Pacific Digital Introduces Two External USB Storage Products At COMDEX
Posted Nov 22, 2002

Pacific Digital Corporation, a leader in storage and multimedia solutions, has introduced two external USB 2.0 storage products at COMDEX, a 52X CD burner and a hard disk drive (HDD) kit, available with 60, 80, or 120GB. The Pacific Digital Xtreme52 is a 52x24x52 USB 2.0 burner designed to create an 80-minute audio CD in less than three minutes. The Xtreme52 features advanced CAV writing technology and SMART-BURN buffer underrun protection. It also supports UDMA mode 2 for maximum performance. The Xtreme52 is bundled with an array of Nero CD recording applications including InCD packet writing, Nero Wave Editor, Advanced Nero Cover Designer, Nero MPEG1 Video Encoder, VCD Menu Creation, Embedded Nero API (Application Program Interface), and Nero Toolkit, among others. An internal version, the Mach52 IDE model, has features similar to the Xtreme52.  The Xtreme52 is priced at $149 MSRP, and the Mach52 is priced at $99 MSRP.  They will ship in December. Pacific Digital's external USB 2.0 60/80/120GB HDD kits offer transfer rates of up to 48MB/sec. The sleek, new HDD is compatible with both Macs and PCs and comes in a compact, lightweight, durable enclosure along with a 6 ft. USB 2.0 cable, AC adapter, installation software, and Quick Install Guide. The kits are priced at $269 for 120GB; $199 for 80GB; and $179for 60GB (MSRP). They will ship in December.