Proton T-5 Degausser

T-5 Degausser – Canadian Government Approved up to Top Secret – NSA/CSS EPL-Listed

Proton’s newest NSA degausser erases hard drives and other magnetic media in 20 seconds or less. It produces a magnetic field of at least 20,000 Gauss (2 Tesla) per cycle and is approved to handle Top Secret / Classified data. For performance verification, its internal Gaussmeter guarantees every cycle meets NSA specifications. The T-5 is the ultimate degausser for efficiency and data security.

Key Benefits

  • Listed on the National Security Agency’s Evaluated Products List (NSA EPL-Degausser) and meets U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) requirements for sanitizing Top Secret/Classified data

  • Performance verification: internal meter that measures field strength (in Tesla) and reports it to operator on LCD to ensure it’s operating to NSA specs for every cycle

  • Extremely fast cycle time for maximum productivity

  • Fully automatic operation with no drawer to open and close; insert media into top slot and push start button CESG approved (UK), CE certified (EU) and NATO listed

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

  • Stores energy from previous cycles to reduce subsequent cycle times and save energy

  • Manufactured in the USA in ISO 9001 certified facilities

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

  • Options: 12 Volt battery operation, deployment case with wheels, barcode scanner


  • Hard Drives
  • Server Drives
  • DLT Tapes
  • Videotapes

Brand Proton
Model T-5
Input Material CSE/NSA Hard Drives, DLT/LTO, Videotapes
CSE/NSA Approval Up to Top Secret
Degausser System Capacitive Discharge – 2.0 Tesla – 20,000 Oe per Cycle
Cycle Time 10-20 seconds
Supply Voltage 110V or 220V Automatic
Disk Coercivity NSA EPL-D 5000 Oe Longitudinal and Perpendicular Recorded
Tape Coercivity NSA EPL-D 3000 Oe
Weight 58.0 kg
Dimensions (appox.) 48 x 25 x 66 cm