Tuesday, June 26th 2012

Akitio Breaks USB 2.0 Barrier with Release of Neutrino U3+ HDD Enclosure

Akitio, a leading manufacturer of storage solutions, announced today the release of the Neutrino U3+ laptop hard drive enclosure to the company’s ever-expanding product line. With the news of Apple’s integration of USB 3.0 to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, the Neutrino U3+ is ideal for Mac users, as well as audio and video professionals, looking for a portable, speedy storage solution.

Akitio’s Neutrino U3+ is encased in a portable aluminum enclosure and was created for ease of use and the latest 2.5” SATA hard drives. By combining USB 3.0 SuperSpeed technology with FireWire 800, Neutrino U3+ provides two of the fastest transfer speed combinations available.

Akitio’s Neutrino U3+ features the following:
  • USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface
  • USB 2.0 backwards compatible
  • FireWire 800 interface (two ports)
  • FireWire 400 backwards compatible
  • Daisy Chain
  • Bus Powered
  • Designed for 2.5” drives up to 12.5mm
  • Large heatsink for passive cooling
  • Durable, compact and portable
  • Stackable
  • Fanless
Following in the steps of the previously released SK-3501 Super-S3, featuring a 3.5” enclosure, the Neutrino U3+ is available for purchase for $79 and can be found at Akitio.com, as well as various Akitio retailers and distributors. For more information, visit the product page.
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3 Comments on Akitio Breaks USB 2.0 Barrier with Release of Neutrino U3+ HDD Enclosure

#1
digibucc
daisy chain them? now that's pretty cool, i have not heard of that before.
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#2
Ahhzz
Old-School SCSI devices were all daisy chain. You had to have a terminator cap, or a device that self-terminated to make the chain work :)
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#3
Mussels
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firewire has always had daisy chain capabilities.
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