Iomega offers Desktop Hard Drive XL series

Iomega Corp. on Monday introduced the Desktop Hard Drive XL Series. The new Mac- and PC-compatible external hard disk drive line features a four-drive enclosure with a maximum combined capacity of 1 terabyte (TB). The drive costs US$899.95.

The Desktop Hard Drive XL connects to a host computer using either FireWire 800, FireWire 400 or USB 2.0. It measures 6.42 x 7.99 x 12.52 inches. The chassis supports Serial ATA (SATA)-based hard disk drive mechanisms, and Iomega uses drives that run at 7200RPM with 8MB of cache. They’re configurable as RAID Level 0, for maximum performance.

Also included is a copy of Dantz Retrospect Express software, to use the drive for backup and archival.

System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.1 or later and a G3 or G4 with built-in USB or FireWire.

Iomega’s Web site was not updated with information about the Desktop Hard Drive XL as MacCentral posted this article.

This story, "Iomega offers Desktop Hard Drive XL series" was originally published by PCWorld.

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