Shining Technology will be debuting a new FireWire hard drive at the upcoming Macworld. The CitiDISK DV hard drive is designed for storing DV streams and content for digital editors. The drives come battery equipped for portability and feature data rates 400 Mb/sec. According to Shining Technology:
At the upcoming Macworld Conference & Expo in New York, Shining Technology, the leader in high-performance data storage solutions, will debut in its booth #574, the CitiDISK DV, a plug-and-play FireWire storage solution. For the avid Mac professionals and video editors, the CitiDISK DV offers portability (product comes battery equipped) and direct recording DV streams from camcorder to hard disks and instant playback from the computer.
All of the DV streams are recorded and organized as computer-recognizable files, and users can instantly play back, edit, review and archive files. In addition, the CitiDISK DV hard disk has IEEE 1394 standard that acts as a regular FireWire for data storage when not being used in multimedia applications.
You can find more information about the CitiDISK DV at the Shining Technology Web site. The CitiDISK DV drives are available starting at US$499.00 for 20GB.