Imation BlackWatch 3590 10GB Data Cartridge

Item#:  I103-5006  | Model#: 43832

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See for yourself why enterprise class data centers worldwide choose Imation Black Watch™ 3590/3590E Tape Cartridges for maximum reliability between drive and media. Proven quality, reliability and performance, just what you need to manage, store and secure your valuable data.


  • Substrate: PET
  • Thickness:
    Substrate 0.56 mils nominal (14.2 microns)
    Total 0.63 mils nominal (16.0 microns)
  • Length: 1,050 feet nominal (320 meters)
  • Durability:
    Long Length:
      Test mode of 400 full, file read-while-write passes
    Short Length:
      Test mode of 120,000+, read-forward passes
  • Intrinsic Coercivity (Hc) with time constant of 0.3 seconds:
    1,625 Oersteds (129.3 kA/m) +- 75 Oe using VSM
  • Toxicity: Non-hazardous to human health in anticipated use
  • Flammability: Self-extinguished per UL94
  • Leader Block Loading/Unloading: Minimum of 5,000 load/unloads
  • Cartridge Drop Test: Suitable for single use after drop of up to 39.4 inches (1m)


  • Individual capacity of 10GB (uncompressed) with performance that won't let you down
  • Proprietary backcoating that ensures your valuable data stays safe
  • Advanced metal particulate media formulation for long-lasting, high-quality recording
  • Certified 128-track recording capability for precise data reading/writing & proper tracking for the entire length of tape
  • Servo writing excellence — Imation continues to lead advancements in servo technology
  • Imation certified — every cartridge tested to ensure uncompromising reliability
  • Durability — cartridge ruggedness ensures consistent performance to protect your data
  • Compatible with IBM 3590 H, 3590 E & 3590 B Model drives
  • Manufactured by: Imation
    Warranty provided by: Imation
    UPC No: 051111438329
    Mfg Part No: 43832
  • Box Size: ( Length:6, Width:5, Depth:1)
    Shipping Weight: 0.3500 pound(s)
    Dimensional Weight: 1pounds

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