Lenovo TS2260 Tape Drive Model H6S
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Product Information for Lenovo TS2260 Tape Drive Model H6S

Highlights for Lenovo TS2260 Tape Drive Model H6S

  • Drive Type:LTO-6
  • Form Factor:Rack-mountable

Marketing Information

The IBM 6160 are TS2260 Tape Drive Model H6S (SEO 6160S6E) and IBM TS2360 Tape Drive Model S63 (SEO 6160S6X) external, stand-alone or rack mountable units that are designed to offer high capacity and performance for the midrange systems environment.

Model abstract 6160-H6S

The IBM 6160 TS2260 Model H6S (SEO 6160S6E) incorporates the IBM System Storage LTO Ultrium 6 Half-High SAS Tape Drive. The TS2260 is designed to support the LTO Generation 6 native data rate performance with up to 160 MB/sec compared to the IBM TS2250 LTO half-high tape drive (Ultrium 5) at up to 140 MB/sec native data transfer rate. The TS2260 tape drive supports the LTO Generation 6 media specifications for LTO tape drive technology. The TS2260 also supports the LTO Generation 6 media specification of a compressed capacity of up to 6.25 TB with 2.5 to 1 compression (up to 2.5 TB native capacity) compared to previous LTO 5 compressed capacity of up to 3.0 TB with 2:1 compression (up to 1.5 TB native capacity) per tape cartridge. The TS2260 can read and write to Ultrium 6 and Ultrium 5 cartridges, and is read compatible with Ultrium 4 cartridges. The Ultrium 6 tape drive is encryption capable and designed to support application-managed encryption.


  • Host Interface: 6Gb/s SAS

Drive Performance

  • Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate: 140 MBps
  • Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate: 160 MBps

General Information

  • Product Type: Tape Drive
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 6160S6E
  • Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
  • Manufacturer: Lenovo Group Limited
  • Product Model: 6160-H6S
  • Product Name: TS2260 Tape Drive Model H6S
  • Product Line: System Storage
  • Brand Name: Lenovo

Storage Media

  • Formats Supported: LTO-6 (Read/Write)


Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor: Rack-mountable
  • Rack Height: 1U
  • Drive Height: 1/2H

Technical Information

  • Recording Method: Linear Serpentine
  • Drive Type: LTO-6
  • Native Storage Capacity: 2.50 TB
  • Compressed Storage Capacity: 6.25 TB