Immediately available are the Iomega HDD Portable Hard Drive laptops, in the 20GB and 30GB cuts, with a featherweight of 231 grams.
Designed to withstand the shocks and strains of the frenetic life of the digital nomad (the hard disk advertised as robust enough to withstand a fall from a height of almost 130 cm, or up to five times the height of similar devices on the market ), however, are of such dimensions that they can be carried without problems in large pockets or in a computer bag. A transfer rate of more than 21MB per second is declared, making these HD a possible choice even for those dedicated to video editing.
The offer ranges between USB 2.0 and FireWire connections, with the following costs:
HDD 20GB USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive, $ 199; HDD 30GB USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive, $ 259; HDD 20GB FireWire Portable Hard Drive, $ 229; HDD 30GB FireWire Portable Hard Drive, $ 279.
Similar to the system already seen on the Predator burner of the same house, it will be possible to use an interface other than the one with which you buy the drive, by means of an optional adapter available at the end of next month.
On the other hand, the capable 40GB, 80GB, and 120GB External Hard Drives will also be available for purchase in May, also equipped with an option to interface with USB 2.0 or FireWire, with indicative prices of:
HDD 40GB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, $ 199; HDD 80GB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, $ 299; HDD 120GB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, $ 349; HDD 80GB FireWire External Hard Drive, $ 329; HDD 120GB FireWire External Hard Drive, $ 379.
Also for these models it will be possible to integrate the original interface with another, by means of an adapter cable on sale from June. As far as the software equipment is concerned, ?QuikSync?, a proprietary program capable of to provide a backup with various automatisms.
More information on the devices can be found on the appropriate web pages on the company website.