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miniStack v2.5 storage hub solution

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August 11, 2008

miniStack v2.5 storage hub solution

miniStack v2.5 storage hub solution

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August 11, 2008 Designed for data intensive tasks like video editing, the latest incarnation of NewerTech's miniStack storage hub caters for multiple connection of digital peripherals via three FireWire 400 and four USB 2.0 ports and offers up to 1.0TB of storage capacity and 32MB of disk cache.

August 11, 2008 Designed for data intensive tasks like video editing, the latest incarnation of NewerTech's miniStack storage hub caters for multiple connection of digital peripherals via three FireWire 400 and four USB 2.0 ports and offers up to 1.0TB of storage capacity and 32MB of disk cache.

miniStack v2.5 uses the latest generation Oxford 934 bridge chipset, a 7200RPM Serial ATA (SATA) drive and works as an external hard drive on Mac, Windows or Linux-based machines. Mac users can also add miniStack v2.5 to an Airport Extreme network for wireless sharing of files and other devices like printers.

Prices start at around USD$105 for the 80GB capacity, 8MB cache model and the highest capacity model - 1.0TB, 32MB cache costs around US$280.

miniStack v2.5 key features:
  • Three FireWire 400 ports, two rear/one side (one uplink, two additional)
  • Four USB 2.0/1.1 ports, three rear/one side (one uplink, three additional)
  • Up to 1.0TB (1,000GB) of bootable Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive capacity
  • Up to 32MB of data cache
  • Oxford 934 bridge chipset
  • Size: 6.5”x 6.5” x 1.5” size
  • External Auto Switching 100~240v 50/60Hz 3 amp UL listed power adapter
  • Auto-Power on/off automatically with computer
  • Intelligent thermal monitoring for minimal fan power consumption and whisper quiet operation
  • Fully bootable via FireWire or USB with OS boot support
  • Kensington security slot

Via Newertech.

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