About the size of a deck of playing cards, FireFly stores up to 20 hours of superior quality video, more than 5,000 MP3 songs or more than 15,000 high-quality digital photographs.
Fort Myers, Fla., July 6 - SmartDisk Corporation, a company that develops and markets portable storage and digital multimedia products that enable people to capture, organize, use and preserve digital content in easy and enjoyable ways, today began shipping its tiny FireFly USB2.0 20GB portable hard drive. About the size of a deck of playing cards, FireFly stores up to 20 hours of superior quality video, more than 5,000 MP3 songs or more than 15,000 high -quality digital photographs.
FireFly is ideal for a variety of digital video, audio, data backup and multimedia applications used by consumers and professionals. It stores and rapidly transfers large volumes of music, video, photos and data to and from desktops and laptops. FireFly's small, durable magnesium alloy casing - just 2.5" (W) x 4" (D) x .5" (H) - and weight of 3.3 ounces make it easy to carry in a purse, a briefcase or a pocket. SmartDisk FireFly supports both USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 host systems, which means that users in transition between the two versions can use FireFly on any USB enabled computer.
Because FireFly is powered by the computer itself, it never requires its own power adapter. The drive is also Mass Storage Class compliant -installation of software drivers is not necessary before using FireFly for most Windows or MacOS releases. Its rapid read and write speeds let users work on data and applications - even digital video applications - directly on the drive.
Pricing and Availability Suggest retail price for SmartDisk FireFly is $189.99. It is available through retailers and distributors, as well as through the company's Web site at http://www.smartdisk.com.
About SmartDisk Corporation SmartDisk is a leading provider of a range of advanced consumer electronic and computer products that are enabling the digital age and simplifying the digital lifestyle. The company's innovative products help users store, transfer, share and preserve digital music, video, pictures and data. Headquartered in the U.S., with operations in Europe and Asia, SmartDisk sells and supports its products worldwide. For more information, go to http://www.smartdisk.com.