Toshiba Makes 100GB 1.8-Inch HDD

Toshiba 100GB 1.8-Inch HDD

Toshiba Corp. today announced a 1.8-inch hard disk drive that packs 100GB. With this, Toshiba claims to have the industry’s largest commercially available capacity in a 1.8-inch hard disk drive.

The tiny hard disk, labeled MK1011GAH, has two mini-platters and 4 heads in a 54 x 71 x 8mm package that weighs only 59g. It has a seek time of 15ms, data transfer rate of 100MBps and rotational speed of 4200 RPM.

The best part is it consumes only 0.003 Watt per GB, an energy consumption efficiency that complies with Japan’s energy conservation law.

Toshiba said the new HDD meets the needs for enhanced, lightweight storage capacities and will support the development of future generations of smaller, lighter, more powerful mobile PC. In the personal digital media market, the new drive’s unrivaled capacity will support storage of multiple data sources, including home video and movies, and will bring users improved functionality.

[Site: ToshibaCorp]

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

VINTAGE MIRANDA SOLIGOR  35mm f/1.9 CAMERA 50mm LENS w/ LEATHER CASE No. 557516 picture
VINTAGE MIRANDA SOLIGOR 35mm f/1.9 CAMERA 50mm LENS w/ LEATHER CASE No. 557516
Vintage MIRANDA D 35MM SLR FILM CAMERA WITH SOLIGOR 50MM /1:1.9 LENS with case picture
Vintage MIRANDA D 35MM SLR FILM CAMERA WITH SOLIGOR 50MM /1:1.9 LENS with case
Soligor MC Wide-Auto Lens 28mm No. 3789168 picture
Soligor MC Wide-Auto Lens 28mm No. 3789168
SOLIGOR ZOOM LENS F 80-200MM C/D 1/3.5 picture
SOLIGOR ZOOM LENS F 80-200MM C/D 1/3.5
Vintage Soligor Telephoto Camera Lens f=180mm I:3.5 H54939 Untested Vivitar Cap picture
Vintage Soligor Telephoto Camera Lens f=180mm I:3.5 H54939 Untested Vivitar Cap