USB 2.0 Zip drive is zipped up to 750M

USB 2.0 Zip drive by Iomega

The Iomega Zip drive, which got its start in 1995 for portable storage of up to 100M, now can handle 750M in a $180 version for the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 port.

To compete with rival CD-rewritable and USB key chain devices, Iomega Corp. of Roy, Utah, has made the new 750M Zip backward-compatible with many of the 300 million older Zip backup and archival disks now in use. Included file-management software can sequentially back up files larger than 750M; media costs about $12 per disk.

The new plug-and-play Zip drive reads, writes and rewrites at 50X under Microsoft Windows or Mac OS with a transfer rate up to 7.5 megabytes/sec.

Contact Iomega at 301-332-3388.

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