Verbatim Introduces 2.1GB Store 'n' Go USB HD Drive

Ultra-light and Compact USB Hard Drive is the Ideal Solution for Storing, Carrying Large Volumes of Video, Music, Photos, Data Files

CHARLOTTE, NC (August 10, 2004) - - Verbatim Corporation announced today that it is shipping the innovative new Store 'n' Go 2.1GB USB HD Drive. About the size of a business card; the lightweight USB 2.0 micro hard drive provides reliable, portable storage for digital camera/camcorder, media player, and notebook PC files. The ultra -compact storage device can also be used for quickly and conveniently transporting large digital files between Windows, Mac and Linux -based computer systems.


With a capacity of 2.1GB, Verbatim's new Store 'n' Go USB HD Drive stores more than two hours of MPEG -1 video, about 500 hours of MP3 music, about 1,000 300dpi color photos or volumes of personal and business files. The drive's performance, compact size and high capacity make it ideal for videographers who want to quickly move projects from one system to another for collaborating on post -production work. The sleekly designed hard drive is also excellent for students wanting to transport files and projects from school to home as well as executives who need company presentations, addresses, databases, spreadsheets and customer files readily available. Using the protective carry pouch that comes with the drive, IT technicians can attach the drive to their belts for easy access to important files.

"The new Store 'n' Go USB HD Drive is an ultra -portable, cost -effective storage solution for business and entertainment," Ron Hanafin, Verbatim Product Marketing Manager, noted. "You can use the drive to store slideshows of family photos, vacation videos and your personal MP3 selections so you can enjoy them when you are traveling and can easily share them on a friend's or family member's computer. The drive is also ideal for transporting business files and documents as well as IT system files."

Using the flexible, integrated USB 2.0 cable, the Store 'n' Go HD Drive can be quickly connected to a USB -equipped computer without having to wait for the computer to reboot. Compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports, users can immediately drag and drop up to 2.1 GB of files to the high -speed 4200 rpm 1 -inch hard drive. After disconnecting from the PC, the Store 'n' Go HD Drive can be placed in the supplied pouch for safe, reliable transport.

Weighing just 1.8 oz, the Verbatim Store 'n' Go USB HD Drive measures a mere 2.75 x 2.125 x 0.5 inches. The drive is fully compatible with Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, CE 3.0 and higher; Mac OS 9X and higher; Linux 2.40 and higher systems.

Pricing, Availability
The Verbatim 2.1GB Store 'n' Go USB HD Drive is immediately available through authorized Verbatim retailers and e -tailers across the country. Suggested list price is $249. The complete package includes a carry pouch, lanyard, USB extension cable, CD with Windows 98 drivers and quick start users guide. For more information on the new Store 'n' Go USB HD Drive and the full range of Verbatim storage solutions, visit www.verbatim.com.

About Verbatim
Verbatim Corporation, a Mitsubishi® Kagaku Media Company, is an international organization 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 at 1200 W.T. Harris Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28262, (800) 421 -4188, FAX (704) 547 -6609; or visit the company's web site at www.verbatim.com.

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Editor's Note: For photos and more information on Verbatim's Store 'n' Go HD Drive, contact Andy Marken, Marken Communications, Inc.; (408) 986 -0100 or email andy@markencom.com

Verbatim is a registered trademark of Verbatim Corporation. Other company and product names contained herein are trademarks of their respective companies. Specifications subject to change without notice.

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