IBM 3570 Magstar C-Format Tape Cartridge

  • Part No:
  • 08L6187

  • Manufacturer:
  • IBM

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IBM 3570 Magstar C-Format Tape Cartridge

IBM's 08L6187 is a 3570 Magstar MP format tape cartridge. It has a tape length of 167 meters which enables a native data storage capacity of 5GB which can be expanded up to 15GB when compressed. It features the use of a midpoint loading mechanism to speed up access times. The IBM 08L6187 tape cartridge is a C-format data cartridge with a data transfer rate of up to 15MB/s when compressed.

IBM 3570 Magstar C-Format Tape Cartridge


Product Description

IBM 3570 Magstar MP Fast Access Linear C-Format

Media Type

Storage Media

Media Qty Included




Balanced polyethylene naphthalene (PEN)


0.370 mils nominal (9.4 microns)


Long Length 2,000+ read-forward passes
Short Length 120,000+ read-forward passes

Intrinsic coercivity (Hci)

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


Data transfer rates

2.2 MB/sec (up to 6.6 MB/sec compressed)

Data cartridge dimensions

58.8 mm W x 16.2 mm H x 137.1 mm D

Digital/system error characteristics

Permanent errors: 0 Temporary (recoverable) errors: 5 maximum per cartridge
Environmental Parameters


Non-hazardous to human health in anticipated use


Self-extinguishing per UL94

Operating Conditions

10°C to 40 °C, 8% RH to 80% RH;

29°C wet bulb maximum

Storage Conditions of recorded tape (4 weeks maximum)

4.4°C to 40 °C ,5% RH to 80% RH;

29°C wet bulb maximum

Transportation Conditions of Tape (10 days maximum)

-23°C to 49°C, 5% RH to 80% RH;

27°C wet bulb maximum with no condensation

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