Portable hard drive with 500GB from Verbatim

Verbatim’s new eSATA/USB 2.0 Combo Portable Hard Drive with 500GB

March 31, 2010

Verbatim’s new eSATA/USB 2.0 Combo Portable Hard Drive with 500GB

Ultra fast data transfer speeds via Powered eSATA

One device, two integrated interfaces: with the new Combo Portable Hard Drive, Verbatim is combining the advantages of a Power eSATA high-speed connection with the user-friendliness of a USB drive.

The powerful Portable Hard Drive comes in a rugged aluminium enclosure weighing only 205 grams and delivering ultra fast eSATA data transfer speeds up to 3Gbit/sec.

Key Features:

•    Ultra fast eSATA data transfer speeds up to 3Gbit/sec;
•    Powered eSATA cable eliminates the need for a separate power supply;
•    Rugged aluminium enclosure;
•    Includes Nero BackItUp 4 Essentials Software;
•    Works with Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.1 or higher,  Linux.

Verbatim’s new portable hard drivers ultra fast data transfer on the go. With USB 2.0 and powered eSATA connectivity it is extremely versatile.  Data can be transferred via the powered eSATA port at a maximum speed of 3Gbit/sec, providing the other device also features eSATA connectivity. In terms of data transfer, the powered eSATA port is six times faster than USB 2.0.

The new Verbatim Portable Hard Drive features a special powered eSATA Cable as a single-cable solution, which provides a power connection eliminating the need for a separate power supply. For older eSATA ports that do not carry current, there is a separate Y-cable included that creates a functioning eSATA port from the USB (power) and eSATA (data).

With the pre-installed software Nero BackitUp4, users can use the tiny hard drive as the perfect location for backing up all their important data from their PC or laptop. The eSATA/USB Combo HDD works with Windows, Mac OS and Linux. It is 130 x 80 x 17 millimetres in dimension and weighs just 205 grams and comes with a 24 month guarantee.


The new Verbatim eSATA/USB 2.0 Combo HDD 500GB will retail for approximately R1399-95.