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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 4
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 5
Very good enclosure – 2.5-inch USB 2.0 IDE HDD Enclosure Reviews

posted by chilicoke on 02/28/2008 Certified Owner

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

Pros:
Very good enclosure for the price, comes with everything you'll need (other than the drive of course). Installation was very easy, plug your 2.5" IDE HDD into the end cap, slide in into the aluminum casing, and screw in 2 screws, doesn't get any easier then that.
Cons:
plastic end caps feel a bit cheap. My aluminum casing caves inwards a bit, but doesn't affect performance and hardly noticeable once it's put together.
Other:
Keep in mind this enclosure uses USB cable that has A-type plug on both ends. What this means is that it couldn't share cable with your MP3 players and other USB devices, I can not think of anything else that uses the same cable, you will have to bring the cable wherever you go.
Bottomline:
Good enclosure @ good price, however I wish went with one that takes mini-B USB plug instead.

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