FirewireDirect.com Inc. today announces the Spark 800 2.5" Hard Drive.The Spark 800 is a FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 equipped portable 2.5" hard drive, available in configurations up to 80 GigaBytes, manufactured by FirewireDirect in a tiny, cool silver chassis. As a 1394 "B" device, it's about twice as fast as existing portable FireWire solutions.
The Spark 800 takes its name from one of the earliest and most popular FireWire products ever, but newly stretches the boundaries of FireWire performance. Equipped with the Oxford922 800Mbps bridge board and the fastest and largest new 2.5" drives, it claims more speed and capacity than any FireWire portable before it.
Shipping with FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 cables, it includes a worldwide power adapter and a cool carrying case. Drives are formatted by FirewireDirect for both major platforms and ship with a powerful software bundle; MacDrive for Windows and Intech's Speed Tools for the Mac.