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Press Release - 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB3.0

Aleratec Announces New Portable Hard Disk Drive Duplicator/Dock Featuring USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Technology

Chatsworth, CA - January 09, 2012 – Aleratec raises the standard for portable HDD duplication with today’s introduction of the 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB3.0, an essential tool for building and upgrading computer systems.

The 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB3.0 gives users the power to make hard drive copies and access hard drives quickly and easily with one lightweight, portable device. Though it weighs in at less than a pound, it is both a powerful standalone hard disk duplicator and a versatile HDD docking station.

Since it is standalone, there is no need to tie up any computer running complicated duplication software. A simple one-button operation creates perfect clones and backup drives, and the fast sector-by-sector copy process includes partition and boot sector information. Users can connect and remove drives in seconds with the quick-connect hard disk drive bays, allowing users to quickly and easily mount or dismount either drive.

The 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB 3.0 duplicates any combination of 2.5” and 3.5” SATA hard disk drives and solid-state drives (SSDs). Compact Flash (CF) memory, CFast memory and 50mm mSATA drives can also be duplicated using optional adapters, not included.

As a docking station, the 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB3.0 can be connected to a PC with the included SuperSpeed USB 3.0 cable. This high-speed connection allows users instant access to the contents of up to two connected hard disk drives at a time. Users can add additional storage to an existing computer or back up a computer’s critical data.

"This is a powerful, high-quality hard disk duplicator in a versatile, lightweight and affordable device," says Aleratec President and CEO Perry Solomon. "Despite its portable size, it features the latest technology, including SuperSpeed USB 3.0, which is quickly becoming the new standard."

The 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB3.0 supports Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Mac OS10.3 or later, and Linux.

Available adapters that can be used with the 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB3.0 include the 50mm mSATA SSD to SATA adapter – Part 350118, CFast to SATA adapter – Part 350120 and Compact Flash (CF) Type I/II Memory Cards to SATA adapter – Part 350119.

Price and Availability The Aleratec 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB3.0 is available for shipment now with an Estimated Retail Prices (ERP) of $104.99 and is available from Aleratec’s dedicated resellers and distribution partners.

The full line of Aleratec products and accessories is featured at Adorama, Amazon.com, ANTOnline.com, Barnes & Noble, B&H Photo Video, Best Buy, Buy.com, CDW, CircuitCity.com, CompUSA.com, Data Vision, Dell, HP, Insight, J & R, Kmart, Mac Connection, MacMall, Meijer, Micro Center, NewEgg.com, Office Depot, PC Connection, PC Mall, RadioShack, RitzCamera.com, Sears, ShopMyExchange.com, Tech Depot, Tiger Direct, and Wal-Mart in addition to other leading US retailers. Government and Education customers may purchase from Government and Education Specialists including B&H Photo Video Gov, Best Buy for Business Gov/Ed, CDW-G, EnPointe, Global Gov/Ed, GovConnection, GOVPLACE, GTSI, Insight Gov, PC Mall Gov, SARCOM, Shi.com, ShopMyExchange.com, Softchoice, SoftMart, Sparco.com, TIG, and Unisys. All products are available to resellers in the US through D&H Distributing, Ingram Micro, and Tech Data; in Canada through Ingram Micro Canada and Tech Data Canada; in Latin America and the Caribbean through Tech Data Miami.

The Aleratec 1:1 HDD Copy Cruiser Mini USB3.0 (Aleratec P/N 350115, D&H Distributing SKU 350115, Ingram Micro SKU LE8269, Tech Data SKU 67431W)

About Aleratec Inc
Aleratec creates "Prosumers' Choice" professional-grade duplicators for hard disk drives, USB flash drives, flash memory and optical discs(BD/DVD/CD), as well as optical disc printers, blank media, disc shredders, disc repair and related accessories, at consumer-friendly prices. The company's commitment to quality and its customers has produced product lines which regularly win industry accolades for their innovation, reliability and ease-of-use. For more information, please visit www.aleratec.com or contact us toll free at 866-77-ALERATEC (866-772-5372). You can also follow Aleratec at Blog.Aleratec.com, Facebook.com/Aleratec, Twitter.com/Aleratec and on YouTube.com/Aleratec.
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