February 26, 2013, Woodstock, IL - Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech®) http://www.newertech.com, a leading developer of Macintosh®, PC, iPod®, iPhone®, and iPad™ performance upgrades and accessories, announced today that it has added a 2.0TB 7200 RPM model to the Guardian MAXimus® mini portable storage solution line. Featuring dual 2.5" 1.0TB SATA hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 3G SSDs, the bus powered (no AC adapter needed) Guardian MAXimus® mini is available in six models that are test certified for video capture and playback without dropping frames (via eSATA and FireWire 800 interfaces) in the most popular compressed high definition video file formats including HDV, DVC Pro, and ProRes 422HQ. With a "Quad Interface" of FireWire 800/400, USB 2.0, & eSATA connections and set either in a hardware RAID-1 redundancy or RAID-0 speed mode, the Guardian MAXimus mini offers Mac and PC users Plug and Play data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s.
"Live Activity" Backup for Maximum Data Protection
Guardian MAXimus mini comes factory set as a RAID-1 Plug And Play "live activity" data redundant/backup solution ideal for "in the field" storage and protection of financial records, medical files, business projects, wedding photography sessions, nearly any critical data capture scenario that consumer and professional users simply cannot risk losing. Always guarding against data loss and costly system downtime, the Guardian MAXimus mini MAXProtect mode writes the same information in real-time for a "mirrored" copy.
MAXPerform For High Speed Data Transfers
For Mac and PC users seeking ultimate performance and capacity over redundancy, Guardian MAXimus mini is easily switched via the front panel LCM screen/control interface menu to the RAID-0 MAXPerform mode.
MAXimum Portability & Space Savings
The Guardian MAXimus mini's bus powered, fanless, and exceptionally compact design makes it ultra portable for "in-the-field" needs. Weighing in at less than 1/4th the weight and size of similar 3.5" based desktop RAID solutions, it provides maximum data protection with minimal bulk and use of space on a desktop or when carried in a gear bag.
With a "Quad Interface" of two FireWire 800 ports, and one FireWire 400, one USB 2.0, and one eSATA port and all connecting cables included, Guardian MAXimus mini doesn't require any complicated set-up and is ready for Plug and Play use with legacy Macs, the latest Mac models, as well as PCs. It provides data transfer speeds up to 300MB/s and can be moved between different systems utilizing its supported interfaces with complete interoperability for maximum data backup performance and flexibility.
Six Test Certified Models Available
In addition to the new 2TB model, the NewerTech Guardian MAXimus mini, a Visionary Product Awards finalist at CES in the Storage Visions Awards Program, is test certified for HD video use via the eSATA or FireWire 800 interfaces with the following models:
"With huge capacity and HD video capabilities in a lightweight, compact design, the Guardian MAXimus mini is an essential component to a video production set-up," said Grant Dahlke, Brand Manager, Newer Technology, Inc. "With no AC adapter needed, it can be used on location and then easily transported back to the studio for editing."
About Newer Technology, Inc.
Since 1984, Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) has been recognized as the leading developer of performance upgrades and accessories for Macintosh and PC computers, iPods, iPhones, and iPads. Newer Technology is headquartered in Woodstock, Illinois. Dealer inquiries are welcome by calling 815-308-7001 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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