 is available with IBM HH LTO-5, HH LTO-4 or HH LTO-3 tape technology for a high-capacity, entry-priced tape storage solution.

Technical Information

  • Recording Method: Linear Serpentine
  • Barcode Reader: Included
  • Drive Type: 1 x LTO Ultrium 5 Installed
  • Warranty



  • Interfaces/Ports: Serial Attached SCSI
  • Environmental Conditions

    General Information

  • Product Type: Tape Autoloader
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 3572S5R
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Manufacturer: IBM Corporation
  • Product Model: TS2900
  • Product Name: System Storage TS2900 Tape Autoloader
  • Product Line: System Storage
  • Brand Name: IBM
  • Storage Media

  • Formats Support: LTO Ultrium 5 Read/Write
  • Miscellaneous

    Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions: 1.73" Height x 19" Width x 33.46" Depth
  • Weight (Approximate): 28.66 lb - Without Drive and Cartridges
  • Form Factor: 1U Rack-mountable
  • Power Description



    Technical Information

  • Standard Configuration: 1 x Drive/9 x Slot
  • Data Transfer Rate: 140 MBps
  • Storage Capacity: 13.50 TB (Native)/27 TB (Compressed)