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Hardware Indestructible Data: ioSafe at CES 2010

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 9 Jan 2010.

  1. outlawaol

    outlawaol Geeked since 1982

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    Thats good indeed.

    However anything that resides on our planet is prone to disaster. Thats why if I had the money I would launch a stationary satellite into orbit and save my files on that - 200,000 terabytes anyone? :D
     
  2. Turbotab

    Turbotab I don't touch type, I tard type

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    But can it survive a few centimeters of snowfall?:eyebrow:
     
  3. Blackie Chan

    Blackie Chan New Member

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    @Pookeyhead
    "Just do offsite back ups IMO."

    Definitely, anyhting else is just showing off.
     
  4. Jenny_Y8S

    Jenny_Y8S Guest

    If I was you I'd cancel my bit-tech subscription right away! For the money we all have to pay we should never ever be forced to read articles we don't like or agree with.

    I too hate the fact I have no choice in what I read any longer and pay such a high rate to be forced back to this site again and again.

    I find that punching myself in the face is the only way to make myself feel better about this travesty. I strongly suggest you do the same.
     
  5. Sheiken

    Sheiken Wat?

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    On their website it says:

    "Crush Proof : up to 5000lbs in any axis"

    So there you go naysayers...
     
  6. Furymouse

    Furymouse Like connect 4 in dagger terms

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    I would love to see all reviews of hardware done in such a manner
     
  7. Saivert

    Saivert New Member

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    how about electrical surges? is the data cables going through all that foam inside protected from it?

    hey it can take an excavator rolling over it but lightning strikes? oh boy..
     
  8. outlawaol

    outlawaol Geeked since 1982

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    Indeed. My parents live in the country and have had many a electronics fried from lightning. Oh the countless phones that they have gone through, I feared for my computers when I lived with them ( I would unplug everything I owned when a storm would roll in). And I think surge protectors are a slight gimmick... unless daisy chained in multiples.

    On a totally unrelated note, does anyone know if you loop the cords from the outlet if that does anything in a lightning based surge? Something about the electromagnetic field generated cancels itself out. I dont know if it works or not, just heard about it. :)
     
  9. friskies

    friskies New Member

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    overclockers.com had an article about that perticular thing, tieing a knot on power cables. According to them it would make electronics survive a lightning strike.
     
  10. CozaMcCoza

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    Try dropping it 6 miles under the sea and then seeing if it's indestructible

    Either way that's pretty impressive!
     
  11. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    I have a recurring problem with excavators smashing my computers.

    On a side note, I think I will build a bunker like that! So WWIII can come anytime!
     
  12. Cupboard

    Cupboard I'm not a modder.

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    That is only "up to" like broadband is often "up to" and never is. With my cynical hat on, that means that in one axis that will be fine but something else and it will just crumble.

    The big problem I see with this is that if you have a large force on this (building collapse or similar) which then dumps the box in a large puddle (potentially from the water supply in the collapsed building) you are screwed - the SSD may survive the crushing but that has just destroyed the waterproofing! Its not like something like that can't happen, and I can imagine a similar situation with the innards being burnt.
     
  13. Flintsteal

    Flintsteal New Member

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    sweet now i don't need to worry about my house burning down from all the electronics I have daisey chained and loosing my pron collection. I am doubting there is a 1.5tb version though :S I guess i will still have to live in fear of loosing asian cheerleaders go wild #2.
     
  14. Farfalho

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    ROFL x'D
     
  15. TSR2

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    Unfortunately for that kind of money its possible to buy several enormous HDD's and scatter them all over the country.
     
  16. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    I'm sure bindi wouldn't mind running over a few motherboards using an excavator :)
     
  17. Cupboard

    Cupboard I'm not a modder.

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    and if none of them want to, I would happily step in :D
     
  18. centy

    centy DFI Nutter

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    Yeah but can it handle a full format? :)
     
  19. barndoor101

    barndoor101 Bring back the demote thread!

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    yes, which makes it tougher than most southerners
     
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