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Sata 2.5" hdd enclosure £3.50 @ DX

£3.50 @ DealExtreme
- Material: aluminium alloy - Supports 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives - Easy portability and installation - Supports Plug & Play and Hot-swapping - The transmission interface conforms to the s… Read More
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- Material: aluminium alloy
- Supports 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
- Easy portability and installation
- Supports Plug & Play and Hot-swapping
- The transmission interface conforms to the standard specifications of USB 2.0, SATA, and is
compatible with the USB 1.1 interface
- Supports Windows XP/2000/ME/98SE/Mac OS
- Package included:
- 1 * hard disk drivers enclosure
- 1 * Y-USB cable
- 1 * Protective leather carrying case
- 1 * English user manual
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#1
Great, also available in black.

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.51124

I bought one each of both colours, but paying through paypal it ends up as £3.65 each, still a good price for me.

Edited By: tekhieboy on Nov 25, 2010 17:27
#2
Great price, just bought one from Ebuyer for £10.24!
#3
£3 from ebay.
#4
It's also in red (although looks more pinky to me)...

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.51120
#5
i have a xbox 360 250gb hd would it be possible to fit this hd into this enclosure without any fuss
#6
would a xbox360 250gb hd fit this without any fuss
#7
Bought 2x a while back. Perfect.

Tight fit for HD. looks good and works flawlesssly.

Nice cheap caddy.

So NOW I have a silver one on the way.

Edited By: rizla01 on Nov 25, 2010 18:37: \
#8
Does this require two USB ports to run (there's a y-USB cable included) or can you run it with just one (if you use a 5400RPM drive) like most other 2.5" portable HDDs?


Edited By: James123 on Nov 25, 2010 19:21
#9
Great find. Just ordered one. Thanks.
#10
James123
Does this require two USB ports to run (there's a y-USB cable included) or can you run it with just one (if you use a 5400RPM drive) like most other 2.5" portable HDDs?



You can run it with one. I normally do.
banned#11
James123
Does this required two USB ports to run (there's a y-USB cable included) or can you run it with just one like most other 2.5" portable HDDs?


It depends on your computer and how much power each USB supply's
#12
rash
£3 from ebay.

£2.39 :D
#13
if only twas a 3.5" one
:(
#14
The last two things I bought from DealExtreme haven't turned up and I had to put in a dispute to get my money back.
suspended#15
ordered myself a 2.5" usb 3.0 sata enclosure a week ago, cost around £9 off ebay, might be worth considering guys.
#16
these are so cheap and perfect. bought a black one off amazon not so long ago to house a drive that i took out my laptop. it came with a usb cable with 2 usb ends, I have no idea what for though.
#17
Not bad, good timing too, gonna chuck a spare 500gb 2.5 in there and use it as pvr storage.
#18
liam43
these are so cheap and perfect. bought a black one off amazon not so long ago to house a drive that i took out my laptop. it came with a usb cable with 2 usb ends, I have no idea what for though.


In case the drive can't draw enough power from one USB slot of the device you're using, you plug the second one in and it can draw additional volts.
1 Like #19
My last order from DX turned up the other day, 40 days after ordering. I'm not alone with this (there is a big thread on DX's forums).

Feel free to order one of these but don't expect to get it before Christmas.

Edited By: BlueDan on Nov 25, 2010 22:43: spelling
#20
i have bought over 10 2.5 sata enclosures off the same guyon ebay, sumvision brushed ally for a fiver delivered, delivered with 1-2 days not 1-2 months

cold from me
#21
Any chance of ebay item number?
P :)
theserpent
i have bought over 10 2.5 sata enclosures off the same guyon ebay, sumvision brushed ally for a fiver delivered, delivered with 1-2 days not 1-2 months

cold from me
#22
Is item number 300493806231 on ebay any good? Same price, up to 1TB capacity supported, looks funky!
#23
These are decent little enclosures, I have 2. They're pretty basic but do the trick.

Most modern computers don't require the second cable to be plugged in.
#24
Thanks! :)
#25
Doesn't say what size HDD it can take. Some of the cheaper ones are limited sizes of 250GB or 500GB.
#26
pill
Any chance of ebay item number?P :)
theserpent
i have bought over 10 2.5 sata enclosures off the same guyon ebay, sumvision brushed ally for a fiver delivered, delivered with 1-2 days not 1-2 monthscold from me

absolutely sir!

200545956203
#27
ordered loads from dealxtreme - typically delivered within 2-3 weeks: - £3.50 includes P&P
#28
Anyone know what the max size of drive these can take?
#29
scroll down on the link - there's some feedback on this appearing on their site- but not concrete

Edited By: ra11 on Dec 03, 2010 20:15
#30
Yeah I seen that, just wondered if anyone knew from experience.

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