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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very Good Product

    posted by macsleepe on 08/30/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Very small, sleek design. It was easy to install Hard Disk Drive in this enclosure. It works great, and it has a red LED indicator shows when it is on and it flashes when the drive is being accessed. It's a handsome unit and looks nice on my desk and it fit...
    Cons:
    The screw holes were not machined very well, but I have had no problems with unit. The enclosure holds together well.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nice piece of hardware

    posted by ThinkPad on 04/08/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    Has a Y cable with 2 USB ends so if your 2.5" drive uses quite a lot power you can use 2 USB ports to get it running
    Cons:
    Screwholes aren't fully opened Electronics inside get quite warm after a while
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 4
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    OK, does what it should do

    posted by japsterno on 03/31/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    - Nice design - Strong alumnium case. The harddisc itself wil break before the case does. - I did not need the cd-rom, works directly out of the box - Pouch, screw driver and usb-cable included
    Cons:
    Those damn tiny screws! It's really hard to get them fit in the holes. Furthermore the harddisc can move around a bit in the ca...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great product!

    posted by Bjoziasse on 02/25/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    - Easy intallation - 5400rpm 1 USB port - Great build quality case - Great quality USB-cable - Came with screws, screwdriver and a pouch - Solid packaging - Nice activity-LED - Sleek aluminium case
    Cons:
    - Cheap plastic casing controller (controller itself is OK) - Screholes weren'f fully opened, had to open them with a hot pape...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Cheap!

    posted by MarcLohuis on 02/22/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    It's a very cheap and useful product. At my own shop I've a lot of old en used 2.5 Inch Sata Disks. Now I can combine these and use it as external storage. And it looks very solid. The alluminium chasing has a nice finish.
    Cons:
    The screws are tiny and don't look so though. The connection speed is't Usb 2.0. At home it's take about 4 hrs to copy a clon...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Works great

    posted by kersian on 06/19/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    * Works nice with SATA HD Hitachi 80 GB 5400 rpm. * It has a nice transfer rate * Nicely made of Aluminium * Includes screwdriver and a pouch!
    Cons:
    * Screws are really small and difficult to place, but aside of that, nothing really.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Accepts larger disks, 320GB works fine

    posted by siena on 12/11/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Easy to install a disk in it, just plug in and shove it in. Accepts my 320GB Hitachi Travelstar 7K320-320 HTS723232L9A360 without any problem. Disk is devided in 2 partions works fine.
    Cons:
    Disk is not really secured in the enclosure. Only a red LED shows activity by the intensity of LED.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    cheep HD enclosure. it does the job

    posted by mashersmasher on 11/22/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -the metal case is rather durrable though i wouldn't drop anything heavy on it. -the HD fits nicely in the case and connects to the board with no problem. -it looks prety good if you don't have to tape it.
    Cons:
    -other then the metal case it's a bit cheeply built. -the screws are VERY small and easy to lose and prone to popping out. los...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Good Deal

    posted by rcmueller1977 on 08/10/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    -Well built -Good price -Always stays nice and cool -Works well with Vista 64bit -Great for traveling
    Cons:
    -Uses 2 USB ports -The screw holes were slightly out of like, fixed it easily using a drill -The screws holding the one end on ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great enclosure

    posted by microtronix on 08/08/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    - Well built - Comes ready to hook up a hard drive to out of the box - dual colour led - constant green for power on and flashing red for data access - has a nice shiny/smooth finish - has fast data transfers - even has a small bit of foam inside to hold th...
    Cons:
    None, this thing is fantastic
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