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FirewireDirect offers Spark 800 mobile hard drive

FirewireDirect today announced the Spark 800, the latest addition to the company’s line of FireWire 800 storage products. The Spark 800 is a FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 equipped portable 2.5-inch hard drive, available in configurations up to 80GB. It is housed in a compact, silver chassis “barely larger than a deck of cards,” and ships with Intech’s Speed Tools for the Mac. Pricing starts at US$299.95.

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FirewireDirect ships StingRay FireWire 800 drives

FirewireDirect has announced that it is now shipping the StingRay 800 line of external 3.5-inch hard drives. The new drives feature both FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 interfaces, and are available in the following capacities: 80GB (US$235), 120GB ($255), 160GB ($315), 200GB ($365), 250GB ($475), and 320GB ($540). A drive-less enclosure is also available for $139.

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FirewireDirect to unveil MachIV FireWire/USB 2.0 drives

FirewireDirect tomorrow will introduce the MachIV line of 2.5-inch FireWire and USB 2.0 hard drives. The portable drives are available in capacities from 20 to 80GB and offer a “small and sleek titanium-style” enclosure. The drives start at US$189.95 and ship with the SpeedTools utility suite, which includes DeviceTuner, Disk Defrag, Integrity, QuickBack and QuickBench.

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FirewireDirect offers FireWire 800 CardBus adapter

FirewireDirect today announced a new FireWire 800 CardBus/PCMCIA adapter for Type II slots, which sports both a 9-pin FireWire 800 port and a legacy 6-pin port for 400Mbps FireWire products. “The new card is fully compliant with this new implementation of the FireWire standard, offering speeds of up to 800Mbps (twice as fast as the existing FireWire standard) along with enhancements to data integrity that will make FireWire 800 even better suited to digital video and audio work.” Read More

FirewireDirect ships 320GB FireWire hard drives

FirewireDirect has announced the availability of 320GB FireWire and combo FireWire/USB 2.0 external hard drives. “Like all of FirewireDirect’s Ultra III hard drive products, the drive employs the fastest available mechanism supported in today’s external drives, and boasts the latest edition of the speedy Oxford 911 FireWire bridge board. It has two 1394a ports, and the combo edition includes a high speed USB 2.0 connector.” The FireWire model is priced at US$469, while the combo FireWire/USB 2.0 is priced at $479.

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FirewireDirect introduces FireWire 800 Mbps PCI host adapter

FirewireDirect.com has announced the introduction of its new FireWire 800 1394b PCI Host Adapter Card, the first new product to ship in a series of upcoming FireWire 800 products from the company. Their new 3-port FireWire 800 card has two fully compliant bilingual 9-pin FireWire 800 ports and a single legacy 6-pin 400Mbps FireWire connector for user’s existing devices and cabling. It is priced at US$79.95 and is for sale now from the FirewireDirect Web site. Read More

FirewireDirect revamps CD-RW line

FirewireDirect.com has updated their line of FireWire and USB 2.0 CD-RW drives to include “the fastest mechanisms in the industry (48x and 52x), FirewireDirect’s lowest ever prices, and a unique ‘Choose You Own CD Software’ option that allows buyers to order their CD-RW with one or more of four leading CD burning solutions.” Every drive ships with your choice of Charismac Discribe, Roxio Easy CD Creator, Roxio Toast or VOB Instant CD/DVD.

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FirewireDirect announces UltraBURN II Plus DVD burner

FirewireDirect has announced the UltraBURN II Plus, a new DVD burner that includes write support for the “widest variety of DVD media formats of any drive currently available.” It is offered in FireWire (US$449) and Combo FireWire/USB 2.0 ($479) versions, and “goes a step beyond the widely available DVD-RW burning devices currently available by providing support for DVD+R and +RW media as well, making this drive the most functional FireWire DVD product available.” The driv

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