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Hitachi DK23CA-30F 30GB ATA-5/IDE 2.5" 9.5mm 
4200RPM Notebook Hard Drive (DK23CA30F)


The DK23CA series disk drives reach high capacities (30,005MB for 9.5mm height) in a 2.5 type form factor by applying the latest high-density recording technology.


  • GMR Head
  • ID-less Format
  • ME2PRML Read Channel
  • Data Transfer Rate

    • 16.6 MB/sec: PIO mode-4/Multiword DMA mode-2
    • 100 MB/sec: Ultra DMA mode-5
    • 16.5 to 28.7 MB/sec
  • CDR (Constant Density Recording)
  • On-the-fly ECC Correction
  • Buffer: 2MB(DK23CA-30F/30)/512 KB(DK23CA-15/75)
  • Read-ahead Cache/Write Cache
  • Auto Read Reassign/Auto Write Reassign
  • Average Access Time 12 ms
  • Embedded Sector Servo
  • FDB Motor (DK23CA-30F)/Ball Bering Motor (DK23CA-30/15/75)
  • Rotary Actuator
  • Load/Unload Mechanism
  • 95 grams(DK23CA-30F/30)/91 grams(DK23CA-15/75)
  • Low Power Consumption: 0.65W(130mA) at Idle mode, 0.25W(50mA) at Standby mode
  • Advanced Power Management(APM)
  • Non-operating Shock 7,840m/S2(800G, 2ms, half-sine wave)
  • Operating Shock 1,764m/S2(180G, 2ms, half-sine wave)
  • MCC 2.5 inch Small Form Factor(9.5mm height)


Capacity per drive (Formatted) 30,005 MB
Capacity per sector 512 Bytes
Disks 2
Heads 4
Seek time (Nominal value) Average 12 *1 ms
Maximum 24 *1 ms
Minimum 3 ms
Average latency 7.1 ms
Disk rotational speed 4,200 RPM
4 Recording density Max. 530 kBPI
Track density 46.8 kTPI
Recording method ME2PRML, ID-Less format
Interface ATA-5(IDE)
Data transfer rate (Disk-Buffer) 16.3 – 30.2 MB/sec
Data transfer rate (Host-Buffer) Max. 16.6 MB/sec
(PIO mode 4/ Multiword DMA mode 2)
Max. 100 (Ultra DMA mode 5) MB/sec
Buffer size 2048
Dimensions WxHxD) 70Wx9.5Hx100D mm
Weight (Approximate value) 95 grams

Product Content:

  • Hitachi DK23CA-30F 30GB ATA-5/IDE 2.5" 9.5mm 4200RPM Notebook Hard Drive (DK23CA30F)

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We assume no responsibility and will not accept full refunds for items purchased that are not compatible with your system configuration



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Hitachi DK23CA-30F 30GB ATA-5/IDE 2.5" 9.5mm 4200RPM Notebook Hard Drive (DK23CA30F)
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