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Newer Tech miniSTACK

USB 3.0 / FireWire 800 / eSATA
Mac and PC compatible
Maximum storage with a mini footprint.
The NewerTech miniStack is the perfect external storage and backup solution designed specifically to complement the look and feel of the latest Mac lineup. With a footprint identical to the Mac mini (2010 or later), the two stack and fit together for seamless desktop integration. It also looks great when paired with the iMac, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, and aluminum or black finished PCs.
OWC SSD Solutions
miniStack Rear
miniStack stacked
  • (2) FireWire 800 Ports (Up to 100MB/s / 50MB/s)
  • (1) USB 3.0 Port (Up to 500MB/s / 60MB/s)
  • (1) eSATA Port (Up to 300MB/s)
Key Features
  • Ideal for storing or backing up large music, photo, and video libraries.
  • Durable aluminum body is designed to match the finish of the Mac line
  • MagLev fan (same as used in the Mac mini) offers frictionless, whisper-quiet operation
  • Integrated Kensington Security Slot for theft prevention
  • High quality FireWire 800 & USB 3.0 (Standard-B to Standard-A) USB 2.0 backwards compatible cables included.
  • Identical footprint to 2010 and later Mac mini 1.4" x 7.7" x 7.7" (HxWxD)
miniStack on Apple mini
Complements and stacks perfectly with Mac mini.
  • 5.0TB miniStack external storage solution
  • High Quality Double Shielded Connecting Cables:
    (1) FireWire 800 (9-9 pin)
    (1) USB 3.0
  • Note: eSATA and FireWire 400 cables sold separately.
  • Pre-installed Backup and Utility software*
    Intech SpeedTools Utilities OEM (For Mac OS 8.6 - X only)
    Prosoft Engineering Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
    NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows 2000 or later
    Over 1.5GB of Freeware/Shareware/Public domain software pre-installed

    View detailed software info
Macintosh Requirements:
  • OS 8.6 and later including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x with an available and supported USB, FireWire, or eSATA port.
Windows Requirements:
  • Windows 98SE and later with an available and supported USB, FireWire, or eSATA port.
Linux Requirements:
  • Linux compatible via supported USB and FireWire interfaces.
  • Annodized aluminum and scratch resistant ABS plastic
  • Compatible with any computer that can support a USB 2.0, USB 3.0, eSATA, FireWire 800 or FireWire 400 connection.
Power Supply:
Connection Interface & Maximum Data Transfer Rate:
  • USB 3.0 (up to 500MB/sec)
  • eSATA (up to 300MB/sec)
  • FireWire 800/400 (up to 100MB/sec)
  • Operating:
    Up to 5°C ˜ 42°C (41°F ˜ 107°F)
  • Non-operating:
    Up to –40°C ˜ 65°C (–40°F ˜ 149°F)
Relative humidity:
  • Operating: Up to 8% - 90% RH (Non-condensing)
  • Non-operating: Up to 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)
  • Shock: Up to 5.0G (5 - 500Hz)
  • JMicron 355 chipset with eSATA, FW800(1394B), and USB 3.0
External Case Dimensions (LxWxH):
  • 7.7 in (W) x 7.7 in (D) x 1.4 in (H)
  • 197 mm (W) x 197 mm (D) x 36 mm (H)
Unit Weight (no mechanism):
  • Empty case 1.87 lbs (.85 kg)
*Utility software and shareware collection not included with certain 0GB kits.
miniStack is a trademark of Newer Technology, Inc., registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Canada. FireWire, iMac, Mac, Macintosh, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Other marks may be the trademark or registered trademark of their owners.