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Subject: Re: Anybody out there who want's to sell a 20GB - HD / Was: Re: Extreme Power- Consumption in USB- Mode; strange Rockbox- behaviour

Re: Anybody out there who want's to sell a 20GB - HD / Was: Re: Extreme Power- Consumption in USB- Mode; strange Rockbox- behaviour

From: Andreas Stemmer <groovingandi_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2005-05-02

> Does that really make a big difference? Just should be better than the
> original Hitachi 20GB which seems to give up in a couple of days...

>From the Fujitsu MHV2040AH (40GB with 5400rpm) datasheet:
power requirements
spin up: 1.0A max
operating: 1.9W typ. (Read/Write)
idle: 0.6W typ.
acoustic noise: 28dB at 30cm typ.

>From the Fujitsu MHV2040AT (40GB with 4200rpm) datasheet:
power requirements
spin up: 0.9A max
operating: 1.6W typ. (Read/Write)
idle: 0.5W typ.
acoustic noise: 24dB at 30cm typ.

Speed and cache size don't count for simple jukebox use. Decide yourself,
I'd go for the 4200rpm disk.

Andreas
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Received on Mon May 2 15:08:13 2005


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