San Jose, CA--March 24, 1997--Diamond Multimedia Systems Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced the FirePort 20, a PCI UltraSCSI host adapter designed to accelerate I/O intensive Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 multimedia applications.
The FirePort 20 should begin shipping this week through Diamond Multimedia's VARs, distributors, and retail resellers with an estimated retail price of $149.95.
Diamond's new FirePort 20 is compatible with both existing Fast SCSI (SCSI-2) peripherals such as SCSI hard drives, Zip and Jaz drives, CD-R drives and scanners, as well as the newest Ultra SCSI (SCSI-3) devices, offering support for up to seven UltraSCSI devices with transfer rates up to 20 MBps.
The FirePort 20 PCI UltraSCSI Host Adapter Kit includes a PCI UltraSCSI host adapter; Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0, and DOS ASPI compliant drivers; a 4-position 50-pin SCSI cable which connects up to three SCSI devices; and a comprehensive installation and user's guide.
The FirePort 20 Kit includes Diamond's UltraEasy Diagnostics, a simple-to-use installation program, and advanced SCSI diagnostic utility for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0.
UltraEasy Diagnostics allow users to easily see, test, and manage the SCSI devices installed in their system. Ideal for both the network administrator and desktop user, UltraEasy Diagnostics scans the SCSI bus to give users complete, graphical feedback on the features and capabilities of the SCSI devices installed in their system (including other host adapters), and allow users to run a series of diagnostic tests to insure proper connection and functionality.
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