Dell 341K0 2.50TB/6.25TB Tape Drive Tape Storage LTO - 6 Internal
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341K0 Dell 2.50TB/6.25TB LTO-6 HH SAS Internal Tape Drive Refurbished

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341K0 Dell 2.50TB/6.25TB LTO-6 HH SAS Internal Tape Drive | Refurbished
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Performance Metrics and Data Transfer Rates

The 341K0 Dell 2.50TB/6.25TB LTO-6 HH SAS Internal Tape Drive is a tape drive designed for use in enterprise-level backup and archival applications. It offers a number of features that make it suitable for use in these environments, including high data transfer rates, large storage capacity, and robust data security.

Here are some of the performance metrics and data transfer rates of the 341K0 Dell 2.50TB/6.25TB LTO-6 HH SAS Internal Tape Drive:

  • Storage capacity: The 341K0 Dell 2.50TB/6.25TB LTO-6 HH SAS Internal Tape Drive has a native storage capacity of 2.5 terabytes (TB), which can be expanded to 6.25 TB with compression.
  • Data transfer rate: The tape drive has a native data transfer rate of up to 160 megabytes per second (MB/s) and a compressed data transfer rate of up to 400 MB/s. These rates assume a 2.5:1 compression ratio.
  • Interface: The tape drive uses a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface, which provides a high-speed, point-to-point connection between the tape drive and the server or storage system.
  • Encryption: The 341K0 Dell 2.50TB/6.25TB LTO-6 HH SAS Internal Tape Drive supports hardware-based AES 256-bit encryption, which provides robust data security and protection against unauthorized access or data theft.
  • Reliability: The tape drive has a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 250,000 hours, which indicates a high level of reliability and durability.

Reliability and Durability

The Dell 341K0 is a 2.50TB/6.25TB LTO-6 HH SAS internal tape drive designed for data backup and archival purposes. The reliability and durability of this tape drive are critical factors that determine its usefulness and longevity in any given environment.

Reliability refers to the ability of a device to function without failure for a specified period, under normal operating conditions. The Dell 341K0 tape drive has a Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) rating of 250,000 hours, which indicates that it is a highly reliable device. It also features a head cleaning system that helps to maintain the reliability and performance of the drive by keeping the read/write heads free from debris and contaminants.

Durability refers to the ability of a device to withstand physical stress, such as temperature changes, humidity, and vibration, without degradation in performance or reliability. The Dell 341K0 tape drive is designed to meet the rigorous demands of data center and enterprise environments. It features a robust internal construction that provides protection against shock and vibration during operation. The drive also has a high operating temperature range of 10°C to 45°C and a relative humidity range of 20% to 80%, making it suitable for use in a wide range of environments.

Data Encryption and Security Features

The Dell 2.50TB/6.25TB LTO-6 HH SAS Internal Tape Drive provides data encryption and security features to protect the data stored on the tape drive. Here are some of the key features:

  • Encryption: The LTO-6 tape drive uses Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit encryption to secure the data stored on the tape. AES is a widely accepted encryption standard used by governments, financial institutions, and other organizations to protect sensitive data.
  • Write Once Read Many (WORM) technology: The LTO-6 tape drive supports WORM technology, which prevents the overwriting, erasing, or tampering of data once it has been written to the tape. This feature is especially useful for long-term data archiving and compliance purposes.
  • Secure management: The tape drive has a built-in encryption key management system that ensures the security of encryption keys. This system allows for the secure generation, distribution, and management of encryption keys.
  • Data compression: The tape drive supports data compression, which allows for the storage of more data on the tape. This feature also helps to improve the transfer speed of data to and from the tape.
  • Secure storage: The LTO-6 tape drive provides secure storage for the tapes. The tapes can be stored in a secure location or in a data center with controlled access.
  • Data Integrity: The tape drive uses a powerful error correction algorithm and detects and corrects errors during the data transfer process, which ensures the integrity of the data stored on the tape.

General Information about the Dell 341K0

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • Model Number or SKU# 341K0
  • Product Type : Tape Drive
  • Tape Drive Type : Tape Media

Technical Features

  • Tape Type : LTO-6
  • Enclosure Type : Internal.
  • Native Drive Capacity : 2.50TB
  • Interface Type : SAS
  • Native Data Transfer Rate : 160 MBPS
  • Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 400 MBPS
  • Compressed Drive Capacity : 6.25TB
  • Form Factor : Half-Height
  • Buffer : 512 MB

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Tape Storage

Media preservation has come a long way, and the methods of storing data over the years are ever-changing. However, one method had stood out since its invention in 1949; and that's tape storage. If you are looking for durability, low cost, longevity, energy efficiency, density, and scalability, then investing in tape storage is a smart move. Thanks to our vast collection of tape drive storage devices, you are all covered when this is what you need. Depending on your budget and storage needs, you can choose from categories including LTO - 5 Lib Expansion, LTO - 5 Rack Mount, LTO - 5 Library, LTO - 6 Library, LTO - 6 Rack Mount, LTO - 6 Lib Expansion, LTO - 6 Internal, LTO - 6 External, LTO - 6 Auto Loader, Magstar Internal, SDLT 220 External, SDLT 220 Internal, SDLT 320 External, SDLT 320 Loader, SDLT 320 Internal, SDLT 600 External, SDLT 600 Internal, SDLT 600 Loader, Storageworks Internal, Storageworks Library, Travan 10-20GB Internal, and Travan 20-40GB Internal. Tape drives present an excellent means to write data to storage and hold onto data for a couple of decades. They make an ideal medium for long-term storage and backups.

What is Tape Storage?

A tape drive is a storage device designed to store data on magnetic tape. It is primarily used for backup and archiving purposes. It functions like a tape recorder in recording data on a loop of a flexible celluloid-like medium that is readable and erasable. Tape drives operate in two ways. The first uses a linear tape technology where the heads never touch the tape or a regular helical scan where the playback and recording heads touch the tape.

Choosing a Tape Drive; Buying Guide

There are countless tape drives available on the market today; these few considerations will keep you on track when choosing one.

Transfer rate

You'd want to go for a tape drive with the ability to complete a tape backup within your window of possibility. For instance, back up 400GB will call for a transfer rate of approximately 30GB/hour.


Tape drive manufacturers are always known to specify the drive's Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF). Check this vital information to measure the reliability of the drive. A typical example is the Travan tape drive with an MTBF of 370,000 hours at a 20% duty cycle, and running the drive longer will reduce its reliability. Depending on your needs, you can tell if this tape drive is the best or not.


A tape drive should have the capacity to store your backups, and well come at the right price. The price of the drive is a function of capacity and performance. There are continuous modifications in tape capacity; the largest capacity is always a high price. However, it would help if you considered how much value-for-money the tape drive will give you. Depending on your budget and needs, you may prefer capacity over performance and vice versa.

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