Newer Technology on Wednesday announced its MiniStack 2.5, a new addition to its MiniStack line of external powered hubs. The device is available starting at $79.99; Newer offers MiniStack 2.5 models with up to 1TB of storage for $279.99.
Connection cables are included. A Kensington security slot helps to make sure the MiniStack doesn’t go wandering off, and ProSoft Engineering DataBackup 3 software and Intech SpeedTools Utilities are also included.
Newer offers a “0GB” configuration that lets you add your own SATA or PATA hard drive component inside, or you can buy the MiniStack 2.5 with a drive pre-installed. Newer offers 80GB, 160GB, 250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB and 1.0GB models.