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Toshiba MK1231GAL 120GB PATA/ATA-4 4200RPM 1.8" Hard Drive (HDD1813)


Offering 120GB in the 1.8-inch form factor, the Toshiba MK1231GAL hard disk drive series provides industry-leading storage solutions for compact and handheld applications using the Parallel ATA interface. The MK1231GAL line features two single-platter, 5 millimeter-high 120GB package to achieve 120GB in storage capacity.

The small footprint and low-power consumption make the MK1231GAL drives suitable for integration into portable media players, digital video camcorders and Linux-based, ultraportable PC applications. The 1.8-inch series represents Toshiba's commitment to enhancing the environmental soundness of its products by eliminating certain hazardous and toxic substances enhancing the power efficiency of all new hard drives designed and produced by Toshiba since late 2008.


  • 1.8-inch Footprint with 120GB of Capacity
  • 4,200 RPM Spin Speed
  • Parallel-ATA Interface
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Eco-Conscious Design


Series Overview
Drive Capacity 120GB
Drive Interface Parallel ATA (ATA-4)
Number of Platters (disks) 1
Number of Data Heads 2
Transfer Rate to Host 100 MB/sec
Track-to-track Seek 3ms
Average Seek Time 15ms
Rotational Speed 4,200 RPM
Buffer Size 8MB
Power Requirements
Voltage 3.3V (+/-5%)
Spin up (start) Power 1.8 watts
Seek Power 0.9 watts
Read/Write Power 0.8 watts
Active Idle Power 0.4 watts
Low Power Idle 0.3 watts
Standby Power 0.1 watts
Sleep Power 0.07 watts
Physical Size
Dimensions (W) x (D) x (H) 54.0 mm x 71.0 mm x 5.0 mm
Weight 48 g (1.69 oz.)
Temp - Operating 5 to 60C (41 to 140F)
Temp - Non-Operating -20 to 65C (-4 to 149F)
Vibration - Operating 19.6 m/s (2.0G) 15 to 500 Hz
Vibration - Non-Operating 49 m/s (5.0G) 5 to 500 Hz
Shock - Operating 5,880 m/s (600G) 2ms
Shock - Non-Operating 14,700 m/s (1,500G) 1ms
Acoustics (idle) 1.4 bels
Acoustics (seek) 2.0 bels

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  • Toshiba MK1231GAL 120GB PATA/ATA-4 4200RPM 1.8" Hard Drive (HDD1813)

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Toshiba MK1231GAL 120GB PATA/ATA-4 4200RPM 1.8" Hard Drive (HDD1813)
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