Storage : Tape Media : HP : SKU: Q2042A


Manufacturer: HP

Part Number: Q2042A

UPC: 884420361084

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HP HP RDX 500GB Removable Disk Cartridge


Free shipping to 48 states


Estimated Delivery with free shipping by:

Thursday December 08th*

* If ordered today with free shipping.


  • 500 GB cartridge capacity
  • Inexpensive and reliable way to protect the data and systems critical to your small business
  • Cartridge delivers an easy-to-use, affordable, rugged and removable data protection cartridge
  • Fast disk based performance
  • Has a ability to store 160 GB, 320 GB, 500 GB, 1 TB of data on a single removable disk cartridge
  • Speeds of up to 108 GB/hr
  • Providing complete data protection and enabling simple and secure offsite storage
  • The Simple Way to Protect Your Business Data
  • Work w/ all current and future higher capacity cartridges so the system is fully multi-generational
  • Backup data at fast hard drive speeds (up to 108 GB/hr)
  • Restore critical files in seconds instead of hours with the benefit of random disk access
  • Backup using drag and drop file access which makes backup simple and convenient
  • Scheduled backups are supported through support for leading backup software
  • Reduces the Total Cost of Protecting Your Business Data
  • Reduce on-going media and upgrade costs with disk cartridges designed for long usage life
  • Specified for over 5,000 load and unload cycles and designed for long life expectancy
  • The HP RDX Removable Disk Backup System is compatible with all current and future higher capacity
  • Works in a Broad Set of Small Business Operating Environments
  • Simple Protection
  • 15 Milliseconds Data access time
  • 1 year limited warranty

  • Specification

    Capacity 500GB Raw / 1TB Compressed 2:1
    Cartridge robustness RDX 320GB, RDX 500GB, RDX 1TB, RDX 2TB - 1 m
    Cartridge robustness 39.4 in (3 feet) drop to tile over concrete floor
    Color Black
    Data access time 15 Milliseconds
    Differentiator 500 GB cartridge capacity
    Drive compatibility HP Storage Media
    Files systems, supported FAT32, NTFS, ext2, ext3
    Form factor 2.5-inch
    Hard disk drive speed 5400rpm
    LED indicators Green – cartridge is ready
    LED indicators Blinking Green – Activity (reading, writing, seeking); Amber – Fault detected
    Load/unload cycles 5000 / Minimum
    Mean time between failures 500,000 Hours @100% duty cycle
    Minimum dimensions (W x D x H) 7.99 x 5.32 x3.35 in
    Operating altitude -50 ft to 10,000 ft
    Operating humidity range 20 to 80%, Non Condensing
    Operating temperature range 41 to 113º F
    Storage altitude -50 ft to 35,000 ft
    Storage Capacity 500 GB
    Storage humidity 10 to 90%, Non Condensing
    Storage temperature range -40 to 149º F
    Transfer rate 100 MB/sec, Sustained native, 200 MB/sec, Sustained compressed 2:1
    Uncorrected error rate 1 error per 10^14 bits read
    Vibration Sine vib 0.25G peak, 3-200 Hz (operational), random vib 1.54G RMS (non operational)
    Warranty 1-Year
    Weight 0.81 lb

    In The Box

  • 500 GB RDX Disk Cartridge