Verbatim’s New Family of Hard Drives – Safely Store Your Digital Life!

Verbatim, the storage media specialist, has expanded its product portfolio to include high-quality external Hard Drive Disks (HDD). Available immediately the new HDD assortment in 2.5″ and 3.5″ formats provides between 120 GB and 500 GB of storage capacity.
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The external HDDs offer users a particularly easy and straightforward solution for reliable data backup from laptop or PC. They feature practical plug & play compatibility and can be used immediately with no installation required. In addition, each Verbatim HDD comes with “Bounce Back Express” back-up software that enables professional data back-up.

“The Verbatim HDD’s are ideal for anyone who needs reliable mobile file storage – whether for private or business purposes,” says Tracy Myers, Product Manager Flash Verbatim Australia. “Our acquisition of the SmartDisk® Corporation, a leading American HDD brand, means we are now ideally placed in terms of product quality and know-how in the external HDD segment and indeed we are planning further strategic expansion in this category in the future”, she adds.

With the palm-sized Verbatim HDD’s in 2.5″ format, users have their data at their fingertips at all times, even on the move. In a slender, sophisticated design with a robust aluminum housing, the HDD’s are available now with USB 2.0 connectivity in 120 GB, 160 GB or 250 GB storage capacity. A 160GB HDD is also available in FireWire, while a 320 GB Combo USB/Firewire drive will be released in April/May this year. The sturdy packaging with transparent window offers additional protection against knocks and jolts.

The Verbatim 3.5” hard drive is available in a 500GB USB/Firewire Combo. Powered by a 7200 RPM hard drive, the desktop hard drive races through the most demanding audio/video applications, allowing you to work more and wait less. The 3.5” hard drive delivers outstanding quality, performance and reliability for both professional and home use. 750GB and 1TB drives are due for release in April May.

The CMS BounceBack Express Backup Software allows you to automatically back up your personal content. BounceBack Express incorporates scheduling, backup sets, automatic launch options and CMS’ QuickRestore feature.

Features & Benefits 2.5″:

Models/Capacity: USB 2.0 with 120GB, 160 GB, 250 GB; FireWire 400 with 160 GB
Dimensions: 84mm x129mm x 18mm
Weight: 180 gms
Power Supply: via USB- Port
Interface: 1xUSB 2.0 or 2xFireWire 400
Rotational Speed: 5.400 RPM
Cache: 8MB

Features & Benefits 3.5″:

Models/Capacity: USB 2.0/FIrewire 400 Combo with 500GB
Power: +5 VDC and +12 VDC input
Interfaces: Two 6-pin FireWire (IEEE1394) ports & One USB 2.0 port
Data Transfer Rate: FireWire: 400 Mb/s (max)
USB 2.0 High Speed: 480 Mb/s
USB 1.1 Full Speed: 12 Mb/s (max)
Speed: 7200 RPM
Dimensions: 213 mm x 127mm x  52mm


Verbatim’s 2.5″ and 3.5″ Hard Disk Drives are available now from authorised resellers nationally.

About Verbatim
Verbatim Corporation, a Mitsubishi® Kagaku Media Company, is an international organisation that develops and markets innovative, high-quality products for storing, moving and using digital content. Known for its leadership in the removable storage media and related accessories markets, the company provides reliable, unique technologies and products that are highly sought after and broadly distributed worldwide. For more information, contact Verbatim Australia at 6 Weir Street, Glen Iris. VIC 3146, t. (03) 9823-0999, f. (03) 9824-7011; email; or visit the company’s web site at

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