Houston, TX--June 18, 1996--A series of removable hard disk drivesubsystems for portable computers has been launched by LaptopSolutions Inc. (Irvine, CA). Specifically designed for Toshiba Tecra notebookcomputers, the units offer 1.3 and 2.1 Gbyte storagecapacities and are scheduled for delivery in mid-summer 1996. Future models compatible with most other manufacturers' portablePCs will be available soon.
The hard drives, called Compatibility Plus +, give users thepower to remove their existing drives in a matter of seconds andto replace it with an alternative unit. The devices store largemultimedia applications, graphic files, databases and otherstorage-intensive programs, and protect data when downloadingfiles through a modem. Because they can be exchanged so easily,users can download data from the Internet to them, then replacethem with the original hard drive; the downloaded data and otherfiles remain safe from inadvertent damage.
The Compatibility Plus + line also meets the durability needs ofthe typical mobile user, since all units meet strict vibration,shock and environmental factors set by standards of LSI and othermajor manufacturers. Bootable with all versions of MicrosoftWindows, DOS, OS/2, UNIX and other common operating systems, thedrives are pre-partitioned and formatted.
All units come with a protective travel case and a 1-yearwarranty with an option to extend to 3 years.
Maples & Associates
Product inquiries: (714)457-1776
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