There are many different devices designed to help you backup your photos on the move but not so many to help keep your camcorder footage safe while away from a computer.
Well I-O Data have also realised the gap in the market and created a portable HDD that you can connect to your camcorder allowing automatically backup the footage. Making sure that your precious shots are safe from deletion or worse.
The I-O Data HDPN-U500/V is a USB 2.0 500GB external drive that has been designed to not only act as a computer drive but connect to Sanyo Xacti, JVC Everio and Sony Handycam compact camcorders, to backup your video on the go.
While the footage is stored on the I-O Data HDPN-U500/V it can be watched through your camcorder onto any external TV or display, through your camcorder.
The HDPN-U500/V will start to be sold in Japan towards the end of September for around 16,0000 Yen. No details about worldwide shipping have been released as yet.