Looking for a USB/Firewire enclosure...

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  1. kamikaze

    kamikaze Active Member

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    I'm pretty sure I saw someone here with an external USB/firewire enclosure that looked to be made of clear plastic. I'm looking for something similar, but it's got to be SATA not IDE. I found an IDE one on the net already but I can't seem to find one in SATA. I'm looking for it to fit a 3.5" drive, but if I can come across a clear 2.5" enclosure, I'll just use the HDD outta my macbook and get a bigger one for it :big grin:, otherwise i'll just grab a 320gb Sata drive from my work.
     
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  3. kamikaze

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    yea, they have the clear IDE ones, but no SATA :(

    Thanks tho
     
  4. LifeBurnsFaster

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    So the case case is clear, so that you can see the Hard Drive itself :eek3: i want one
     
  5. krazywulph

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    don't forget a set of red cold cathodes :ugh:
     
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    Thanks for the tip :hsugh:
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    im looking for a cheap USB 2.0 / FireWire enclosure myself. not looking for anything fancy. newegg has them for $22 and up, but im looking for something even cheaper than that.
     
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    definitely DON'T get the Macally ones. Plugged it into the computer, ran fine for a couple days (over firewire). Then, ran system update while it was plugged in (and turned OFF mind you), and it bricked. It's been useless ever since. :mad: :rant:
     
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    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    holy bump :o

    anyway I'm glad you saw my post, stay the fuck AWAY from that shit. Bottom of the barrel crap out of china FTL.
     
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  11. alverino03

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    My coworker has a clear 2.5 usb 2.0/fw800 enclosure. I'll ask him where he got it tomorrow... if I remember. :o
     

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