SATA DOM | Type-5 SATA
Active Media Products Adds
Write Protection Feature to SATA DOMs
to Support Embedded Applications
Type-4 and Type-5 SATA DOMs
Now Include Write Enable/Write Protect Switch
Fremont, California - March 15,
2011- Active Media Products,
a leading manufacturer of DOMs and small form factor SSDs, announced
that two of their low-profile 7-pin SATA DOM (Disk on Module)
drive types now feature a write enable/write protect switch,
which is useful in many embedded applications to prevent inadvertent
deletion of files.
Most embedded computers are optimized to
run a single application reliably year after year. Once deployed
they are usually expected to operate continuously, maintenance
free. DOMs are perfect for such applications because they are
very reliable and have outstanding endurance, with a MTBF up
to two million hours. The write protection switch improves reliability
by allowing embedded system makers to write protect the drive
after loading the OS and applications onto it. Write protection
adds an extra level of security against viruses, file corruption,
or inadvertent file deletion which could cause a failure of
the embedded system. This improves field reliability of embedded
computers and helps keep maintenance costs to a minimum.
Both Type-4 and Type-5 low-profile SATA
DOMs now include a write protection switch. "Our
DOM customers will welcome this new feature, which further enhances
the reliability of AMP's DOMs for embedded computing applications.
AMP will continue to focus development efforts on DOMs and embedded
storage solutions," said Active Media Products VP of Sales,
Both types are available now in 8GB, 16GB and
32GB capacities. Approximate sample prices are as follows: 8GB
models $70, 16GB models $90, 32GB models $160. OEM pricing is
About Active Media Products
Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Active Media Products
LLC is dedicated to developing advanced new media products that
improve performance and reliability and enhance the user’s
experience. Our focus on innovative product development enables
us to bring new technology to market a step ahead of the competition.
AMP is a leader in industrial DOMs, small form factor SSDs and
manufactures the endangered species line of USB drives.
Usable storage may be less than specified
after formatting. Actual performance varies depending on system
configuration and application. Pricing and specs are as of announcement
date and are subject to change without notice.