• Data Security HPM-2

Portable, compact and lightweight, the HPM-2 degausser is designed for use in any environment or condition -- domestic or overseas, friendly or hostile, office or mobile. Currently, the HPM-2 is the smallest permanent magnet degausser available. Simply insert the media into the drawer and rotate the effortless handle. The media is pulled inside the degausser where it passes a shielded permanent magnet that completely sanitizes the media.

Degausser Specifications

Made in the USA by Data Security, Inc.
Magnetic Field Technology Permanent Magnet
Operation Manual (effortless handle)
Disk Coercivity in NSA EPL-D 5000 Oe Longitudinal and Perpendicular Recorded
Tape Coercivity in NSA EPL-D 3000 Oe
Max Media Size 5.8 “ (147 mm) by 4.3” (109 mm) by 1” (26 mm) high
Erasure Time 8 seconds per pass (operator dependent)
Throughput Up to 630 pieces/hr - NSA tested rate
Mobility Table top ready, cart and wheeled case available
Weight 89 lbs (40 kg)
Dimensions 12.4” (315 mm) W by 18.1” (460 mm) D by 14.1” (358 mm) H
Power No electrical power required, energy provided by human operator


Meets DoD requirements for purging classified information on longitudinal and perpendicular magnetic disk storage devices up to 5000 Oersteds.*

*Erasure performance testing on hard disks with coercivities above 5000 Oe and on magnetic tapes 2800 Oe and above in progress.

With permanent magnet technology, the HPM-2 portable degausser operates without electricity making it an ideal emergency destruction device that can be operated in any environment.


  • Quick cycle time allows for fast throughput (erase up to 720 hard drives/tapes per hour).
  • Environmentally friendly solution; manual operation requires no electricity.
  • Listed in the "NSA Evaluated Products List – Degausser."
Dimensions 12.4” (315 mm) wide by 18.1” (460 mm) deep by 14.1” high (358 mm)

Data Security HPM-2

  • Product Code:HPM-2