Hitachi Unveils Terabyte Hard Drive for DVR
Hitachi introduced the industry’s first 1 terabyte hard drive.
A PC-oriented version of the drive will be available this quarter for the mind-boggling price of $399. Later this year, Hitachi will introduce a version for manufacturers of DVRs, digital jukeboxes and set-top boxes. The drive can hold 250,000 MP3 songs, 500 standard-definition movies, or 125 high-definition movies.
Hitachi also introduced a 1080i 50-inch plasma that will be priced under $2,500. It will take on 768-line panels with the branding message of “HD1080.” It also introduced 1080p “FullHD” models.