Fast, high-volume, workhorse. In only 3 seconds, the compact and automatic HD-3XTL degausser, with 10,000 gauss and an oversized media slot, will completely and permanently erase all data contained on high-coercivity (magnetic) hard drives and tape up to 1.7" in height. Includes SCAN-1X verification software and scanner voucher to create a media destruction report as you degauss.
Degaussing, the removal of all data from hard drives and tape media through demagnetizing, provides the most secure method of data elimination recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA). Degaussing takes only seconds to eliminate all data on any size hard drive. When you degauss your drive, you have performed the most secure method of data destruction. Degaussing provides complete protection for your organization.
Built-in field checker: Garner's degaussers have built-in field verification systems. On-board diagnostics confirm the magnetic field strength of every cycle, ensuring complete erasure every time.
LCD display: Provides the numerical value of gauss field strength to verify erasure, as well as cycle count, job count, and diagnostics.
SCAN-1X Media Destruction Report software and scanner voucher included: Creates media destruction reports with date, time, user ID, serial number, and verification of each cycle.
IRONCLAD Integrated Auditing System (option): Create the ultimate proof-of-erasure and destruction reports. Combine the HD-3XTL degausser with Garner’s exclusive IRONCLAD® Erasure Verification with JPG Image Capture System. IRONCLAD creates a Certificate of Erasure & Destruction Report by compiling user, media, and diagnostic data from the HD-3XTL degausser and the PD-5 hard drive destroyer for auditing purposes.
Physical destruction (i.e., shredding, crushing, piercing, bending) of hard drives without first being degaussed leaves data behind. In fact, a shredded but un-degaussed 2 mm² hard drive fragment can contain the equivalent of approximately 504,000 pages of paper containing sensitive and confidential data.
The 10,000 gauss field of the Garner HD-3XTL degausser magnetically erases all data on hard drives making them safe and secure for disposal. Every hard drive must be degaussed before shredding, crushing, or disposal to ensure the data is unrecoverable.
Although physical destruction of a hard drive is not necessary after the drive has been degaussed, physically damaging the hard drive casing and bending the disk platters provides visual confirmation that the hard drive has been securely processed; discourages unscrupulous (but fruitless) attempts to retrieve data from the drive; and indicates the drive is ready to leave the controlled environment for disposal.
Note: Solid-state media cannot be degaussed. Physical destruction of the media with the SSD-1 solid-state destroyer is recommended before the media leaving its secure environment.
Overwriting is a method where a random pattern of usually "1" and "0" is written to every part of the drive, frequently three times, to obliterate the underlying data. The advantage of this method is the drive can be re-used. The disadvantages are: it takes a skilled operator to ensure the overwriting is done correctly; non-functioning sectors of the hard drive cannot be overwritten allowing data to remain on the drive; it takes a considerable amount of time-hours, and therefore electricity; and it is not regarded as failsafe, or permissible for the highest data security standards such as the NSA, CIA, or DoD.
Degaussing is the process of exposing the media to a strong magnetic field of sufficient strength to magnetically destroy the data. The advantages of degaussing are: a skilled operator is not required to operate a degausser; the magnetic field destroys all the data on the drive in approximately 1/10 of a second regardless of whether the drive is functioning or non-functioning, Degaussing is recognized by the NSA and DoD as an appropriate method of secure data destruction. The disadvantage of degaussing is the hard drive cannot be re-used.
After degaussing, the data on a degaussed hard drive simply no longer exists.
The HD-3XTL will assist you in satisfying government and industry data destruction standards, including:
Hard drives erased with the HD-3XTL have been tested and verified by hard drive manufacturers, information recovery companies, and private forensic laboratories, which independently confirmed that no data was recoverable.
Garner Products, Inc., leads the data destruction industry in product safety by being the first and only U.S. hard drive degausser and destroyer manufacturer to earn certification of our products to UL, IEC, and CSA safety standards from a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Our products are also independently tested for conformity to CE standards for safety and emissions for the European Union.
These U.S. and international certifications identify Garner’s products as safe to operate in data centers, hospitals, offices, and other sensitive environments around the world.
Garner’s products are certified to:
We are proud to be an eco-friendly manufacturer in California, the state that sets the standard for environmental protection. At every stage of the manufacturing process, from product design through manufacturing and shipping, we apply processes and use materials that minimize environmental impact.
The HD-3XTL lets you configure a system to match your operations. We offer everything you need to create a floor, desktop, or mobile workspace. For even greater destruction security, add our NSA EPL-listed PD-5 Hard Drive and Solid-State Destroyer that crushes magnetic, solid-state, flash, and thumb drives.
Your choice of destruction equipment securely mounts to the cart creating a comprehensive mobile media sanitization solution.
The locking storage compartment allows you to securely store media awaiting processing.
Gain mobility while satisfying stringent security requirements by pairing a transport case with your custom selection of destruction products.
Create a package with our industry-leading hard drive degaussers and destroyers that fit your data security need.
Add IRONCLAD Erasure Verification System to capture JPG images of degaussed media and automatically generate a certificate of erasure and destruction.
The RCC Cart offers an agile and safe solution for mobile operations.
Lets you create a destruction workstation in our custom-configured SW-2 Table featuring a locked storage compartment for securely storing media awaiting erasure.
Our MIL-SPEC shipping case lets you take the HD-3XTL to the media and can be shipped in the case.
Large blue recycle bin makes it easy to store media that has been destroyed and ready to be recycled.
Color-coded media bins. The red bin is labeled “Media to be Degaussed” and the yellow bin is labeled “Degaussed Media”.
Sold in a pack of 1,000 labels.
HD-3XTL • HD-3XTLE
1 tesla (10,000 gauss) nominal
Includes: SCAN-1X voucher
Throughput (Hard drives per hour)
Up to 4,500 (1.8 in.)*
Up to 4,500 (2.5 in.)*
Up to 450 (3.5 in.)
*Bundle up to 10 1.8" and 2.5" hard drives depending on drive dimensions.
Hard drives: Laptop, standard, and network drives* up to 1.7 in. height.
Tapes: All LTO, all DLT, 3490, 9940, 3592, AIT, and others
*All mounting hardware must be removed before degaussing.
HD-3XTL: 100~120VAC ±5%, 50/60 Hz
HD-3XTLE: 90~250VAC ±5%, 50/60 Hz
During standby: 53W
During charge: 188W avg.
At the time of erase: 53W
Slot Capacity (HxWxD)
1.7 x 4.5 x 5.9 (in.)
43.2 x 114.3 x 148.6 (mm)
41°F - 104°F (5°C - 40°C)
10%H - 40%H Without condensation
59 lbs. (27 kg.)
18.9 x 13.3 x 13 (in.)
480 x 338.6 x 328.9 (mm)
18.9 x 22.8 x 13 (in.)
480 x 578.1 x 328.9 (mm)
HD-3XTL: One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty standard, optional three-year limited warranty available
HD-3XTLE: One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty standard
Scanner: Ninety-day manufacturer’s limited warranty standard
Made in the U.S.A.
By, Garner Products, Inc.
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