Apricorn Launches EZ Bus Desktop Combo for Mac Users

EZ Bus DTC enables desktop and laptop users to instantly add up to
500GB backup and storage capabilities

Poway, Calif. November 20, 2006 — Apricorn, the leader in personal
storage, today announced further expansion of its EZ Bus Desktop
Storage and Backup line with Apricorn’s award winning Data Protection
Suite for Mac. Providing powerful backup, synchronization and
encryption tools, Apricorn’s Data Protection Suite contains
ShirtPocket SuperDuper!, Qdea Synchronize! X, and Apricorn’s
Encryption Utility.

The EZ Bus Desktop FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo (EZ Bus DTC), featuring a
combination FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 interface is the ideal external
hard drive for backing up data or adding extra storage to any
notebook or desktop Mac. The plug-n-play and hot swappable features
make hard drive capacity expansion simple. With up to 500GB of
additional storage in a high performance 7200RPM drive, users can
backup their entire systems and safely store large files including
digital photographs, emails, music and video files. To ensure optimal
operating temperature and to protect stored data, the EZ Bus DTC was
designed with an ultra-cool fan and aluminum enclosure to dissipate

“We’re proud to further expand our product offerings to the Mac
market, first with the Aegis external hard drive line and now with EZ
Bus Desktop Combo,” said Mike McCandless, Apricorn’s Vice President
of Sales and Marketing. “The design of the EZ Bus Desktop Combo makes
it portable and convenient, and the large storage capacity and
powerful software bundle provides a back up solution for an entire

Apricorn’s EZ Bus DTC hard drive models are available in 80GB-500GB
sizes and come with a vertical stand. Additional features for the EZ
Bus DTC include a 7200RPM drive with FireWire/USB 2.0 interface, 6 to
6 pin FireWire/1394 cable, 4 to 6 pin FireWire/1394 cable, USB cable
and AC adapter. The hard drives are also bundled with extensive
backup, synchronizing and encryption software: ShirtPocket
SuperDuper!, Qdea Synchronize! X and Apricorn Encryption Utility for

Mac System Requirements

* Apple G3 or later
* Mac OS X version 10.2 or later

Availability and Pricing
Apricorn’s EZ Bus Desktop Storage and Backup Solution for Mac user’s
is currently available in the US, Canada and online at


80GB: $119
160GB: $149
250GB: $179
400GB: $279
500GB: $369

1 year limited

About Apricorn
Apricorn, a leader in personal storage, offers a broad family of
innovative, high-quality storage, backup & upgrade products for
notebook & desktop applications. Apricorn was founded in 1983 and has
developed numerous award winning products under the Apricorn brand
and has been an OEM supplier to a number of leading computer
manufacturers. Apricorn is headquartered in Poway, California, and
distributes products throughout North America and Canada. For
additional information please visit (http://www.apricorn.com/).