The Maxtor 531DX is the first in a new family of Maxtor 5400 RPM hard drive designed for higher reliability. It has the world's first inner diameter load/unload ramp that locks the recording head into a protective carrier to cradle the head during shipment and any other time the drive is not in operation. The Maxtor 531DX is the industry's first true single head/single platter hard drive with an Ultra ATA/100 interface.
- Storage Capacity: 10.20 GB
- Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 100 MBps (800 Mbps)
- Maximum Internal Data Transfer Rate: 49.8 MBps (398 Mbps)
- Rotational Speed: 5400 rpm
- Buffer: 2 MB
- Average Seek Time: 15 ms
- Drive Interface: IDE
- Drive Interface Standard: IDE Ultra ATA/100 (ATA-6)
- Input Voltage: 12 V DC
- Drive Type: Internal
- Drive Width: 3.5"
- Height: 0.7"
- Width: 4.0"
- Depth: 5.8"
- Weight (Approximate): 15.98 oz
System Requirements: Cable Requirements:
An 80-Wire UDMA Interface Cable is REQUIRED for all UDMA/100 & UDMA/66 hard drives.
(Recommended for UDMA/33)
- Limited Warranty: 3 Year
Additional Warranty Information: Maxtor warrants to the original consumer purchaser that new Maxtor disk drives will be free from defects in material and workmanship for the Standard Warranty Period. The start of the warranty period is the date of purchase or the date of the last production for that drive. If a drive is purchased from Maxtor or Maxtor's authorized reseller after the last production date for that drive, and proof of purchase can be provided, then the start of the warranty period is the documented date of such purchase.
For replacement disk drives the warranty on the replacement drive is the remainder of the warranty on the original drive or 90 days, whichever is longer.
For disk drives obtained under the Maxtor Upgrade Program, the warranty period is the remainder of the warranty period, as defined above, for that drive.
If the customer discovers a defect, Maxtor will, at its option, repair or replace the disk drive at no charge to the customer, provided it is returned during the warranty period, with transportation charges prepaid, to Maxtor. Drives must be properly packaged in Maxtor packaging or Maxtor approved packaging to obtain warranty service.
For warranty service, contact Maxtor at 1-800-2MAXTOR (IN USA) to obtain a "Return Material Authorization (RMA) number." A copy of the receipt or a bill of sale bearing the appropriate Maxtor serial number and model number may be required for warranty service.