Plextor ha annunciato una nuova linea di dischi rigidi esterni siglata PX-SP, compatibile con i Sistemi Operativi Windows di Microsoft (2000 e successivi) e Macintosh di Apple (9.1 e successivi). I dispositivi sono conformi allo standard di interconnessione Hi-Speed USB 2.0 che garantisce un valore massimo della velocità di trasmissione dei dati pari a 480Mb/s.
Le capacità dei dischi che, in accordo alle specifiche del costruttore, sono protetti da un "silicon jacket bumper" che ne consente il trasporto "sempre e dovunque", sono pari a 80Gb (modello siglato PX-SP08U) e 120Gb (modello siglato PX-SP12U).
La linea PS-SP arriverà a Maggio nel mercato americano: i prezzi suggeriti da Plextor per le due versioni sono, in ordine di capacità crescente, di $169 e $260. Segue il comunicato ufficiale del construttore.
FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 17, 2006--Plextor(R) Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media equipment, today announced the immediate availability of the PX-SP family of shock proof, portable hard disk drives (HDD). The external drives are available in two capacities -- 80 GB (PX-SP08U) and 120 GB (PX-SP12U). Measuring just 3.33 x 0.74 x 5.51 inches (W/H/D) and weighing less than 8 ounces, these highly portable drives enable users to carry their data with them anywhere, anytime.
PX-SP Series come with a specially designed silicon jacket bumper that helps prevent the unit from crashing if it is accidentally dropped. Compatible with both Microsoft(R) Windows(R) and Apple(R) Macintosh(R) personal computers, the PX-SP features a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port interface for a maximum data transmission speed of 480 Mbps. Plextor's retail package comes with everything a user needs to get started, including a portable external hard drive, silicon jacket bumper, Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable, and quick start guide.
"Plextor is rapidly expanding its data storage product line to include innovative devices such as the new PX-SP shock proof portable hard drives," said Michael Arbisi, Vice President, Channel Sales for Plextor. "Our goal is to give customers a wide range of options for dependably and securely storing their valuable data, whether at home or at the office. Like all Plextor products, the PX-SP Series drives are designed and manufactured to the highest levels of quality and reliability."
Minimum System Requirements
PX-SP Series drives require a personal computer running Windows 2000/XP(TM) or Mac OS 9.1 - 9.2.2 / Mac OS X 10.1 - 10.4.4, with minimum Celeron 466-MHz processor and 64 MB RAM.
Pricing and Availability
Plextor PX-SP series drives will ship to distributors in North and South America in May 2006. The PX-SP08U, with 80 GB capacity, has a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $169. The PX-SP12U, with 120 GB capacity, has a MSRP of $260.00. All retail packages include two-year full parts and labor warranty and unlimited toll-free technical support.
Source: Plextor Press Release