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DataGauss MAX Degausser

RRP £3,689.00

Now £3,320.10

Securely erase hard drives and backup tapes - New Model, Now 3 Times Faster!

Medium Volume
240 HDD per hour
15 second gauss time

The DataGauss MAX HDD degausser is one of our best selling degaussers and offers a no-nonsense automatic, permanent way to erase hard drives and backup tapes quickly and effectively with its powerful 9000 gauss force. If you’re looking for fast, permanent erasure of medium quantities of hard drives and tapes, perhaps for use at multiple locations, the DataGauss MAX HDD degausser should be your first choice.

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Easy Operation

The DataGauss MAX has been designed with simplicity in mind. Releasing the catch lifts the lid, allowing media to be placed into the chamber. Closing the lid and pressing the 'erase' button on the control panel activates the charging of the powerful degaussing magnetic field. When the display says the degauss cycle is complete, the lid can be opened and the media removed. The entire process takes just 15 seconds.

Throughout the whole erase cycle the on-board processor monitors the erase procedure ensuring that it is completed correctly. The operator is shown erase progress and immediately alerted to any interruptions in the cycle by messages on the LCD control panel.



Transportation Case: An optional heavy-duty transportation case with wheels is available for the DataGauss, enabling you to safely transfer your degausser by road or air, ideal if you have a requirement to erase media at multiple locations. 

Service and Support

The DataGauss MAX comes with a 24 month back to base warranty, all parts and labor included. Extended warranties are also available.

We are so confident in our product build quality, that whether you opt for an extended warranty or not, our factory-based technical support team are available for free phone and email support. This support extends for the entire lifetime of ownership.


The DataGauss MAX is designed to help you comply with the following Government Mandates that require destruction of sensitive information stored on Hard Drives and Backup Tapes before their disposal.

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry) Data Security Standard

  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

  • PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act)

  • NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Guidelines for Media Sanitization NIST SP 800-88

  • NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Guidelines for Media Sanitization NIST SP 800-36

  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)

  • HIPAA (Health Information Portability and Accountability Act)

  • California SB-1386

  • IRS-1075

  • CJIS

  • Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)

Safe & Secure

With safety in mind and to meet the latest ICNIRP Magnetic Exposure Guidelines, the DataGauss MAX field discharge duration is less than a second and the magnetic field is designed to be concentrated inside the chamber.


Degauss Method:

Pulse discharge, chamber degausser


Media Handling:

Standard PC, Laptop and Server 3.5", 2.5" & 1.8" Hard Drives. Longitudinal & perpendicular recording. All Drive interfaces IDE, SATA and Fibre Channel.

All Backup tapes including DLT,2,3,4,5,6 & SDLT, LTO1,2,3,4,5,6,7 & 8; 3480/3490/3490e, 3590, 9840 & T9940 & T10000 tape; Ultrium & Redwood SD-3 tape & cartridges; Mammoth 1 & 2, 8mm, AIT1 & 2,M2 tape; DDS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5, DD-2 & DFT-1


Charge Time:

7 Seconds


Media Chamber Capacity:

5.9" x 1.2" x 4.3" (150mm x 30mm x 110mm)


Magnetic Force:

10,000 gauss (1 Tesla)


Cycle Time/Erase Time:

15 seconds typical



240 hard drives/cartridges per hour typical


Duty Cycle:


Power Supply:

100-120 VAC, 208-240 VAC, 50/60Hz (Please specify Voltage and Frequency when ordering)


Current Rating:

100-120V 4 Amps
208-240V 2.5 Amps typical



On/Off Power switch, Erase button


Dimensions (WxHxD):

13.9" x 9.2" x 14.3" (35cm x 23cm x 36cm)


Unit Weight:

48lbs (22kgs) 


Packed Dimensions (WxHxD):

18.5" x 13.4" x 18.5" (47cm x 34cm x 47cm)


Packed Weight:

55lbs (25kg)



41°F - 104°F (5°C - 40°C)



10%H – 40%H Without Condensation



Transportation case


24 months back to base, all parts and labor included. Extended warranties also available.





Specifications are subject to change without notice

Note: After degaussing, hard drives should not be reused as they are stressed in the erasure process. Some backup tapes may not be reusable after degaussing due to the servo track being erased.

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