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HP RDX 500GB Removable Disk Cartridge (Q2042A)
Flexibly meet your budget and capacity requirements with HP RDX removable disk cartridges. Scaling capacity is a simple matter of adding cartridges. The HP RDX docking station will work with all current and future higher capacity cartridges Flexibly meet your budget and capacity requirements with a choice of 160 GB, 320 GB 500 GB or 750 GB removable disk cartridges. The HP RDX Removable Disk Backup System will work with all current and future higher capacity cartridges so the system is fully multi-generational.
Backup data at fast hard drive speeds (up to 108 GB/hr) and restore critical files in seconds instead of hours with random disk access.
Backup using drag and drop file access which makes backup simple and convenient. Scheduled backups are supported through support for leading backup software. For a hands free backup experience use the HP StorageWorks RDX Removable Disk Backup System and HP RDX Continuous Data Protection Software.
Technical specifications
Storage capacity
500 GB Raw; 1 TB Compressed 2:1
Data transfer rate
30 MB/sec; Sustained native; 60 MB/sec; Sustained compressed 2:1; 480 MB/sec; Burst
Data access time
15 Milliseconds
Supported file systems
FAT32, NTFS, ext2, ext3
Load/unload cycles
5000; Minimum
Mean time between failures
500,000 Hours @100% duty cycle
Uncorrected error rate
1 error per 10^14 bits read
Hard disk drive speed
5400 rpm
Form factor
Cartridge non-operating drop shock
RDX 160GB, RDX 320GB, RDX 500GB, RDX 1TB - 1 m, 39.4 in (3 feet) drop to tile over concrete floor
LED indicators
Green cartridge is ready; Blinking Green Activity (reading, writing, seeking); Amber Fault detected
Operating environment
Operating temperature range
5 to 45 C
Storage temperature range
-40 to 65 C
Sine vib 0.25G peak, 3-200 Hz (operational), random vib 1.54G RMS (non operational)
Dimensions and weight
Product dimensions (W x D x H)
20.29 x 13.51 x 8.51 cm
Product weight
0.35 kg
What's included
Warranty standard statement
What's in the box
500 GB RDX Disk Cartridge
Drive compatibility
HP Storage Media
Drive compatibility url

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