Storage aficionados everywhere will be pleased to hear that NewerTech just announced their Guardian MAXimus RAID 1 Mirror is getting a serious update. Specifically, to include quad-interface support, which is really pretty cool.
So, what does this mean, exactly? If you buy this storage device now, it comes with support for USB 2.0, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and eSATA interface ports. But expanded connectivity is not all that you’ll get with this device. Other new features include expanded energy efficiency for an energy savings of up to 40%! It also creates less thermal emissions and includes a “smart fan” that’s super quiet.
It’s capable of holding two drives of up to 2TB each–hence the “mirror” part. You have your choice of 10 different models when buying the Guardian MAXimus RAID 1 Mirror. It’s compatible with Apple OS 8.6 – 9.2.2 and MAC OS X 10.0 and up. Pricing starts at $230.