The maker of various memory solutions Silicon Power has introduced the new Armor A85/A85M external rugged hard drive that promises to keep your data safe no matter the external conditions.
To do just that the new Armor A85/A85M hard drive comes in a stylish aluminum chassis that measures 132.5 x 92.3 x 25.9 mm and weighs 298-354 grams (depending on capacity). The chassis meets or exceeds all US military MIL-STD 810G Method 516.6 Procedure IV requirements and has IP68 protection. This means that the new Silicon Power Armor A85M hard drive can work at temperatures that range from +5 degrees Celsius to +55 degrees Celsius and you can store it at temps between -40°C and +70°C. In addition you can submerge the hard drive in water at depths of up to 1.5 meters for up to 1 hour and it can survive drops from 1.2 meters with no problems.
The new Silicon Power Armor A85M hard drive is available in capacities of 500 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB and sports a high-speed USB 3.0 interface, as we as power and data transmission LEDs. The drive gets all its power from the USB connector so there are no additional cables. Finally there’s SP Widget software that allows owners to create copies of the hard drive data just in case.
The new hard drive comes with a 3-year warranty. No word on pricing as of now.
Source: Silicon Power