Verbatim offers new USB/FireWire 800 drives

Verbatim on Wednesday announced its line of SureFire portable "combo" hard disk drives, equipped with USB 2.0 and FireWire 800 interfaces. They're available in 250-500GB capacities at prices starting at $110.

The external hard disk drives are bus-powered and are equipped with one USB 2.0 and one FireWire 800 port. Cables are provided, including a FireWire 400/800 cable. The case is made of black aluminum with a fingerprint-resistant matte finish. Inside is a 2.5-inch hard disk drive mechanism operating at 5400 RPM. A black protective carrying case is included. The drives measure 3.13 x 5.0 x 0.66 inches and weigh about 0.41 lbs.

The 250GB version costs $110, while the 320GB and 500GB hard drives cost $140 and $180 respectively.

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