updated 03:40 am EDT, Wed August 13, 2003
WiebeTech is now shipping its FireWire 800 version of its MicroGB+ pocket drives. The bus-powered delivers peak data transfer rates close to 50MB/sec, and sustained transfer rates are approximately 38MB/sec when using 60GB/7200RPM drives. The compact enclosure is about 5" x 3" x .65". It features dual FireWire 800 ports and a single mini USB2 port as well as an optional AC adapter and an attractive carrying case. Pricing is $160 (case-only) or ranges from $260 (20GB) to $530 (60GB/7200 rpm).