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Monday, October 24, 2016

Media found Russian hard disk: 50 MB for 3.7 million

The portal Hi-tech.mail.ru discovered an unusual domestic development: the external drive “GNI-M2.05” (similar to hard drive), able to remember only 50 Megabytes of information and worth 3.7 million rubles.

Author photo: JSC “NIIFI AND W”

One of the features specified in the description was the weight of 25 kilograms. The communication speed of this device does not exceed 155 Kbps, and dimensions are 50 by 25.4 380 centimeters.

The description of the device says that it is protected from external mechanical influences and are suitable for operation in conditions from minus to plus 50 degrees. In this embodiment, the drive according to GOST 1987.

The device produced by the INSTITUTE and W”, which specializiruetsya in computing equipment and electronic equipment.

Pictures and specifications of the “hard drive” immediately flew over the Network, causing users ridicule: “Our hard drives are the most stringent in the world”, “CD-ROM in 14 times more, But the drive will not steal”, etc.

However, other users noted that such products have a purpose: “This thing is mainly for Commissar (for security this thing is better than the same “black box”), as well as such objects as nuclear power plants, etc.”

In addition, readers of the portal said that the standard was updated in 2003, the expiration date of the box are 15 years and this product has a stable range of customers.

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