IBM 3590E Magstar K-Format Tape Cartridge

  • Part No:
  • 05H3188

  • Manufacturer:
  • IBM

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IBM 3590E Magstar K-Format Tape Cartridge

IBM's 05H3188 is a 3590E Magstar "K" format tape cartridge. It has a tape length of 631 meters which enables a native data storage capacity of 60GB which can be expanded up to 180GB when compressed. The IBM 05H3188 tape cartridge is designed to provide a large capacity together with outstanding performance and reliability.

IBM 3590E Magstar K-Format Tape Cartridge


Product Description

IBM 3590E Magstar Extended High Performance


Storage Media - Data Cartridge

Media Qty Included




Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN)

Thickness 0.25 mils nominal (6.3 microns)

Total Thickness

0.35 mils nominal (8.9 microns)


634 meters


Long-length Minimum of 400 full file read-write passes.
Short-length Minimum of 80,000+ read-forward passes.

Intrinsic coercivity (Hci)

1625 Oersteds (130 kA/m) +/- 75 Oe using VSM with a time constant of 0.3 seconds.

Media type

Metal Particle (MP)

Data cartridge dimensions

125 mm W x 109 mm H x 24.5 mm D

Achival life

Estimated archive life up to 30 years
Environmental Parameters


Non-hazardous to human health in anticipated use


Self-extinguishing per UL94

Operating Conditions

15°C to 32 °C,20% RH to 80% RH;

26°C wet bulb maximum

Storage Conditions

4°C to 32 °C,5% RH to 80% RH;

27°C wet bulb maximum

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