Quantum LTO4 L4MQN

LTO-4 features doubled capacity compared to the LTO-3, offering 800GB native, or 1.6TB with 2:1 data compression. Performance is also improved with a transfer rate of 240MB/s. This boost in performance is not the only advancement: LTO-4 incorporates additional support for advanced data protection and security features. LTO-4 will continue to support the write-once, read-many (WORM) functionality seen in the LTO-3 and will now support 256-bit AES encryption.

Quantum LTO Ultrium 4 tape media cartridges are manufactured to industry standards for quality and reliability, ensuring low error rates, high performance and long-term durability. Quantum media allows you to archive your data with confidence.

The Quantum media family offers you more choices to better manage your data over time, and now includes LTO Ultrium 4 tape cartridges. Our Ultrium tape format has been optimized for high capacity and performance with outstanding reliability, in either stand-alone or automated environments.

  • Native Capacity: 800GB
  • Compressed Capacity: Up to 1.6TB with 2:1 compression
  • Transfer Rate: 240MB/second transfer rate (2:1 compression)
  • Estimated Archival Life: 30 Years
  • 20,000 load/unload cycles
LTO Ultrium 4 Tape
Native Capacity
1.6 TB Compressed (assuming 2:1 compression)
Tape Length
Tape Thickness
6.6 (um)

Quantum’s LTO-4 tape drives, with either a SCSI or SAS interface, protect your investment by providing backward read and write