Please try your search again later. Available from these sellers. View Cart Proceed to checkout. My recommendation is check the voltage levels at the drive power plug end before installing a drive. I believe this is because the Vantec enclosure is very smooth while iMicro has ridges that help heat dissipation. The instructions could have been a bit clearer, but it went together, did what it is supposed to do, and a month later still works.
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In reality all drive enclosures supplied drive power should be check for the correct voltage level to prevent frying a drive. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The totals hours on each enclosure is over This is one solid hard drive enclosure.
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It was extremely fast no problems at all. And now I drlve a backup drive. Didn’t think much of it, just thought the iMicro was defective, until I put the old hard drive back into the old computer — it would not even spin up. Write a customer review. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Unfortunate the fourth enclosure ordered was DOA.
The outer pin near the enclosure center is 5 volts. The instructions could have been a bit clearer, but it went together, did what it is supposed to do, and a month later still works.
More precisely the power supply had a voltage regulation problem, most likely an over voltage issue. I tried to use the enclosure new, hadn’t even opened the box yet to transfer data from the hard drive in an old computer which was still working to a hard drive in a new computer. Very happy with my purchase and plan on buying a few more. Pack of 1 Verified Purchase.
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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Basically, the iMicro fried both drives. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. Same with the other drive.
Now, I’m out two hard drives one fairly new with high capacity and the data which was more important from the drive from the old computer. I went through a several others and they all failed, either they would no longer spin up, or the USB interface failed. Get to Know Us. After closer inspection I could smell burn electronic on both drives and either drive would spin up after re-installing in the original computer.
There was a problem completing your request. My first use was to transfer 50G of movies to the hard drive using the supplied usb connector. The two center pins are ground.