What is the connection standard for HDD and SSD? Let’s learn the type and difference
HDDs and SSDs are devices that write and read data. Although there are differences in capacity and data transfer speed, many people may think that they are basically the same. However, in reality, there are differences in the interface (connection standard). This content introduces connection standards for HDDs and SSDs in detail. Remember this when purchasing a new HDD or SSD so that you may not have any trouble.
1. What is the HDD / SSD interface (connection standard)?
2. HDD connection standard
3. SSD connection standard
4. USB2.0 and USB3.0
6. Our recommended products
HDDs and SSDs have different performances and functions depending on a connection standard. When purchasing or adding a new HDD or SSD, including an external HDD, we recommend that you check the compatible connection standards for both your main unit and peripheral devices to be connected in advance.
WHAT IS “USB KILLER”?
An explanation about the mechanism and countermeasures of USB KILLER
Previously, electric devices with USB ports were mainly PCs and their peripherals, however nowadays, various devices have USB ports such as TVs, smartphones, and games console. Since USB is a unified standard, many products support it. By the way, do you know there are products that can destroy your devices just by plugging it into a USB port? That kind of products are called “USB Killer”. Actually damaged cases have been reported. In this content, we explain mechanism of products called USB Killer, the threats that can occur due to a misuse of USB Killer, and countermeasures against USB Killer.
1. What is “USB Killer”?
2. How USB Killer works
3. Devices that can be destroyed by USB Killer
4. Measures against USB Killer
4-1. Do not connect to unfamiliar USB products
4-2. Use devices that equip surge measures to prevent overvoltage
Summary Security measures are essential for USB terminals as well
WHAT KIND OF MACHINE IS A DUPLICATOR? When you copy data on optical media or HDDs, it takes longer as the amount of data increases. Many people have likely experienced that several hours are required to make a backup of your PC. It is a “Duplicator” that helps you on such a case. However you might not know about it, so this content explains what a duplicator can do and what are benefits of using it.1. What is a “Duplicator”?
2. Benefits of using a duplicator
2-1. Copy time can be shortened
2-2. No need to start up your PC
2-3. Various functions are available
3-1. HDD/SSD 2 bay duplicator dock with error skip feature [LHR-2BDPU3ES]
3-2. HDD/SSD 2 bay duplicator dock [LHR-2BDPU3]
Summary. Comfortably copy your data with a duplicator
These days, price of USB memory has becoming cheaper. Although it is fairly reasonable, you still may have difficulty to buy it due to various capacities and features. What kind of USB memory is suitable for you? This content explains how to choose USB memories and our recommended products.