Iomega has added another new selection of an external hard drive to its array of devices. This new Professional External Hard Drive is more than 6 times speeder than the USB 2.0 version or the FireWire 400. This is an eSATA 3 G bits/USB 2.0 Hard Drive and has a real eSATA interface as its special feature.
The new Iomega 34280 Professional 1TB eSATA External Hard Drive is one good example for a long term solution for the problems of large data storage. This can wonderfully handle an extremely wide series of advanced application and any type of requirements of storage. This is best used by both the professional users of video applications or any small home based office services. This Iomega Desktop Hard Drive is energized by ENERGY STAR adapter.
The eSATA loaded external hard drive is totally performance oriented and it has a speed of 6x faster then the FireWire 400 or the USB 2.0 and the 3Gbits or the eSATA helps to save time much more.
This Professional hard drive is totally reliable with its compliance to the all new eSATA regulations and standards.
All the data stored in this Iomega hard drive is totally safe and secure as it is incorporated with the EMC Retrospect and the MOZYHOME software which helps in the professional back up and recovery from disaster regarding all the vital and critical data.
The Iomega Never Down software in this Professional series helps in creating a safety catch for the system files by creating a total external backup of all the OS, personal data and settings and all the applications used.
When in need for more added space, the eSATA PCI Card can also be used, but has to be purchased separately.
Environment safety is further considered by using the Energy Star adapter for powering this Professional hard drive.
PRODUCT IN DETAIL
This 1TB Iomega Professional external hard drive comes with a Pre-formatted NTFS and has a rotation speed of 7200 per minute. This eSATA External Hard Drive is totally compatible with both the PC and the Mac. It also has a very high cache buffer of 8MB
The sleek metal high speed USB 2.0 external hard drive caters to both the PC and Mac for its system requirements.
For a PC user, the processor should be a Pentium II or higher than that and can make use of the USB connection that is already available. The operation system that are compatible with are the Microsoft Windows Vista or the XP Home/Professional/Professional x 64 or the 2000 Professional. The speed should be 256 MB RAM or more than that to go with the PC.
A Mac User starts up with a Mac Intel Core Duo or a PowerPC G3 type of Processor. The OS is expected to be the Mac OS X 10.2 version or higher than that. There is the already built in USB connection that is ready for use and the speed required is of 128 MB RAM or more than that as per the requirements of the OS.
The Interfaces are the USB 2.0 or the eSATA which speeds up the data conversion time.
The 1TB Professional high speed eSATA external desktop hard drive from Iomega is packed with two cables (eSATA cable and the USB), one power cord with an installation guide and a HTML user manual with a few help files. There is the backup software license along with this but the software can be downloaded only in the PC.
The Professional hard drive is powered and managed by the adapter from the Energy Star adapter which is environment conscious.
This Iomega 34280 external Hard Drive comes with a warranty of one year period.
Iomega 34280 1TB Professional External Hard Drive – Technical Specification Table
|Model Name||Professional 1TB eSATA External Hard Drive|
|Dimensions L x W x H||7.818 x 4.748 x 1.22 inches|
|Standard specifics||7200 RPM
8MB cache buffer
Interface : Hi-Speed USB / eSATA-300
Data transfer Rate is 3.0 GBPS (eSATA) or 480 Mbps (Hi-Speed USB)
|Product specifics||eSATA 3 Gbits/ USB 2.0 which is 6 times faster than the USB 2.0 or FireWire 400
EMC Retrospect and MozyHome software
Iomega Never Down Software
eSATA PCI Card compliant
Powered by the EnergyStar qualified adapter
|Added specifics||PC requirements: Pentium II-class or equivalent processor
Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 Professional / XP Home/Professional/Professional x64
MAC: Mac Intel Core Duo processor/ PowerPC G3
Mac OS X, version 10.2 or higher
Built-in USB connection
|Accessories||eSATA Cable, USB Cable, Power Cord,
Quick Install Guide, HTML User Manual and Help Files
Backup software license included
|Power||An AC adapter with ENERGY STAR accreditation|
|Warranty||One year limited|