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ThinkPad 600 10.1GB Hard Drive - Product Overview

Applicable to: World-Wide

General Information
Step up to the maximum data storage capacity for your ThinkPad 570, 600 or 600E with IBM's 10.1 GB Hard Drive. This option provides almost unlimited space to travellers who want to take everything with them on their ThinkPad. Huge video, audio, and Internet files can easily share space with e-mail, spreadsheets, personal organizers, and custom screen savers. The new hard drive option can be used to replace your existing system drive or, with the ThinkPad UltraslimBay Hard Drive Adapter (05K5336), add a second hard drive to your ThinkPad 600, 600E, or 570 (through use of the 570 UltraBase). In addition to the benefits of extra storage, a second hard drive can be used for very high speed data and application backup. The convenience and speed of disk to disk backup is an alternative you will want to incorporate. The 10.1 GB har drive option balances the mobile requirements for capacity, performance, size, reliability, and enhanced power management to meet the high standards of our ThinkPad customers. You can trust your valuable data storage needs to an option designed by IBM specifically for the ThinkPad 570, 600 or 600E. Features include:

Warranty: 1 year limited Customer Carry-In Exchange

This product replaces:

This product was replaced by:

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Marketing and FRU Part Numbers
World Wide...
Marketing part number -> 36L9293
FRU part number -> 22L0016

Additional Part Numbers
Part number(s) for ordering multiple quantities:

World Wide Retail information:
Retail Model Number -> TP293
Retail UPC Code -> 0-87944-49061-6

Associated FRU Part Number(s):

Product Dates
World Wide...
Announce Date-> 1/25/1999
Planned Availability Date-> 3/02/1999
Withdrawal Date-> Not Applicable
Effective Withdrawal Date-> Not Applicable

Technical Specifications
Performance Specifications as known at time of announcement:
Buffer size: 512 KB Segmented Buffer with write cache

Data Rates:

Formatted capacity: 10050 MB formatted capacity

Interface type: AT Interface (Enhanced IDE) conforming to ATA-4

Power requirements: Adaptive power save control (0.65 Watt at idle state)

Seek time: 12ms


Storage capacity: 10.1GB

Physical, Environmental, and Compatibility Specifications as known at time of announcement:
Weight: .30 lbs (137 g)
Height: .50 inches (12.70 mm)
Width: 2.75 inches (69.85 mm)
Depth: 3.95 inches (100.20 mm)

Operating Temperature:

Relative Operating Humidity: low of 8% to a high of 90%

Agency Approvals:

ENERGY STAR-Compliant: *. The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.

Hardware Requirements for IBM systems:
The ThinkPad 10.1GB Hard Drive is supported on all models of the ThinkPad 570, 600 and 600E.

Hardware Requirements for Non-IBM systems:
Not supported.

Limitations: Some configurations may not be supported.

Supported Software: Not Applicable

Other: None

Document Note(s):

  1. The symbol * is used to denote that the information is currently unavailable for this product.
  2. All dates are represented in the US English format of mm/dd/yyyy (where mm=month, dd=day, yyyy=year).
  3. FRU stands for Field Replacement Unit. It is the part number used for ordering service/replacement parts.
  4. Effective Withdrawal means that on the given date IBM will have withdrawn the products from marketing. After that date, the product can not be obtained directly from IBM.

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