Iomegas previous leading capacity Mini drive, the Mini 1GB USB 2.0 drive, was a CNET Editors Choice winner in 2004 (Apr. 2, 2004 review).
Iomegas Mini USB 2.0 drives deliver unbeatable performance and security in a go-anywhere design, said Brian Still, product manager, Iomega Corporation. Portable applications, data security, a personalized window and plenty of storage space give Iomega Mini USB 2.0 drives a unique appeal to students and mobile professionals.
A single Iomega Mini 2GB USB 2.0 drive can store 38 hours of music, 8,000 photos, or 3 hours of high-quality video.***
Features and Performance
Iomegas Mini USB 2.0 Drive weighs only 0.8 ounce (21.6 grams) and requires no cables, power adaptors or batteries. A metal ring rotates around the body to secure the cap in transit, yet releases easily when needed. A clear viewing window on the side of the drive lets users label and personalize the contents with pictures, company logos, or file names.
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) interface technology gives users instant access to their files with excellent read/write performanceup to 17 MB/sec read and up to 14 MB/sec write speeds. This high performance, combined with 2 GB of storage capacity, makes an Iomega USB 2.0 drive perfect for carrying presentations, graphics, photos, music, videos, and large Active Disk applications.
The Iomega Mini 2GB USB 2.0 Drive is shipping now and is available for $249.95 through all major distributors, catalogs, e-tailers, the Iomega website and Frys regional retail stores. Other drives in the Mini USB 2.0 line include the Iomega Mini 1GB USB 2.0 drive, $159.95; Mini 512MB USB 2.0 drive, $89.95; Mini 256MB USB 2.0 drive, $59.95; and Mini 128MB USB 2.0 drive, $29.95. (All pricing is U.S. suggested retail.)
* 1 GB = 1 billion bytes
** The Active Disk driver is a one-time install, and is present on computers with IomegaWare installed.
*** 128-Kbps MP3 audio; 4 photos/MB 3-megapixel JPG photos; 11MB/min DVD MPEG-2 video (720x480).