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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Iomega eGo Camo Rugged Hard Drive

The adage you get what you pay for sometimes is actually true. Iomega has a rugged hard drives that is actually rugged. We all know that a “light” description on food doesn’t necessarily indicate that it truly is low in calories or fat, often just “light” in taste. Well the same advertising gimmicks are used for “ruggedized” computer equipment. Somebody paints it with a camo pattern and calls it rugged. In this case, the drive is apparently rugged in spite of the Camo paint job. Popular Mechanics tested several drives and the Iomega eGo survived a 15 foot drop, was run over by an SUV and continued to work. So for the rest of us who don’t plan on being quite that abusive, the drive is probably going to hold up very well in everyday use. 250gb USB portable drive for $85.00 at Staples is a pretty good deal.

Tech Specs
Preformatted and hot plug-and-play
No AC adapter needed
Compatible with PC and Mac®
USB 2.0/1.1 compatible
Transfer rate: 480 Mbits/s
One-year limited warranty

What You Need:
PC Users:
300 MHz processor or higher
Available USB connection (USB 2.0 host connection or controller for USB 2.0 speeds)
Microsoft® Windows® Vista* / 2000 / 2000 Professional / XP Home / XP Professional / XP Professional x64
256MB RAM or higher as required by operating system

Mac® Users:
Mac® PowerPC G3 or Intel Core Duo processor
Mac OS X, version 10.1.5 or higher
Built-in USB connection (USB 2.0 host connection or controller for USB 2.0 speeds)
128MB RAM or higher as required by operating system

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