G-Tech G|DRIVE FireWire 400/USB Hard Drive

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G|DRIVE FireWire/USB Hard Drive More Like This G|DRIVE external storage solutions from G-Tech offer industry leading performance and are ideal for digital audio and video editing, graphic design, and high-speed data backup. G|DRIVE is also a great place to store your digital photos, MP3s and other important files that you can't be without. G|DRIVE sports the latest FireWire and USB interfaces to provide industry leading performance and universal connectivity. G|DRIVE comes pre-formatted for Mac OSX and will mount on your desktop right out of the box. Simply reformat G|DRIVE for use with the Windows. Unlike other external storage systems, G|DRIVE was engineered to provide adequate cooling to the hard disk without the use of a noisy fan. This unique quot;fan-less"cooling system is designed to silently dissipate heat for superior reliability and data integrity. Available in capacities up to 1000 GB, G|DRIVE can store over 75 hours of DV footage, 250,000 MP3 files or half a million digital pictures! G|DRIVE features a sturdy all-aluminum enclosure with best of breed components coupled with superior design and high quality construction make G|DRIVE the storage solution of choice for professional applications.

Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
GTI-908112-01 G-Tech G|DRIVE 500GB FireWire 400/USB Hard Drive N/A EOL
GTI-908113-01 G-Tech G|DRIVE 750GB FireWire 400/USB Hard Drive N/A EOL
GTI-908114-01 G-Tech G|DRIVE 1TB FireWire 400/USB Hard Drive N/A EOL
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Features and Specifications

MacOSX MacOS Win32 x86Unix

CE Mark

FireWire Logo

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  • Time Machine Ready!
  • Storage capacities up to 1000 GB
  • Kensington security lock compatible
  • Mac OS 9, OS X and Windows 2000/XP compatible
  • External disk storage solutions for Macs and PCs
  • "Fan-less" design with unique silent cooling technology
  • Featuring high-performance 7200 RPM drives with up to 32MB cache
  • Utilizes the next-gen 924 chipset from Oxford Semiconductor
  • Speedy FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 ports all in a single unit
  • Driver-free operation with Mac OS X and Windows 2000/XP
  • Compact and sturdy all aluminum enclosure
Warranty Information
  • Standard 3-Year Factory Limited Warranty
Bus Interface
  • Two (1) FireWire 400 6-Pin Port
  • One (1) USB 2.0 Downstream (B) Port
System Requirements Mac
  • USB 2.0 Operation: Mac OS X 10.3.x or higher
  • FireWire 400 Operation: Mac OS 9.2 or higher
System Requirements PC
  • FireWire 400/USB 2.0 Operation: Windows 2000/XP
  • Unsupported, but known to work with various open source systems including Open/Net/Free/BSD and GNU/Linux.
Drive Mechanism Performance
  • Rotational Speed: 7,200 RPM (nominal)
  • SATA 3Gb/s: 3Gb/s (max theoretical)
Physical Dimensions
  • Dimensions: 235 x 130 x 46mm 9.25 x 5.125 x 1.82" (LWH)
  • Weight: 1.18 kg Approximate (2.6 lbs Approximate)
Package Includes
  • G|DRIVE unit
  • FW400, and USB 2.0 Cables
  • Universal Power Supply
  • CD Manual


W3 Document XP SP2 FireWire Performance Fix
Performance of 1394 devices may decrease after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2
Microsoft document and download for fixing possible performance decreases after SP2 installs
W3 Document FAQ and Support Links for G-Technology Products and Devices
Important G-Tech information and support links
W3 Document Bridging FireWire 400 to FireWire 800
FAQ and product solutions for connecting between FireWire 800 and FireWire 400. Addresses 9, 6, and 4-pin scenarios.
The advertised memory capacity of this device represents unformatted capacity. Please note that once formatted and due to variations in sector block limitations, the functional storage space will be lower than the advertised capacity.

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