Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Hard Drives

SmartDisk Introduces FireLite XPress Portable Hard Drive with Always-on Display

Fort Myers, Fla., May 15, 2006 — SmartDisk Corporation today introduced FireLite XPress, the portable, palm-sized hard drive that includes a unique cholesteric liquid crystal display. The award-winning, always-on display is readable without power, identifies the drive by a user-designated name, indicates the last date that information was recorded and provides a table of contents for the drive. The display provides excellent readability even in direct sunlight, allows for wide-angle viewing and exhibits high brightness and contrast.

“Content explosion is sending the personal storage market to new highs,” states Charles Klinker, Vice President-Marketing for SmartDisk. “Whether it’s your music collection, pictures of the kids or your favorite videos, the need for portable hard drive storage is climbing sharply. Until now, determining information about the portable drive has required an arduous connecting and technical-viewing process.”

“Our new, patent-pending FireLite XPress USB portable hard drive incorporates a viewing window for determining capacity, available space and content without connecting the drive to the personal computer or powering the drive up,” says Michael Battaglia, President and CEO for SmartDisk. “You can verify what files, music, videos and photos you have stored without plugging it into your PC. This is the most innovative, customer-oriented advance in portable hard drives in years.”

SmartDisk FireLite drives are designed for users who require convenient, portable storage to backup critical data, transport and synchronize data between multiple computers, and want to free up valuable hard disk space on existing computers. FireLite drives are ideal for transferring large files between home and office, for storing hours of superior quality video or warehousing huge graphics files. Featuring sleek, metal casings for durability, FireLite drives are palm-sized and weigh about six ounces. All FireLite drives are “Mass Storage Class” peripherals, requiring no driver installation when used with operating systems like Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, Windows XP and Windows Me. All FireLite drives, including the new XPress, feature BounceBack Express backup software.

Pricing and Availability
Available in June, FireLite XPress can be purchased through retailers and distributors, as well as through the company’s Web site at http://www.smartdisk.com. Suggested retail prices are: $199.99, 60GB; $299.99, 120GB.

About SmartDisk Corporation
SmartDisk is a leading provider of portable, network and multimedia storage products and technologies that enable people to enjoy, share and preserve digital content and information. Headquartered in the U.S., with operations in Europe and Asia, SmartDisk sells and supports its products worldwide. For more information, go to http://www.smartdisk.com.

###

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Latest Products

BDI Profile Media Cabinet Front Middle Left Door Open

A/V Furniture & Accessories

Available in two sizes and finishes, BDI Profile media cabinets offer modern, yet functional storage for audio gear and TVs up to 85-inches.

Hisense CanvasTV (2024 model) Hung on Wall Lifestyle Hisense CanvasTV (2024 model) Hung on Wall Lifestyle

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

The Hisense CanvasTV hangs flush on the wall like a picture frame for watching shows or displaying art, but should you buy it over...

Dyson OnTrac Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones Profile on Woman Dyson OnTrac Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones Profile on Woman

New Products

At $499, Dyson's second headphone arrives in bold color combinations with long 55 hour battery and advanced noise cancellation.

TAD M1000TX Stereo Power Amplifier Front Top TAD M1000TX Stereo Power Amplifier Front Top

Amplifiers

For $25K, TAD's Evolution Series 250-watt per channel stereo power amplifier promises even greater purity, responsiveness, and accuracy.

FiiO DM13 portable CD Player open FiiO DM13 portable CD Player open

CD Players

Coming this fall for $179, FiiO's first-ever portable CD player supports Bluetooth, balanced headphone-out, and USB digital audio playback.

JBL Stage 2 Loudspeakers (2024 models) in Latte JBL Stage 2 Loudspeakers (2024 models) in Latte

New Products

JBL's new modern and affordable approach to hi-fi and home theater pairs Stage 2 loudspeakers with new MA series A/V Receivers in matching white...

Gift Ideas?

Amazon Prime Day is July 16-17, 2024

Daily Deals

Amazon Prime Day is a two-day shopping sale on July 16th and 17th offering the biggest discounts of the year on consumer electronics.

You May Also Like

Advertisement

ecoustics is a hi-fi and music magazine offering product reviews, podcasts, news and advice for aspiring audiophiles, home theater enthusiasts and headphone hipsters. Read more

Copyright © 1999-2024 ecoustics | Disclaimer: We may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.



SVS Bluesound PSB Speakers NAD Cambridge Audio Q Acoustics Denon Marantz Focal Naim Audio RSL Speakers