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

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    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.

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    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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    daisy chain them? now that's pretty cool, i have not heard of that before.
     
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    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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    firewire has always had daisy chain capabilities.
     
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