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The general trademark of a manufacturer by which the consumer knows its products. A manufacturer can have multiple brand names. Some manufacturers license their brand names to other producers.
Product name:
Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
Product code :
The brand's unique identifier for a product. Multiple product codes can be mapped to one mother product data-sheet if the specifications are identical. We map away wrong codes or sometimes logistic variants.
Category :
Device able to store and retrieve data.
data storage
Data-sheet quality: created/standardized by Icecat
The quality of the product data-sheet can be on several levels:
only logistic data imported: we have only basic data imported from a supplier, a data-sheet is not yet created by an editor.
created by IBM: a data-sheet is imported from an official source from a manufacturer. But the data-sheet is not yet standardized by an Icecat editor.
created/standardized by Icecat: the data-sheet is created or standardized by an Icecat editor.
Included since: 15 Jul 2005
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 23 Feb 2011 17:49:13
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
Product views: 7635
This statistic is based on the 62318 using ecommerce sites (eshops, distributors, comparison sites, ecommerce ASPs, purchase systems, etc) downloading this Icecat data-sheet since 15-07-05 Only sponsoring brands are included in the free Open Icecat content distribution as used by 60363 free Open Icecat users .
Long product name IBM TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5:
The short editorial description of IBM TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5
TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5 2.5IN 9.5MM 4200RPM U100 12.0M IN (PC)

Marketing text IBM TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5

The official marketing text of IBM TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5 as supplied by the manufacturer
IBM continues its tradition of mobile storage leadership with the IBM Travelstar 40GN hard drive. The IBM Travelstar 40GN hard drive uses proven IBM technologies such as TrueTrack Servo, IBM Drive Fitness Test (DFT), and Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) to help maintain high performance and fast seek times. The innovative hard drive design combines AFC Media, Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) motor technology, an ATA-100 interface, IBM giant magnetoresistive (GMR) head technology, Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML) digital channel, a head load/unload feature, and Enhanced Adaptive Battery Life Extender (ABLE) 3.0. This design provides the exceptional quietness, storage capacity, performance, power management, quality, and reliability required by today's notebook systems. With this drive, IBM has once again redefined state-of-the-art storage for mobile computing. The reduced acoustics, high speeds, and capacities of IBM Travelstar drive support superior digital content creation capabilities, higher-quality digital audio and video, and significantly faster processing for data-intensive multimedia and Internet applications.
Short summary description IBM TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5:
This short summary of the IBM TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Long summary description IBM TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5:
This is an auto-generated long summary of IBM TRAVELSTAR 40GN 40GB ATA5 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
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Technical details
Access time
12 ms
Drive device speed
4200 RPM
Drive device, transfer rate
100 MB/s
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
99 g
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
DMA/ATA-100 (Ultra)
Technical details
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
2 MB
Total storage capacity
The total amount of data that can be stored on the device.
40 GB
Hard drive capacity
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
40 GB
Track to track seek time (read/write)
2.5 ms
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
70 x 100 x 9.5 mm