Logitec presents hard disk drive destroying devices

Logitec presents hard disk drive destroying devices

Hard disk drives often store sensitive information and when selling or simply retiring one such device it is of utmost importance that you destroy all data. Some people prefer to format the drive, erasing all existing bits there, others use various software programs that do the same but in many cases retrieving the information in there is still possible. How about destroying the hard drive, then?

Logitec-HDB-20V_s

This is exactly what the people at Logitec suggest you do. This Japanese company, which by the way has nothing to do with the Swiss peripherals maker Logitech, has designed two devices that literally destroy hard drives. The devices are called HDB-15 and HDB-20V and belong to the company’s CrushBox line of such devices. They also meet all Japanese and US destruction standards, accordingly. They follow the same operating principles – just place the hard drive that you want to destroy inside one of these two devices and then press the handle. Logitec suggests that you press the handle at least 20 times to get the result that you want. The two machines operate in a slightly different way, though – the Japanese version bends one of the sides of the hard drive and drills a hole right into it, while the US version of the machine crushes the hard drive right in the middle.

hard_drive_1_s

hard_drive_2_s

The HDB-15 and HDB-20V sell for USD 1500 and USD 2000, respectively, which is a lot for home users but this money isn’t that much for banks, corporations and other companies that work with sensitive information. One of the main perks of these devices is that they do not rely on electrical power since they feature all mechanical parts inside but if you do not feel like using your hands Logitec is ready to sell you similar devices with electrical motors inside. If you are interested in these two CrushBox devices, you can order them now on the web page of this Japanese company. By the way they can also destroy optical drives and smartphones, thanks to adapters that you can find inside the package of each machine.

Source: Hwp.ru

Related posts

Crucial debuts regular and Ballistix Sport DDR4 memory

Crucial debuts regular and Ballistix Sport DDR4 memory

The Crucial Ballistix memory has been with us for many years, coming in various forms and capacities. Starting now, fans of the brand can purchase Ballistix DDR4 memory modules too as well as regular Crucial DDR4 memory. The new regular Crucial DDR4 memory runs at 2133 MHz, while the...

Sony working on new smartphone

Sony working on new smartphone

Despite recent online rumors that Sony might soon end its smartphone business, the acclaimed Japanese company has decided to launch at least one more model. The device does not have an official name as of now but we know that it will have a 5.2-inch display thanks to details seen in Geekbench...

Zalman debuts FX70 CPU cooler

The famous cooling solutions manufacturer Zalman has announced a new universal passive CPU cooler known as FX70. The FX70 catches attention thanks to its usage of unusual heat sink fins. There are 15 of them and they all carry the Twist codename, which means they have been specifically...

Leave a comment