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LaCie offers Tank case to protect your portable HDD and more

Case can protect all sorts of stuff from the elements

| Storage News | Posted: Dec 10, 2010 8:00 pm

If you have an external HDD you carry with you on the road that isn't rugged, you might be worried about dropping it or being caught in the rain and losing all your data. Not everyone wants to replace their existing drive with one that is rugged by design. You might also have other small gadgets that you want to protect from the rigors of daily life. LaCie has a new case that offers a lot of protection called the Tank that might be just what you need.


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The Tank is a black case with an exterior that looks like a black rubber tank tread. Inside the case is a foam insert that you can customize to fit your device exactly. LaCie says that the case can be used for 2.5-inch HDDs, a DS game system, digital cameras and lots more stuff. The case is water and dust resistant with IP-63 certification.


The case also meets military drop and shock standards. The case measures 1.6" x 4.8" x 7.3" and weighs 9-ounces. It is made from polypropylene and rubber and is available right now for £19.99. this might be the perfect rugged case if you like to take your camera with you camping and want to protect it from the elements.



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