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Hitachi America, Ltd. today announced two new additions to its hard disk drive (HDD) family with the unveiling of the 3.5-inch DK32EJ and 2.5-inch DK23DA product lines.
Hitachi said the DK32EJ has a storage capacity of 147.8GB, while the 2.5-inch DK23DA offers a maximum storage capacity of 40GB while providing shock protection and Fluid Dynamic Bearings (FDB) technologies. The DK32EJ will be available in both Ultra 320 SCSI and 2Gb FCAL, Hitachi's fifth generation of fibre channel interface drives for OEM customers, in Q2 of 2002. The DK23DA is currently available in ATA100 interface.
"Hitachi strives to offer our customers the most reliable, highest capacity, highest performing drives available," said Tom Barrett, director of HDD engineering and 2.5-inch marketing. "With our latest line of 2.5-inch hard disk drives, Hitachi continues to raise the standard in industry storage and meet the increasing demands of our customers. This drive is a proof-point to our tradition of excellence and innovation."