Kanguru Solutions has announced a new
external hard disk drive that features both external serial ATA (eSATA) and USB 2.0 interfaces. The drive is available in capacities up to 500GB. Prices range from $139.95 to $529.95 depending on capacity.
The drive features shockproofing that can resist up to 200 Gs. The case is made of metal alloy and features a blue LED with the Kanguru logo. It can be set up either horizontally or vertically, and is hot swappable and plug-and-play compatible with Mac OS X v10.2 or later and various flavors of Windows.
Macs do not come with an external SATA interface installed, but eSATA cards are available for Power Macs from various third parties.
Included with the drive is a USB 2.0 interface cable, eSATA cable, “base station” stand and external power supply.