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Emphase, heaquartered in South Burlington, Vermont, is a trusted provider of industrial and military-grade flash solutions for embedded systems. As a provider based in the U.S., we are not only able to maintain an intimate understanding of the embedded market but we are better equipped to support our clients' needs and grow with them. With Emphase you can feel safe putting your name on a system, knowing that it won't cost your brand or service department.

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  • editor's comments:- June 2014 - among other things Emphase markets rugged and industrial SSDs in a range of form factors from tiny, CF, and slim to 2.5" and Mini PCIe and also a variety of interfaces which include PATA, SATA, and USB.

    Emphase shipped its first SSDs in October 2007. The company's MIL-SPEC S5 Series includes fast erase which takes 8 seconds for 16GB models and 35 seconds for 128GB.

    See also:- fast purge - secure erase SSDs
Emphase mentions in recent SSD market history

In May 2011 - Emphase launched a new range of rugged, MIL-STD-810F compliant 2.5" SATA SLC SSDs - which are currently available with upto 128GB capacity.

The MIL-SPEC S5 SSD has R/W speeds upto 170 / 90MB/sec respectively and fast erase. Should the drive lose power during a protect, erase, or destroy command, the device will resume the operation as soon as power is restored. Standard product has high tolerance for high altitudes, shock, vibration, temperature, and humidity - options include conformal coating.

In June 2011 - Emphase announced a new range of miniature industrial SATA SLC SSDs which have been engineered to operate off as little as 0.5 watts max and fit into less than 4mm height. Capacities range from 1GB to 32GB. R/W speeds upto 120/100MB/s. All S3 Series SATA modules come with a tightly managed BOM and a 5-year warranty, with the option for conformal coating.

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