Silicon Power Armor Series A30 USB 3.0 Portable HDD Review

Storage/HDD by stefan @ 2013-12-26

The rugged Armor A30 drives from Silicon Power have a body composed of plastic and silica gel; they come in both 500GB and 1TB capacities while operating on the USB 3.0 bus. For added value we get SP Widget which helps us perform backups, encrypt the drive and more.

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Product Features, Specifications

Product Features:


- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant and backwards compatible with USB 2.0

- Meet the U.S. military drop-test standards MIL-STD 810G Method 516.6 Procedure IV (transit drop test), including specific height free fall test (122cm).

- Cable-carry design

- Advanced internal hard drive suspension system

- Easy Plug in and use - no external adapter required

- SP Widget free download software, providing 7 major back-up and security functions


Product Specifications:


- Dimensions: 87.5 x 134 x 18.6 mm

- Weight: 181g

- Standard Compliance: USB 3.0 / 2.0

- Data Transfer Rates: Max. 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0 Mode); Max. 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0 Mode)

- Power Supply: DC 5V (Power supplied through USB)

- Supported Operating Systems: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000, Linux 2.6.31 or later, Mac OS 10.5 or later (only USB 2.0 currently supported)

- Operating Temperature?5?~ 55?

- Storage Temperature?-40?~ 70?

- Capacity: 500GB, 1TB

- Color: Black, White

- Three-year warranty



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