External Hard Disk Drive targets professional applications.

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Available in 1, 2, and 3 TB capacities, Multi-Interface External Hard Disk Drive addresses large files associated with HD environments, including audio/video editing, digital photography, and animation. Unit supports USB 3.0, eSATA, Firewire 400, and Firewire 800, and has hot plug-and-play function. Supplied in 5.61 x 1.38 x 8.52 in. aluminum housing, RoHS-compliant HDD spins at 7,200 rpm, has at least 16 MB of cache, and can be positioned vertically or horizontally.



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Maxell Introduces External Hard Disk Drive for Professional Applications



-- Multi-Interface External HDD Has Up to 3TB Capacity to Meet Archiving Needs of Video, Broadcast, and Post-Production Professionals --



WOODLAND PARK, N.J.  -- Maxell Corporation of America introduces the Multi-Interface External Hard Disk Drive (HDD), which has been specifically designed to address the large files associated with HD environments, including audio/video editing, digital photography, and animation. Part of Maxell's Professional Plus series of professional-grade storage media, the Multi-Interface HDD provides video, broadcast, and post-production professionals with the capacity, durability, and overall performance necessary to easily and cost-effectively archive and back up HD, 3D and other large files.



Maxell offers Multi-Interface HDD in three capacities - 1TB, 2TB, and 3TB. To accommodate large files and ensure high transfer rates, the Multi-Interface drives support USB 3.0, eSATA, Firewire 400, and Firewire 800, and has a hot plug and play function for simple connection. It spins at 7200 RPM and has at least 16MB of cache. The drives support Apple Mac OS X 10.5 (or later), Microsoft Windows Vista 7, 8, and Windows Server 2003, 2008.



"High definition and 3D have created an archiving and backup challenge for video, broadcast, and post-production professionals," said Patricia Byrne, senior marketing manager for Maxell. "Our introduction of the Multi-Interface External HDD provides professionals with a means to reliably, quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively transfer HD files and footage."



Specifically designed for professional environments, the Multi-Interface HDD has a durable aluminum housing and features excellent shock resistance. The drive also has a wide temperature range of -20 degrees C to 60 degrees C, and is RoHS compliant, making it environmentally friendly. Measuring 5.61 x 1.38 x 8.52 (inches), the Multi-Interface HDD can be positioned vertically or horizontally, so it can fit into tight configurations often associated with post-production suites.



List pricing for the Multi-Interface External HDD is $213.00 for 1TB, $276.00 for 2TB and $351.00 for 3TB.



About Maxell

Maxell Corporation of America, a technology and marketing leader, is a full line manufacturer of digital media products for professional, data storage and consumer markets. Maxell has been recognized for over forty years for delivering a comprehensive line of digital tape and disc-based recording media products. The company offers a full line of optical and tape based media storage products including SD Cards, Flash Memory and a complete line of accessories.



For more information, visit www.maxellpromedia.com.



CONTACT: Patricia Byrne, Maxell Corporation, Professional/Commercial Products Group, 201.794.5922, pbyrne@maxell.com

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