Other World Computing is now shipping the Mercury Elite FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo Storage Solution. The Mercury Elite FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo is a portable hard drive designed with support for both FireWire and USB ports. The drives ship with operating speeds of 7,200 RPMs and feature drive spaces from 40 to 120 GBs. According to Other World Computing:
Other World Computing, a leading provider of products and services for the Macintosh marketplace, today introduced the high performance Mercury Elite FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo Storage Solution that operates at 7200 RPMs.
The Mac OS compatible combo drives are available in storage capacities ranging from 40GBs to 120GBs and feature transfer rates of up to 480 Megabits per second (Mbps) with USB 2.0 and up to 400 Mbps with the FireWire connection.
OWCis FireWire/USB Combo drives are designed for professionals and consumers who need convenient, portable storage for large amounts of data.
These high-speed, high-capacity drives can be used to backup data, transport and synchronize files between multiple computers, free-up valuable hard disk space on existing computers and are ideal for high-audio/video applications.
The combo drives are also especially convenient when transferring data between computers that may feature only FireWire or only USB platforms.
You can find more information about the Mercury Elite FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo Storage Solution at the Other World Computing Web site. The Mercury Elite FireWire/USB 2.0 Combo Storage Solution is available starting at US$189.99 for the 40 GB drive.