PDS-75 Hard Drive Destroyer
The Proton Hard Drive Destroyer PDS-75 model, stands out as a beacon of hope in this realm. Designed to obliterate hard drives swiftly and securely, it's a tool that every organization should consider. But what makes it so special?
Rapid and Reliable Destruction
Imagine being in an emergency situation where there's no electric power, and you need to destroy sensitive data immediately. That's where the PDS-75 shines. It's not just about destruction; it's about doing it quickly and reliably. With a cycle time of less than 8 seconds, you can be assured that your data won't fall into the wrong hands.
Affordability and Versatility: a Combo Hard to Beat
Whether you're a government agency or a commercial entity, budget constraints are real. The PDS-75 doesn’t just offer top-notch performance; it does so without burning a hole in your pocket. Plus, with its customization options, it can be tailored to fit any location or application.
The Importance of Degaussing
Before you go about crushing those hard drives, there's a step you shouldn't miss: degaussing. It's the only way to ensure that data on hard drives and storage tapes is completely unrecoverable. And guess what? The PDS-75 pairs perfectly with a Proton degausser, making it a formidable duo in data destruction.
Manual Hard Drive Crusher: Simplicity at its Best
The PDS-75 isn't just about brute force; it's about doing it the right way. As an NSA listed hard drive crusher, it's designed with precision. The manual operation might sound old-school, but it offers simplicity and effectiveness. Insert the hard drive, use the handle, and voila! The hard drive is bent, the platters are broken, and the data is gone for good.
Green Energy Solution: Because We Care
In today's world, being eco-friendly isn't just a choice; it's a responsibility. The PDS-75 doesn't just destroy hard drives; it does so while being a "green" energy-saving solution. It's a win-win!
Features that Set the PDS-75 Apart
- Compact Design: Easily portable and deployable, making it perfect for on-the-go situations.
- Emergency Ready: Designed for scenarios where power might be unavailable.
- User-Friendly: Comes with a holder for laptop supports and offers versatile mounting options.
- Maintenance-Free: No messy fluids, external components, or calibrations to worry about.
- Warranty: An 18-month parts and labor warranty ensures peace of mind.
- Rear output slide:
- Standard design: Hard drives are removed from the front.
- Custom feature: Enables ejection of hard drives from the back.
- Benefit: Allows direct discharge into disposal bins, reducing manual handling.
- Rackmountable Slide-out Shelf:
- Designed for: Standard 19″ EIA racks.
- Function: Lets users store the destroyer when not in use and easily access it when needed.
- Benefit: Frees up valuable table-top space.
- Note: Comes with the Mount Kit.
- Mount Kit:
- Purpose: Provides flexibility in mounting the drive destroyer.
- Suitable for: Various surfaces like carts, truck floors, racks, and more.
- Deployment Case:
- Type: Sturdy Pelican® Case equipped with wheels.
- Special feature: Custom insert tailored for the destroyer.
|Weight:||49 lbs (22 kg)|
|Dimensions:||9.25" (23.5 cm) D x 7.25" (18.4 cm) W x 16.5" (41.9 cm) H|
|Cycle Time:||8 seconds or less (dependent on operator)|
|Media Destroyed:||Handles all 3.5-inch Form Factor Drives including .65-inch, 1-inch and 1.65-inch high drives.|
Handles 2.5-inch Laptop hard drives with Laptop Holder
Handles SSD (Not NSA evaluated for SSD) drives in 3.5 Form Factor and 2.5 Form Factor with the Laptop Holder
|Options:||Rear Output Option; Rackmountable Slide-out Shelf Option (for 19" EIA racks, 10" to 28" deep) (Includes Slides); Universal Screw Mounting Kit; Deployment Case with wheels|
|Destruction Method:||Bends/breaks platter, damages heads, motor and circuit board|
|Maintenance:||Occasional vacuuming of debris drawer and internal housing|
|Manual Operator Exertion:||Typical Commercial Drives (3.5”) – Typically 4 lbs. exertion|
Hardened (Heavy Shielded) (3.5”) – Typically 12 lbs. exertion
|Warranty:||1 year with extended warranty available. Lifetime warranty on bender|