Hitachi Travelstar 15GN - 15.0GB 4200RPM Ultra ATA-100Mb/s 512MB Cache 2.5" 9.5mm Laptop Hard Drive - IC25N015ATDA04-0


Warranty90 Day Warranty
AvailabilityYes - Ships in 1 to 2 Days
ManufacturerIBM / Hitachi Global Storage Technology
SeriesTravelstar 15GN
UPC CodeDoes Not Apply

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity15.0 GB
Spindle Speed4200 RPM Fluid Dynamic (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer512 MB Intelligent Caching
Advanced FormatNo - 512 Sector Size (Bytes)
Form Factor2.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive
InterfacePATA (EIDE Ultra-DMA ATA-5)
Interface SpeedUltra DMA Mode-5 - ATA 100MB/sec
Data Transfer Rateup to 100MB/sec Host to/from Drive (Sustained)
Interface ConnectorPATA (44-Pin Signal/Power and 4-Pin Jumper)
Recording TechnologyPerpendicular Giant Magnetoresistive Recording (GMR) Technology
Life Expectancy150,000 Hours MTTF (Mean Time To Failures) / 20,000 Power on Hours
Workload Rating< 30 TB/yr (Workload Rate Limit) / 300,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 180Gs / 2ms - Non Operating: 800Gs / 1ms (half sine wave)
EncryptionNo - Standard Model
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 100.5mm x 70.0mm x 9.5mm
Part Number07N6712
ClassificationMainstream Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 15GB
  • 4200RPM Rotational Speed Motor
  • Read Multiple and Write Multiple Command Support
  • Optimized Pico Slider Design
  • Intelligent Caching Technology
  • Full Track Multiple Sector Transfer Technology
  • Hitachi Voltage Efficiency Regulator Technology (HiVERT)
  • Perpendicular Giant Magnetoresistive Recording (GMR) Technology
  • 300,000 Load/Unload Cycles for Data Integrity
  • Enhanced Adaptive Battery Life Extender (ABLE) Technology
  • TrueTrack Servo Technology
  • Thermal Fly Height Control Technology
  • Enhanced Error Correction Code (ECC) Technology
  • Staggered Spin-Up Technology
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

IBM Travelstar 15GN Hard Drives

IBM continues its tradition of mobile storage leadership with the IBM Travelstar 48GH, 30GN and 15GN hard drives. The Travelstar 15GN representing the third generation family of 4200RPM mobile drives is the industry's first 15GB notebook hard disk drive employing Three disks in a 9.5mm high design.

The innovative hard drive design combines Fluid Dynamic Bearings (FDB) motor technology, an ATA-100 interface, IBM giant magnetoresistive (GMR) head technology, Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML) digital channel, a head/unload feature, and Enhanced Adaptive Battery Life Extender (ABLE) 3.0. This design provides exceptional quitness, storage capacity, performance, power management, quility and reliability required by today's notebook systems. As a result, the new IBM Travelstar drives are well suited for demanding, high capacity Internet, digital audio, video streaming, and real time multimedia applications whether users are in the office or on the road.

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