Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Corsair Flash Padlock 2 8GB USB Flash Drive Review

Four years ago Corsair introduced the Flash Voyager USB drive, a USB drive that was practically indestructible. A Year after that they came out with the Flash Padlock, u USB drive that had a keypad on the front that allowed you to lock and unlock it to protect your data. It seems Corsair has put the two together and released the Flash Padlock 2, which is basically the Flash Voyager with the Padlock keypad on the front. So not only can you protect your data with a key code you get the awesome protection of the Flash Voyager design.

Special thanks to Corsair for providing us with the Flash Padlock 2 8GB USB Flash Drive to review.

Features
Secure: Hardware 256-bit encryption secures your data
Protection: Your own 4-10 digit PIN protects and locks access to the Flash Padlock 2
Capacity: Large 8GB storage gives you ample room to store all your sensitive documents, or up to 2,480 images, or up to 2,000 songs
Compatible: No software to install — Works on Windows, Mac or Linux based computers — Plug & Play compatible with virtually any USB port
Hacking Detection: Multiple failed entries locks device for 2 minutes to prevent repeated attempts to access data
Drive Recovery: If you lose your PIN, you can reset the Flash Padlock to its factory default state, securely erasing all data from the drive
Confidence: Protected by a limited 10 year warranted and backed by Corsair’s renowned customer service and support

Specifications

Capacity 8 GB
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature -20°C to +60°C
Operating Humidity 10% to 90%
Storage Humidity 5% to 90%
Maximum Operating Altitude 3,048 m (10,000 feet)
O/S Support Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Mac OS X v9.x and above, Linux Kernel 2.4.2 and higher
Emission Certifications FCC, CE, VCCI

Packaging
The Flash Padlock 2 drive comes in the typical clamshell packing we are used to seeing from Corsair. The front of the package is clear and on the back you have a description of the drive.

Corsair Flash Padlock 2 8GB USB Flash Drive Corsair Flash Padlock 2 8GB USB Flash Drive

Opening the package up inside you will find the Flash Padlock drive, USB extension cable and a corsair lanyard. I like that Corsair is still including a lanyard with their flash drives, so many companies are not these days.

Corsair Flash Padlock 2 8GB USB Flash Drive

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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