Maxell has announced a new external storage solution aimed specifically at professional users. The new external storage solutions are aimed at handling large files associated with high-definition video environment such as audio and video editing, digital photography, and animation. The external storage solutions fit in the Maxell's Professional Plus series of personal storage solutions.
The new external storage solution features multiple interfaces and is called the Multi-Interface HDD. The store solution is offered in three capacities including 1 TB, 2 TB, and 3 TB. The drive has multiple interfaces including USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 400, and FireWire 800.
Maxell says that the drives are hot plug and play allowing them to be plugged in and unplugged while your computer is up and running. The hard drives inside the external storage solutions are high-performance 7200 RPM units with at least 16 MB of cache. The drives are designed to work with Apple and Microsoft Windows computers as well as Windows Server 2003 and 2008.
The external storage solutions are housed inside the durable aluminum housing offering shock resistance and supporting a wide temperature range. The drives can operate in a temperature range of -20-degrees Celsius to 60-degrees. The 1 TB storage solution will cost $213, the 2 TB solution will cost $276, and the 3 TB solution will cost $351. All three capacities are the same physical size measuring 5.61 x 1.38 x 8.52 inches.