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Buffalo MiniStation Cobalt Portable Hard Drive

Buffalo MiniStation Cobalt Portable Hard Drive

Buffalo has unveiled their latest compact, lightweight storage solution – the MiniStation Cobalt Portable Hard Drive. Comes in Onyx Blue, Ruby Red and Pearl White flavors, it can store and back up your digital images, music and other files as well as automatically syncs with your PC or Mac, keeping your files up to date.

The New Portable Storage Solution Offers a Unique Blend of Fashion and Function 


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 6, 2009 – 2009 MacWorld (Booth #2244) – Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking, storage and memory solutions today unveiled a chic new design for the MiniStation Cobalt. Offering a feature-rich storage solution in a stylish, lightweight package, the MiniStation Cobalt is designed for mobility. With a simple, easy-to-use user interface, storing, protecting and transporting digital images, music and other files becomes a snap! Offered in three distinct colors, Blue Onyx, Pearl White and Ruby Red, the MiniStation Cobalt safeguards your digital assets and provides the peace of mind that only Buffalo’s years of engineering excellence can provide.

Designed for the active professional, Buffalo’s new portable storage solutions for PC and Mac’s includes easy-to-use backup and sync software, a robust shock resistant design as well as Buffalo’s SecureLockMobile software to prevent unauthorized access in the event the drive is lost or stolen.

“Buffalo continues to offer robust yet design-conscious products that give you the freedom to take your digital life to wherever you live,” said Ken Higgins, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. “With the new MiniStation Cobalt, we are continuing a tradition of innovative, easy-to-use- storage solutions that are engineered to meet the needs of our customers.”

The MiniStation Cobalt is Mac and PC compatible and is the perfect grab-and-go storage solution, whether it’s for doing a presentation overseas or a casual lunch meeting down the street. Buffalo’s unique TurboUSB technology enhances data transfer rates of up to 20% faster than other standard drives and  ships with Memeo’s AutoBackup and Auto Sync software allowing consumers to securely and automatically manage and backup their digital assets in real-time.

Pricing and Availability

The MiniStation Cobalt is backed by a limited one-year warranty that includes toll-free 24/7 technical support and will be available late January at estimated street prices of USD169.99 for the 500GB (HD-PE500U2), USD119.99 for the 320GB (HD-PE320U2), USD89.99 for the 250GB (HD-PE250U2) and USD79.99 for the 160GB (HD-PE160U2).

Source: Buffalo

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