hpe lto7 c7977a

HPE LTO7 C7977A

Exhaustively tested, HPE LTO7 C7977A cartridge meet all your demands for maximum reliability when restoring data, offering high storage density, ease of management and scalable storage and backup performance.

The new HP LTO generation 7 (C7977A) specifications more than double the tape cartridge capacity from the previous generation, 6TB native and including capacities of up to 15TB per cartridge when compressed. Large files will also transfer more quickly with the HP C7977A LTO-7 Data Backup Tape Cartridge offering 300 Mbps native data transfer speed and data transfer rates that are up to 750MB per second compressed, which can translate to more than 2.7 terabytes of data an hour per drive. The cartridge is desgined to maintain it’s archival quality for up to 30 years.

LTO-7 will continue to include features that were introduced in previous generations, including a partitioning functionality that allows users to present a tape-based file system with the use of LTFS. LTO generation 7 provides continued support for hardware-based encryption and WORM (Write-Once, Read-Many) functionality. This helps ensure a balance of performance, capacity, compatibility and cost control supporting a broad range of security-rich and portable data storage options for backup and archive that are easy to use and address a vast majority of storage needs.

HP LTO-7 Ultrium Tape can write or read data at a blistering 2.7 TB/hour, storing, encrypting and protecting up to 6TB (up to 15TB compressed) on a single cartridge.

  • Capacity of 6 TB and up to 15 TB compressed capacity on HP StoreEver and non-HP LTO-6 devices.
  • Capacity of 6 TB and up to 15 TB compressed capacity on HP StoreEver and non-HP LTO-6 devices.
  • Supports transfer speeds of 300 MB/s (native), 750 MB/s (2.5:1) with Generation 7
  • Barium Ferrite (BaFe) technology
  • Support for tape drive hardware encryption
  • Compatible with Linear Tape File System (LTFS)
  • Simplified tape path to reduce wear and tear.
Archival life
30 years
Basefilm
Barium Ferrite
Bit Density
485 kbits/inch
Magnetic Layer Coercivity
2,200-2,300 Oe
Media Labeling
Write-on Labels in box
Number of Data Tracks
3584
Read Speed
700 MB/sec
Tape Length
960 m
Tape Thickness
5.6 um
Tape Width (metric)
12.65 mm
Recording Technology
LTO-7 Ultrium
Media Format
Re-writable
Product Color
Slate Blue
Quantity Per Package
20
Warranty Standard Statement
Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Weight (imperial)
0.6 lb
Weight (metric)
0.27 kg
Product Dimensions (imperial)
4.45 x 1.1 x 4.37 in
Product Dimensions (metric)
11.3 x 2.79 x 11.1 cm

The new HP LTO generation 7 (C7977A) specifications more than double the tape cartridge capacity from the previous generation, 6TB native and including capacities of up to 15TB per cartridge when compressed.

HPE LTO7 CartridgeC7977A
HPE LTO7 CartridgeC7977A
HPE LTO7 CartridgeC7977A