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Toshiba Launches High Capacity Hard Disk Drives for Surveillance Applications
Associated Press
2014-05-13 11:01 AM

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 12, 2014--Toshiba Corporation 's (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced the launch of the MD03ACA-V series, high-capacity hard disk drives (HDD) for surveillance applications. Toshiba's purpose-built line of 3.5-inch HDDs are available in capacities up to 4 TB [1]. The 6Gbit/s SATA drives spin at 7,200rpm and support the industry-standard 512B sector lengths with rotational vibration (RV) compensation to keep performance under multiple HDD configuration, making the MD03ACA-V series suited for customers looking for 24/7 video surveillance storage. Mass production shipment in the Japanese market starts from this month.

Toshiba: High Capacity Hard Disk Drive for Surveillance Applications (Photo: Business Wire)

The robust design of the MD03ACA-V series provides storage to various video recorders, including surveillance digital video recorders (SDVR), surveillance network video recorders (SNVR) and Hybrid SDVR, delivering 24/7 operation with a mean time to failure (MTTF) of 1 million hours. With up to 4TB of storage, Toshiba's MD03ACA-V enables support for higher resolution data streams, addresses the need for longer surveillance video retention periods, multi-streaming capabilities, wider temperature resistance and uninterrupted write applications.

Notes [1] Definition of capacity: Toshiba defines a megabyte (MB) as 1,000,000 bytes, a gigabyte (GB) as 1,000,000,000 bytes and a terabyte (TB) as 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB = 2 30 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system, such as Microsoft Operating System and/or pre-installed software applications, or media content. Actual formatted capacity may vary.

Follow this link for more on this product. http://www.semicon.toshiba.co.jp/eng/product/storage/built-in/specialty/index.html

Customer Inquiries: Storage Products Division Tel: +81-3-3457-2445

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems, escalators and elevators; and home appliances.

Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

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CONTACT: Media Inquiries:

Toshiba Corporation

Semiconductor & Storage Products Company

Koji Takahata, +81-3-3457-4963

semicon-NR-mailbox@ml.toshiba.co.jp

KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA CANADA JAPAN

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT HARDWARE SECURITY SEMICONDUCTOR

SOURCE: Toshiba Semiconductor & Storage Products Company

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