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    Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    SentrySafe is a company that produces water/fire-proof hard drive enclosures for $339 that can take 1,550 degree heat (C/F?) and spend longer in a hot bath than Nick with a scented candle...
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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    Sounds like a destructive testing oppotunity....

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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    I am SERIOUSLY hoping that they have 'tried this at home' before making such a claim in front of Nick and the HEXUS.tv cameras
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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    hilarious video, perhaps next time she could learn her lines for interviews lol...

    edit: My bad, she just stares alot! Looks like shes reading from something for most of it.

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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    1550 Fahrenheit ... about 840C. She actually says "for half an hour up to 1550 degrees". I'm not sure what happens after that!

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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    It melts...

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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    it's all good to say it can do it, but what they should have done is tested it infront of everyone @ ces

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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    Hmmmm, bit small for business use I would say, also its got a USB connector on it, now in my experience those connectors tend to have plastic inners on them so that 1550 degree's be it F or C are gonna melt that plastic, also, what happens if theres a cable in it, that cables gonna melt and clog up the connector I'd wager..

    What is needs is some sort of temp trigger that pops the cable out and covers the USB connector to protect it from heat..
    Ok so you can send it to them for them to move the data to a new unit and send it back to you, nice, especially as its a free service but how long does it take, if your data's that important that you have to put it on this kind of drive your going to want access to that data PDQ and not a week later by the time its been sent to them, transfered and returned...

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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    The company claimed to protect the drive. Not have it running as you drop it into the bath/furnace.

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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    In my experiance if you have a backup device and its not plugged in its usually in the fireproof safe..

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    Re: Fire-proof hard drives that can take 1,550 degrees ?!?!?!

    haha thats crazy but rather amazing
    Last edited by birdie; 21-02-2008 at 11:46 PM.

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