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Fujitsu Introduces New 2.5" Mobile Hard Disk Drives With Up To 80GB in Storage- New line offers range of storage capacities for a variety of applications -
Tokyo, March 10, 2003 -- Fujitsu Limited today announced the global introduction of its new MHT series of 2.5" mobile hard disk drives, with capacities ranging up to 80GB. The sales launch of this series starts today.
Fujitsu's new MHT series boasts the industry's highest level of areal density at 10.7Gbit/cm² (69.3Gbit/in²) and a maximum storage capacity of 80GB (40GB per platter). The series is available in a wide range of capacities -- 20, 30, 40, 60, and 80GB -- to suit a variety of needs, ranging from mobile computing devices and in-car systems to digital home electronics applications.
The MHT series employs new GDT (Glass Direct Texture) Media* enabling nearly a 30% increase in areal density of up to 10.7Gbit/cm² (69.3Gbit/in²) and up to 40GB per platter while improving media resolution and noise reduction resulting in improved data integrity.
- *GDT Media:
- A new type of media incorporating a new glass disk
texturing process which dramatically increases the electro-
magnetic conversion properties in achieving greater areal
- 10 million units
- Capacity:20 / 30 / 40 / 60 / 80GB
- Number of platters:1 / 2
- Number of heads:2 / 3 / 4
- Spindle speed:4200 rpm
- Media transfer rate (max):41.1MB/s
- Data transfer rate:100MB/s
- Maximum areal density:10.7Gbit/cm² (69.3Gbit/in²)
- Operating shock:225G (2ms)
- Non-operating shock:900G (1ms)
- Buffer size:2MB
- Acoustic noise (idle):2.3 Bels
- Voltage requirements:+5V ±5%
- Power consumption
- - read/write (typ):2.0W (read) / 2.1W (write)
- - standby (typ):0.25W
- - idle (typ): 0.65W
- Average seek time:12ms
- Weight:99g or lower
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting technologies, high-reliability/performance computing and telecommunications platforms, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts make Fujitsu uniquely positioned to unleash the infinite possibilities of the broadband Internet to help its customers succeed. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5 trillion yen (about US$38 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com/
Ayami Shigematsu, Scott Ikeda
Fujitsu Limited, Public & Investor Relations
Tel: +81-3-3215-5259 (Tokyo)
Fujitsu Limited, Storage Products Group
For more information, see: http://hdd.fujitsu.com
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