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Written by Olin Coles   
Monday, 10 March 2008
Table of Contents: Page Index
Honeywell SecuraDrive 80GB USB 1.8-Inch Pocket Drive
SecuraDrive Specifications
FM-HWS80U2 Closer Look
SecuraDrive Detailed Look
SecuraDrive Software
Test Methodology and Results
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

FM-HWS80U2 Specifications

High-capacity hard disks are always a popular item, and having this ability in a small form factor storage device makes for a win-win situation. SOYO built the Honeywell FM-HWS80U2 SecuraDrive using Samsung's Spinpoint N2 hard drive. This drive features very low power consumption, and when attached to portable PCs the low power feature can extend the battery lifetime approximately 20 hours compared to a 2.5" drive. Samsung's proprietary SilentSeek technology minimizes the acoustic noise level to 1.6 Bel, which is the industry's lowest level.

Model

FM-HWS80U2

FM-HWS120U2

FM-HWS160U2

Capacity

80GB*

120GB*

160GB*

Interface

Hi-Speed USB 2.0

Rotational Speed (RPM)

4200 RPM

MTBF

300,000 POH

2Disk

1.8 Bel

Interface Transfer Rate

Up to 480Mbits/s

Buffer Size

8 MB

Linear Shock
(Non-operating 1.0 ms)

1500G

Software

SecuraDriveTM Software (Windows only)
Driver for Windows 98 SE

Size

3.8 x 2.4 x 0.6 inch

Weight

5.1 oz

System requirements

Pentium III 350 MHz or higher / iMac, Apple G3/G4/G5/Intel processor
Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista / MAC OS X 10.2.8 or higher
64MB RAM, 128MB or higher recommended
USB 1.1 / 2.0 port

Assembled in

USA

Warranty

1 Year Limited Warranty

A rugged enclosure offers shock resistance up to 250G, and the Spinpoint N2 can resist an operating shock level of up to 600G. In addition, an optional free-fall sensor technology, which locks the head when it detects a drop, raises the shock coverage level to up to 1500G. This feature adds a higher degree of content protection for the Honeywell SecuraDrive, which is likely to be handled and transported in situations where dropping may occur.

Honeywell SecuraDrive USB Hi-Speed 1.8

The SecuraDrives' Spinpoint N2 80GB hard disk drive also includes a 4200rpm spindle speed, a CE ATA interface, and 8MB cache memory.

SecuraDrive Features

  • Protect your critical files from theft
  • Uses hardware & software password protection (PC only)
  • Metal alloy case dissipates heat and adds shock resistance
  • Bus-powered; No need for external power supply (USB power cord for low-power hubs)
  • Backup your confidential files, photos, or videos
  • UPC Code: 660475310013



 

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