LaCie has introduced an 800GB Ethernet Disk and a new range of external Serial ATA hard disk drives.
The 800GB LaCie Ethernet Disk, available now, is a Web-administrable Network Attached Storage (NAS) system that uses Windows XP Embedded operating system to provide network-based file storage for Mac, Windows, Linux and Unix computers.
LaCie is also introducing new d2 SATA Hard Drives. The external hard disk drives are clad in aluminium, like LaCie's other d2 external drives, but are bundled with a Serial ATA (SATA) PCI expansion card which has two SATA ports enabling two separate drives to operate at the same speed.
LaCie plans to ship the new d2 drives this winter -- prices range from $269 to $549 (£150 to £310) for storage capacities ranging from 160GB to 400GB using 7200RPM mechanisms. LaCie also plans to ship a 74GB, 10,000RPM mechanism for $449 (£252). A shipping date for the SATA drive hasn’t been given.
The company also announced the new 321 LCD monitor.