Nixvue Systems has today announced the new Digital Album Lite HDO, this new version of the Digital Album product comes without a pre-installed hard disk, instead the buyer can choose to install a 2.5" laptop type hard disk of their choosing. Installation requires only basic PC component knowledge, a screwdrive and pair of scissors. The DA Lite has a high speed USB 2.0 interface and a Compact Flash Type I/II slot. This new low price option is priced at just $199.

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Digital Album Lite HDO Now Available

Nixvue Systems Announces Digital Album Lite HDO (Hard Disk Option) Now Available

April 7, 2003 - Singapore - Nixvue Systems Pte Ltd, manufacturers of the award-winning Nixvue Digital Album today announced the introduction and immediate online availability of a new product configuration targeted at the consumer end of the digital camera market. The Nixvue DA Lite HDO (for Digital Album Lite Hard Disk Option) allows the digital camera user to easily install a hard disk of their choosing into the portable battery-operated hard disk image storage device.

The $199 (US) Nixvue DA Lite HDO is designed to meet the needs of digital camera users wanting a reliable, low cost, and easy to use, image storage device. The DA Lite HDO is sold without hard disk allowing the user to choose the capacity and brand of hard disk for use in the device. A 2.5" laptop type 9.5mm IDE hard disk may be installed in a few minutes with only a screwdriver and a pair of scissors. The DA Lite HDO was designed to allow the user to install or upgrade the hard disk so the partition and format routines are built into the unit's firmware and are accessed by a simple button press. Included in the package is a detailed installation manual in both printed and electronic form.


Building upon the strengths of the award-winning Nixvue Digital Album, the DA Lite comes with a built-in USB 2.0 interface for super-fast transfers back to the PC, a Compact Flash Type I/II slot, and the A/C power adapter port. The high-contrast backlit LCD panel allows the user to execute copy and verify commands, as well as check directory listings, and perform copy-back to memory card functions.

Optional Accessories

Accessories available for the DA Lite HDO include a 12 Volt Car Adapter - $34.95, 8AA Cell External Battery Pack - $59.95, and Extra Internal 1400mAh Lithium Ion Battery - $49.95.

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