Iomega has introduced two exciting new choices in portable and desktop storage: the stylish Iomega eGo USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive and the speedy Iomega eSATA/USB 2.0 Professional Hard Drive.
Iomega’s Latest Portable Hard Drive
The Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drive USB 2.0 is a fast and fun notebook hard drive that delivers on form and function. Iomega’s new eGo Drive has an elegantly curved cherry-red chassis with chrome endcaps that sets it apart from other portable hard drives. With the new eGo Drive, Iomega introduces flair and panache to the HDD market, something rarely seen in any competitor’s product. The eGo Drive also packs a lot of storage capability - the 160GB 2.5-inch drive is USB-powered for simple operation (no power supply required), and it comes with EMC(R) Retrospect(R) HD software for automatic backups, scheduled backups, or on-demand backups. DropGuard(TM) technology protects the drive from accidental damage caused by drops of up to 51 inches so users can carry up to 640,000 photos, over 2,900 hours of music or 240 hours of video** with confidence.
Iomega’s Latest eSATA External Hard Drive
Also announced is the Iomega eSATA/USB 2.0 Professional Hard Drive, a slender silver hard drive that uses the new 3 Gbit/second eSATA interface for the fastest possible access to its 500GB storage capacity. Its high performance makes it a perfect match for the demands of advanced graphics software, video editing applications, and small server or network environments. This Iomega eSATA Professional Hard Drive also comes with award-winning EMC Retrospect Express software for automatic backups, scheduled backups, or on-demand backups, as well as other advanced features. For computers that do not have an eSATA interface (PCI eSATA cards are available separately), the USB 2.0 interface offers a universally popular alternative.
Both drives are compatible with Microsoft(R) Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home/XP Professional/XP Professional x64, and Windows Vista(TM). The eGo Portable Hard Drive is compatible with Mac OS X 10.1.5 or above; the Professional Hard Drive eSATA is compatible with Mac OS X 10.2 or above
The eSATA/USB 2.0 Professional Hard Drive requires a system with an eSATA interface for operation as an eSATA drive (PCI eSATA card not included).
Price and Availability
The Iomega 160GB eGo Portable Hard Drive USB 2.0 is now available for about Rs 6,400 ($159.95). The Iomega eSATA/USB 2.0 500GB Professional Hard Drive is also now available for about Rs 8,400 ($209.95). (All pricing is estimated US retail.)
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