Rugged Flash Drives

By Deane Barker on May 1, 2007

Corsair Ships “World’s Toughest” USB Flash Drives.: The Toughbook of Flash drives.

[…] Survivor flash drives, which were introduced at CeBIT in March, are water-resistant and can survive at up to 200 meter depth under 20 atmospheres pressure thanks to EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) waterproof seal. Besides, Survivor sports so-called triple-point protection against shock and impact: it is encased in CNC (computer numerical control) milled aluminum as found in aircraft part production; it uses rubber molded collar shielding; and also features outer metal tube with two end caps that provide enforcement to the hollow tube and prevents it from collapsing when abused.



  1. Even the plain-jane ones seem reasonably rugged – mines been through the laundry at least twice and aside from looking shinier, it’s unchanged.

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