Released October, 2008
The Pros:Works with most iPods, just needs to be "restored" with iTunes after installation. Works silently, no noticeable vibrations. Very light weight, can barely feel it.
The Cons:Most small devices aren't built to be easily opened, can take some effort.
The Toshiba MK6028GAL is a low-end hard drive designed for average consumers looking for a large quantity of storage space with a very small body form factor. Toshiba claims that the slim 1.8" drive can be used with "portable media devices, handheld PC's and PDA's, wearable computers and laptops".
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The MK6028GAL features an ATA-7 interface with a 60GB total storage capacity which utilizes perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) to store information and data. The Toshiba MK6028GAL hard drive is very lightweight (48 grams), has a low total power consumption, and has a 15ms average data seek time.
How much can the drive hold?
- Music: Up to 40,000 songs
- Video: Up to 200 hours total
- Photos: Can store up to 3,000 photos
- Data Storage: 60GB
- Heads: 16
- Cylinders: 16,383
- User Sectors: 63
- Data Transfer Rate
- Buffer to host (PIO): 16.6MB/sec
- Buffer to host (Ultra DMA): 100MB/sec
- Maximum Internal: 199.9 - 389.5 Mbits/sec
- Seek Time
- Track to track: 3ms
- Average: 15ms
- Maximum: 26ms
- Voltage: 3.3V
- Energy Consumption Efficiency: 0.005W/GB
- Rotational Speed: 4200RPM
- Average Latency: 7.14ms
- Interface: ATA-7
- Buffer: 2mb
- Estimated Product Life: 5 years or 20,000 power ON hours
- Height: 0.19" (5mm)
- Width: 2.12" (54mm)
- Depth: 2.79" (71mm)
- Weight: 1.69 oz (48g)
User Reviews (1)
works with most iPods, just needs to be "restored" with iTunes after installation
works silently, no noticeable vibrations
very light weight, can barely feel it
doesn't drain the batteries much, low power usage in general
very responsive, finds what its looking for quickly
generates almost no heat, even after prolonged use
most small devices aren't built to be easily opened, can take some effort
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