toggle

AAPL Stock: 128.7 ( -0.25 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

LaCie introduces three new accessories

updated 04:35 pm EST, Tue December 2, 2008

New LaCie accessories

LaCie has announced three new sets of accessories: CurrenKey USB 2.0 flash drives, flat cables, and the Sismo PCI card line. The CurrenKey drives are designed by 5.5 Designers to look like coins, with a retractable USB port. Adding to the coinage theme, the drives come in silver (8GB) and bronze (4GB) colors, and are now available for $30 and $20, respectively. The drives operate on Macs and PCs and are backwards-compatible with USB 1.1.

The Flat Cable line consists of USB, FireWire and eSATA connectors, in blue, green and orange color schemes. USB 2.0 connectors include A to B, A to mini B and A male to A female; FireWire connectors include 400 to 400, 400 to 800 and 800 to 800, while eSATA options are limited to an eSATA-to-eSATA bridge. Each cable ships with 24 adhesive labels. The Flat Cable series starts at $10 per cable.

The Sismo-designed PCI cards arrive in USB 2.0, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and eSATA versions, as well as a USB 2.0/FireWire 400/800 combo card. Sismo has added dedicated gripping pads to each card, giving electrostatic discharge protection. The eSATA card offers RAID 0/1 support, and requires Mac OS X 10.3 or higher, as does the USB-FireWire combo card. The USB 2.0 card requires Mac OS X 10.4, whereas the FireWire 800 card requires Mac OS X 10.2.4 and the FireWire 400 model demands only Mac OS X 10.1. Prices are not fully available yet, but should start at $20.










by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Jorno Bluetooth keyboard and stand

The Jorno Bluetooth keyboard and stand for tablets certainly looks nice. The gunmetal grey shell of the keyboard looks great while the ...

Apple 12-inch Retina MacBook

It is an exciting time for consumer technology, with gadgets and devices that once used to the stuff of dreams now coming to fruition. ...

JBL Synchros Reflect in-ear headphones

All headphones are not created equally, especially when it comes to use during vigorous activities or workouts. Over-the-ear headphone ...

toggle

Most Commented