mTape Thunderbolt LTO-8
The World's First and only Certified Thunderbolt LTO-8 Archiving Solution
- Desktop Thunderbolt LTO-8 tape drive certified by Apple & Intel
- Up to 12 TB native storage capacity per tape cartridge (requires LTO-8 media)
- LTO tape has a 30+ year shelf life - Significantly longer than hard drives
- Up to 300 MB/second data transfer rate
- Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports
- Reads and writes to both LTO-8 & LTO-7 tapes (does not read LTO-6 tapes)
- SAS port enables writing to two or more LTO drives simultaneously*
- Compact, portable form-factor
- DC powered - Enables use in any environment
- LTFS utility mounts mTape like a hard drive for drag & drop functionality
- macOS and Windows compatible
- Ships complete with LT0-7 tape, Cleaning tape and Thunderbolt cable
LTO made easy. Just connect to a computer with a Thunderbolt port.
mTape Thunderbolt revolutionizes LTO, enabling users to easily connect LTO-8 technology to portable, desktop and all-in-one computers that feature Thunderbolt connectivity. Dead simple. Another mLogic first.
LTO tape offers a shelf-life of 30+ years and a reliability level that exceeds what is achievable with spinning disk and solid state drive technology. mTape is the ultimate archiving solution to safeguard important digital media for the long term. And LTO tape is not only more reliable than disk, but much more cost effective.
Hello LTFS. Drag. Drop.
mTape supports the Linear Tape File System (LTFS). With LTFS, mTape mounts just like a hard disk with drag and drop functionality.
Backup. Archive. Manage. Works with your favorite software.
mTape is compatible with industry leading LTO archiving and media management software for macOS and Windows including:
- Axle Video - Axle
- Archiware - P5
- Imagine Products - PreRoll Post
- Pomfort - Silverstack XT
- Square Box - CatDV
- StorageDNA - DNAevolution
- XenData - XenData 6 Workstation
- YoYotta - YoYottaID LTFS
Innovative Design. Solid engineering.
mTape features a compact form-factor design with aluminum construction that is ideal for mobile applications. And mTape is DC powered enabling the unit to be used in virtually any environment, be it in the studio or a remote location.
“Providing an LTO tape drive solution with Thunderbolt connectivity offers creative professionals a high-speed, plug and play solution to securely backup and archive large amounts of digital media," said Jason Ziller, Marketing Director for Thunderbolt, Intel. “mLogic’s mTape with Thunderbolt dramatically simplifies the process of safeguarding content produced in today’s file-based workflows."
Interface2x Thunderbolt 2 ports, SAS pass through port Tape DriveIBM LTO-8, LTFS CompatibleSystem Requirements
Mac or Windows PC with Thunderbolt port
For systems with Thunderbolt 3, an adapter is required:
Mac Adapter | PC Adapter
Compatible backup/archive software
Size11.5 x 8 x 4"/ 29.2 x 20.3 x 10.2 cmWeight8.75 lb / 4 kgWhat's in the Box?mTape with LTO-8 tape drive
Fujifilm LTO-7 tape cartridge
Fujifilm Universal Cleaning cartridge
1 meter Thunderbolt cable
Universal power adapterWarrantyStandard 2-year factory warranty
Extend Warranty to 3-years
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