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Looking for: 2.5" drive enclosure, no tools required
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aaanorton
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Dec 21, 2008, 01:41 PM
 
Hi all.

I'm looking for a simple 2.5" drive enclosure with the following characteristics:

-No tools required to change drive
-Fairly inexpensive
-Firewire and USB preferably, but would settle for either one
-Bus powered
-Not Fugly

Any suggestions? I found these from Addonics, but was wondering if anyone knew of some with FW. I also wouldn't mind them being a little more simple looking. I'll be giving them to clients and would like them to look decent.

Thanks!
     
Veltliner
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Dec 22, 2008, 04:16 AM
 
Use the search function.

mduell has posted several overviews regarding external drive enclosures, including which drives to use.
     
aaanorton  (op)
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Dec 22, 2008, 12:42 PM
 
That's great. I must just be using the wrong search terms then. Do you have any suggestions for me?
     
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aaanorton  (op)
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Dec 22, 2008, 03:54 PM
 
Hmmm... Those look nice. Much better aesthetics than the Addonics. Though the speed of eSATA on the ones I linked is pretty attractive to prep the drive for my client.
I'll probably get 1 of each and compare.
Thanks for the help!
     
   
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