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Toshiba MK6028GAL


$110.00 Released October, 2008

Product Shot 1 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

Specifications

  • 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
  • Dimensions:
    •  Height: 0.19" (5mm)
    • Width: 2.12" (54mm)
    • Depth: 2.79" (71mm)
    • Weight: 1.69 oz (48g)

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    works with most iPods, just needs to be "restored" with iTunes after installation

  • 1

    works silently, no noticeable vibrations

  • 1

    very light weight, can barely feel it

  • 1

    doesn't drain the batteries much, low power usage in general

  • 1

    very responsive, finds what its looking for quickly

  • 1

    generates almost no heat, even after prolonged use

Cons
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    most small devices aren't built to be easily opened, can take some effort

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