Tech Squared rolls out new tower storage

Tech Squared Inc. in January took the wraps off Translation Station, its new modular storage system.

Tech Squared Inc. in January took the wraps off Translation Station, its new modular storage system.

The company offers a variety of fixed and removable drives for the Fast SCSI-2 tower. Without drive modules, the Translation Station costs $399. The bare system uses a 300-watt power supply, the company said.

Hard drive modules are priced from $229 to $2,000 for capacities from 2 to 23 Gbytes.

For removable drives, the company offers Iomega Jaz and Zip modules for $299 and $139, respectively, and SyQuest EZFlyer and SyJet versions for $149 and $299, respectively. A 640-Mbyte magneto-optical drive based on a Fujitsu mechanism carries a $499 price tag.

In addition, the system can handle a $449 CD-ReWritable module that reads at 6x and writes at 2x, as well as a CD-Recordable drive that reads at 12x and writes at 4x.

Tech Squared Inc. of Edina, Minn., can be reached at (612) 832-5406 or (800) 395-7778; fax (612) 832-5709; websales@dtpdirect.com.