4.572 cm (1.8 ") , 40GB, PATA, 8MB Cache, 5400RPM
It is based on perpendicular magnetic recording and has a capacity of 40GB. Through the use of a new Low Insertion Force connector (LIF), it is 7 millimetres shorter than current Toshiba drives. This allows manufacturers the possibility to produce even smaller consumer electronics products.
The new drive incorporates the ATA-6 interface and offer 8MB buffer memory.
The MK4009GAL has been developed specifically for ultra-portable devices such as mp3 and multi-media players and Personal Video Recorders.
Toshiba 40GB Parallel ATA. Hard drive capacity: 40 GB, Hard drive interface: Parallel ATA, Hard drive speed: 4200 RPM. Power consumption (standby): 0.12 W, Power consumption (PowerSave): 0.07 W, Power consumption (read): 1 W. Width: 84 mm, Height: 5 mm, Depth: 71 mm