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Toshiba reveal 2GB PCMCIA Type II HD

By dpreview staff on May 10, 2000 at 04:00 GMT

Here's one for all you Pro photographers with digital cameras which will take PCMCIA. Toshiba today announced a 55g (1.9 oz) PCMCIA Type II (5mm high) Hard Disk with a capacity of 2GB with a low power requirement of 0.5W @ 3.3V.

The same press release also outlines three new 2.5" hard disks (based on the same platter technology) with capacities of 6, 10 and 20GB.

Toshiba MK2001MPL Specifications

Type PCMCIA Type II Hard Disk
Capacity 2 GB
Transfer rate (ATA) 66.7MB/s (ATA/66 supported)
Transfer rate (PC Card) 5.2MB/s (IO mode) / 20MB/s (Memory mode)
Rotation speed 4200 rpm
Dimensions 54 x 85.6 x 5 mm (2.13 x 3.3 x 0.2 ")
Weight 55g (1.9 oz)
Non-operational shock resistance 1000 G

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