Maxell Introduces a New "Field Archive" Removable Hard Disk

First-to-Market, Information Versatile Disk for Removable storage (iVDR) with Rugged, High Performance Capabilities for Broadcasters
135k, 4 pg. product sheet

Maxell's Professional Media Products Division has introduced a light weight, rugged and shock resistant compact removable hard drive for field archive operations. The new product made its debut at the 2008 National Association for Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas.

The first “Field Tough Media” of its kind leveraging Maxell iVDR technology show as a highly efficient storage solution that connects directly through a bi-directional USB or eSATA adapter to a shoulder-mounted camcorder. Capable of delivering 10-bit, 4:2:2 master-quality video and native full HD video, Maxell iVDR is capable of storing 160 GB of data and has a transfer rate of 540 Mbps.

Maxell iVDR offers efficiencies across a broad range of broadcast applications in the total work flow from material gathering, to editing, transmitting and storing video content while eliminating the time it takes to convert content from tapes to hard disk drives and storing video content. The Maxell iVDR removable hard disk features a rugged, durable and light weight construction that can withstand shock and vibrations.

What makes the Maxell iVDR unique from other removable hard disk drives, is its drop protection of up to 1.2m (4 feet) provided by a hardened plastic shell and specifically designed shock isolation systems. This latest technological application of iVDR from Maxell expands our line-up of broadcast products to be one of the most comprehensive in the industry allowing our customers to record, store and archive the highest quality HD footage.

The current Maxell iVDR weighs a total of 181 grams (0.4 pounds). With its capability of up to 10,000 insertions and removal cycles, it is built for continued and repeated use.
The preformatted windows FAT32 file system allows the Maxell iVDR Field Archive Media to
easily mount to any professional camcorder.

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Maxell, a technology and marketing leader, is a full-line manufacturer of digital media products for consumer, professional, and data storage applications. Maxell, a recognized brand leader for over 30 years, markets a comprehensive line of digital tape, memory cards and disc-based recording media products for consumer audio, video, camcorder and data storage applications. The company also manufactures and markets a wide range of consumer battery products, as well as a full line of care and maintenance accessories, iPod accessories, headphones and hands-free headsets.

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