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Miglia Unveils the DualDisk DrivesAnnounces Western Digital partnership (January 09, 2006)
Miglia Technology, a leading manufacturer of video, audio and storage products for Mac and Windows, today announced its partnership with Western Digital and the launch of Miglia DualDisk with WD’s disk drives.
Following last year’s successful launch of the Miglia DualDisk, Miglia is pleased to announce that the DualDisk has been given a makeover and redeveloped using Western Digital technology for more demanding use in today’s work and home environment. Still integrating two hard drives in a unique horizontal format, the ultra-slim aluminium enclosure combines vast amounts of storage space with incredible data transfer rates peaking at 88 MB/sec. Thanks to its advanced DCS™ cooling system, the hard drives run at low temperatures at all times, thereby lengthening their lifespan and securing your data.
Available in capacities of 320GB, 500GB and 640GB and as an empty case, the Miglia DualDisk provides excellent secure expansion for both PC and Mac platforms. In addition DualDisk is now available using the ultimate quality WD Caviar ‘Raid Edition’ drives, these have 16MB of cache per device and an MTBF of 5 times a conventional Disc Drive. Designed and built to last, DualDisk is made from robust, shock resistant aluminium, giving the best possible protection for your valuable data.
Key Features of the WD Caviar RE drives
Spin speed: 7200 RPM
MTTF: 1.2 million hours
Avg. read seek: 8.8 ms
Warranty: 5 years
Mac with Firewire connectivity
Mac OS 9.1+ (400 Mbps speeds only)
Mac OS X 10.2.5 or higher
PC with FireWire Connectivity
Pricing and availability
Miglia DualDisk is available now from Miglia's distribution partners, refurb or online store, for a recommended retail price of (ex VAT):
320 GB: £209, €299, $399
500 GB: £322, €467, $549
640 GB: £340, €502, $585
All units carry a full 5 year RTB warranty. A list of distributors and resellers is available on Miglia's website: http://www.miglia.com/buy/index.html
About Western Digital
WD, one of the storage industry's pioneers and long-time leaders, provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage and use digital information. The company produces reliable, high-performance hard drives that keep users' data close-at-hand and secure from loss.
WD was founded in 1970. The company's storage products are marketed to leading systems manufacturers and selected resellers under the Western Digital and WD brand names. Visit the Investor section of the company's Web site (www.westerndigital.com) to access a variety of financial and investor information.
Miglia Technology Ltd (Miglia) is a leading European manufacturer of video, audio and storage products for Mac and Windows. Its product range brings high end technology to a broader market place such as, DV encoding, Raid 1 and MPEG-4 real time encoding. With offices in the UK and the US, the company designs, manufactures and fulfils its entire product range from three locations in Europe and Asia.
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