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Toshiba introduces 200GB Portable USB Storage Device

Toshiba introduces a compact 2.5" high speed USB portable external hard drive series. The 200GB model is capable of storing up to 57,000 digital jpeg photos, 52,000 MP3 files or 88 DVD videos. Toshiba's hard drives come bundled with the NTI Shadow software, a click-free, switch-free and button-free backup solution that enables users to simply connect the drive, set the backup parameters and go. The drives are available in 200GB, 160GB, 120GB and 100GB for an MSRP of $229.99, $179.99, $149.99 and $129.99...
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Toshiba Storage Device Division (SDD), the industry pioneer in mobile storage products, today introduced a 200GB 2.5-inch USB 2.0 portable external hard drive capable of storing up to 57,000 digital photos, 52,000 MP3 music files, 88 DVD videos or 23 high-definition videos. The 200GB portable external hard drive delivers the highest capacity of any backup solution in the compact 2.5-inch hard drive class.
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Available in 200GB(1), 160GB, 120GB and 100GB capacities, Toshiba's new personal storage line offers consumers convenient and simple options for preserving and transporting treasured digital files.

"Each year, consumers are generating thousands of digital content files that represent cherished memories, beloved entertainment content and important family and business information, yet the notion of preserving this information with a backup solution is just beginning to take hold," said Maciek Brzeski, vice president of marketing, Toshiba SDD. "We have addressed a critical need for preserving digital memories for years to come with a high-capacity, easy-to-use solution that takes the mystery and worry out of data backup."

Consumer-Friendly Set-Up and Operation

Toshiba's USB 2.0 portable external hard drives come bundled with the award-winning NTI Shadow(TM) software. The click-free, switch-free and button-free backup solution enables users to simply connect the drive, set the backup parameters and enjoy peace of mind in knowing critical and cherished digital information is protected. This easy-to-use solution is ideal for any home or small business.

Built with Portability and Reliability in Mind

Toshiba's USB 2.0 portable external hard drives have been designed with convenience and portability in mind. Leveraging its years of experience in designing mobile hard disk drives for notebooks, digital audio players and other handheld devices, Toshiba has incorporated a special patent-pending shock mount system to provide extra protection against normal wear and tear.

In addition, the drives' ventilated and sleek black aluminum housing makes them stylish complements to other digital devices and helps dissipate heat more efficiently than similar products on the market.

Other features of these eco-conscious, RoHS compatible drives include:

-- Compatibility with both Windows and Mac operating systems
-- A convenient four-foot USB cable to enable users to easily plug in to any laptop or desktop PC and access their stored files
-- USB Hi-Speed Certification for use of the drive in any USB port configuration
-- A fingerprint and scratch-resistant black aluminum housing

Toshiba Personal Storage Solutions Available at Retailers Now  Manufacturer suggested retail prices (MSRP) are:

-- 200GB: $229.99
-- 160GB: $179.99
-- 120GB: $149.99
-- 100GB: $129.99

Additional information: All about the new Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive
April 17, 2007
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