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Hitachi Microdrive 6GB Digital Media Hard Disk Drive

Hitachi Microdrive 6GB Digital Media Hard Disk Drive

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Hitachi Microdrive 6GB Digital Media Hard Disk Drive
Model: md6gb-bp (New)

Hitachi announces the Microdrive 3K6, a 3600 rpm, 1.0-inch hard disk drive designed to meet the needs of high-capacity, ultra-portable electronic devices.

With a maximum capacity of 6GB, the drive holds 50 percent more than its predecessor more photos, more music, more data in the same compact size.

The new Microdrive 3K6 delivers a higher data rate for improved performance and is available in an embedded version or as removable storage.

Optimized embedded design
The embedded Microdrive 3K6, configured with a True IDE interface, offers Ultra DMA high speed mode.

This compact, high-capacity Microdrive is a cost-effective, high-performance solution for handheld consumer electronics applications.

6GB maximum capacity in a 1.0-inch hard drive
Removable storage for portable handheld devices
Industry standard CF+ Type II interface
Available with PC Card Type II adapter
High performance disk storage
Low power consumption
RoHS compliant

Features and Benefits:

6GB maximum capacity
6000 digital photos (1MB each)
1.5 hours DV-quality MPEG-2 video, or 8 hours MPEG-4 video
1,500 - 3000 songs
42.8 x 36.4 x 5.0 mm 16g
High-capacity, portable storage in a package the size of a matchbook.
200G operating shock
2000G non-operating shock
Exceptional ruggedness to withstand tougher handling and improve portability
CF+ Type II
Flexibility to support removable designs
Sustained data rate up to 9.4MB/sec
30% better than prior generation
Faster download of files
Specifications Back to Top
Configuration Interface: CF+ Type II
Capacity (GB)1: 6
Sector size (bytes): 512
Disks: 1
Areal density (Gbits/sq.inch, max): 78
Performance Data buffer (KB): 128
Rotational speed (rpm): 3600
Latency (average ms): 8.33
Media transfer rate (max. Mbits/sec): 67 125
Interface transfer rate (max. MB/sec): 33 Ultra DMA mode-2 (True-IDE mode)
Sustained data rate (MB/sec): 4.9 - 9.4
Seek time (read, typical):
Average (ms): 12
Track to track (ms) 1
Full track (ms) 24
Power-on to ready (sec): 1.0
Reliability Error rate (non-recoverable): < 1 per 1.0 E 13 bits transferred
Load/unload cycles :300,000
Power Requirement +3.3VDC / +5VDC (5%)
Current (write) 230mA / 280mA
Current (standby) 13mA / 15mA

Dimensions Height (mm): 5 +0 / -0.10
Width (mm): 42.80/0.10
Depth (mm): 36.40/0.15
Weight (avg. g): 16

Environmental characteristics
Operating Ambient temperature: 0 to 70 C (70 deg. C top cover temperature)
Relative humidity (non-condensing): 8% to 90%
Maximum wet bulb (non-condensing): 29.4 C
Shock (half sine wave): 200 G/2ms
Random Vibration (RMS): 0.67 G (5 - 500Hz)
Vibration (swept sine): 1.0 G 0 - Peak

Non-operating Ambient temperature: -40 to 70 C
Relative humidity (non-condensing): 5% - 95%
Maximum wet bulb (non-condensing): 40 C
Shock (half sine wave): 2000 G/1ms
Random Vibration (RMS): 3.01 G (5 to 500 Hz)
Vibration (swept sine): NA
Acoustics (Bels, Idle (Typical)): 1.8
RoHS Compliant4: Yes

Specifications subject to change without notice.
1 GB equals one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity; accessible capacity may be less.
2 Total SRAM is 320KB, 192KB used for firmware
3 Measured at top cover
4 RoHS refers to the European Union Directive 2002/ 95/EC on the restriction of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb

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