VST Technologies heeft een verse kudde FireWire harddrives en zip drives aankondigd. Voorlopig zullen die dingen vooral leuk zijn voor met FireWire gezegende Mac gebruikers:
VST Technologies, Inc. announced the shipment of the full-height, high-performance FireWire® Hard Drives and a 250MB full-height FireWire Zip Drive that are both FireWire cable bus powered(requiring no external power supply). Along with these FireWire shipments comes a $100 price reduction on the 14 and 22 Gigabytes (GB) Hard Drives.
Taking advantages of high speed performance of Firewire in FireWire-equipped computer, the affordable full-height Hard Drives are designed for high-end video editing, audio and multi-media applications. These drives are now available in 14 and 22 GB capacities and feature hot plug/unplug at blazing transfer speeds up to 15 MB/sec. With USB, users can simply cable the drive and the computer together and the volume mounts automatically, making the unit ready for high-speed file transfers.
The 250MB FireWire Zip Drive offers Apple Power Macintosh® G3 and G4 users hot-plug/unplug capability in high performance removable-media storage technology regardless of platform. As with the Hard Drives, the volume mounts automatically, ready for high-speed file transfers. In January, Apple began shipping FireWire (IEEE 1394) as a key built-in feature to every Power Macintosh G3 series professional desktop computer. VST's new FireWire Zip Drives are the industry's first 1394 compliant removable media drive to take full advantage of Apples new FireWire capable CPU's.
250MB FireWire Zip Drive is priced at $349.95 MSRP, 14GB FireWire Hard Drives at $599.95 MSRP and 22GB FireWire Hard Drives at $699.95 MSRP. They are all available now at stores. VST's products can also be viewed and purchased through their web site at www.vsttech.com and from major distributors worldwide, domestic resellers and catalog mail houses.