Lexar Echo MX drive offers automatic backup with always-on capacity meter that displays available backup space

Lexar today announced the innovative Echo MX backup drive, designed to automatically protect essential files for on-the-go netbook and notebook users. The high-performance, high-capacity Echo MX back-up drive provides 128-bit AES encryption with built-in Lexar Echo backup software, along with the added convenience of an easy-to-read, always-on capacity meter that displays available backup space, even when disconnected from a laptop. Available in capacities of 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB, the Echo MX provides multiple levels of storage, and offers speeds up to 28MB/s read and 10MB/s write on lower capacities and speeds up to 30MB/s read and 17MB/s write for the 128GB capacity.

Activated upon plug-in for automatic, continuous backup, the Echo MX offers an ultimate backup solution in a small, convenient form-factor, providing peace of mind that data is encrypted. The Echo MX take mobile data backup to the next level with high-performance read/write speeds and no-touch backup software.The Lexar Echo MX is scheduled to be available in the first quarter of 2011 for the products range from $44.99 to $499.99.