Hypertec FireStorm V2, 500GB Datasheet

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The Hypertec Firestorm range offers a broad selection of external storage drives with great additional features such as

256bit AES encryption, EMC Retrospect Express Backup & Disaster recovery, and HDDErase’s disc sanitisation functionality. High capacities and fantastic interface speeds are available in a variety of form factors ensuring a product to meet every requirement.

USB2.0 & eSATA with EMC Retrospect,

Truecrypt, HDDErase


• External HDD drive for business and home users.

• SATA interface speed of 3Gbps

• Available from 80GB - 2TB

• Backup, Encryption, Sanitisation software included

• Straightforward Plug & Play operation

• Tough and stylish aluminium casing

• Use to increase storage capacity, transfer files, or to

backup data

• Fast backups & smart, point-in-time restores

• Automated Disaster Recovery

• User-Friendly Wizards

•Instant or scheduled backups

• Data compression

• Auto device detection

• Progressive backups

• Up to 2TB storage space

• 3 year warranty

Fast Backups

Progressive, incremental backup means only new or edited data is added to the backup file, saving valuable time.

Smart Restores

EMC Retrospect can restore data to any point in time, even restoring the operating system and registry.

Automated Disaster Recovery

Restore a non-bootable Windows PC after a virus or other disaster, saving hours of reinstalling software and reconfiguring the computer.

Data Compression

Compressing data effectively increases the amount that can be stored on a single drive.

256bit AES Encryption

Supplied with SimpleCrypt and TrueCrypt to give the user a choice of encryption programmes to protect their data.

Disc Sanitisation

Securely erase all data on the hdd by accessing its internal secure erase command. This functionality is recognized by the US Government’s National Institute of Standards and

Technologies as equivalent to magnetically wiping a drive or physically destroying it.

Warranty & Support

As with all Hypertec solutions, the drive is fully tested and configured prior to shipping, and is backed up by a full 3 year warranty and lifetime technical support.

Please contact your account team for more information:

Hypertec Ltd t: 0870 243 5603 e: [email protected]

w: www.hypertec.co.uk


Contents: 1x Firestorm 3.5” hard disk unit

1x AC adapter

1x eSATA cable

1x USB data cable

1x product CD (manuals, software)

1x SATA to eSATA adapter



Transfer Rate:

Rotational Speed (rpm):

Hi-Speed USB Interface (USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 backward compatibility), eSATA.

80GB - 2TB

480Mbits/s with USB 2.0, 2400Mbits/s with eSATA.


Seek Time:

Cache Size:


80GB - 500GB: 8MB

750GB - 1TB: 16MB

1.5TB - 2TB: 32MB

Bus Powered?: No, AC adapter is supplied






Yes (no software to configure on Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS X)

Yes (pre-formatted for NTFS). Ask about Mac HFS+ formatting at time of order.

33mm x 117mm x 223mm


3 years

Software Supported on:

Encryption Software: Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64 (64-bit) Edition, Windows XP, Windows XP x64

(64-bit) Edition,Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64 (64-bit),

Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 x64 (64-bit), Windows 2000,

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

Backup Software:

Hardware Supported on:

System Requirements:

Windows XP, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows 2000 Professional,

Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Windows 98 SE/Me, Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later, including Mac OS X Panther

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista,

Mac OS 9.x, Mac OS X and greater

Linux with Kernel or above

PC or Mac with built-in powered USB interface

Intel Pentium II 350MHz-compatible processor or greater iMac®, Apple G3/G4/G5/Intel processor; minimum 32MB RAM

FCC/CE RoHS. This product is covered by our WEEE policy.


Environment Ratings:

Operating Temperature:

Storage Temperature:

Operation Humidity:

Storage Humidity:

0 o C ~ 70°

-20° o o C

C ~ 70° o C

10% ~ 90% RH

5% ~ 95% RH

Hard drives are pre-formatted as NTFS volumes. The drive can easily be re-formatted for HFS+ for Mac users. For more information about formatting, please refer to the User Manual or speak to your Hypertec representative to request alternative formatting at time of build.

Comments : 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less).

Truecrpyt Software Accreditations: PKCS #5 v2.0

FIPS 197

FIPS 198

FIPS 180-2

ISO/IEC 10118-3:2004

Please contact your account team for more information:

Hypertec Ltd t: 0870 243 5603 e: [email protected]

w: www.hypertec.co.uk


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