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Apricorn Aegis Mini 80GB Ulta-portable Hard Drive Introduced

Apricorn, the leader in personal storage, is pleased to announce the availability of the 80GB capacity Aegis Mini, a pocket sized, ultra-portable 1.8-inch external drive with USB 2.0 or FireWire connection options.


Compatible with both PC and Apple systems, Apricorn’s Aegis Mini is now available in 30GB, 60GB and 80GB capacities. The hard drive is bus-powered and features a convenient, integrated USB 2.0 or FireWire cable, which wraps neatly around the Mini when not in use. Aegis Mini weighs in at a mere 3.5 ounces, is smaller than a deck of cards, and is plug-n-play and hot swappable. The product is bundled with Apricorn’s Data Protection Suite, which provides backup, synchronization and encryption and has a rugged shock mounted enclosure.

Additional Items included

  • A neoprene, padded protective carrying pouch
  • One-meter USB extension cable

Software Bundle Features

  • Backup Software
    • EZ Gig II Backup and Disaster Recovery Software for Windows
    • ShirtPocket SuperDuper! for Mac

    Synchronizing Software

    • Second Copy Synchronizing Software for Windows
    • Synchronize! X for Mac

    Encryption Software

    • Cryptainer Encryption Software for Windows
    • Apricorn Encryption Utility for Mac

Hard Drive Health Monitor

  • SMART-ER for Windows

System Requirements

  • Hardware: Pentium CPU, Apple G3 or later, 32MBs RAM, USB, FireWire, CD ROM.
  • Software: Windows 2000 and XP, Mac OS 9.2 or later and Mac OS X 10.x

Availability and Pricing
Apricorn’s Aegis Mini is currently available in the US, Canada and online at


  • 30GB – $149
  • 60GB – $199
  • 80GB – $249

MSRP, FireWire

  • 30GB – $159
  • 60GB – $209
  • 80GB – $259


  • 1 year

About Apricorn
Apricorn, a leader in personal storage, offers a broad family of innovative, high-quality storage, backup & upgrade products for notebook & desktop applications. Apricorn was founded in 1983 and has developed numerous award winning products under the Apricorn brand and has been an OEM supplier to a number of leading computer manufacturers. Apricorn is headquartered in Poway, California, and distributes products throughout North America and Canada. For additional information please visit

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