LTO-5 Tape


  • Specifications announced January 19, 2010. The first LTO-5 drives appeared on the market in Q2, 2010
  • Nearly doubled capacity to 1.5 TB (1500 GB)
  • Increased data transfer rate to 140 MB/s (Max)
  • Introduced partition feature that allows tape to be "split" into 2 separately writable areas. This feature is required by LTFS