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Dave Leahy
Tandberg LTO drive (LTO 3503) / Thunderbolt
on Feb 10, 2016 at 7:37:55 am

Good Morning

I have a barely used Tandberg LTO drive (LTO 3503) and am wondering is there something I can use to connect it to a brand new macbook?


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Tim Jones
Re: Tandberg LTO drive (LTO 3503) / Thunderbolt
on Feb 10, 2016 at 5:57:33 pm

It is a SAS, pSCSI, or Fibre-Channel version?

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Neil Sadwelkar
Re: Tandberg LTO drive (LTO 3503) / Thunderbolt
on Feb 20, 2016 at 1:15:27 pm
Last Edited By Neil Sadwelkar on Feb 20, 2016 at 1:16:27 pm

From Tandberg's site, the LTO3503 is a SCSI external LTO-4 drive.
To connect, you'll need a SCSI card, and a cable.

And that card has to go inside a Thunderbolt-PCIe case. And be supported by your MacOSX.

Some cards here
http://www.scsi4me.com/scsi_hba-controller-cards_for-macs.html

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Tim Jones
Re: Tandberg LTO drive (LTO 3503) / Thunderbolt
on Feb 22, 2016 at 3:05:54 am

... and, there are no pSCSI HBA's that work in a Thunderbolt environment. We're tried to hack an ATTO UL5D, but no luck.

The last working pSCSI solution that we can get consistent functionality is the ATTO UL5D in a Mac Pro running OS X 10.5.8. The drivers simply either don't work and are ignored if you force load them, or actually cause a boot-time crash under 10.9+

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Dave Leahy
Re: Tandberg LTO drive (LTO 3503) / Thunderbolt
on Mar 11, 2016 at 3:28:06 pm

thanks for reply it is a

Tandberg 3503-LTO
Product No EB656B#351


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