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WiebeTech Introduces UltraGB+ Large Capacity External Drives

TMO at MWSF - WiebeTech Introduces UltraGB+ Large Capacity External Drives

by , 7:00 AM EST, January 13th, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- At this week's Macworld Expo, WiebeTech announced the UltraGB+, a bus powered 3.5" drive enclosure that allows one to bring large amounts of data on the road (when using FireWire) without requiring a separate power adapter. The drives are all 7200 RPM and offer 8MB of cache.


UltraGB+ in Sleek Aluminum Enclosure

The UltraGB+ is available in either FireWire 400 or FireWire 800 versions, and either 120GB or 160GB capacity. The UltraGB+ also has a USB 2.0 port, and sports a global 100-240V power supply, for those situations where your computer doesn't or can't provide enough power on the FireWire bus, or you'd like to use USB 2.0.


Rear View of FireWire 800 UltraGB+

The 400/120 version is $359.95, the 400/160 version is $399.95, the 800/120 version is $399.95, and the 800/160 version is $439.95. The UltraGB+ is expected to ship on January 17, 2005.

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