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What’s in your Man Bag?

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

After a few folk on-site recently have been laughing at my “hand bag”. I keep telling them it’s a man bag which I keep my notebook in and a few other things! I’m always complaining to Lindsey about not being able to find her keys in her many bags that she uses, it’s prompted me to take a photograph of the items in my man bag!

Contents of my man bag!

Contents of my man bag!

Contents Include:-

  • Sony Vaio T1XP Mini Notebook and Sony Vaio Case.
  • Sony Vaio T1XP charger and mains cable.
  • Tom Tom GO 520 in hard case.
  • SanDisk cruzer mini 1GB flash drives (2).
  • SanDisk cruzer micro clear body 4GB flash drives (2).
  • SanDisk cruzer micro 4GB flash drive (encrypted) (1).
  • hp 4GB flash drive (encrypted).
  • Corsair Survivor GT 64GB flash drive (encrypted) (including chain and dog tag!).
  • 3 3G MF627 USB Modem with 4GB micro SD card inserted. (encrypted).
  • Cisco Aironet 350 AIR-LMC350 (patched 200mW) PCMCIA card.
  • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g PCMCIA Wireless Adaptor.
  • Linksys Dual-Band Wireless 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g WPC55AG PCMCIA card.
  • Orinoco 802.11b PCMCIA GOLD Card.
  • Senoa special PCMCIA card!
  • N-type to Wireless LAN card pigtails, various types (3).
  • Canon Ixus IS 850 Digital Camera including case.
  • Flash card case including compact flash, SD, Micro SD, Mini SD, Memory Stick, Memory Pro cards.
  • HP Smart Start CD ROMs and ESXi flash modules.
  • Carrying case full of technical CD ROMs.

I’ll not complain the next time Lindsey has difficulty finding her keys!

That’s alot of tech!

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The Flash Survivor GT 64GB by Corsair USB flash drive

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Mine’s bigger than yours comes to mind!

I’ve been looking for a portable storage solution for a while to carry around some DVD isos, and VMware images but also wanted a sturdy pen drive.

Well you don’t get sturdier than this one.

  • Encased in extremely strong CNC-milled, anodized aircraft-grade aluminum.
  • Water resistant to 200M through the use of a EPDM waterproof seal.
  • Protected from vibration or impact damage through the use of a molded shock dampening collar.
  • Plug-&-Play with any USB 2.0 certified peripheral computer port (backward compatible with USB 1.1).
  • USB extension cable and Dog Tags included.
  • Protected by a Limited 10-year Warranty.

You may have noticed that the Corsair dog tag is upside down, I didn’t notice until after the photograph, am I supposed to wear the dog tag?

The 64Gb flash drive is quite long, and probably one of the longest flash drives around, it’s certainly not a short flash drive. It measures about 10cm long.

Some typical geeky, nerdy benchmarks for Read/Write

Flash Toolkit Benchmarks

Flash Toolkit Benchmarks - CMFUSBSRVR-64GBGT

CrystalDiskMark 2.2 Benchmarks

CrystalDiskMark 2.2 Benchmarks - CMFUSBSRVR-64GBGT

HD Tune Pro Benchmarks  - CMFUSBSRVR-64GBGT

HD Tune Pro Benchmarks - CMFUSBSRVR-64GBGT

So, 30MB/sec for Read and 18MB/sec for Write.

So if you want a big, rugged, 10 year warrantied flash drive opt for the Flash Survivor GT 64GB by Corsair!

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