VST Technologies First to Market with FireWire(R) Drives
New FireWire Drives Offer Modularity, Portability and FireWire Connectivity
ACTON, Mass., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- VST Technologies, Inc. today
announced that it has shipped its new FireWire Drive series. Apple(R)
Power Macintosh(R) G3 owners are the first to benefit from FireWire's
ability to instantly connect devices regardless of platforms and
software. In January, Apple began shipping FireWire (IEEE 1394) as a
key feature built-in to every Power Macintosh G3 series professional
desktop computer. VST's new FireWire Hard Drives are the first 1394
compliant drives to take full advantage of Apple's new FireWire
The new products shipped this week include the VST FireWire Hard
Drives in 2, 4, and 6 Gigabyte sizes, combining a variety of storage
sizes with hot- plug/unplug and blazing transfer speeds, up to 8
MB/sec. This unparalleled combination provides seamless storage
performance for any FireWire-equipped computer. Just cable the drive
and computer together, and the volume mounts automatically, ready for
high-speed file transfers.
"VST's new FireWire drives combine the best aspects of portability,
modularity and FireWire connectivity to offer the most exciting high
performance storage product the industry has seen yet," said Vincent
Fedele, Chairman and Founder of VST Technologies.
VST's ultra compact drives measure only 3 in (W) x 5.5 in (D) x 0.7
in (H), and weigh only 6.5 ounces. "FireWire technology is already
proving its superiority in moving today's large multimedia files and
data between devices. We're certainly excited about what this
technology means for the performance of peripheral storage devices
and ultimately for the people who use them everyday," Fedele said.
Introduction of the VST FireWire drives marks the company's first
offering of desktop peripherals devices, and one that is completely
platform independent. "The desktop is a natural expansion of VST's
peripheral product offerings," explained Fedele. "This is the first
of many VST desktop peripherals that will take advantage of today's
superior technologies, allowing VST to effectively transfer its
expertise from the mobile environment, to the desktop and reach
About VST Technologies
VST Technologies, Inc. is a market leader in the design, engineering
and marketing of peripheral products for the notebook and desktop
computer industries. VST peripheral products can be found as optional
features or as after market add-ons from leading OEMs and from
notebook manufacturers, including Apple Computer, Fujitsu, NEC, and
IBM. In addition to the VST FireWire Drives, VST Technologies, Inc.
manufactures notebook Zip Drives, SuperDisk TM Drives, Hard Drives,
AC/DC Power Adapters, Battery Chargers and Auto Adapters.
VST's products can be viewed and purchased through their web site at
www.vsttech.com and from major distributors, resellers and catalog
Apple and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Corp. Inc.
SuperDisk is a trademark of Imation Corp. IBM is a registered
trademark of International Business Machines Corp. Zip is a
registered trademark of Iomega Corp.