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In the brave new world of DVD recording, I'm sure you've run up against this problem: you try to capture your video as the first stage in the DVD production process, but soon you find that there's simply not enough room on your boot hard disk to accommodate those huge captured video files.
Well, the folks at Apricorn have been looking at this video storage problem and are now offering a unique solution. It's called the Videoxb, where the "xb" stands for expansion bay. Think of the Videoxb as a true expansion bay for capturing and storing large capacity video files. How much storage? That depends on the hard drive capacity. The smallest storage capacity is 40 gigabytes (40GB) at $659 MSRP, and the maximum is 120GB ($769 MSRP). Its most popular model is 80GB ($699 MSRP). The 80GB model has an actual 72GB of capacity after formatting.
Now that's enough to store far more than just a few minutes of captured video. We're talking about major video productions here, about two hours in length or more. But that's only the tip of the iceberg of Videoxb's capabilities. Also housed within its mini-chassis is a DVD-R/ RW/CD-R/-RW …