Western Digital Corp. WD153BA hard drive specifications

Western Digital Caviar ATA-66 15.3 GB Hard Drive

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Manufacturer
Western Digital Corp.

HDD Part Number
WD153BA


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General

Device Type
Hard drive - Internal hard drive

Width
4 in

Depth
5.8 in

Height
1 in

Weight
1.3 lbs

Hard Drive

Form Factor

Capacity
15.3 GB

Interface Type
ATA-66

Buffer Size
2 MB

Bytes per Sector
512

Performance

Drive Transfer Rate
66.6 MBps

Internal Data Rate
38 MBps

Seek Time
9 ms (average) / 21 ms (max)

Track-to-Track Seek Time
2 ms

Average Latency
4.2 ms

Spindle Speed
7200 rpm

Reliability

Mean time before failure
500,000 hour(s)

Storage Hard Drive / Non-Recoverable Errors
1 per 10^14

Start / Stop Cycles
40,000

Storage Controller

Type
None

Expansion / Connectivity

Connections
1 x Storage - ATA-66 - 40 pin IDC

Compatible Bays
1 x Internal - 3.5" x 1/3H

Compatible Slots
x None

Power

Power Device
None

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
1 year warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - Replacement - 1 year - Bring-in

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature

Max Operating Temperature

Humidity Range Operating
5 - 85%

Shock Tolerance
65 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (operating) / 300 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (non-operating)

Vibration Tolerance
0.25 g @ 5-500 Hz (operating) / 4 g @ 20-500 Hz (non-operating)

Sound Emission
35 dBA

Max Altitude Operating
9840 ft


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