Apricorn Aegis Padlock Encrypted 500GB USB 2.0 5400RPM 256-bit 8MB Portable Hard Drive with PIN Access - A25-PL256-500

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on 10/29/2012

Security is what I wanted, very good & secure & easy to use.

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Product Overview

Looking for an effortless way to secure your data? The Aegis Padlock Secure Drive is the ultimate portable hard drive and secure storage system. With an easy-to-use keypad design and software free setup, the Aegis Padlock Secure Drive enables you to access the drive with your own unique pin. Featuring a AES-256 hardware encryption, the Aegis Padlock provides seamless real-time encryption, keeping your data safe even if the hard drive is removed from its enclosure.

With no software installation required for setup or operation, the Aegis Padlock Secure Drive provides stress free deployment in corporate environments. Its Administrator Feature allows enrollment of up to ten unique user ID’s and one administrator, making it a useful business collaboration tool.

The Aegis Padlock’s low powered design is perfect for using with notebooks and taking your data on the road. Perfectly pocketable, the Aegis Padlock’s compact, robust design features a 16-point omni-directional shock mounting system, protecting the drive from drops and knocks. The convenient integrated USB cable eliminates the need to carry around cords with you and allows you to be connected at the flick of a fingertip.

With storage capacities up to 500GB - perfect for storing photos, music and video files in addition to work documents, the Aegis Padlock Secure Drive is the ideal hard drive to safely transport your data between work and office, or to add secure additional capacity to your system.


Manufacturer Apricorn
Mfg Part# A25-PL256-500
SKU 211827029
UPC 708326912396
UPC 14 00708326912396
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Convenient ultra-portable design -- Ideal to take between home and the office or on trips
Hardware Encrypted Drive - Real-time 256-bit AES encryption seamlessly encrypts all data on the drive, protecting the drive even if it is removed from it’s casing
Simple to use PIN Access
Administrator Password feature - Ideal for IT departments looking to secure their mobile users, by allowing setup of administrator access to the drive before being distributed to their mobile user(s).
Bus powered - Bus powered from standard USB Port
Integrated USB cable
Extensive Shock Mounting - Protects your data with a 16-point omni-directional shock mounting system
Perfect for companies dealing with sensitive information -- The Aegis Padlock is the perfect option for companies that need to take sensitive information on the road, such as government or financial institutions
Secure mobile storage for the road warrior -- Excellent for transporting data between desktop & notebook computers, or a secure mobile storage system
Worry free 3 year warranty
Tech Specs
Capacity: 500GB
Encryption: 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption
Transfer Rate: USB 2.0 - up to 480mbps
Power Supply: 100% Bus Powered
Interface: Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Buffersize: 8MB
RPM: 5400
Average seek time: 12 ms
Shock - non operating: 1000G 1ms
Shock - operating: 300G 2ms
Dimensions & Weight: 19mm X 84.5mm X 120mm (0.75” X 3.3” X 4.7”) weight: 5.5oz.
Warranty: 3 year limited
Approvals: FCC & CE
System Requirements: Compatible with all Operating Systems, including Windows, Mac and Linux; Requires USB port
Box Contents
Aegis Padlock external hard drive with integrated USB cable
Y-auxiliary power cable
Travel pouch
Quick Start Guide
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