Quantum Scalar i500 Tape Library
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Product Information for Quantum Scalar i500 Tape Library

Highlights for Quantum Scalar i500 Tape Library

  • Product Type:Tape Library

Marketing Information

Created for midrange storage environments, Scalar i500 tape libraries feature integrated iLayer software to dramatically improve the management, proactive monitoring, and security of your growing organization's backup process. With advanced diagnostic services, library resource management, and I/O management inside the library, iLayer monitors itself, so you don't have to worry about failed backups or restores. The Extended Data Life Management feature ensures your archived media is trouble-free so the data is available when you need it. Plus, Scalar i500 tape libraries are simple to install, operate, and maintain and can accommodate continual data growth, expanding to up to 2.6PB of capacity.


  • SAS: Yes
  • General Information

  • Product Type: Tape Library
  • Manufacturer Part Number: LSC53-UTDM-L6BA
  • Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.quantum.com
  • Manufacturer: Quantum Corporation
  • Product Name: Scalar i500 Tape Library
  • Product Line: Scalar i500
  • Brand Name: Quantum
  • Storage Media

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

    Certifications & Standards

    • IEC 60950
    • CISPR 22 Class A
    • EN55022 Class A
    • EN61000-3-2
    • EN61000-3-3
    • EN 55024
    • CE (Europe)
    • VCCI (Japan)
    • TUV/GS (Germany)
    • FCC (USA)
    • ICES (Canada)
    • cTUVus (USA & Canada)
    • GOST (Russia)
    • MIC (Korea)
    • BSMI (Taiwan)

    Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 125 lb
  • Form Factor: Rack-mountable
  • Rack Height: 14U
  • Height: 24.4"
  • Width: 17.4"
  • Depth: 31.4"
  • Power Description

  • Input Voltage: 120 V AC
  • Software

  • Software Included: Quantum iLayer Management Software
  • Technical Information

  • Recording Method: Linear Serpentine
  • Drive Type: LTO-6
  • Encryption: Yes
  • Number of Cartridge Slots: 133
  • Native Storage Capacity: 2.50 TB
  • Compressed Storage Capacity: 6.25 TB
  • Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate: 160 MB/s
  • Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate: 400 MB/s
  • Number of Drives Supported: 6
  • Warranty

  • Limited Warranty: 1 Year
  • Additional Product Specifications