is offering a “Welcome to FireWire 800” special that lets you buy a FireWire 800 hard drive or enclosure, and get a FireWire 800 PCI card for US$39.95.
Available while supplies last, the deal includes the 3-port FireWire 800 PCI Host Adapter card and one of the company’s FirewireDirect’s Ultra III 800 hard drives or enclosures. The Ultra III 800 hard drive line comes with two FireWire 800 ports and one USB 2.0 port.
Compatible with Mac OS X and Mac OS 8.6-9.x, the Ultra III 800 hard drives come with InTech Speed Tools, a drive management utility that combines disk configuration capabilities with advanced testing features. SpeedTools will automatically build a custom-tuned device driver for your specific Mac model and operating system.
The Ultra III 800 drives come in capacities ranging from 80GB to 320GB, with prices ranging from $229 to $549. The Ultra III External FireWire 800-USB 2.0 Enclosure System is $139.