has released its 120GB SimpleDrive, an external hard disk drive with FireWire and USB 2.0 interfaces. Up until now, SimpleTech’s focus has been on Flash-based storage products, memory solutions and upgrades.
The 120GB SimpleDrive features two FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394) connectors along with one USB 2.0 “B-type” interface. The hard drive mechanism inside the case runs at 7200RPM. Measuring 5.51 x 8.86 x 1.35 inches, the drive has a vertical design created to minimize wasted desktop space.
The drive comes with power supply, cables, and Windows utility software. It works with Mac OS 9 or higher. The 120GB SimpleDrive costs US$199.99.