Seagate Technology announced its Medalist product line. The 3.5-inch hard disk drives have a 2.1GB capacity and spin at 4,500 rpm, enabling multimedia and full-motion video playback. It includes SeaShield, a protective cover that enhances reliability, according to the company. SeaShield covers the printed circuit board and is secured to the head-disk assembly, protecting against knocks, bumps, and static electricity. Drive installation instructions are included on the SeaShield label.