Tape Library Solutions - 8 Slot


  • 8 cartridge slots in two 4-slot magazines
  • Single LTO-7 or LTO-8 SAS drive
  • 1U, 19" rack mount enclosure
  • Barcode reader standard for fast inventory management
  • Remote management capability
  • Compatible with the leading tape library software

mLogic has partnered with Qualstar to offer the popular Q8 tape library

The Q8 features 8 tape cartridge slots and a single SAS LTO drive. 

From easy installation to easy maintenance, the Q8 entry-level LTO tape library is designed to be Simply Reliable™.  Feature-rich and compact in a rackmountable 1U enclosure, the Q8 offers capacities up to 96 terabytes (native) and 240 terabytes (compressed).  The menu-driven graphical built-in operator control panel is easy to use, and the identical functionality may also be accessed via the integrated browser-based remote management interface (RMI).  This enables IT administrators to remotely configure, manage and diagnose the library from anywhere in the world via the Internet.  All field replaceable components, such as the tape drives, power supply and controller board are removable with standard tools.    

Fibre Channel connectivity also available. Contact sales@mlogic.com for a quote.

For orders outside of the US, please let us know what item(s) you are interested in and your shipping address.  We will respond with a personalized quote.

Comprehensive 2-Year Warranty 

The Q8 provides peace-of-mind with:

 - 2-year warranty on the tape library and tape drive(s)
 - 5x9 phone/email technical support
 - Replacement components shipped via 3-day air 

Want to attach the Q8 to a Mac?  No Problem. Get the mLogic Thunderbolt 3 mBridge.

Simply connect the Q8 tape library to mBridge and connect mBridge to your Mac via the units built-in Thunderbolt 3 ports

Click here for more info on mBridge

Backup. Archive. 

The Q8 is compatible with industry leading tape library software including:

  • Acronis
  • Archiware 
  • Arcserve
  • NovaStor
  • Retrospect
  • StorageDNA
  • Veeam
  • Veritas
  • Xendata
  • Yoyotta Automation
  • And others...

Download the Q8 data sheet

LTO Drives:   LTO-7 or LTO-8 
 Drive Interface:   SAS
Number of LTO Drives:   One 
Number of Cartridge Slots:   8-slots in two 4-slot magazines
Native/Compressed Capacity - using LTO7:   48TB/120TB
Data Rate using LTO 7:    300 MB/second
Native/Compressed Capacity - using LTO8:    96TB/240TB
Data Rate using LTO 8:   300 MB/second
Barcode reader:   Standard
Rack Mount Kit:    Standard
Size:   1.75 x 17.6 x 29.1" / 4.45 x 44.7 x 73.9 cm
Weight:   25 lbs / 11.3 Kg
Warranty:    2-years
What's in the Box?:   Qualstar Q8 Library w/1 or 2 LTO drives
  Rack Mount Kit