New Plextor pocket hard disk at affordable quality

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Brussels, May 2007 – Extending its range of personal storage and high reliability optical products, Plextor today announces a new portable hard disk drive – small enough to fit in your pocket. In a stylish, brushed aluminium case this high reliability, premium quality HDD offers excellent value for money.
The PX-PH16U2 (160GB) is also Mac and PC compatible.

PX-PH16U2 (160GB)
Ideal for all types of media including video, music, photos and office files, the PX-PH16U2 offers a practical data capacity for everyday use and their compact size (only 17mm thick and 200g in weight) means you can easily slip it into your pocket, briefcase or handbag. Included is a handy carrying pouch for extra protection.

Rudy De Meirsman, Sales & Marketing Manager at Plextor, says: „Plextor’s new PX-PH16U2 is ideal for all types of users requiring access to multimedia data on the move, or between PCs and as a useful backup system.“

We are seeing significant demand for portable units across the market sectors – from home users to SOHO and SMEs. They offer ease of use for novices, high reliability for enthusiasts and are robust enough for business users and even students all housed in a modern brushed aluminium chassis.“

PlexTools Professional LE
In addition to fast USB 2.0 transfer speeds and convenient bus-powered operation, Plextor has manufactured the PX-PH16U2 to maximise data security. The PX-PH16U2 comes pre-loaded with Plextor’s specially developed version of PlexTools software for hard disks – PlexTools Professional LE. An important feature of this utility is password protection, to keep all personal and business data safe and secure from prying eyes.

Availability and Warranty
The PX-PH16U2 will be available in May 2007 from the network of Plextor dealers.

The PX-PH16U2 is covered by Plextor’s Fast Warranty Service (2-year warranty in the EU, Norway and Switzerland (Collect & Return); 1 year in other countries) . This market-leading service guarantees to have a fully operational drive back to the customer within five working days – free of charge.

Specifications and System Requirements

  • Model Name: PX-PH16U2 (160GB)
  • OS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista and MacOS 8.6/9.x/10.x or higher
  • Dimensions: 81 W x 130 D x 17 H mm
  • Weight: 200g approx
  • Interface: USB2.0, 1.1
  • Transfer rate: USB 2.0 Max 480Mbps, USB 1.1 Max 12Mbps
  • RPM: 5400
  • Buffer size: 8 MB
  • Extras
    • Bus powered
    • Average Seek time: 12ms
    • RoHS compliant