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ThinkPad 390 10.0GB Hard Drive - Product Overview

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General Information
Step up to the maximum data storage capacity for your ThinkPad 390 with IBM's new 10.0 GB(1) HDD option. Travelers who want to take everything with them on their ThinkPad have almost no limits. Huge video, audio, and Internet files can easily share space with e-mail, spreadsheets, personal organizers, and custom screen savers.

The new 10.0 GB HDD option can be used to replace your existing system drive, or with the included ThinkPad UltraBay FX 2nd HDD Adapter, you can add a second HDD to your ThinkPad 390. In addition to the benefits of extra storage, a second HDD 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 have.

The 10.0 GB HDD option balances your mobile requirements for capacity, performance, size, reliability, and enhanced power management to meet the high standards our ThinkPad customers expect. You can trust your valuable data storage needs to an option designed by IBM specifically for the ThinkPad 390.

(1) When referring to hard disk drive capacity MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1000 million bytes. Actual capacities vary based on different operating environments.

Warranty: 1 year limited Customer Carry-In Exchange

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Marketing and FRU Part Numbers
World Wide...
Marketing part number -> 05K8983
FRU part number -> 05K8984
This is for the hard drive only. It does not include the Ultra FX Adapter.

Additional Part Numbers
Associated FRU Part Number(s):
World Wide: Ultra Bay FX Adapter FRU part number-> 05K5525.

Product Dates
World Wide...
Announce Date-> 03/17/99
Planned Availability Date-> 03/17/99
Withdrawal Date-> Not Applicable
Effective Withdrawal Date-> Not Applicable

Technical Specifications
Performance Specifications as known at time of announcement:
Average seek time: 12 ms

Average write time: 14ms

Data transfer rate: 33.3 Mb/s (Ultra DMA Mode-2), 16.6 Mb/s (PIO Mode-4)

Drive interface type: ATA-4 (ENHANCED IDE)

Form factor: 2.5-inch, 12.5-mm height MCC compliance

Formatted capacity: 10050 MB formatted capacity

Media data transfer rate: 102.6 (outer zone) 61.5 (inner Zone) Mbits/Sec

Rotational speed: 4211 rpm

Power on to ready: 2.8 sec


Physical, Environmental, and Compatibility Specifications as known at time of announcement:
Weight: 0.30 lbs (137 g)
Height: 0.50 inches (12.7 mm)
Width: 2.75 inches (69.85 mm)
Depth: 3.95 inches (100.2 mm)

Operating Temperature:

Relative Operating Humidity: low of 8% to a high of 90% (non-condensing)


Agency Approvals:

ENERGY STAR-Compliant: No. The ENERGY STAR emblem does not represent EPA endorsement of any product or service.

Hardware Requirements for IBM systems:
The 10.0GB HDD is supported on all models of the following systems:

Hardware Requirements for Non-IBM systems:
The 10.0GB HDD is not supported on non-IBM platforms.

Supported Operating Systems:

Limitations: Some configurations may not be supported. Continuous use of the HDD, as in reading long video files, will impact battery life.

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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