Armor A70 : Waterproof Portable Hard Drive from Silicon Power

Apr 1, 2010

Silicon Power has announced a new Water, Pressure, Vibration and Dust Proof portable hard drive. Called Armor A70, the new portable hard drive is in compliance with US military grade MIL-STD-810F 516.5 procedure IV (Transit drop test). In addition to its abilities to withstand most shock and vibration forces, it is also in compliance with IEC529 IPX7 waterproof tests!

Armor A70 Portable Hard Drive

The water, pressure, vibration, shock and dust proof Armor A70 is perfect for people constantly on the move. It is ready for any unexpected situations such as rain, liquid-spillage or accidental drops. It is the best companion for an ultimate road warrior! It is designed with a delicate cable storage mechanism to better support its plug and play functionality.

Armor A70 comes with a LED status indicator light and is compatible with USB 2.0 standards, featuring a maximum transfer bandwidth of 480Mb/sec. It comes with Silicon Power’s free SP Widget software that has 7 major protection and backup utilities. In addition, Silicon Power will also throw in NIS (Norton Internet Security) software (60 day trial version).

Available in 250GB, 320GB, 500GB and 640GB storage capacities, Armor A70 also comes with a 2-year warranty.

Armor A70 features:

  • In compliance with IEC529 IPX7 water proof test
  • In compliance with US military grade MIL-STD-810F 516.5 procedures IV (Transit drop test)
  • Dust and pressure proof
  • Delicate cable storage design
  • Ultra storage capacity and high speed transfer (480Mbits/sec)

Armor A70 specifications:

  • Dimension: 139.45 x 85.7 x 18.1mm
  • Weight: 250 grams
  • Interface: USB 2.0 / 1.1
  • Transfer speed: Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0 Mode) Max. 12 Mbps (USB 1.1 Mode)"
  • Power requirement: DC5V (power supplied through USB)
  • Supported operating systems: Windows 7, Windows Vista, WinXP, Win2000, Mac 10.3.X above, Linux 2.6.X above
  • Operation temperature: 5°C~ 55°C
  • Storage temperature: -40°C~ 70°C
  • Capacities: 640GB, 500GB, 320GB, 250GB
  • Colors: Mysterious red / black
  • 2-year warranty

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