[NTLK] PCMCIA Hard Drive in a Newton?

From: Matthew Atkinson <matthewatkinson13_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon Jul 17 2006 - 22:17:07 EDT

Hello all - been a while since I posted.
Anyway, in my random websurfing, I came across this PCMCIA hard drive
(5GB). Using Paul's ATA driver, would this be a viable storage option for
use in a Newton?
Just thinking out loud...

Toshiba MK 5002MPL
Here are the specs:
Product details
     Device Type Hard drive - removable
     Width 2.1 in
     Depth 3.4 in
     Height 0.2 in
     Weight 1.9 oz
     Compatibility PC
     Hard Drive
     Form Factor 1.8"
     Capacity 5 GB
     Interface Type PC Card
     Buffer Size 256 KB
     Drive Transfer Rate 66.7 MBps (external) / 15.6 MBps
     Seek Time 15 ms (average) / 26 ms (max)
     Track-to-Track Seek Time 3 ms
     Average Latency 7.52 ms
     Spindle Speed 3990 rpm
     MTBF 300,000 hour(s)
     Expansion / Connectivity
     Compatible Slots 1 x PC Card - type II

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Received on Mon Jul 17 22:18:53 2006

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