IBM TS1150 Model E08 (3592-E08) is the fifth generation of the highly successful IBM 3592 enterprise tape drive and is designed to provide higher levels of performance, reliability, and cartridge capacity than the TS1140 Model E07 tape drive.
The TS1150 has a high-technology, 32-channel GMR head design to deliver a native data rate performance of up to 360 MB/sec versus the 250 MB/sec data rate of the TS1140.
The IBM TS1150 (IBM 3592-E08 and IBM 3592-EH8) tape drives are compatible with the TS3500 and TS4500 tape libraries. Each tape sled has an uncompressed capacity of up to 10TB per tape, depending on the media used. The TS1150 has a sustained data rate of 250MBps uncompressed and a burst data rate of 800MBps.
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