updated 06:30 pm EST, Mon November 20, 2006
EZ Bus Desktop Storage
Apricorn today announced further expansion of its EZ Bus Desktop Storage and Backup line with Apricorn's Data Protection Suite for Mac. Providing powerful backup, synchronization and encryption tools, Apricorn's Data Protection Suite contains ShirtPocket SuperDuper!, Qdea Synchronize! X, and Apricorn's Encryption Utility. The EZ Bus Desktop FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo (EZ Bus DTC) offers a combination FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 interfaces and up to 500GB of additional storage using high performance 7200RPM drives. To ensure optimal operating temperature and to protect stored data, the EZ Bus DTC was designed with an ultra-cool fan and aluminum enclosure to dissipate heat, according to the company.
Apricorn's EZ Bus DTC hard drive models are available in capacities of up to 500GB and come with a vertical stand as well as a 6-to-6 pin FireWire/1394 cable, 4-to-6 pin FireWire/1394 cable, USB cable and AC adapter. The "Universal" software runs on Mac OS X 10.2 or later. Prices are $120 (80GB), $150 ($160), $180 (250GB), $280 (400GB), and $370 (500GB).