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A Retro Moment

At R3 Data Recovery we deal with many types of storage devices, consumers need to backup more and more data now the access to music and photography is easier with electronic goods such as mobile phones.

With the trend towards faster, higher capacity and more compact hard drives. It's nice to change the pace a little and work with something from a little earlier.

Toshiba MK1403MAV circa 1997 with a capacity of 1.4GB was such a case, a small 2.5” laptop style hard drive with an IDE interface. Probably a proud moment for the Toshiba engineers to break the 1GB barrier and it was used in many computer based devices from that era.

Thankfully the hard drive was recovered with only a handful of bad sectors and the client was over the moon, but testament to Toshiba engineers also who did a good job 20 years ago.