Higher capacity Desktop ABSplus solutions with an interface choice of Firewire
or USB 2.
The PC Card attachment cable allows the DataShuttle Xtreme to be used with any PowerBook with a PC Card slot and, as with the FireWire
attachment cable, requires no external power supply resulting in complete portability.
By enabling digitized sound to be carried from the PC for distribution to a satellite speaker configuration with a built-in high precision audio DAC, the FireWire
audio controller offers immunity from conducted noise, hum and crackle, which can be a feature of the analog audio output of some PCs.
Several Macworld exhibitors, including LaCie and Formac, were offering DVD-RAM drives in portable configurations (La Cie's FireWire
drive, for example, retails for $749).
Considering that Apple, Compaq, NEC, and Sony have been shipping computers with built in IEEE 1394 FireWire
interfaces for some time, it would appear that the author should have compared the case of having a PC with a built in FireWire
interface to that of having to add a USE 2.
Solutions are packaged with everything needed for immediate plug-and-play operation: FireWire
and USB cabling, Intech HD Speedtools utility suite, EMC Retrospect backup software, and a full 2-year NewerTech Warranty.
All OWC FireWire
+USB Mercury Elite-AL Pro models incorporate the high speed Custom Oxford 911+ or 912 Chipsets and are ideally suited for high performance Audio, Visual, Graphics, and Backup applications.
Granite Digital is a leading manufacturer of FireWire
(IEEE 1394) and Serial-ATA (SATA) storage solutions for the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Macintosh and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows(R) platforms.
The OXUF924DSE features an embedded FireWire
PHY interface and Link layer operating at up to 800Mbits/sec and uses hardware acceleration to achieve industry-leading data read and data write performance, irrespective of data block size.
Major consumer electronics and computer products manufacturers are expanding their support for FireWire
for high end storage, A/V transport and other compelling applications.
BridgeCo's BeBoB platform, which now includes BridgeCo's new DM1500E processor IC, is the world's first FireWire
audio IC platform to support 1394b (S800), doubling the bandwidth capacity over older, 400Mbit/second 1394a systems.
G-Tech) announced today a high-performance FireWire
800 host bus adapter that works with the latest Power Mac G5 systems that feature PCI-Express expansion slots.
a leading provider of high-performance connectivity solutions for consumer, storage, and multimedia applications, today announced that it will showcase its FireWire
storage and audio solutions at the MacWorld Conference & Expo this week at Moscone Center in San Francisco.
The Mercury On-The-Go features both FireWire
800/400 and USB2 ports, making it compatible with any Apple or PC with an available FireWire
or USB port.
In addition, the 1394b version, also known as FireWire
800, will grow significantly in the PC and storage sectors during 2006.