TS-1 Degausser


Highly sensitive classified and top-secret data demands the ultimate erasing power of our TS-1 Hard Drive & Tape Degausser. Listed on the NSA/CSS Evaluated Products List (EPL) for erasure of Top Secret data, the TS-1 generates an evenly distributed 20,000 gauss (2 Tesla) magnetic field. The TS-1 delivers maximum erasure to every area of the drive or tape, no matter how drives or tapes are oriented in the media drawer. The TS-1 also comes with a  SCAN-1 scanner and software package to create an audit-worthy media destruction report as you degauss.




Mobile Destruction Unit

Small Footprint. Big Advantages.


Listed on the NSA/CSS Evaluated Products List (EPL) for Hard Drive Degaussers. Meets the toughest standards for erasing hard drive and tape media containing U.S. government classified top-secret data, as well as all other government and industry mandated standards for data elimination prior to reuse or disposal.


Independently tested and certified to meet CE standards for safety and compatibility worldwide.

Report capable

Included is our  SCAN-1 scanner and software package to scan disk serial numbers and create a media destruction report during the degaussing process.


Built-in field-verification system and onboard diagnostics confirm the magnetic-field strength of every erase cycle, ensuring complete erasure. LCD display provides bar graph with numerical value to verify erasure.


Erases the highest-coercivity magnetic media made, including perpendicular and longitudinal laptop, desktop, and network drives up to 1.25 in. high and 5,000 Oe, as well as 3,000 high-coercivity tape media—without adapters.


The ~45 second charge time and continuous-duty rating, with no cooling required, allow you to quickly and permanently erase magnetic media containing the most sensitive top-secret data.

Easy to Use

Pinch-free loading and removal lets you simply place the media into the drawer and press the “erase” button. The 32-character LCD display tells you the field strength during the cycle and when erasure is complete. The display also provides a media counter and diagnostics information in easy-to-understand words, rather than codes.

Office compatible

Quiet enough to use in an office and small enough to fit on a desktop, the TS-1 plugs into standard wall outlets.


Four retractable handles makes two-person lifting easy. The optional wheeled transport case allows you to take the TS-1 to the media for greater data security.

Permanent Erasure of Top-Secret Data

Uniformly distributed 20,000-gauss power magnetically erases a wide selection of high-coercivity hard drives and tapes, ensuring Top-Secret classified data can never be recovered. Magnetic erasure also means there’s no software to buy, update, or upgrade. And the TS-1 technology used to erase magnetic hard drives and tape media will never become obsolete due to software or driver modifications. The TS-1 is the ultimate solution for permanent erasure.

Degauss vs. Overwrite

The TS-1 uses our proven solid-state technology to generate a high-powered erasure field that’s far superior to the fields produced by the read/write heads in hard drives and tape drives. The 20,000-gauss field uniformly delivers erasing power to every area of the media in a way that software-based wiping can’t begin to match. Unlike overwriting that requires a physical connection to the hard drive, such as a cable, the TS-1 erases data on working and nonworking hard drives. Degaussing technology also makes the TS-1 software independent, so that you can completely and permanently erase any magnetic hard drive or tape, regardless of the operating system or interface.

Secure and Compliant

The TS-1 will help you satisfy the most stringent government and industry standards, including:

  • California Senate Bill 1386
  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • GLBA (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act)
  • HIPAA (Health Information Portability and Accountability Act)
  • IRS 1075
  • NIST SP 800-88r1
  • NSA/CSS/DoD Top Secret
  • PCI DSS 3.2 (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
  • PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act)

NSA/CSS Listed. Laboratory Tested.

To be added to the NSA/CSS Evaluated Products List (EPL), degaussers are laboratory tested to ensure complete erasure to the level required for U.S. government classified top-secret data.

International Standards

The TS-1E is independently tested and certified to meet CE standards for safety and compatibility worldwide. The TS-1 meets NSA and NATO top-secret data requirements.

TS-1 Security That Fits—
Optional Packages and Accessories

Whether you want to use the TS-1 in an office, mount it on a rack, take it one the road, or do all three, we offer the options that make the TS-1 the perfect fit. Create the ultimate in Top Secret data destruction by adding our NSA EPL-listed PD-4 Hard Drive Destroyer that bends, breaks, and mangles hard drives or our NSA  EPL-listed PD-5 Hard Drive and Solid-State Memory Destroyer that destroys magnetic, solid state, solid-state hybrid, flash, and thumb drives.



Mobile Destruction Unit

NSA Top Secret level destruction in a high-quality, mobile IRONCLAD cart. 
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Data Eliminator Cart

Your choice of destruction equipment securely mounts to the cart creating a comprehensive mobile media sanitization solution.  
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Degauss Destroy Recycle WorkStations

Locking storage compartment allows you to securely store media awaiting processing.
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DDM Degauss and Destroy Mobility Options

Gain mobility while satisfying stringent security requirements by pairing a transport case with your custom selection of destruction products.
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DD Degauss Destroy Packages

Create a package with our industry leading hard drive degaussers and destroyers that fit your data security need.
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Add IRONCLAD Erasure Verification System to capture JPG images of degaussed media and automatically generate a certificate of erasure and destruction.
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SW-2 Secure Workstation

Lets you create a destruction workstation in our custom-configured SW-2 Table featuring a locked storage compartment for securely storing media awaiting erasure.
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TS-1 Transport Case

Holds the NSA EPL-listed TS-1 hard drive degausser Learn More

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Recycle Bin

Large blue recycle bin makes it easy to store media that has been destroyed and ready to be recycled.
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Media Bins

Color-coded media bins. The red bin is labeled “Media to be Degaussed” and the yellow bin is labeled “Degaussed Media”.
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Degaussed Labels

Sold in packs of 1,000 labels.
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TS-1 Specifications

  • Power

    TS-1: 100~120VAC ±5%, 50/60 Hz
    TS-1E: 220~240VAC ±5%, 50/60 Hz
    Factory configurable
    Specify when ordering

  • Power Consumption

    During standby: 36W
    During charge: 420W avg.
    At the time of erase: 36W

  • Degausser System

    Capacitive Discharge

  • Erasure Verification

    Includes SCAN-1 
    Optional: IRONCLAD

  • Media

    Hard drives: Laptop, standard, network to 1.25 in. height
    Tape media: LTO (1, 2, 3, 4), SuperDLT I & II, DLT, AIT, 2590 Series, 8mm, and others

  • Disk Coercivity in NSA EPL-D

    5000 Oe Longitudinal and Perpendicular Recorded

  • Tape Coercivity in NSA EPL-D

    3000 Oe

  • Duty Cycle


  • Erasure Time

    Erases up to 720 (1.8 in.) hard drives per hour
    Erases up to 480 (2.5 in.) hard drives per hour
    Erases up to 80 (3.5 in.) hard drives per hour

  • Magnetic Field

    2.0 Tesla (20,000 gauss) nominal

  • Certifications


  • Drawer Capacity (HxWxD)

    1.3 x 4.3  x 5.9 (in.)
    31.8 x 108 x 148.6 (mm)

  • Portability

    Four 6 in. wide retractable machined-alloy handles, two on each side.

  • Temperature

    41°F - 104°F (5°C - 40°C)

  • Humidity

    10%H - 40%H Without condensation

  • Weight

    144 lbs. (65.4 kg)

  • Size (HxWxD)

    18.8 x17.6 x 21.5 (in.)
    476.3 x 447 x 546.1 (mm)

  • Warranty

    TS-1: One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty standard, optional three-year limited warranty available
    TS-1E: One-year manufacturer’s limited warranty standard, optional three-year limited warranty available

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