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***LIMITED TO 500 UNITS*** Seagate 100GB 2.5 External Hard Drive - £39.99

£39.99 @ Maplin
Pre order now! Due in stock on 18th June. Extremely durable with a robust, rugged design - even resists scuffs and scrapes Stays cool, thanks to the chrome-plated, aluminium-alloy enclosure and … Read More
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9y, 11m agoFound 9 years, 11 months ago
Pre order now! Due in stock on 18th June.

Extremely durable with a robust, rugged design - even resists scuffs and scrapes
Stays cool, thanks to the chrome-plated, aluminium-alloy enclosure and special internal design
Whisper-quiet 5400rpm hard drive delivers 50 percent more performance than 4200rpm drives
Supports speeds up to 480Mbps, is hot swappable and powered by the USB bus - theres no need for power cords or adaptors
Worry-free one-year warranty, plus free technical advice even after your warranty ends
Comes complete with USB 2.0 cable, quick connect guide and utilities CD
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#1
Thanks, ordered 500! :thumbsup:
#2
alien7
Thanks, ordered 500! :thumbsup:


Now that would be funny!
#3
alien7
Thanks, ordered 500! :thumbsup:


[COLOR=olive]pmpl [/COLOR]:giggle:
#4
whos on drugs?:giggle:
#5
purchased one, added heat and rep too ;) thanks for the pointer.
#6
3% quidco too thanx OP

x
#7
Thanks! :thumbsup:

You're welcome, for once there was a bargain to be had at Maplin's, it had to be posted here...
Portable HDDs are usually quite expensive or very small, this one is average but I don't think you'll get better value for that kind of money anywhere else, and for at least a little while. For that price you can get maybe 8GB of flash memory, so it's a rather comfortable storage option to carry your music, videos or pictures around. Perfect for backups for the camera on holidays...

What's more, you get to buy from a high street retailer, which makes it easier if by chance you had a problem with it, and Seagate is the number one in hard drives for a good reason, so it's also your own peace of mind that you're buying for £39...

Enjoy while it lasts!
#8
Kiddson
Thanks! :thumbsup:

You're welcome, for once there was a bargain to be had at Maplin's, it had to be posted here...
Portable HDDs are usually quite expensive or very small, this one is average but I don't think you'll get better value for that kind of money anywhere else, and for at least a little while. For that price you can get maybe 8GB of flash memory, so it's a rather comfortable storage option to carry your music, videos or pictures around. Perfect for backups for the camera on holidays...

What's more, you get to buy from a high street retailer, which makes it easier if by chance you had a problem with it, and Seagate is the number one in hard drives for a good reason, so it's also your own peace of mind that you're buying for £39...

Enjoy while it lasts!


staples are doing an 250 gig external hard drive at the moment in the sale for £50.
#9
sim11
staples are doing an 250 gig external hard drive at the moment in the sale for £50.


Although it wont be anywhere near as small or be bus powered.
banned#10
sim11
staples are doing an 250 gig external hard drive at the moment in the sale for £50.

2.5"?
#11
rbentley
2.5"?


No chance.


Says stock within 28 days fpr the Maplin one, oh well.

EDIT: It's now changed to delivery Within 7 days
#12
sim11
staples are doing an 250 gig external hard drive at the moment in the sale for £50.

If it's for a desktop it's fine, but this one is a 2.5" drive, which means portable, quiet and most of all, self powered. In other words, you can use it on the go without mains plug, it uses the USB port to get its power.

So unlike a 3.5" desktop drive, you can think of it as a giant USB memory. ;-)
#13
I had the email from craplin the other day but when I clicked it said discontinued. So cheers for the reminder:thumbsup:
#14
alien7
Thanks, ordered 500! :thumbsup:

:giggle:
banned#15
did i see it right or they've changed it?
is only 80GB
#16
Still says 100gb for me.

Anyone who doesn't get one, an extra £11 will get you the Wester Digital 120gb portable drive... http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000IAZ566
#17
when i got the email yesterday there was nothing and i thought it was sold out. but looks like they have got plenty now
#18
Thank OP

Seems like one of those bargains I just have to buy, again.

:-)
#19
Great price for one of these, heat added
#20
Just ordered says delivery within 7 days.
Voted hot.
#21
alien7
Thanks, ordered 500! :thumbsup:


its not fair. they only had 500 and you took all. how the hell I am going to run my ebay business:giggle:

All the people who are buying 2 or buying something else than there is few vouchers as well

£3 off £50 L8B2-RXNJ-RAQB-AVT9-1XWC
#22
Thanks and welcome on HotUKdeals, Koolkul!

Got it in the mail too, and I was really surprised to see that no one had posted it yet. Now I understand, I just opened the link at the right time :-)
#23
I've had two of these Seagate drives-both bought at different times.

Both of them have failed on me.
#24
all gone....boo hoo
#25
Sorry, the product you are searching for is no longer available (discontinued).

Wow, that was quick...
#26
ACD233
I've had two of these Seagate drives-both bought at different times.

Both of them have failed on me.


You do realise, Seagate drives (even OEM ones, though this isn't an OEM) are covered by a 5 year warranty?

Peter
#27
Kiddson
Sorry, the product you are searching for is no longer available (discontinued).

Wow, that was quick...


Website glitch, I had that last week. Now back up to 28 days...

I ordered one last night, whether it will be delivered though is anybodys guess. Not a misprice but they may not be able to get the stock....
#28
Thanks to the OP. I don tknow too much about these things, but i've ordered one judging by the comments on here. Going to put my music collection on it.
#29
Ordered one around 7am this morning. Got a confusing email from them:


From: [email protected]">[email protected]
Subject: Despatch of order *
Date: 19 June 2007 21:03:36 BDT
To: *

Maplin Electronics - Order Update

Goods despatched on this order will be sent to:

*

Your Maplin customer number is *.

Please use this customer number whenever you place an order with us,
or contact our Customer Services department.

The following goods ARE CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK and have been placed on
back order. They will be despatched as soon as possible:

Part Description Qty.
===================================
A05CY Sea 2.5Ex USB 100Gb 1

Thank you for shopping at Maplin Electronics Online.


So they're out of stock.. yet they're 'despatched'?
#30
Shengis
Website glitch, I had that last week. Now back up to 28 days...

I ordered one last night, whether it will be delivered though is anybodys guess. Not a misprice but they may not be able to get the stock....


Just how many external hard drives do you need? :giggle:

Didn't you say last week that you ordered your 2nd Iomega 320GB too?
#31
Money Spinning
Just how many external hard drives do you need? :giggle:

Didn't you say last week that you ordered your 2nd Iomega 320GB too?


Yeah I know, can't resist a bargain:roll:
#32
If anyone wants 'odd' then check this 3rd Maplin email....

Your Maplin customer number is 48xxxx/1.

Please use this customer number whenever you place an order with us,
or contact our Customer Services department.

The following goods have not been despatched:

Part Description Qty.
===================================
A05CY Sea 2.5Ex USB 100Gb 1 -- item discontinued by Maplin.

This completes your order.

Thank you for shopping at Maplin Electronics Online.


Logging into my account on their website I get....

Order No. Order Ref. Order Date Payment Type Status
J 627xxx 20/06/2007 Cash/Cheque Order complete


Code Description Status Price


A05CY Sea 2.5Ex USB 100Gb (Item despatched at 14:24 on 20/06/2007) £39.99


Order No. Order Ref. Order Date Payment Type Status
NA227xxx 18/06/2007 Cash/Cheque Order complete


Code Description Status Price


A05CY Sea 2.5Ex USB 100Gb (Item cancelled) £0.00




CustomerID 48xxxxx/1
Filing No. J 62xxxx
Order Date 20/06/2007
Shipment No. 1
Shipment Date 20/06/2007
Shipment Method Despatched by Royal Mail First Class Post
Parcel No.


So f**k knows whats going on. All I know is they charged my card.....
#33
ACD233
I've had two of these Seagate drives-both bought at different times.

Both of them have failed on me.


I am amazed that you had 2 Seagates that failed, I have always bought Seagates & have one for more years than I care to remember without fault. I can only suggest that you speak to there CS which in my opinion is second to none! That is, if you don't have a poncy case full of LED/Neons & no respect for the internal workings of your computer. :roll:
#34
Well this is rather unique... At 8:50 the postman delivered a letter from Maplin stating the drive was out of stock. A couple of minutes ago the postwoman who brings my parcels delivered said drive:santa:
#35
Shengis
Well this is rather unique... At 8:50 the postman delivered a letter from Maplin stating the drive was out of stock. A couple of minutes ago the postwoman who brings my parcels delivered said drive:santa:


I had the same e-mails, and the same message on my account last night, so I sent them a very snotty e-mail saying what a very dissappointing first shopping experience with them, please remove all my details as I won't be shopping with them again etc etc.....

and this morning my drive was delivered :thinking:

I haven't checked my card yet, but judging by their form to date anything could have happened :w00t:
#36
I have also received my drive this morning and a seperate order advice in the post letting me know that the drive is out of stock! Sounds like Maplin has got a bit confused. :whistling:

Thanks to Kiddson!
#37
Maplin are wierd.

Only thing i've found wrong with the drive is it needs 2 USB connections as theres not enough power from a single one on my laptop. It does have a socket for an external supply but even though the manual gives PSU specs it DOESN'T seem to mention the polarity DOH!!!
#38
nameloc2080
I have also received my drive this morning and a seperate order advice in the post letting me know that the drive is out of stock! Sounds like Maplin has got a bit confused. :whistling:


I've just realised my drive was delivered to my home address, instead of work as requested, and the order advice has just arrived in the post at work instead of my billing address :thinking: it says:

The following items have not been included with this order

A05CY Sea 2.5Ex USB 100Gb
Currently out of stock. Please see text on reverse (There is none - it's just a returns form)

Monies received £39.99

Thank you for your order.

Well, I have my drive, and there's a chance I've paid the right amount for it, so it's not all bad, but it is damn confusing.
#39
bargainaholic
The following items have not been included with this order

A05CY Sea 2.5Ex USB 100Gb
Currently out of stock. Please see text on reverse (There is none - it's just a returns form)


Code A : Currently out of stock, will be sent as and when;-)
#40
Shengis
Code A : Currently out of stock, will be sent as and when;-)


Does this mean I might get another one one day? :?

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