mLogic mTape LTO-8 Thunderbolt 3 Archiving Drive
Product #71540 | SKU MTAPE-TB3-LTO8
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mLogic mTape LTO-8 Thunderbolt 3 Archiving Drive

Product #71540 | SKU MTAPE-TB3-LTO8
Usually ships in 1 - 2 weeks

Product Features
  • IBM LTO-8 Tape Drive (LTFS-Compatible)
  • Portable Desktop Form Factor
  • Read and Writes to LTO-7 & LTO-8 Tapes
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Product Details
  • Product: #71540
Our Price $7,849.00 AUD

Delivery - $9.90*
1 - 2 weeks
*estimated shipping to New South Wales


Archive your data for years to come with the mLogic mTape LTO-8 Thunderbolt 3 Archiving Drive. This portable desktop tape drive writes to both LTO-7 and LTO-8 tapes, which are designed to have a shelf life of more than 30 years. Equipped with a pair of Thunderbolt 3 ports, the mTape LTO-8 desktop drive can write up to 12 TB of data per tape cartridge, with a maximum data transfer rate of 300 MB/s. Certified by Apple and Intel, the mTape drive is compatible with Mac and Windows systems.

Key Features:

Design Features

mTape features a compact form factor with an aluminium construction that is ideal for mobile applications. The DC-powered drive can be used in a variety of environments, from a studio to a remote location.

Software Compatibility

You can use the drive with many LTO archiving and media management software utilities for macOS and Windows, including Axle from Axle Video, P5 from Archiware, PreRoll Post from Imagine Products, Silverstack XT from Pomfort, Retrospect, CatDV from Square Box, DNAevolution from StorageDNA, XenData6 Workstation, and YoYottaID LTFS.

mLogic LTFS Utility

The mTape drive ships with a simple drag-and-drop Linear Tape File System (LTFS) archiving and retrieve utility. To ensure that the data you archive is an exact replica of your source material, the utility uses xxHASH64 verification. Detailed transfer logs are also generated with every archive.


Number of Tape Slots 1
Supported Tape Types LTO-7, LTO-8
Supported Tape Capacities 12 TB
Number of Tape Drives Installed 1
Number of Tape Drives Supported 1
Data Transfer Rate 330 MB/s
Encryption None
Operating System Support Windows, macOS/OS X
Barcode Reader No
Connectivity 2 x USB Type-C (Thunderbolt 3)
DC Input Power 12 VDC
Form Factor Desktop
Dimensions 11.5 x 8 x 4" / 29.21 x 20.32 x 10.16 cm
Weight 8.8 lb / 3.99 kg

Delivery Times

Australian Shipping Via DHL
DHL now offer a great express shipping service to Australia from New Zealand. We are proud to be able to offer overnight shipping to main cities on the east coast of Australia. These main centers include:

  • Brisbane
  • Sydney
  • Adelaide

Whilst this service is extremely efficient and will be delivered overnight 99.9% of the time, it cannot be guaranteed. In the case where something were to go wrong with your delivery and it did not arrive overnight, it will most likely be delivered by the next day.

While not all major cities are eligible for overnight delivery, they still benefit from this great service. Other centers throughout Australia will have a typical delivery ETA of 2-4 days. (Excluding rural delivery address where this ETA can be extended to an additional three or more days).

If you require urgent shipping and you don’t reside in one of the cities stated above, please contact us and we can find a solution that works best for you.

Please Note: Shipping via DHL is not available to PO boxes and/ or parcelboxes etc.

In The Box

  • mLogic mTape LTO-8 Thunderbolt 3 Archiving Drive
  • Fujifilm Universal Cleaning Cartridge
  • Thunderbolt 3 Cable (3.3' / 1m)
  • Universal Power Adapter


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  • Product: mLogic mTape LTO-8 Thunderbolt 3 Archiving Drive
  • Manufacturer: mLogic
  • Model: MTAPE-TB3-LTO8
  • RM Product #: 71540