VST Tech has announced that the 14GB version of their ultra-portable FireWire drive is now available for less than US$400. The drive can run off the power supplied by the FireWire port and provides an excellent option for FireWire PowerBook users or those that need to transport large amounts of data. According to VST:
VSTis ultra slim 12GB FireWire Hard Drives are the smallest, lightest, high-performance FireWire Hard Drives available. Ideal for those looking for a portable solution for their high storage needs, these IEEE 1394 compliant drives are bus powered, so no external power supply is needed.* Plus, they have plug & play ease of use with no device IDs or termination and are hot-plug and unplug supported. These drives are compatible with both Macintosh and Windows 98SE FireWire enabled computers and have dual 6-pin FireWire ports, so up to 63 devices can be daisy chained together. These drives are ideal for those looking for a portable solution for their high storage needs. *AC Adapter required when daisy chaining more than two drives together or when using drive with a PCI/CardBus Card.
The VST FireWire 14GB drive is now available for US$399.95. You can find more information at the VST Tech web site.