Tape Media Compatibility

Don’t fully understand the platform you work with? This media compatibility overview will help you understand the compatibility between our different drive technologies and available media.

 

Tape Drive Compability Matrix

Tape FormatLTO Tape Drives
LTO-4LTO-3LTO-2LTO-1
LTO-4RW---
LTO-3RWRW--
LTO-2RRWRW-
LTO-1-RRWRW
Tape FormatDAT Tape Drives
DAT 160DAT 72DDS-4DDS-3
DAT 160RW---
DAT 72RWRW--
DDS-4RWRWRW-
DDS-3-RWRWRW
Tape FormatVXA Tape Drives
VXA-320VXA-172VXA-2VXA-1
VXA-3RWRW--
VXA-2RWRWRW-
VXA-1--RWRW
Tape FormatSLR Tape Drives
SLR140SLR100SLR75SLR60SLR7SLR5
SLR140RW-----
SLR100RWRW----
SLR75RWRWRWRW--
SLR60RWRWRWRW--
SLR50RWRWRWRW--
SLR40RWRWRWRW--
SLR7RRRRRW-
SLR32-RRR--
SLR24-RRR--
SLR5--RRRRW
SLR4--R--RW
SLR3-----RW
Tape FormatDLT Tape Drives
DLT-VS80DLT-VS160DLT-V4SDLT220SDLT320SDLT600
DLT-IVRWRRR-
DLT VS1-RWRW--R
SDLT I---RWRWR
SDLT II----RW
Tape FormatLTO Tape Drives
LTO-4LTO-3LTO-2LTO-1
LTO-4RW---
LTO-3RWRW--
LTO-2RRWRW-
LTO-1-RRWRW
Tape FormatDAT Tape Drives
DAT 160DAT 72DDS-4DDS-3
DAT 160RW---
DAT 72RWRW--
DDS-4RWRWRW-
DDS-3-RWRWRW
Tape FormatVXA Tape Drives
VXA-320VXA-172VXA-2VXA-1
VXA-3RWRW--
VXA-2RWRWRW-
VXA-1--RWRW
Tape FormatSLR Tape Drives
SLR140SLR100SLR75SLR60SLR7SLR5
SLR140RW-----
SLR100RWRW----
SLR75RWRWRWRW--
SLR60RWRWRWRW--
SLR50RWRWRWRW--
SLR40RWRWRWRW--
SLR7RRRRRW-
SLR32-RRR--
SLR24-RRR--
SLR5--RRRRW
SLR4--R--RW
SLR3-----RW
Tape FormatDLT Tape Drives
DLT-VS80DLT-VS160DLT-V4SDLT220SDLT320SDLT600
DLT-IVRWRRR-
DLT VS1-RWRW--R
SDLT I---RWRWR
SDLT II----RW