CompuCable Manufacturing Grp. (CMG) on Thursday announced the FireXpress800 350DX, a new hard disk drive enclosure for users of Power Mac G5s and other systems equipped with FireWire 800 interfaces.
The new drive enclosure accommodates 3.5-inch hard disk mechanisms and features three FireWire 800 connectors, as well as a single USB 2.0 interface. CMG also bundles with the drive a 9 pin-to-9 pin FireWire 800 cable and a “bilingual” data cable that has 9 pins on one side and 6 on the other, designed to connect a FireWire 400 device.
The FireXpress 800 350DX works with FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0 and USB 1.1, according to CMG, and is compatible with Macs and PCs. It works with the latest large-capacity ATA-6 hard drives (in capacities larger than 137GB), as well as ATA hard drives that conform to previous specifications.
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