MicroNet Technology on Monday introduced its
external hard disk drive line. The line is available in capacities from 400GB to 800GB. The aluminum enclosure measures 10 x 6.5 x 2 inches, and features two FireWire 800 ports (a FireWire 400 cable is also included). All capacities feature mechanism working at 7200RPM. the 400GB and 500GB models are now shipping; 600GB and 800GB models are listed as “coming soon.” Intech Hard Disk Speedtools software is included for Mac OS X and Mac OS 9. MicroNet did not offer estimated retail prices for the devices, but street prices on the 400GB model are around $455; the 500GB is available for about $550.