FireWire Depot today announced the new MB559 FireWire 1394a/USB2.0 to SATA drive version with removable tray (US$169.95). “The MB559 is a simple, elegantly designed external storage drive rack with removable drive tray (1 x 3.5″ SATA I or II hard drive) and hot swap capability making exchanging drives virtually hassle free! The unit can be placed horizontally and is also convertible to vertical placement with an extendable foot stand to save working space. With its fan-less operation, lightweight construction protected by a layer of solid aluminum plus fine mirror finish, the MB559 Series makes your data mobilization quiet, attractive and easy.”