Features Integrated Powered Hub with Four Interfaces – FireWire 800/400, USB
2.0, & eSATA – for Plug n’ Play Use with Any Computer

June 28, 2007, Woodstock, IL, — Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech), a leading developer of PC, Macintosh and iPod
performance upgrades and accessories, today announced the newest addition to
its award-winning storage solution line, the miniStack v3 ‘Quad Interface’
powered hub storage solution with up to 1.0TB of storage capacity, for Plug
n’ Play ease of use with any Mac or PC with an available FireWire 800/400,
USB 2.0, or eSATA port.

‘Quad Interface’ Benefits

With an ergonomically unique rear and side port configuration of one eSATA,
two FireWire 800, one FireWire 400, and three USB 2.0 ports, miniStack v3
lets users connect multiple desktop digital accessories like scanners,
printers, memory card readers, digital cameras, and iPods simultaneously and
clutter-free. Its port flexibility and compact design also makes miniStack
v3 an ideal portable external hard drive storage solution to move among
multiple systems for future system compatibility.

Fast & Vast For The Modern Digital Lifestyle

miniStack v3 is ideal for data intensive uses like audio/video editing,
digital photography, MP3 libraries and high-speed back up because it
utilizes the latest generation Oxford 924 bridge chipset, the fastest drive
mechanisms available, and an eSATA port to deliver the fastest single drive
data transfer rates possible…up to 150 Megabytes per second. And with
vast storage capacities up to 1.0TB, users can store up to 1 million JPEG
photos or 350,000 MP3 songs on miniStack v3 depending upon file

Award-Winning Origins

A passive radiator heat sink, intelligent thermal monitoring, Whisper Quiet
Operation engineering, and stackable design are just a few of the features
miniStack v3 shares with the NewerTech miniStack v2, winner of Macworld
Magazine “Top Product,” MacAddict Magazine “Editor’s Choice,” and “Accessory of the Year” honors.

Maximum Features In A Mini Footprint

* Up to 1.0TB (1,000GB) of bootable disk capacity
* Up to 32MB of data cache
* Oxford OXUF924DSb bridge chipset with Native Command Queuing (NCQ) for
optimum drive performance.
* 6.5″ x 6.5″ x 1.5″ size
* One eSATA port (rear)
* Two FireWire 800 (1394b) 9 pin ports (rear)
* One FireWire 400 (1394a) 6 pin port (side)
* Three USB 2.0/1.1 ‘A’ ports (2 rear, 1 side)
* External AutoSwitching 100~240v 50/60Hz 3 amp UL listed power adapter
* Auto-Power on/off automatically with computer
* Intelligent thermal monitoring for minimal fan power consumption and
Whisper Quiet operation
* 36″ FireWire 800 connecting cable, 12″ FireWire 800-400 interconnecting
cable and 36″ USB 2.0/1.1 connecting cable
* Kensington Security Slot

Seven Models Up To 1.0TB Starting At $169.99

miniStack v3 is available in seven pre-configured 7200RPM solutions, from
160GB to 1.0TB (1,000GB), priced starting at $169.99 MSRP from NewerTech’s
exclusive distributor, Other World Computing, at, as well
as through the retail channel. The 0GB “Add Your Own Drive” kit is also
available for $119.99 MSRP. miniStack v3 is compatible with Apple OS 8.6 to
9.2.2, OS X 10.1.x and later (10.2 or later required for FW800 and USB 2.0),
and Windows ME and later operating systems. It includes a $200 retail value
utility software bundle comprised of ProSoft Engineering Data Backup 3,
NovaStor NovaBACKUP, and Intech SpeedTools Utilities.

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About Newer Technology, Inc.

Since 1984, Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) has been recognized as the
leading developer of performance upgrades for PowerBooks, desktop Macintosh
computers, Intel Macs, iMacs, iPods and Mac OS compatibles. NewerTech is
headquartered in Woodstock, Illinois. Dealer inquiries are welcome by
calling 815-308-7001 or by emailing