updated 02:20 pm EDT, Thu June 8, 2006
SATA card for MacBook Pro
FirmTek is now shipping it SeriTek/2SM2-E ExpressCard adapter, one month ahead of original projections. Announced at NAB, the solution provides the MacBook Pro with storage performance capable of streaming live video directly to disk. "Now professional and amateur videographers can perform almost any and all of their work in the field. FirmTek's established hot-swap compatibility also makes it easy for users to move entire drives and arrays from the MacBook Pro to any FirmTek-equipped desktop system, or into secure storage, in seconds," the company said. FirmTek says its SeriTek/2SM2-E is the first ExpressCard solution shipping that supports SATA drives and enclosures. It is available now for $120 or as part of specially priced bundles with selected hot-swappable drive enclosures.