Quantum LTO6 L6MQN

Quantum’s LTO Ultrium 6 tape media, uses Metal Particle tape technology, is manufactured to the highest industry standards for quality and reliability ensuring high performance and durability, whether utilized for primary backup or long-term archive.

The MR-L6MQN-01 LTO Ultrium 6-Tape Standard Cartridge from Quantum is a tape backup cartridge which can store up to 2.5TB of native data or up to 6.25TB of compressed data. It is compliant with all Media Integrity Analysis utilities, including Quantum’s iLayer Advanced Reporting and Extended Data Life Management to provide ongoing trend data to evaluate and protect the integrity of the media pool, and thus help administrators improve overall backup reliability and reduce costs.

The Quantum LTO 6 Tape media family offers you more choices to better manage your data over time, and now includes LTO6 Ultrium tape cartridges. The LTO Ultrium 6 tape format has been optimized for high capacity and performance with outstanding reliability, in either stand-alone or automated environments.

  • 2.5 TB Native and Up to 6.25 TB Compressed Storage Capacity (2.5:1 compression)
  • High Speed Data Transfer: of 160MB/s native and up to 400 MB/s
  • Up to 30 Year Archival life
  • Compatible with Linear Tape File System (LTFS)
  • A high-durability, non-contact IC memory chip up to 16KB is built-in; this contributes to significant improvement in tape library access and health reporting
LTO Ultrium 6 Tape Media
Native Capacity
2.5 TB
Up to 6.25 TB (assuming 2.5:1 Compression)
Data Rate
160 MB/s / Up to 400 MB/s Compressed
Archival life
30 years
Load/Unload Cycles

Quantum LTO-6 Ultrium Tape Cartridge – 2.5TB Native/ 6.25TB Compressed Capacity LTO-6 Tape Media Part MR-L6MQN-01