Iomega Launches Mac Hard Drive Lineup

Iomega pulled the veil off of its new hard drive line up geared towards Mac users at Apple Expo 2007 in Paris on Tuesday. The drives are available in capacities up to 1.5TB, come pre-formatted for Mac users, and include Dantz Retrospect Express backup software.

Iomegais UltraMax Lineup.

The new 1.5TB UltraMax Pro Desktop Hard Drive includes two hot swappable SATA-II hard drives, supports RAID 0, RAID 1, and JBOD, and sports FireWire 400, FireWire 800, and USB 2.0 interfaces along with cables for each connection. It is priced at US$599.95.

1.5TB UltraMax Pro

The single drive quad interface UltraMax Desktop Hard Drive is available in 500GB and 750GB capacities, and includes eSATA, FireWire 400, FireWire 800, and USB 2.0 ports. All necessary cables are included, and will be available in October. The 500GB model will be priced at US$219.95, and the 750GB unit will cost $319.95. A 500GB version with FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 ports will also available for $189.95.

Iomegais 750GB MiniMax Desktop Hard Drive matches the look of Appleis Mac mini and 802.11g AirPort Extreme Base Station and includes a built-in three-port USB 2.0 hub and three-port FireWire 400 hub. It offers a stackable design that helps save desk space, and is also available in a 500GB USB 2.0-only model designed for sharing through an AirPort Extreme Base Station. The 705GB MiniMax is priced at $319.99, and the 500GB USB-only model costs $179.95.

The MiniMax

Iomega also introduced a new dual interface version of its eGo Portable Hard Drive. The new model sports a cherry red body, 160GB and 250GB capacities, includes FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 ports, and all necessary cables. The 160GB drive is priced at $159.95, and the 250GB model will cost $259.95. Both should be available in October.

The eGo Portable Hard Drive.