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APRO releasing HERCULES-Q Series
SLC & MLC (Rugged Metal) 2.5” PATA SSD

Taipei, Taiwan – September 3, 2015 – APRO Co., Ltd., a leading pioneer in industrial flash memory market, is releasing a new solution of 2.5” PATA SSD to continue the supply chain for legacy applications.

HERCULES-Q Series 2.5” PATA SSD is available in both SLC and MLC solutions. SLC product capacity ranges from 8GB to 128GB with 3 years of warranty for standard grade (0℃ to +70℃) and 5 years of warranty for industrial grade (-40℃ to +85℃). MLC is available from 8GB to 256GB and provides warranty period of 2 years for standard grade (0℃ to +70℃) and wide operating temperature (-40℃ to +85℃).

HERCULES-Q Series 2.5” PATA SSD is compliant to ATA/ATAPI-8. Its diversified ability supports PC Card Memory Mode, TRUE-IDE Mode, Auto-Standby and Auto-Sleep Mode. Transfer speeds supports PIO-0~6, MWDMA-0~4 and UDMA-0~7 to satisfy all types of applications. The maximum read performance of SLC 2.5” PATA SSD can reach 106.7 MB/s, write performance up to 103.8 MB/s. For MLC 2.5” PATA SSD, read performance is up to 109.7 MB/s and write performance up to 106.1 MB/s. HERCULES-Q Series also provides Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) in excess of 3 million hours, endurance reliability greater than 2 million P/E cycles and data retention of 10 years to ensure data integrity.

In the hope of anticipating failures and to monitor storages’ health status, HERCULES-Q Series 2.5” PATA SSD is also equipped with S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) attribute that automatically detects drive's condition to effectively protect data and wear-leveling factor, which helps to prolong the lifespan of SSD. The qualification of RoHS/REACH regulations guarantees HERCULES-Q Series with environmental friendly and toxic free products.

In industrial market, many applications are still in need of legacy embedded storage devices with IDE interface such as Micro IDE Flash Module and PATA SSD, also responding to the demands of MLC products which has been increasing during recent years, APRO persists on fulfilling customer’s need and foresees the requirements; therefore, we’ve strived to satisfy our customer’s desire by providing wide varieties of product options.

Over a decade of experience in industrial flash market, APRO had grown steadily and becoming one of the most trustworthy partners that continuously provides reliable solution and superb services. Customer’s satisfaction and their trust in APRO is our motivation to achieve greatness.


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