LTO-9 tape drive capable of reading and writing to LTO-9 and LTO-8 media; no LTO-7 (M8) media support. For use with Scalar i3 libraries. Does not include licenses for Advanced Control Path Failover or Encryption. Compatible with Scalar Key Manager and Third-Party encryption key managers. Maximum of three drives per module. Does not include SAS cables. Tape drive requires mini-SAS-HD 8644 connector on the SAS cable. Customer installable, but onsite tape drive installation (LSC33-NTD1-000x) is recommended.