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June 9, 2014 - With construction that passes MIL-STD-810G (transit drop test) and IPX4 waterproof level, 138.5 x 85.9 x 23.2 mm Armor A60 comes in 500 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB capacities; supports 5 Gbps max transfer rate for USB 3.0 and 480 Mbps max for USB 2.0; and operates from 5 to 55°. Rugged rubber casing and internal suspension system provide buffer for physical impacts, and slot design facilitates cable storage by letting users wrap it around drive. Surface texture provides anti-slip protection.

Silicon Power Computer and Communications, Inc.

7F, No. 106, Taipei, Taiwan

Original Press Release

SP/ Silicon Power Unveils the New Rugged USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Armor A60

Press release date: May 30, 2014

Taipei, Taiwan – SP/ Silicon Power, the world's leading provider of memory storage solutions, today unveils its latest USB 3.0 extra-rugged portable hard drive–Armor A60. Applying the exclusive shockproof and water-resistant materials and the integrated 360 °-covering enclosure design, Armor A60 promises complete data protection against all the hurts that would occur during daily operations. Meanwhile, Armor A60 has passed U.S. military-grade drop test and also acquired international approval of water-resistant ability. In addition, Armor A60 features dashing designs with smooth finish and vivid colors, which appears to be the stylish storage for travelers, sports enthusiasts and businessmen on the go.

Shockproof & Water-resistant – All-round Protection for Any Condition
Inheriting from the military-grade shockproof specialty of Armor series, SP Armor A60 USB 3.0 portable hard drive incorporates the ultra-rugged rubber casing and internal suspension system, which enable perfect buffer effect for all physical impacts and assure rigid protections against crushes, dust and spraying water. In order to utilize its anti-damage capabilities, Armor A60 is engineered with incredibly strong construction that has passed the US military MIL-STD-810G (transit drop test) and IPX4 waterproof level, making itself the toughest data guard for outdoor users. Furthermore, Armor A60 introduces the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface that ensures ultimate ultra-fast data transfer speeds and offers users an extremely effortless and time-saving user experience.

Practicability x Mobility – The Most Powerful Gear Ever
SP Armor A60 USB 3.0 portable hard drive features modish and eye-catching appearance with intelligent applications for better functionality and durability. The innovative slot design is especially equipped for simple cable storing by which users can easily wrap the cables around the drive. Armor A60 exercises the special surface texture that can not only allow anti-slip function but also keep the drive from damages caused by fingerprints and scratches. Moreover, Armor A60 stands out with classic check pattern and modern streamline design that altogether demonstrate the unique sport fashion style.

To better satisfy users' different mobile needs, SP Armor A60 USB 3.0 portable hard drive offers three capacity options of 500GB, 1TB and 2TB. All Silicon Power portable hard drive products are backed by a 3-year warranty and come with the exclusive free download software–SP Widget, which provides seven major backup and security tools, and a 60-day trial version of NIS (Norton Internet Security). For more information, please visit the Silicon Power website: www.silicon-power.com
 
Armor A60 Product Features:
• Pass 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).
• Mark the IPX4 water-resistant level
• SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant and backwards compatible with USB 2.0
• Cable carry design
• Advanced internal hard drive suspension system
• Easy to plug and use–no external adapter required
• SP Widget free download software, providing 7 major back-up and security functions

Armor A60 Product Specifications:
• Dimension: 138.5 x 85.9 x 23.2 mm
• Weight: 228~280 g (by capacity)
• Capacity: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
• Material: Plastic/ Rubber
• Color: Black
• Interface: USB 3.0 / USB 2.0 compatible
• Data transfer rates: Max. 5 Gbps (USB 3.0 Mode); Max. 480 Mbps (USB 2.0 Mode)
• Power supply: DC5V (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
• Operating temperature: 5°~ 55°
• Storage temperature: -40°~ 70°
• Warranty: 3-year warranty

About SP / Silicon Power
Silicon Power Computer & Communications Inc., founded in 2003 by a group of enthusiastic specialists of flash data storage industry. Well dedicated in brand image and product quality, SP has been recognized and well accepted by millions of end-users in more than 100 countries, becomes the world's leading manufacturer of flash memory cards, USB flash drives, card readers, DRAM modules, solid state disks, and portable hard drives in less than a decade. Headquartered in Taipei, we continuously established various branches throughout the world including Netherlands, Japan, Russia, Mainland China and other emerging market. With superior quality and innovative design, our products stood out in many competitions and awarded with numerous well-known design awards, such as Taiwan Excellence, COMPUTEX Design & Innovation Award, red dot design award, iF Design Award and IDEA . Winning trust of global consumers SP holds a record of successive double-digit revenue growth for last ten years. For SP, the product we introduced is not only a digital storage device but also a real promise to create and preserve your most valuable memory in every moment.

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