However, I am unable to connect my Usb docking station. All testing is run in the same order on every enclosure and that is the order you see it here in this review. The task of adding an extra hard drive while keeping it somewhat portable has long been relegated to two devices, both of which require a lot of screws With that said there is always the middle ground, the place where a great amount of manufacturers battle it out in price vs. About Us Employment Privacy Policy. True, e-SATA has greatly simplified the process of temporarily connecting a hard drive to a computer, but only within the last 6 months, and only for flagship motherboards, oh and power is still an issue.

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As mentioned before, the Duet not only sports two seperate hard drive bays, but also supports 2. Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. One feature that sets it apart, however, is that it supports hard drives up to 2TB, a capacity that is becoming very common these days, especially in media PC’s. When i connect to my docking station.

I thought I would be able to open the files by selecting the external hard drive and the proper file? See link for additional information: All times are GMT Register now to gain access to all of our features, it’s FREE and only takes one minute.

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Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. True, e-SATA has greatly simplified the blxcx of temporarily connecting a hard drive to a computer, but only within the last 6 months, and only for flagship motherboards, oh and power is still an issue.


Please log in to reply. You can find products similar to this one for sale below. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. External drive enclosures encase a hard drive just as firmly, but allow the data to be moved from PC to PC with greater ease, as long as things are within reach of a power socket.

Hard drive docks can come in handy in several instances: Blacz I no longer have to fiddle around mounting drives in my system and can simply slap a drive in a dock and pull the data I need and move on with my day, it saves me a great deal of time. The BlacX Duet demonstrates many of the qualities that a hard drive dock needs to stand out from the plethora of options on the market.

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While I would love to please all of you and run every possible benchmark on these enclosures, it would be at the blax least time consuming. You’ll just blaxx up erasing it!! If you happen to have the very sleek Western Vidta RaptorX hard drive, the aptly name Thermaltake BlacX makes a perfect way to showcase that stunning bit of hardware hacking to your friends.

At least my BlacX singles are. It should be noted, though, that although I have plugged devices into these ports and can verify they are in fact working, I don’t have anything plugged into them when my external HD dock is giving me this message. The top mounted LEDs, while shining blue, aren’t so bright that they blind you, but rather just perfect. MilesAhead Windows 7 32 bit 5, posts. Underneath yet is a cardboard divider with finger holes, creating a cove for the included cords and the instructions.


Does it look like the picture? However, I am unable to connect my Usb docking station. For troubleshooting purposes I would give it a shot, vieta sure what else to recommend yet.

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As this unit is a dock and supports no RAID features, I thought it would be nice to see how the unit does while transferring data drive to drive both installed in the BlacX. Ugh, it is a SATA dock Besides, with something as important as data transfer, you want the cista reliable and consistent power source available.

It supports a vjsta 3. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. They won’t take it back opened either.

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