ThinkPad Hard Drive Upgrades - Overview

Thinkpad hard disk drive upgrades

Service parts

At a glance

  • The ThinkPad High Speed 60GB Hard Drive utilizes the latest technology for enhanced mobile productivity:
    • Largest capacity and fastest ThinkPad hard drive announced to date
    • Combines speedy 5400 rpm and ATA-100 technology for industry-leading performance
    • 2.5 inch form factor, 12.5 mm height
    • Enhanced IDE interface with Ultra-DMA transfer mode 2
    • Easy customer installation
    • Advanced power management technology
  • The ThinkPad 20GB and 40GB Hard Drives:
    • 2.5-inch form factor, 9.5 mm height
    • Enhanced IDE Interface with Ultra-DMA data transfer mode 2
    • Advanced power management technology
    • Easy customer installation

Warranty

1 year Limited - customer carry-in exchange

Packaging

You will receive one box containing the following items:

  • ThinkPad 20GB Hard Drive Assembly or ThinkPad 40GB Hard Drive Assembly or ThinkPad 60GB Hard Drive Assembly
  • Publications

Product dates

Worldwide

  • Announce date: 22 Jan 2002
  • Planned availability date: 22 Mar 2002 (United States, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Canada)
  • Planned availability date: 29 Mar 2002 (Asia Pacific)
  • Withdrawal date: 29 Oct 2002

Technical specifications

Performance specifications as known at time of announcement

  • Interface: ATA/ATAPI-5
  • Formatted capacity: Up to 60GB
  • Rotational speed: 5400 rpm
  • Number of s/drive: 4
  • Number of heads: 8
  • Interface transfer rate: 100 MB/sec
  • Maximum media transfer rate: 263 Mbits/sec
  • Average read seek time: 12 ms
  • Average write seek time: 14 ms
  • 2.5-inch, 9.5-mm height MCC compliance
  • 40GB formatted capacity
  • 512 bytes/sector
  • No-ID recording format
  • PRML data channel
  • Enhanced ECC On The Fly
  • Advanced GMR heads with optimization writer enhancement
  • Load/unload head technology
  • Enhanced IDE Interface with Ultra-DMA transfer mode 2

Physical, environmental, and compatibility specifications as known at time of announcement

Weight

  • lbs: .22
  • kg: 99
Height
  • inches: .37
  • mm: 9.5
Width
  • inches: 2.75
  • mm: 69.85
Depth
  • inches: 3.94
  • mm: 100.2

Operating temperature

  • between 5 degrees Celsius and 35 degrees Celsius
  • between 41 degrees Fahrenheit and 95 degrees Fahrenheit

Relative humidity

  • Operating: between 5% and 85% (non-condensing)

Agency approvals

  • CE
  • UL
  • CSA
  • TUV
  • BSMI
  • C-Tick

Hardware compatibility

The ThinkPad 20GB and 40GB Hard Drive Upgrades supports the following systems:

Description Machine TypeModel
ThinkPad A Series2628, 2629, 2633, 2655, 2652, 2653, 2654All (2)
ThinkPad T Series2647, 2648 All (2)
ThinkPad X Series2660, 2661, 2662All (1)
ThinkPad R Series 2656 All (2)

(1) Supported in either the UltraBase X2 or the Portable Drive Bay 2000 using the ThinkPad 2nd Hard Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000.
(2) Supported in the Ultrabay using the ThinkPad 2nd Hard Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000 (08K6068).

The 20GB and 40GB Hard Drive option is supported on other currently marketed ThinkPads with the Portable Drive Bay 2000 (19K4480) and the ThinkPad 2nd Hard Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000 (08K6068). The 20GB and 40GB Hard Drive option is also supported in the ThinkPad Dock (machine type 2631) with the ThinkPad 2nd Hard Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000 (08K6068).

Note: The 20GB and 40GB Hard Drive option is only supported on ThinkPad systems.

The ThinkPad 60GB(5400rpm) Hard Drive Upgrades supports the following systems:

Description Machine TypeModel
ThinkPad A Series2628, 2629, 2633All (3)
 2655, 2652, 2653All (1), (3)
 2654All (3)
ThinkPad G Series2881, 2882,2886 All
ThinkPad T Series2647, 2648 All (3)
ThinkPad X Series2660, 2661, 2662All (1), (2)
ThinkPad R Series 2656 All (1), (3)


(1) Not supported as an upgrade to the primary system hard drive on the 2655, X or R Series.
(2) Supported in either the UltraBase X2 or the Portable Drive Bay 2000 using the ThinkPad 2nd Hard Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000.
(3) Supported in the Ultrabay using the ThinkPad 2nd Hard Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000 (08K6068).

The High Speed 60GB Hard Drive option is supported on other currently marketed ThinkPad systems with the Portable Drive Bay 2000 (19K4480) and the ThinkPad 2nd Hard Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000 (08K6068). The 60GB Hard Drive option is also supported in the ThinkPad Dock (machine type 2631) with the ThinkPad 2nd Hard Drive Adapter for Ultrabay 2000 (08K6068).

Note: The 60GB Hard Drive option is only supported on ThinkPad systems.

Software requirements

The following operating systems are supported:

Description Version
Microsoft Windows 95, 98 
Microsoft Windows NT4.0
Microsoft 2000  
Microsoft Me  
Microsoft XP  

Compatibility

Some configurations may not be compatible.

Limitations

Continuous use of the High Speed HDD 60GB, as in reading long video files, will impact battery life.

Installation time

Approximately 15 minutes



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Legacy Document ID : MIGR-41017
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