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HD-2XT Hard Drive & Tape Degausser
HD-2 Hard Drive & Tape Eraser
HD-2 Hard Drive Degausser
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HD-2XT Hard Drive & Tape Degausser

- High-speed with 10,000+ Gauss in ~7 seconds
- ensures no data can be recovered from hard drives and tape

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Reg. US: $3,975.00
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Product Code: HD-2

Transport Case for the HD-2 [Add $875.00]

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SCAN-1X Media Destruction Report Generator [Add $295.00]


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HD-2XT Hard Drive & Tape Degausser

The HD-2XT automatic degausser magnetically destroys all data on hard drives and generates a 10,000 gauss magnetic field to permanently erase all data from hard drives and tape in 7 seconds.

Ideal in office settings, this quiet operation desktop degausser erases high coercivity (magnetic) hard drives up to 1.25 inches in height, as well as the full range of tape cartridge media. Easy to use, simply place the media in the drawer. Closing the drawer automatically starts the degauss cycle.

The HD-2XT is designed to integrate with the exclusive IRONCLAD® Erasure and Destruction Verification System with JPG image capture for complete, permanent and verifiable data elimination. In addition we offer complete hard drive erasure with JPG images and reports of degaussed hard drives, providing the best audit trail and proof-of-erasure and destruction reports available.

Erasure Verification:

  • Exclusive to the HD-2XT, the LCD numerically displays the gauss level after each cycleBuilt-in field verification system and on-board diagnostics confirm the magnetic field strength of every erase cycle, ensuring complete erasure
  • LCD numerically displays gauss level after each cycle (standard)
  • IRONCLAD Integrated Auditing System generates the ultimate proof-of-erasure and destruction reports with JPG images of the media and numerical documentation of the gauss field strength (optional)
  • SCAN-1X Media Destruction Report software and scanner upgrade creates a media destruction report complete with date, time, user ID, serial number, and erasure verification of each degauss cycle (optional)

Degauss vs. Overwrite:

Overwriting is a method where a random pattern of usually "1" and "0" is written to every part of the drive, frequently three times, to obliterate the underlying data. The advantage of this method is the drive can be re-used. The disadvantages are: it takes a skilled operator to ensure the overwriting is done correctly; non-functioning sectors of the hard drive cannot be overwritten allowing data to remain on the drive; it takes a considerable amount of time-hours, and therefore electricity; and it is not regarded as failsafe, or permissible for the highest data security standards such as the NSA, CIA, or DoD.

Degaussing is the process of exposing the media to a strong magnetic field of sufficient strength to magnetically destroy the data. The advantages of degaussing are: a skilled operator is not required to operate a degausser; the magnetic field destroys the all data on the drive in approximately 1/10 of a second regardless of whether the drive is functioning or non-functioning; and degaussing is recognized by the NSA and DoD as an appropriate method of secure data destruction. The disadvantage of degaussing is the hard drive cannot be re-used.

After degaussing, the data on a degaussed hard drive simply no longer exists.


  • Economical and durable
  • Generates 10,000+ Gauss (1 Tesla) magnetic field for complete erasure of hard drives and tape
  • Complete data erasure in 7 seconds
  • LCD numerically displays gauss level after each cycle
  • Erases up to 1,920 (1.8 in.), 960 (2.5 in.), and 240 (3.5 in.) drives per hour
  • Destruction report capable
  • Upgradeable to IRONCLAD Erasure and Destruction Verification System
  • Erases working and non-working hard drives
  • Continuous duty - no cool down between cycles
  • Office quiet
  • Continuous duty - no cool down between cycles
  • CE certified, TAA compliant
  • Portable, lightweight (34 lbs)
Government Mandates:

The HD-2 will assist you in meeting compliance standards for government mandates requiring complete elimination of sensitive information stored on magnetic media prior to re-use or disposal including:

  • NIST SP 800-88r1
  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • DoD Up to Secret Classification
  • IRS 1075
  • PCI DSS 3.2 (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
  • HIPAA (Health Information Portability and Accountability Act)
  • PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act)
  • GLBA (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act)
  • CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act)
  • TAA
HD-2 Hard Drive Degausser Now Accepts 1.5" Drives