Apricorn, Inc. A25-PL256-500 hard drive specifications

Apricorn Aegis Padlock A25-PL256-500 - hard drive - 500 GB - Hi-Speed USB

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Device Type
Hard drive - External hard drive

3.3 in

4.7 in

0.7 in

5.5 oz

Hard Drive

Form Factor

500 GB

Interface Type
Hi-Speed USB

Buffer Size
8 MB

Password authentication

Compliant Standards
256-bit AES


Interface Transfer Rate
480 Mbps

Seek Time
12 ms (average)

Spindle Speed
5400 rpm

Storage Controller


Expansion / Connectivity

1 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 pin USB Type A

Compatible Bays

Compatible Slots
x None


Included Accessories
Carrying case

Cables Included
1 x USB cable - Integrated, 1 x USB power splitter cable - External

Compliant Standards


Power Source
USB bus

Power Device

Software / System Requirements

OS Required
Linux , Microsoft Windows XP , Microsoft Windows Vista , Apple MacOS X 10.2 or later

System Requirements Details
Windows XP/Vista - Pentium - RAM 32 MB, Linux - Pentium - RAM 32 MB, MacOS X 10.2 - PowerPC G3 - RAM 32 MB

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
3 years warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 3 years

Environmental Parameters

Shock Tolerance
1000 g @ 1ms (non-operating)