Refurbished & Used IBM TS1130 Tape Drive

Alta Technologies buys & sells new, used, and refurbished IBM TS1130 Tape Drives and upgrades. Whether you need a fully configured system or simply require a feature or part, we carry a broad array of used IBM TS1130 Tape Drive hardware. 

With over 25 years of experience, Alta Technologies is the leading used IBM storage system dealer in the area. We also buy your excess equipment.

IBM TS1130 Tape Drive Information:

The IBM System Storage TS1130 Tape Drive (TS1130 tape drive) provides storage capacity to aid in data access, security, long-term retention, data governance, and regulatory compliance. The TS1130 tape drive provides high-speed, versatile data storage with data encryption capabilities. By enabling compatibility with existing automation, the TS1130 tape drive can help you protect your tape automation investments. For your existing IBM System Storage TS1120 Tape Drives, an upgraded model is available to further preserve your investment. The TS1130 also offers multiplatform functionality to handle a diverse server environment.

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IBM TS1130 Tape Drive Specifications:

The native data transfer rate of the TS1120 tape drive is up to 104 MBps. The TS1120 tape drive can transfer data up to 200 MBps in open system conditions where data typically compresses at 2:1. A single tape drive can transfer data up to 260 MBps in a mainframe system, where data compresses at a rate of 3:1. This can help reduce backup and recovery times, as well as the number of resources needed to maintain the system.


  • Linear Serpentine recording

  • 1 TB capacity using JB/JX media

  • 640 GB capacity using JA/JW media

  • 128 GB capacity using JJ/JR media

  • 400 MBps burst data rate

  • Compact 3.8 in x 7.8 in x 18.4 in dimensions

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