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Subject: Re: HDD with NO moving parts?
From: Rocker (rocker_at_shaw.ca)
Date: 2004-06-30


Wow! It's just getting better and better eh?

Cheers & thanks...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "rinty" <rinty_at_freeuk.com>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 7:49 PM
Subject: RE: HDD with NO moving parts?

NO Rocker, there's a sandisk 2gig CFC. It's about £250, or $400
though.

Rob

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
[mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Rocker
Sent: 30 June 2004 01:52
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: HDD with NO moving parts?

Jourg said:

Most likely this will work in our JB. Terriffic low spinup time! ;-)
But I get the impression that these products are rather outdated
technology.
The 8.5 mm we'd need holds only 2 GB. Today, you can get that in a way
smaller CF card! Those can be fitted with an adapter, and are probably
cheaper because they are a mass product.

rocker wrote:

A two gig CFC? Hmmm, I thought the latest was the one gig.

Cheers...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "[IDC]Dragon" <idc-dragon_at_gmx.de>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 11:52 PM
Subject: Re: HDD with NO moving parts?

> I came across this just looking around. The site claims that they
make
> these FDDs on the 2.5" factor with drive heights starting at 8.5mm.
> It's a solid state disk meaning NO moving parts whatsoever...

Most likely this will work in our JB. Terriffic low spinup time! ;-)
But I get the impression that these products are rather outdated
technology.
The 8.5 mm we'd need holds only 2 GB. Today, you can get that in a way
smaller CF card! Those can be fitted with an adapter, and are probably
cheaper because they are a mass product.

Jörg

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