LaCie unveils XtremKey super rugged USB drive
LaCie unveiled might be the toughest flash drive ever, which survives heat, cold, pressure, water to protect your data. Designed by Constance Guisset, the LaCie XtremKey has a 2mm cylindrical casing, made of zamac, a metal alloy composed of zinc, aluminum, magnesium and copper and LaCie claims that it can withstand the pressure of a 10-ton truck.
The XtremKey is also watertight up to 100 meters, resistant to 5-meter drops and can handle extreme temperatures, from (+200°C / -50°). It has USB 2.0 interface, PC and Mac compatible and delivers maximum Read/Write speed of 40 Mb/s and 30 Mb/s. Available in capacities from 8GB to 64GB and will hit the streets August starting at $49.99.
“The XtremKey offers extreme durability and capacity in a convenient, well-protected and fun form factor,” said Alexis Kobassian, Product Manager, LaCie. “Despite the robust, industrial-strength protection we’ve added, it’s still a LaCie key that brings ease-of-use and reliability to customers looking to keep their data secure while on the go.”