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Quantum Scalar i40 Library w/ 2 LTO 5 Drives (LSC14-CB5J-228G)


Quantum developed the Scalar i40 tape library to simplify storage management for SMB and remote office environments. Over 30,000 iLayer libraries have shipped, providing users with simpler tape management, greater reliability, and investment protection through capacity-on-demand (COD) scalability. Whether this is your first automated tape library or your hundredth, you will appreciate the time and money saved with the Scalar i40. And if preventing your data from getting into the wrong hands is important, the Scalar i40 offers encryption and key management solutions to set your mind at ease.

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  • Part Number: LSC14-CB5J-228G
  • Shipping Weight: 45 lbs
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The Scalar i40 and i80 include Quantum’s iLayer™ software, which provides best-in-class management and monitoring capabilities. iLayer software, shipped in over 50,000 Quantum Scalar libraries, typically reduces library management time by more than 50%. iLayer’s easy-to-use interface can reduce business expenses because it does not require a dedicated full-time technical staff member to keep the library up and running smoothly and reliably.

Simplicity  The simplest possible installation, operation and scaling.
Investment Protection Capacity-on-Demand feature enables easy in-box expansion. 
Time Savings  iLayer intelligent management simplifies library management, freeing up valuable time.
Increased Reliability  Industry-leading Reliability Availability Serviceability (RAS) features and proactive monitoring have proven to reduce service calls 50%.
Compliance and Security  Supports government-level security with the highest-level AES 256-Bit Encryption Standard.
Scalar LTFS  Appliance that presents tapes as NAS storage, enabling new ways to manage and access archive files.

 Physical Characteristics

  • Width: 17.5"
  • Depth: 31.2"

Technical Information

  • Number of Drives Installed: 2
  • Number of Cartridge Slots: 40
  • Compressed Storage Capacity: 75 TB
  • Number of Drives Supported: 2


  • Limited Warranty: 1 Year

Power Description

  • Input Voltage: 120 V AC


Technical Information

  • Recording Method: Linear Serpentine
  • Barcode Reader: Yes
  • Drive Type: LTO-5
  • Scalability: 40 x Slot
  • Encryption: Yes


  • Fibre Channel: Yes
  • Network (RJ-45): Yes

General Information

  • Product Type: Tape Library
  • Manufacturer Part Number: LSC14-CB5J-228G
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Manufacturer: Quantum Corporation
  • Product Name: Scalar i40 Tape Library
  • Product Line: Scalar
  • Product Series: i40
  • Brand Name: Quantum

Storage Media

  • Formats Supported: LTO-5 (Read/Write)


Certifications & Standards

  • IEC 60950
  • Class A of FCC part 15
  • ICES-003
  • CISPR 22
  • EN55022 Class A
  • VCCI
  • CNS 13438
  • KN22
  • EN61000-3-2
  • EN61000-3-3
  • EN55024
  • KN24
  • CE (Europe)
  • VCCI (Japan)
  • GS (Germany)
  • FCC (USA)
  • ICES (Canada)
  • NRTL (USA & Canada)
  • GOST (Russia)
  • BSMI (Taiwan)
  • KCC (Korea)

Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 45 lb
  • Form Factor: Rack-mountable
  • Rack Height: 3U
  • Height: 5.2"