Iomega eGo BlackBelt Mac Edition Portable V2 USB2/FireWire

  • Iomega eGo BlackBelt Mac Edition Portable V2 USB2/FireWire
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Based on 6 scores, 8 reviews available
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Pros:

  • Lightweight, Bus-powered, Three connectivity ports, Rugged, Fast copy and duplication speeds.
  • Fast transfer speeds, FireWire 800 connections, Preformatted in HFS, Threeyear warranty, Semirugged protection.
  • Cheap; three interface connections; rapid data throughput; rugged Drop Guard Xtreme band protects drive from drops up to seven feet; lightweight.

Cons:

  • Protective rubber banding adds noticeable girth, Only comes in one size and color
  • Limited to one color and capacity

Expert reviews and ratings

By NotebookCheck on -

Tobias Winkler (translated by Martina Osztovits), 02/14/2011 The FireWire 800 interface is particularly important in the "Mac-World". If external devices shall be connected in an efficient way, it is the first choice there. We checked Iomega's...

By Macworld on 80

On all counts, the eGo BlackBelt is a solid improvement on last year’s model. It’s not the smallest or cheapest portable HD on the market, but the improved speed, versatility, and safety features round out a very solid package nonetheless....

By MacNN on 90

Fast transfer speeds FireWire 800 connections Pre-formatted in HFS+ Three-year warranty Semi-rugged protection Limited to one color and capacity While Mac users can take advantage of a wide variety of external hard drives, Iomega continues to...

By Electronista on 90

While Mac users can take advantage of a wide variety of external hard drives, Iomega continues to offer its eGo series with a special version already formatted in HFS+ for use with Mac OS X. The company's eGo BlackBelt is the latest drive carrying...

By eTech Reviews on -

Iomega eGo BlackBelt Mac Edition comes with a rubber band on the body which is supposed to protect it from shocks. The drive also comes with software suite. This product will put you back by $220 and for a 1 TB drive, it give excellent cost per...

By cnet on 80

In the latest version of its eGo Portable Mac Edition, Iomega adds dual FireWire 800 ports, USB 2.0, and a durable Drop Guard Xtreme band that shields the drive from the impact of falls (up to seven feet). Also, Iomega made the drive even more...

International Review By T3 DK on 80

Lækker og hurtig disk, men du får også lov at betale for hver gigabyte. ...

International Review By Macworld France on 70

Le disque dur externe Iomega eGo Portable Mac Edition II de 500 Go est de très bonne facture. Garanti trois ans, il offre des performances de premier ordre et le chiffrement des données n'impacte pas vraiment les performances. En revanche,...