Data Security Inc. Releases HPM-2 Degausser

Device is NSA approved.

March 12, 2013
SDB Staff
Data Security Inc., Lincoln, Neb., has released its newest National Security Agency- (NSA-) approved degausser, the HPM-2. The HPM-2 is a permanent magnet degausser, which erases magnetic media. 
Renee Schafer, director of sales and marketing for Data Security, says, “The HPM-2 is the only degasser that is small, lightweight, portable and has passed the NSA’s evaluation for all of today’s magnetic tape and hard disk drives without disassembly.” 
Features of the HPM-2 include:
  • Simple operation, just insert media and rotate the handle; 
  • Eight seconds per cycle, one-pass, continuous duty performance;
  • Capable of degauss up to 1,800 hard drives per hour and 3,600 tapes per hour;
  • Permanent magnets that never degrade; and 
  • Operates without electricity. 
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