The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
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.

Recent Headlines - Updated May 3rd

Mon,12:40 PM
Three Ways to Protect your Apple Watch (and One Way Not To)
Tue,8:00 AM
Apple’s Failure to Scale
Mon,6:42 PM
TMO’s Guide to Buying Discounted iTunes Cards
5:45 PM
Comcast Talks About Terabyte Data Caps & More
5:12 PM
Bob LeVitus Will Present at SMMUG in Colorado Springs on May 9th
4:27 PM
Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote: $52.99
4:18 PM
iPhone Controlled Air Conditioner Looks, and is, Cool
3:00 PM
TMO Background Mode: Interview With Intel Fellow Dr. Bruce Horn
1:55 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-02: Apple’s Next Big Thing, Icahn’s $AAPL Selloff
10:53 AM
FBI Shows Fingerprints and Touch ID Aren’t Warrant-proof
Sun,12:15 PM
MGG 603: Pronunciation, Rants and The Joy of a Smaller Phone
Fri,6:10 PM
An Open Letter to Phil Schiller about iPhones, iPads, and Macs
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!