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The Ultimate XB360 Hard Drive Back-Up Solution!

Transfer files between your PC and XB360 with XSATA…

April 3rd, 2006 - The problem with the Xbox 360's built-in hard drive is it just isn't big enough. 12GB of usable space might be sufficient for the casual gamer, but the hardcore joypad juggler needs more. With XSATA, the latest devious device from Datel, you can free up hard drive space by transferring content between your console and your PC. You need never run out of hard drive space on your XB360 again!

Using your XBOX 360 file manager software such as the free PC app Xplorer 360, you can transfer materials from your console's hard drive to your PC, using your computer's hard disc space to store demos, game saves and other such materials you're not currently using. When you need them again, just transfer back to the XB360's drive. Once the data is on your PC, you can email anything that's not locked to your machine or L!VE account to your friends for them to use on their own consoles too.

XSATA is a plug-and-play device that sits between your XB360's hard drive and the console itself. There's no need to remove your XB360's hard drive to use it. The PC and the 360 can then 'share' the HDD so it can remain in place at all times. To connect, just plug the supplied cable into the High Speed USB port on the back of XSATA and into any spare USB port on your PC. XSATA is USB 2.0-compatible, so you can expect ultra-fast transfer speeds of up to 480mbps. It looks great too, with a blue laser giving a real cool edge to your console.



XSATA is in the shops soon and costs £29.99 (UK) or $39.99 (USA). It can also be bought direct at www.codejunkies.com or by calling 08456 010 015.


Note for Editors:
For more information on all exciting products from Datel, please contact Ian Osborne on 01785 810816, or email ian.osborne@datel.co.uk.

About Datel:
Datel is the world's leading developer of videogame enhancement products for games consoles. For more than 20 years Datel has stayed at the forefront of the videogames industry by developing products that are innovative, inspirational, technologically advanced and above all, fun to use. It is this philosophy that has seen Datel's products consistently outperform all competitors. The company's famous flagship brand Action Replay is a global best seller on the PSP, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance/SP, Nintendo DS, Xbox and Xbox 360.

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