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'Quad Interface' FireWire® 800/400/USB 2.0/eSATA
Powered Hub External Storage Solution with 1.0TB of Storage Capacity

 

 

Time Machine Ready logo

Our solutions work with OS X Leopard's® Time Machine™ feature to keep an up-to-date copy of all of your files and documents. Go back in time to recover anything with ease.

1.0TB of High Performance
With Space Saving Integrated Hub!

Features:

  • 1.0TB of bootable, performance disk capacity
  • 32MB data cache
  • Oxford OXUF924DSb - High performance FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, eSATA to SATA-II with Native Command Queuing (NCQ) for optimum drive performance
  • Compact 6.5" x 6.5" x 1.5" size
  • External AutoSwitching 100~240v 50/60Hz UL Listed power adapter - 3A power supply gives you less stress and clean ample power!
  • Auto-Power on/off automatically with computer
  • Intelligent thermal monitoring activates fan only when needed to reduce power consumption and minimize noise output
  • Whisper Quiet Operation
  • Kensington® Security Slot designed to allow the NewerTech miniStack v3 to be anchored to a desk

RoHS CompliantPlug and Play

From desktops to notebooks, miniStack is the perfect companion for ANY Mac® or PC!

With its one eSATA, two FireWire 800, one FireWire 400, and three USB 2.0 ports PLUS FW800/FW400/USB 2.0
connection cables included, miniStack v3 connects to Mac and PC systems with Plug and Play simplicity.

Reviews & Awards

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"For an Extra Disk and More Ports ... An Elegant Solution." -Digital Outback Photographer



Use FW400 with 2009 Macs
Fast, Flexible, and packed with Four Interfaces, the miniStack v3 offers a techno trinity of performance, convenience, and connectivity making it the ultimate single drive storage solution.

FAST: When you have the need for speed!
There are so many high performance speed components in miniStack v3 that you’d be tempted to drag race it. The latest generation Oxford 924 chipset, the fastest drive mechanisms on the market, and an eSATA port all combine to deliver the fastest single drive data transfer rates possible…up to 150 Megabytes per second!

FLEXIBLE: Easy set-up, portability, and future compatibility
With its one eSATA, two FireWire 800, one FireWire 400, and three USB 2.0 ports PLUS FW800 and USB 2.0 connection cables included, miniStack v3 connects to Mac and PC systems with Plug and Play simplicity. Its port flexibility and compact design also make miniStack v3 an ideal portable external hard drive storage solution to move among multiple systems ensuring future system compatibility.

FOUR INTERFACES: For all your data transfer and accessory connection needs
Having a “quad interface” in one portable housing makes miniStack v3 ideal for data intensive uses like audio/video editing, digital photography, MP3 libraries, and high-speed backup. Plus, now you can connect multiple desktop digital accessories like scanners, printers, memory card readers, digital cameras, and iPods® - all at once - with miniStack v3's unique, ergonomically enhanced rear and side port configuration.

AWARD-WINNING ORIGINS
A passive radiator heat sink, intelligent thermal monitoring, Whisper Quiet Operation engineering, and a unique, space-saving stackable design are just a few of the features miniStack v3 shares with the award-winning NewerTech miniStack v2 storage solution.

Software Included
PRoSoft Logo Prosoft Engineering® Data Backup 3
for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later

Backup Made Easy. Data Backup makes it easy to backup to FireWire and USB drives, network drives, CDs and even DVDs. Make schedules so you don'tneed to 'think' about backing up... It does it for you. A $59.00 Value!
Intech Speed Tools logoIntech Speed Tools logo
Carbon Copy Cloner logo Carbon Copy Cloner® for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
CCC 3 features an interface designed to make the cloning and backup procedure very intuitive. In addition to general backup, CCC can also clone one hard drive to another, copying every single block or file to create an exact replica of your source hard drive. CCC's block-level copy offers the absolute best fidelity in the industry!
NovaStor NovaStor NovaBACKUP® Solution
for Windows®

NovaBACKUP has been helping millions of users recover from data loss and disasters for over 18 years. Feature rich, NovaBACKUP provides a powerful backup solution. Built-in support for hundreds of the most popular storage devices and a step-by-step backup and restore wizard makes NovaBACKUP extremely easy to use. Requires Windows 2000 and later. A $49.95 Value!
 
Intech Speed Tools logo Intech® SpeedTools Utilities™
Intech Hard Disk SpeedTools consists of a suite of utilities managed by an application which administers the launching, documentation and version control of each individual component utility, such as Disk Defrag and QuickBack. An easy-to-use installation and removal application is provided to make installation a snap, Intech SpeedTools is powerful enough to allow you to customize which utility component set you would like to create.
An $89.95 Value!

Compatibility
Mac

Macintosh® Requirements:
Apple® OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Apple OS X 10.2.x or later, and an available FireWire, USB, or eSATA port

PC

Windows® Requirements:
Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows 2000 (Home or Professional), Windows Vista® or later, and an available FireWire, USB, or eSATA port

Product Specifications
Drive Type 3.5" SATA 1.5/3.0GB
Bridge Chipset Oxford OXUF924DSb - High performance FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, eSATA to SATA-II with Native Command Queuing (NCQ) for optimum drive performance
Drive Rotation Speed 7200RPM
Data Cache Size 32MB
Case Material High quality aluminum colored plastic
Features
  • Auto-switching for fastest hard disk mode
  • Smart interactive cooling system with thermal probe automatically regulating fan speed
  • Massive passive heat sink to radiate heat away from hard drive
  • Smart power switch - NewerTech miniStack v3 will power up and down in tandem with your computer
  • Kensington Security Slot designed to allow the NewerTech miniStack v3 to be anchored to a desk
Interface/Ports
  • One eSATA port (rear)
  • Two FireWire 800 (1394b) 9 pin port (rear)
  • One FireWire 400 (1394a) 6 pin port (side)
  • Three USB 2.0/1.1 ‘A’ ports (2 rear, 1 side)
  • One USB 2.0 Uplink ‘B’ port (rear)
Data Transfer
  • eSATA - 1.5Gbit/s (or 150MB/sec)
  • FireWire 800 - 800Mbps (or 100MB/sec)
  • FireWire 400 - 400Mbps (or 50MB/sec)
  • USB 2.0 - 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)
  • USB 1.1 - 12Mbps (or 1.5MB/sec)
Port/Interface Bootability

Can I use this solution as external startup drive?

Mac Requirements
  • Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, Mac OS X 10.0.x or later and an available USB 1.1 or FireWire 400 port.
  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1, FireWire 800/400 port, or eSATA port.
Windows Requirements
  • Windows 98SE or later and an available FireWire 400 or USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • Windows 2000 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1, FireWire 800/400, or eSATA port.
Power Supply
  • External AutoSwitching 100~240v 50/60Hz UL Listed power adapter - 3A power supply gives you less stress and clean ample power! (UL, CUL, CE, TUV approved)
    - Input: AC 100~240V, 1.2A, 50-60Hz
    - Output: DC +5/3A , +12V/3A
Enclosure Size & Weight
  • 6.5" × 6.5" × 1.5"
  • 165.1mm x 165.1mm x 38.1mm
  • Approximately 2.6lbs (1.8kg) (bare enclosure only)
Software Included

Operating Environment
Temperature (operating) 5°C - 55°C (41°F - 131°F)
(non-operating) -40°C - 65°C (-40°F - 149°F)
Relative Humidity (operating) 8% - 90% RH (non-condensing)
(non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (non-condensing)
Shock (operating) 65G 2mS
(non-operating) 175G 2mS
Vibration

(operating) 1.0G (5 - 300Hz)
(non-operating) 5.0G (5 - 500Hz)

MTBF More than 500,000 power-on hours
Standard Mechanism Hitachi 0A34193*

*OWC reserves the right to replace or upgrade to equivalent or better components.
Warranty NewerTech 3 Year Solution Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use, but should the need occur - NewerTech is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. NewerTech's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. NewerTech solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

Note: Do not disassemble or otherwise open your NewerTech solution prior to the conclusion of NewerTech's 3 year Warranty period. Doing so will void the remainder of the NewerTech warranty.

48 Hour Warranty Service


Ports and Accessories
  1. Smart fan exhaust port
  2. One eSATA port (rear)
  3. Kensington Security Slot designed to allow the NewerTech miniStack v3 to be anchored to a desk
  4. Smart power switch. Turn off miniStack v3 manually, or leave on and it will power up and down in tandem with the computer.
  5. Power receptacle
  6. Three USB 2.0/1.1 ‘A’ ports (2 rear, 1 side)
  7. One USB 2.0 Uplink ‘B’ port (rear)
  8. Two FireWire 800 (1394b) 9 pin ports (rear)
  9. One FireWire 400 (1394a) 6 pin port (side)
  10. 36" FireWire 800 connecting cable (9-9 pin cable)
  11. 36" USB 2.0/1.1 connecting cable (A-B)
  12. External AutoSwitching 100~240v 50/60Hz UL Listed power adapter - 3A power supply gives you less stress and clean ample power! (UL, CUL, CE, TUV approved)
  • Over 1GB of Freeware/Shareware/Public domain software installed*
  • Color product manual
  • Utility Software Bundle (not included with certain 0GB kits)

* in pre-configured solutions, "add your own hard drive" kits also available.

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(not included with miniStack v3)

Use your FireWire 400 cables with FireWire 800 ports!

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eSATA Connecting Cable
(not included with miniStack v3)

39" (1 Meter) eSATA to eSATA connecting cable for connection of external SATA I/II Devices

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What Can You Store On A miniStack v3?
This chart is an illustrative example of different file formats and the vast number of your digital lifestyle files that can be stored on miniStack v3.*
160GB
8MB Cache
250GB
8MB Cache
320GB
16MB Cache
500GB
16MB Cache
750GB
16MB Cache
1.0TB
32MB Cache
1.5TB
32MB Cache
2.0TB
32MB Cache
Photos:
(1MB per 2.4 megapixel JPEG photo - low resolution)
160,000
Pictures
250,000
Pictures
320,000
Pictures
500,000
Pictures
750,000
Pictures
1,000,000
Pictures
1,500,000
Pictures
2,000,000
Pictures
Photos:
(2.4MB per 2.4 megapixel JPEG photo)
80,000
Pictures
150,000
Pictures
160,000
Pictures
250,000
Pictures
375,000
Pictures
500,000
Pictures
625,000
Pictures
1,000,000
Pictures
Uncompressed Digital Video:
(13GB/hour data rate)
12.16
hours
19
hours
24.32
hours
38
hours
57
hours
76
hours
115
hours
152
hours
Movies:
(2GB/hour DVD Quality MPEG)
80 DVD
Quality Movies
125 DVD
Quality Movies
160 DVD
Quality Movies
250 DVD
Quality Movies
375 DVD
Quality Movies
500 DVD
Quality Movies
750 DVD
Quality Movies
1000 DVD
Quality Movies
Music:
(2.85MB per MP3 song)
56,000
Songs
87,500
Songs
112,000
Songs
175,000
Songs
262,500
Songs
350,000
Songs
526,000
Songs
700,000
Songs

The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences. * in pre-configured solutions
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