mTape Thunderbolt LTO-7, what is it?
It’s an easy to use Thunderbolt LTO drive capable of writing to LTO-6 & 7 tapes plus the ability to read LTO-5 tapes.
The drive features DC power and a compact design making it ideal for mobile applications. As a result, the unit to be used in virtually any environment, be it in the studio or a remote location.
Who’s it ideal for?
The mTape Thunderbolt LTO-7 is perfect for individuals, small post houses and production companies looking for an affordable in-house LTO backup solution. Coupled with a bundled software solution (speak to us) it makes an ideal workflow addition.
How fast is it?
It features impressive transfer speeds of up to 300 MB/s.
What does it work with?
Thunderbolt 3 ports allow connection to a computer with the same connection or back compatibility to Thunderbolt 1 or 2 ports using an adaptor sold separately. An onboard SAS port allows for a second unit to be connected. This allows simultaneous copying to another tape.
Compatible LTO software include:
Axle Video – Axle
Archiware – P5
Imagine Products – PreRoll Post
Pomfort – Silverstack XT
Square Box – CatDV
StorageDNA – DNAevolution
XenData – XenData 6 Workstation
YoYotta – YoYottaID LTFS
Required Operating Systems:
macOS and Windows compatible
What’s in the box?
mTape Thunderbolt LTO-7 tape drive
Fujifilm LTO-7 tape cartridge
Fujifilm Universal Cleaning cartridge
Thunderbolt 3 cable (1m)
Universal power adapter
Free mLogic LTFS Utility for simple drag & drop archiving
What’s the support?
The mTape Thunderbolt LTO-7 has a 2-year limited manufacturer warranty.
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Looking for LTO-8 instead?
Check out the mTape’s older sibling the mTape Thunderbolt LTO-8