Akitio Breaks USB 2.0 Barrier with Release of Neutrino U3+ HDD Enclosure

The Neutrino U3+ laptop hard drive enclosure features speed, portability and a compact design, ideal for Mac users, as well as audio and video professionals

Santa Fe Springs, Calif. - June 26, 2012 - Akitio, a leading manufacturer of storage solutions, announced today the release of the Neutrino U3+ laptop hard drive enclosure to the company's ever-expanding product line. With the news of Apple®'s integration of USB 3.0 to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, the Neutrino U3+ is ideal for Mac users, as well as audio and video professionals, looking for a portable, speedy storage solution.


Akitio's Neutrino U3+ is encased in a portable aluminum enclosure and was created for ease of use and the latest 2.5" SATA hard drives. By combining USB 3.0 SuperSpeed technology with FireWire 800, Neutrino U3+ provides two of the fastest transfer speed combinations available.

Akitio's Neutrino U3+ features the following:

• USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface
• USB 2.0 backwards compatible
• FireWire 800 interface (two ports)
• FireWire 400 backwards compatible
• Daisy Chain
• Bus Powered
• Designed for 2.5" drives up to 12.5mm
• Large heatsink for passive cooling
• Durable, compact and portable
• Stackable
• Fanless


Following in the steps of the previously released SK-3501 Super-S3, featuring a 3.5" enclosure, the Neutrino U3+ is available for purchase for $79 and can be found at Akitio.com, as well as various Akitio retailers and distributors.


About Akitio
Akitio is focused on creating cutting-edge storage solutions that are both easy to use and reliable. With a full range of direct attached and network attached storage products since its founding in 1992, Akitio strives to create products that parallel its core values, products that are affordable, easy to use, reliable, innovative and environmentally friendly. For more information about Akitio, please visit the company's Web site at http://www.Akitio.com.



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