Maxtor is now offering a OneTouch II drive with a FireWire 800 interface for Apple Mac or PC users with a FireWire port.
Actually, the FireWire 800 Edition features a triple interface for universal connectivity so can be connected using either FireWire 800, FireWire 400 or USB 2.0 interface.
Using FireWire, the drive delivers up to 800Mbit per second data transfer rates to quickly transfer and store high-resolution graphics, digital audio/video, heavy multimedia files, photos and more.
“The Maxtor OneTouch II, FireWire 800 Edition supports our strong following of creative professionals who need reliable, high-performance storage” said Edwin Tien, Country Manager,
FireWire 800 provides twice the bandwidth of FireWire 400 and is 66 times faster than USB 1.1. Coupling the interface with the Maxtor OneTouch II drive’s 300GB capacity and 16 MB buffer, users can transfer and store their digital content at blazing speeds.
The OneTouch II drives come bundled with Maxtor’s DriveLock security software and a version of EMC Dantz Retrospect Express HD software for backup and restores.
Using the FireWire interface, the Maxtor OneTouch II drive is fully bootable on a Mac computer running OS X system software. No additional software or hardware is required.
The Maxtor OneTouch II, Fire Wire 800 is priced at $399 (RRP) for the 200GB and $499 (RRP) for the 300GB version.