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Item#: N82E16817145105

BYTECC HD7-Limited Aluminum 2.5" Silver SATA USB 2.0/e-SATA/Firewire 400 & 800 External Enclosure

  • 2.5"
  • USB 2.0/e-SATA/Firewire 400 & 800
  • Up to 750GB (9.5mm Height)
  • Aluminum
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Learn more about the BYTECC INC HD7-Limited

Model

Brand
BYTECC
Model
HD7-Limited

Spec

Color
Silver
Size
2.5"
Material
Aluminum
Internal Interface
SATA
External Interface
USB 2.0/e-SATA/Firewire 400 & 800
Maximum Capacity (per Bay)
Up to 750GB (9.5mm Height)
Fan
No
Features
For Mac & PC

Bus power support via Firewire ports

Support 2.5" 9.5mm SATA HDD or SSD

Up to 300MB/s data transfer speed

Aluminum case for heat dissipation & durability

Plug/unplug without restarting computer

Compatibility

Operating Systems Supported
Windows 98/2000/ME/XP/Vista/7 and Max OS 9.x/10.x and above, Linux kernel after 2.4.1.0

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions
5.1" x 3.2" x 0.8"

Packaging

Package Contents
2.5" portable HDD External Enclosure
USB 2.0 + Sata cable
IEEE 1394B cable (9P to 9P)

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 0 day


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  • Dave Y.
  • 10/9/2012 8:12:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsLow quality

Pros: Easy to install a drive.

Cons: I put an SSD in this for a technical test unrelated to the SSD or the enclosure, but I found out that this case heats up pretty quick and high. Using it with an SSD it shouldn't have gotten warm at all, but it got hotter than most of my external platter drives do. I swapped to a 2.5" 250gb I had laying around it and it also heated up. It's the board inside with the power and connectors! The heat spreads on the case, but that just means it wraps your drive in it. I can't recommend this as reliable, and I'm pretty sure prolonged use will cause a drive to fail before it's lifetime is up. My test worked, so thankfully I have no need of these cases anymore and I'm tossing them out asap.

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  • Raymond R.
  • 11/29/2011 3:37:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsStay away

Pros: Inexpensive

Cons: Inboard firewire port never worked. Talked to Ken at Bytecc and he said he would send me a new enclosure. After waiting for 2 weeks I e-mailed him twice for a tracking # with no reply

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  • Joshua W.
  • 11/7/2011 8:29:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsFlimsy

Pros: Has an Oxford 934DSB chipset, is bus powered via firewire, can daisy chain. Easy to assemble.

Cons: Only bus powered via firewire, very thin, cheap aluminum, rattles a lot when you pick it up, wasn't as fast as I thought it was going to be (63MB/s write, 76 MB/s read with a 7200 RPM drive, results were not consistent), has a funky USB/eSata combo cable, need power adapter to use via USB. gets VERY HOT. Sometimes takes a few tries to mount.

Other Thoughts: Should have gone with the brand I usually go with. It also has a bright blue LED.

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