Company News: Page (1) of 1 - 10/16/01 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at page facebook and Relax Technology Debut FireWire Hard Drive Enclosure

(October 16, 2001) and Relax Technology announce a sales and marketing partnership for IEEE1394/FireWire/iLink hard drive enclosures and related products. The partnership combines's knowledge of the DV video industry and Relax Technology's 20 years of experience in the computer storage market. The partnership enables to market the Premier IEEE1394 Hard Drive Enclosures while Relax Technology handles the customer support, shipping, billing, and returns. When compared to the competition using previous generation chipsets, the Premier IEEE1394 Hard Drive Enclosures enable data and video to be transferred twice as fast and are compatible with both Macintosh and PC computers. The enclosures incorporate the new Relax Technology firmware, offering increased hard drive compatibility, and allowing the Oxford 911 based enclosure to support OSX 10.1.

Priced at $159, Premier IEEE1394 Hard Drive Enclosures are a premium pro-grade product incorporating a dual fan system to keep the drive temperature low and internal Teflon cabling to ensure the cables are shielded and strong. Premier Hard Drive Enclosures deliver a convenient, speedy, scaleable and portable alternative to the complexity of installing internal hard disk drives in a computer. Premier IEEE1394 Hard Drive Enclosures connect fast plug and play storage using the same port DV video cameras use for capturing video to a computer. Premier IEEE1394 Hard Drive Enclosures take advantage of the new 2nd generation Oxford 911 chipset, enabling transfer speeds of 35MB/s that directly capture DV video. This compares to many other hard drive enclosures, which use the first generation chipsets and transfer information at around 15MB/s.

For more information about Premier IEEE1394 Hard Drive Enclosures, visit and Relax Technology products are pro-grade products and can be found in the Shop section on the web at

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