Sell Your Used LTO 6 Backup Tape

We Buy LTO 5 Tapes

We Want to Help You Sell LTO 6 tape.

Actually, we want to buy all of your LTO-6 tapes; surplus, new, or used we want it ALL!  We heard you ask, “how do I sell LTO 6 Tape?” So we came running! Instead of keeping an unused inventory of surplus tapes around the workplace, We Buy Used IT Equipment will help you sell used LTO 6 quickly for maximum value. Even the largest industries in the world depend on data tape backup for archiving and disaster recovery as their storage requirements grow.

What is LTO 6?

LTO Ultrium 6 media is designed to provide superb storage volume and consistency at a lower cost per GB than other types of data storage. LTO Ultrium 6 decreases the number of cartridges and the amount of equipment, space, and labor needed by tape-based storage. LTO-6 also helps reduce the time associated with backup and restore operations by lowering the amount of cartridge handling, further diminishing operational costs.

LTO-6 Ultrium is a cost-effective backup technology for business. The LTO-6 drive uses the latest interface to allow for easy installation and merger into any data center. These tapes offer 6.25 TB capacities with transfer speeds of up to 1.45 TB/hr.

sell lto 6LTO 6 Specifications

  • LTO 6 capacity: 6.25TB of data on each cartridge
  • LTO 6 speed: up to 400MB/s (1.4TB/hr)
  • Drag and drop: files in a native format directly to LTO media using LTFS, no backup software needed
  • Secure protection: with AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption
  • WORM: (Write Once, Read Many) functionality
  • Partitioning capability
  • Backward compatibility: up to 2 generations


LTO 6 Benefits

Improved Integration

LTO 6 tape drives also provide two generations backward read and write compatibility and one generation backward read compatibility.

Enhanced Security

256-bit data encryption help keeps data secure while not impacting back up or restore performance. In addition, LTO 6 is WORM capable letting companies like healthcare, financial, and government industries meet strict regulatory requirements.


Quantum’s LTO-6 tape drives use less power than LTO-5 drives, making a “greener” and more energy efficient solution.

Why Sell LTO 6?

Our e-waste initiative has been serving customers with recycling services since 1965. We Buy Used IT Equipment is a leader in the recycling industry our resources and techniques provide the best price for your LTO-6 tapes.

Security is one of the most important factors in our recycling process. We provide a certificate of data destruction which confirms that your organization complies with SOX, HIPPA, DOD, FACTA, GLBA, and other industry compliance agencies. You will be happy to know that we use high-security standards when recycling your LTO 6 cartridges. Secure data destruction of LTO 6 tapes is a top priority of We Buy Used IT Equipment. We used the industry’s best technology and techniques to securely erase your LTO 6 tapes!

Save time and money and let us buy your used LTO 6 tapes. We buy all types of LTO6 back up tapes, they are recertified and brought back to the data market. Contact us to see how easy it is to recycle your LTO 6 cartridges.

How Do I Sell LTO 6 Tapes?

  1. Send us your list. (include Brand, Quantity, and Condition)
  2. Our data supply experts will audit your LTO 6 tapes and make an offer.
  3. We pay shipping! (Including labels, trucks, and other security needs.)
  4. At our secure facility, tapes are held under 24-hour surveillance.
  5. Tapes are inspected and erased 100% of data.
  6. Certificate of Data Destruction provided along with payment.



Below is a list of LTO 6 tape cartridges we purchase.

LTO 6 Buyback


Part #ManufacturerDescription
29080IMATIONLTO-6 Ultrium Tape 2.5/5.0TB
62032TDKLTO-6 Ultrium Tape 2.5/5.0TB
229558MAXELLLTO-6 Ultrium Tape 2.5/5.0TB
16310732FUJILTO-6 Ultrium Tape 2.5/5.0TB
00V7590IBMLTO-6 Ultrium Tape 2.5/5.0TB
C7976AHPLTO-6 Ultrium Tape 2.5/5.0TB
LTX2500GSONYLTO-6 Ultrium Tape 2.5/5.0TB
MRL6MQN01QUANTUMLTO-6 Ultrium Tape 2.5/5.0TB
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