A-DATA Unveils the First Waterproof & Shock Resistant SSD

premiumgfx - October 4, 2009 04:33AM in Storage / Hard Drives

Taiwan based DRAM memory manufacturer, A-DATA has announced the first waterproof and shock resistant portable SSD, the HDD SH93 designed with consumers such as students and travelers in mind. The SH93 includes a rubber and plastic cushioning material to protect it from the elements previously mentioned: water and force. It can survive being under 1m of water for 30 minutes and has passed the military-grade MIL-STD-810F drop test ensuring that data is protected from the elements. The USB cord can also be be clipped onto the hard drive for convenient data accessibility. The HDD SH93 will be available in 250GB, 320GB, 500GB and 640GB variants in a glossy yellow finish. The HDD SH93 includes a three year warranty, the opportunity to download A-DATA's HDDtoGO software (with no registration), and a free 60-day trial of Norton Internet Security 2009 (after registration). There is no word yet on availability or pricing of the HDD SH93.