Micromat has announced a Mac OS X 10.7 (“Lion”) compatible version of TechTool Protogo 3.0. Protogo ships with the Protogo device configuration application, a collection of standard system and utility configurations, plus TechTool Pro 6.
Custom profiles for specific needs can be created with a few clicks. When profiles are installed on a single USB or FireWire device, Protogo can boot, run diagnostics and perform drive repairs on most Macs operating on Mac OS X 10.4.9 or newer.
In this new version, Protogo has been upgraded to run on Lion, yet preserves the flexibility to more add profiles for diagnosing hardware issues and repairing drives on older Macs, too, according to the folks at Micromat. Now a single portable device, such as a small flash drive, old iPod, SD Card or hard drive, can be used to boot, diagnose hardware and repair drives on a variety of Macs at home or at work.
Protogo 3.0 is available direct by download from Micromat (http://www.micromat.com) for US$129.99 with $39.99 upgrades for previous users of Protogo, Protege or TechTool Pro 6. Upgrades from TechTool Pro 5 and older, or from Micromat’s Diskstudio are $59.99. Specially priced academic versions are $59.99, and can be ordered thru authorized academic resellers by download or direct from Micromat at 707-566-3831.