Proton T-1 Degausser

T-1 Degausser – Compact, Economical Degaussing

An economical, automatic, drawer-style degausser – ideal for low volume degaussing requirements. Permanently erases data from hard drives and various tape media with an effective magnetic field of at least 1 Tesla per cycle.

Key Benefits

  • Simple operation; insert media into drawer and push start button

  • The T-1 ensures data is permanently erased and forensically unrecoverable

  • Erases all magnetic media (longitudinal and perpendicular), including all standard hard drives (laptop, desktop and network) and storage tapes (DLT, LTO, DDS, etc.)

  • Provides compliance with recognized security standards and regulations, including NIST, HIPAA, FACTA, PCI DSS, GLBA, PIPEDA, IRS, GDPR, etc.

  • Meets U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) requirements for sanitizing unclassified data

  • LCD displays magnetic field strength of every cycle to guarantee performance

  • Extremely compact and portable; optional wheeled deployment case available

  • Optional barcode scanner with audit-tracking system available

  • Maintenance free; 1-year parts and labor warranty included and extended warranty available


  • Hard Drives
  • Server Drives
  • Laptop Drives
  • DLT Tapes
  • Videotapes

Brand Proton
Model T-1
Input Material Hard Drives, DLT/LTO, Videotapes
CSE/NSA Approval None
Degausser System

1 Tesla (10,000 Gauss) minimum

1.1 Tesla (11,000 Gauss) peak

Cycle Time 15 seconds
Supply Voltage 110V or 220V Automatic
Throughput (3.5″) 240/Hr
Throughput (2.5″) 1440/Hr (4 Laptop Drives)
Weight 18.0kg
Dimensions (appox.) 45 x 23 x 24 cm