Maxtor has announced 2 new Onetouch II external hard drives based upon their DiamondMax 10 series of hard drives with 16mb of cache.
The Maxtor Onetouch II has Firewire and USB 2.0 connectivity (but no network connectivity), a onetouch backup button, and a drivelock feature for security.
The Maxtor Onetouch II drives come in 250gb and 300gb versions and are available for preorder at a price of $330 for 250gb and $380 for 300gb.
No ship date is given.
Maxtor OneTouchâ„¢ button – the easy way to make backup copies of your files
Ideal storage for editing video and creating high-end graphics
Maxtor DriveLockâ„¢ protects contents of drive if lost or stolen
Simple Maxtor user-interface for drive management, security and backup scheduling*
Creates historical backup versions with full system restore to a point in time*
7200 RPM, 16MB cache buffer
Whisper-quiet fluid dynamic bearing motor
o FireWire compatible â€” up to 400Mb/sec data transfer rates
o USB 2.0 and 1.1 compatible â€” up to 480 Mb/sec data transfer rates
Anodized aluminum case
Customizable Maxtor OneTouchâ„¢ button
o Connect up to 62 FireWireÂ® devices
o Connect up to 127 USB 2.0 devices with USB hubs
Plug and play storage
DantzÂ® RetrospectÂ® Express software included
Power on/off button and power management utilities included
Quick and easy installation
PC and Mac compatible
250GB holds over:**
o 17 hours of DV video or up to
o 190,000 digital photos (JPEG-normal) or up to
o 4,100 hours of high quality digital music (MP3)
* Windows o/s only
** File capacity figures provided by Jon Peddie Research. For details see www.jonpeddie.com