mTape Thunderbolt LTO-8, what is it?
It’s an easy to use Thunderbolt LTO drive capable of writing to LTO-7 & 8 tapes (but does not read LTO-6 tapes). The drive features a compact design with aluminium construction ideal for mobile applications. It’s DC powered enabling 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-8 is perfect for individuals, small post houses and production companies looking for an affordable in-house LTO backup solution. Talk to us about software bundles.
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.
Compatible LTO software includes:
- 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-8 tape drive
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-8 has a 2-year limited manufacturer warranty.
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Looking for LTO-7 with LTO-6 read capability?
Check out the mTape’s older sibling the mTape Thunderbolt LTO-7