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Iomega launched the
Iomega® MiniMax™ Desktop Hard Drive, a Hi-Speed Dual connectivity (USB 2.0 and
Firewire) external device designed to compliment the form factor of the Mac mini
and boost its storage capacity by up to 250GB. Despite its Mac mini styling the new HDD has been designed with flexibility
in mind. It is not only a perfect companion to the Mac mini but with three USB
and three Firewire ports, it can function as a complete Mac hub. The unique
design of the drive means that it is equally at home stacked with the Mac mini
or functioning independently as a stylish desktop HDD for Mac or PC users.
The Iomega MiniMax External Hard Drive is expected to be available during the
fourth quarter 2005 and will be available in 3 capacities up to 250 GB. Prices
of the MiniMax External Hard Drive will be announced in fourth quarter 2005.

minimax drive stacked Iomega MiniMax Desktop Hard Drive

Iomega Corporation, a global leader in data storage, today launched the
Iomega® MiniMax™ Desktop Hard Drive, a Hi-Speed Dual connectivity (USB 2.0 and
Firewire) external device designed to compliment the form factor of the Mac mini
and boost its storage capacity by up to 250GB.

Despite its Mac mini styling the new HDD has been designed with flexibility
in mind. It is not only a perfect companion to the Mac mini but with three USB
and three Firewire ports, it can function as a complete Mac hub. The unique
design of the drive means that it is equally at home stacked with the Mac mini
or functioning independently as a stylish desktop HDD for Mac or PC users.

“Iomega’s MiniMax Drive has been designed to appeal to a wide range of data
storage demands,” said Thomas Lok, Director, Sales and Marketing, Asia Pacific,
Iomega Pacific. “Not only does our drive perfectly compliment the Mac mini but
with the inclusion of multiple USB and Firewire ports it becomes a Mac hub
allowing multiple users to manage, organise and protect digital movies,
photography and music.”

The MiniMax HDD comes with Dantz Retrospect and Iomega Automatic Backup Pro
software for hassle-free backups and data recovery.

Product features:

  • USB 2.0 high speed 3-port hub
  • FireWire 1394a 3-port repeater/hub
  • Smart power switch – powers up and down in tandem with Mac mini
  • Specially designed active/passive cooling system

About Iomega Automatic Backup Pro Software

Iomega Automatic Backup software provides advanced real-time backup that is
automatic and “touch-free” – no backup button to push or software program to
click. Users set up automatic backups by selecting the folders they want to
protect and setting the backup schedule. Iomega Automatic Backup software does
the rest. Restoring data is easy – just drag and drop.

Iomega Automatic Backup software includes these advanced features:

  • Automatic backups whenever a file changes
  • Personalized backup schedules for optional scheduled backups
  • Multiple backup locations
  • Multiple file revisions (user selectable number of revisions to keep)
  • Support for DVD, CD, hard drives, network drives, and solid state-memory
    cards
  • Temporary caching of backup data when backup media is unavailable.
  • File restoration with drag and drop convenience

Compatibility
Microsoft® Windows® 2000/XP Home or Professional; Macintosh G3 or greater (blue
and white G3 only), iMac or Mac mini computer with built-in USB connection and
Mac OS 10.2 or above.

Price and Availability
The Iomega MiniMax External Hard Drive is expected to be available during the
fourth quarter 2005 and will be available in 3 capacities up to 250 GB. Prices
of the MiniMax External Hard Drive will be announced in fourth quarter 2005.