Toshiba Mobile HDD - 120GB 4200RPM ZIF Ultra-ATA 100Mb/sec 8MB Cache 1.8" 5mm Laptop Hard Drive - MK1231GAL


Warranty1 Year Warranty
AvailabilityYes - Ships in 1 to 2 Days
ManufacturerToshiba Corporation
SeriesToshiba MKxx31GAL 1.8-inch Mobile HDD
UPC CodeDoes Not Apply

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity120 GB
Spindle Speed4200 RPM Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motor
Cache Buffer8 MB Intelligent DRAM Caching
Advanced FormatNo - 512 Sector Size (Bytes)
Form Factor1.8 Inch Internal Hard Drive
InterfacePATA (EIDE Ultra-DMA ATA-6)
Interface SpeedDMA Mode-5 Ultra ATA-6 100MB/sec (max) to/from Host
Data Transfer Rateup to 100 Mbytes per second - (max) to/from Buffer
Interface ConnectorZIF CE PATA 40-pin Connector (zero-insertion force)
Recording TechnologyPerpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
Life Expectancy20,000 Power On Hours (POH) / 5 Years Component Design Life
Workload Rating300,000 Hours MTBF (Mean Time Before Failures) / 600,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 500Gs / 2ms - Non Operating: 1500Gs / 2ms (half sine wave)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 71.0mm x 54.0mm x 5.0mm
Part NumberHDD1811, HDD1813
ClassificationMainstream Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 120GB
  • 4200 RPM Rotational Speed Motor
  • Dynamic DRAM Read Ahead Caching Technology
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Internal Shock Sensor
  • Ultra Quiet Silent Seek Technology
  • Closed Loop Actuator Servo with Auto Lock
  • Revolving Voice Coil Motor (VCM) for Actuator
  • Advanced Power Management Technology
  • Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
  • Read Multiple and Write Multiple Command Support
  • Thermal Fly Height Control (TFC) Technology
  • Full-Track Multiple-Sector Transfer Capability
  • On-the-Fly Error-Correction Algorithms
  • MTBF of 300,000 Hours
  • Staggered Spin-up Technology
  • Multi Zone Recording Technology
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

Toshiba MKxx31GAL 1.8-inch Mobile HDD Series

Offering up to 240GB in the 1.8-inch form factor, the Toshiba MKxx31GAL/GAH hard disk drive series provides industry leading storage solutions for compact and handheld applications using the Parallel ATA interface. The MKxx31GAL line features two single platter, 5 millimeter high 80 and 120GB models, while the high end, MK2431GAH uses 2 platters in an 8 millimeter tall package to achieve 240GB in storage capacity. The media design and low power consumption options make the MKxx31GAL/GAH drives suitable for integration into portable media players, digital video camcorders and Linux based, ultra portable PC applications. The 1.8 inch series represents Toshiba’s commitment to enhancing the environmental soundness of its products by eliminating certain hazardous and toxic substances used in the drive components, as well as enhancing the power efficiency of all new hard drives designed and produced by Toshiba since late 2008.

   Key Features

  • Extremely Quiet 4200 RPM Spindle Motor
  • Low Power Consumption
  • High Shock Tolerance
  • 1.8-inch HDD features a ZIF PATA (ATA-100) Interface
  • Exceptionally High Quality, Reliability and Performance
  • Ideal for the Most Demanding Mobile Computing Applications

   Best Fit Applications

  • Laptops
  • Notebooks
  • Portable Media Players
  • Digital Video Camcorders
  • Tablets
  • Netbooks
  • External Storage
  • Consumer Electronics
  • GPS Navigation Systems
  • Mobile Applications
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