[mythtv-users] SATA Drive Dock, was:...anyone with the WD "green" sata drive?

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Sat Mar 14 02:53:13 UTC 2009


On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 12:35 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>wrote:

> > I can see it being very useful for copying or transferring drive data, or
> > presetting up drives for multiple systems. Basically good for working
> on/with
> > drives for any reason, even power measurements.
> >
> > I'm not sure I would use it as a permanent storage solution, especially
> if it
> > was within range of little children's fingers.
> >
> > The drives are much faster in their native configuration than in a
> > USB-connected device, is there some reason you need them to be external,
> or
> > is it just convenience?
> >
> > But if USB is fast enough for your needs, and you have no kids or
> destructive
> > type adults, it should work fine.
> >
> > Adding eSATA to its capability would make it even more useful.
> >
> > I was supposed to get a pair of WDs delivered today. All FedEX can tell
> me is
> > they are somewhere between California and Memphis, and I should get them
> > Monday. Grrrrrr... Haven't they heard of instant gratification?
> >
> Here is what I got for a similar usage. Each drive can be individually
> powered down and swapped out. BTW the picture should be rotated 90
> degrees so the thing fits in 3 5.25 bays.
>
>
>
I've got 2 "3 to 2" versions of those and love them.
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