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Evodx USB 3.0 - 2 Bay Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5 Inch and 3.5 Inch SATA HDD (SATA I / II / III) Supports 8TB - £15.99 @ 7dayShop
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Evodx USB 3.0 - 2 Bay Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5 Inch and 3.5 Inch SATA HDD (SATA I / II / III) Supports 8TB - £15.99 @ 7dayShop

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Posted 7th Aug
  • LIMITED STOCKS ONLY: Supplied brand new complete with a USB 3.0 connection lead and a Worldwide 100~240V power supply (UK 3 Pin Plug fitted). A brilliant device especially if you need to read a hard drive from an old or broken computer!
  • 2 Bay, supports both 2.5" or 3.5" SSD (Solid State Drives) and/or HDD's up to 8TB. Ideal for data recovery and anyone who need quick access to drives for imaging. Super-Fast USB 3.0 is backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • Take advantage of new laptops and desktops with USB 3.0 connectivity. Front LED indicator, Supports hot-swap, offline cloning, plug and play etc.
  • Unit weighs only 246 Grams and measures a compact W12 x H8 x D11cm. USB 2.0 data transfer speeds of 480mbps; USB 3.0 data transfer speed of 5Gbps, Supports Windows, ME/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7/8/ Windows 10,Apple iOS and Apple MAC OS X or above
  • We sell a large and very competitive range of products including photographic, computer, digital memory, inkjet, audio, video, battery, gift and VAPE products. Please browse our store to discover more...
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Looks like a jacuzzi for hard drives.
Just used a similar device to upgrade to SSD from HDD. Worth keeping in mind you can only go to a larger sized drive with the automatic clone. Sounds obvious but many might want to move from a large HDD to a smaller SSD
wseed08/08/2019 07:37

Just used a similar device to upgrade to SSD from HDD. Worth keeping in …Just used a similar device to upgrade to SSD from HDD. Worth keeping in mind you can only go to a larger sized drive with the automatic clone. Sounds obvious but many might want to move from a large HDD to a smaller SSD


Or just use Macrium Reflect software for free. Allows partition downsizing if there is enough space on the new drive vs. how full the original drive is.
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"We sell a large and very competitive range of products including photographic, computer, digital memory, inkjet, audio, video, battery, gift and VAPE products. Please browse our store to discover more..."
@apur32 Do you work for the seven day shop then?
Voted hot if this can clone up to an 8 terabyte disk in a reasonable amount of time
Looks like a jacuzzi for hard drives.
Just used a similar device to upgrade to SSD from HDD. Worth keeping in mind you can only go to a larger sized drive with the automatic clone. Sounds obvious but many might want to move from a large HDD to a smaller SSD
wseed08/08/2019 07:37

Just used a similar device to upgrade to SSD from HDD. Worth keeping in …Just used a similar device to upgrade to SSD from HDD. Worth keeping in mind you can only go to a larger sized drive with the automatic clone. Sounds obvious but many might want to move from a large HDD to a smaller SSD


Or just use Macrium Reflect software for free. Allows partition downsizing if there is enough space on the new drive vs. how full the original drive is.
jasee08/08/2019 07:08

"We sell a large and very competitive range of products including …"We sell a large and very competitive range of products including photographic, computer, digital memory, inkjet, audio, video, battery, gift and VAPE products. Please browse our store to discover more..."@apur32 Do you work for the seven day shop then? Voted hot if this can clone up to an 8 terabyte disk in a reasonable amount of time


This is just copy and paste the description. I don't work for 7dsyshop
apur3208/08/2019 08:02

This is just copy and paste the description. I don't work for 7dsyshop …This is just copy and paste the description. I don't work for 7dsyshop



I know
I wouldnt worry too much about the "8TB" LIMIT .. That might only be for the cloning feature . Its also quite arbitrary , theres no real diff between a 4tb 8tb or 16tb hard drive, to the system.
Will this work with old IDE drives
Wonder how this compares to the Sabrent that was on offer at Amazon for £21?

Apart from the 10TB vs 8TB on this.

Does this one have UASP support for faster transfers?

Some say the Sabrent has issues with GPT partitions - does this have issues?
Ordered one Tuesday morning and arrived just now (Thursday morning). Much quicker than expected.
Sorry can't answer the techie questions except to say it will certainly not work with IDE drives. Just tested on USB 2.0 only machine and seems to work OK with two disks (a 2.5 and 3.5) supported at the same time.
Scottc12308/08/2019 07:53

Or just use Macrium Reflect software for free. Allows partition downsizing …Or just use Macrium Reflect software for free. Allows partition downsizing if there is enough space on the new drive vs. how full the original drive is.


We use Macrium at work. Just got 270 laptops. All done and ready for collection in 3 and ½ days.
DMcG187308/08/2019 10:26

Will this work with old IDE drives


Not by default. You could buy a IDE to Sata adapter / enclosure. Then you could place it in this docking station.
Nice find OP, ordered!
Same price on Amazon from same supplier - maybe better returns?

amazon.co.uk/Har…8-3
bamshopper08/08/2019 13:25

Same price on Amazon from same supplier - maybe better …Same price on Amazon from same supplier - maybe better returns?https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hard-Drive-Docking-Station-Supports/dp/B07N41WBFP/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=evodx+docking&qid=1565267063&s=gateway&sr=8-3


Thanks for the link. It will definitely help someone
Amazon one only supports 6tb not 8tb?
Thanks, ordered... been watching similar for a while waiting for a price drop. Got a load of old HDDs out of machines I need to review should make it a lot easier
I don't quite understand what this is for and why you would buy internal drives + this dock, rather than just buy external drives
Loreki08/08/2019 15:07

I don't quite understand what this is for and why you would buy internal …I don't quite understand what this is for and why you would buy internal drives + this dock, rather than just buy external drives


Its for people who have old PC's with data on them "internal drives" and then they want to take that data out > use the caddy > data on the new machine.
Can I run one of these to play games on a well specced work laptop with a separate SSD?
Emceecasher08/08/2019 18:52

Can I run one of these to play games on a well specced work laptop with a …Can I run one of these to play games on a well specced work laptop with a separate SSD?


In theory it should work if you've hooked this up to your laptop's USB 3.0 port as it allows a theoretical data transfer speed of up to 5Gbps, but it will be very dependant on the frequency/quantity of data read or written to the disk during game play and whether your laptop has enough CPU/Memory grunt to buffer things to operate seamlessly and whether the SATA to USB controller built into this is quick enough.

This caddy is designed for migrating or backing up data. Worth a go though, if not, it's a handy device to have if you later decide to upgrade your laptop's SATA drive, you're catered for.

These things used to cost close to £50 a few years ago. Now they're floating at around the £30 mark.
Edited by: "TopTrump" 8th Aug
TopTrump08/08/2019 19:42

In theory it should work if you've hooked this up to your laptop's USB 3.0 …In theory it should work if you've hooked this up to your laptop's USB 3.0 port as it allows a theoretical data transfer speed of up to 5Gbps, but it will be very dependant on the frequency/quantity of data read or written to the disk during game play and whether your laptop has enough CPU/Memory grunt to buffer things to operate seamlessly and whether the SATA to USB controller built into this is quick enough.This caddy is designed for migrating or backing up data. Worth a go though, if not, it's a handy device to have if you later decide to upgrade your laptop's drive, you're catered for.These things used to cost close to £50 a few years ago. Now they're floating at around the £30 mark.


Thank you for the info
TopTrump08/08/2019 19:42

In theory it should work if you've hooked this up to your laptop's USB 3.0 …In theory it should work if you've hooked this up to your laptop's USB 3.0 port as it allows a theoretical data transfer speed of up to 5Gbps, but it will be very dependant on the frequency/quantity of data read or written to the disk during game play and whether your laptop has enough CPU/Memory grunt to buffer things to operate seamlessly and whether the SATA to USB controller built into this is quick enough.This caddy is designed for migrating or backing up data. Worth a go though, if not, it's a handy device to have if you later decide to upgrade your laptop's SATA drive, you're catered for.These things used to cost close to £50 a few years ago. Now they're floating at around the £30 mark.

Cracking info thanks! I'll let you know how I get on!
jamgin08/08/2019 07:30

Looks like a jacuzzi for hard drives.


The first thing that popped up when i saw this was toaster
TopTrump08/08/2019 20:00

You could always try this lower cost option for hooking up a SATA drive to …You could always try this lower cost option for hooking up a SATA drive to USB (it's what I used to transfer my first SATA drive using software to transfer the disk image across) > https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B011M8YACM/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1


Would this run games on an administration 'locked laptop' thank you BTW!
Ordered one as a spare. Thank you!
Can I clone a Xbox 500GB drive to a 1TB with this?
You can just buy a wire for a quid to do the same thing, this is utterly over priced.
Just search SATA to USB cable, you just need to attach it to the end of your hard drive , same thing but you can get em as cheap as two or three quid. This is really overpriced
Emceecasher08/08/2019 20:15

Would this run games on an administration 'locked laptop' thank you BTW!


If it is to boot from the USB connected SATA disk, it would require you having access to the BIOS to allow you either to change the boot priority or whether you could select it manually by pressing F12, ESC, F1 or ENTER (depending on your motherboard) to get the option to choose.
If it's just to select it as disk to install and run the game from within Windows, it depends on how restrictive your admin lock down is.
Can you plug in and use a USB key drive on the laptop?
As far as Windows is concerned, it will just see it as another drive.

Try installing a small downloadable app that will prompt you where you want to install to and select your USB key drive to see.

Some admins, especially government departments, prevent any usb drive from being connected.
Then you've got to cross the bridge of, are you permitted to install additional programmes?
Edited by: "TopTrump" 8th Aug
RealTalkDealz08/08/2019 20:37

You can just buy a wire for a quid to do the same thing, this is utterly …You can just buy a wire for a quid to do the same thing, this is utterly over priced.


Not all cables are equally capable though.
Transfer speeds, is boot up support required, max capacity supported, all dependant upon the SATA to USB chip used.
Then there's the maximum wattage the USB port can handle so that if the drive needs more power (typically HDD's that need more to spin the platters) than the port can provide itself, this caddy with its power adapter can provide added juice if needed. SSDs are a lot less power hungry so not an issue.
Edited by: "TopTrump" 8th Aug
Why can’t they design these things with a freakin’ flip cover to keep the dust out...
Nectar points available if you order via ebay. Same price...
JamesSmith08/08/2019 22:01

Why can’t they design these things with a freakin’ flip cover to keep the d …Why can’t they design these things with a freakin’ flip cover to keep the dust out...


Tell me about it.

Seems only the pricier models offer double sprung shutters.
Anyone know if it supports cloning from one bay to the other as a stand alone unit? It says somewhere on the product page it supports offline cloning... Had a quick look for a manual for it but couldn't find one
dtokez08/08/2019 22:54

Anyone know if it supports cloning from one bay to the other as a stand …Anyone know if it supports cloning from one bay to the other as a stand alone unit? It says somewhere on the product page it supports offline cloning... Had a quick look for a manual for it but couldn't find one


Reviewers on 7day are commenting on it cloning no reason to doubt it? You will have to disconnect from USB to do this.

Edit : YouTube reviews of similar looking product suggests forget trying to make meaningful sense of operation with manual, press and hold button to clone.

Here's a dock I'm looking at that seems similar but does 1x IDE 1x SATA :
amazon.co.uk/Doc…J5K
Edited by: "JamesSmith" 8th Aug
adr0ck08/08/2019 13:46

Amazon one only supports 6tb not 8tb?


Same manufacturer reference on Amazon : EV-058

Same product.
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