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Rosewill RX-DU101 Plastic 2.5" & 3.5" Black USB 2.0 Docking Station

  • 2.5" & 3.5"
  • USB 2.0
  • Support up to 2TB HDD
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Accessing your hard drives could never be easier with the Rosewill RX-DU101 docking station. This docking device allows you to exchange data stored on 2.5"/3.5" SATA HDD over USB 2.0 interface, without the hassle-of opening case and connecting cables. Hot-swap capability makes it great for multi-HDD use, while LED indicator gives intuitive status on power and activity.

  • newegg USB 2.0 Interface The USB 2.0 interface provides high bandwidth of up to 480Mbps for fast data transfer.
  • newegg Easy HDD Removal A conveniently placed Eject button allows quick HDD removal with a press of button.

Learn more about the Rosewill RX-DU101

Model

Brand
Rosewill
Model
RX-DU101

Spec

Color
Black
Size
2.5" & 3.5"
AC Adapter
Yes
Material
Plastic
Internal Interface
SATA
External Interface
USB 2.0
Maximum Capacity (per Bay)
2.5" up to 1TB ; 3.5" up to 2TB
Fan
No
Features
Plug and play

Supports transfer rates up to 480 Mbps with USB 2.0

Hot-Swap capability for rapid multi HDDs

LED indicator for power on and HDD access

Compatibility

Operating Systems Supported
Windows98SE/ME/2000/XP/2003/vista/7, Mac:OS8.6 and above,Linux

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions
5.12" x 3.7" x 2.68"

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • Nelson B.
  • 4/20/2014 4:32:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDoes not show up on Windows 8

Pros: LED works

Cons: Does not show up in My Computer or Device Manager when running windows 8. When plugged into the USB port, Windows makes a sound acknowledging something was plugged in, but that is where the functionality of the product ends. Have checked multiple forums and found other users with the same issue. Will not buy another Rosewill product.

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  • Zach S.
  • 4/16/2014 12:56:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBroken on arival

Pros: This would have been great if it actually worked.

Cons: I have a jingle, something is loose inside. Also the connectors dont poke out far enough to connect the drives. Also claims 2 hard drives down work, when they work on other systems, may have something to do with connectors. Stopped working altogether after swapping out drives a couple of times, Again may have to do with connecters being pressed further into case from each swap.

Other Thoughts: I wish it came with tools, both would be easy fixes.

I read previously that other users experienced the same issue, the weights come lose and jingle inside the case.

Hoping the next one works out of the box, fingers crossed.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Please contact our support team to assist you with warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/15/2014 12:58:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: works outside of its case.

Cons: see above

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  • Michael J.
  • 2/26/2014 3:43:32 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsJust plain works

Pros: Used it once to transfer partitioned filed to a new HDD. Worked perfect.

Cons: None

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  • Bernard M.
  • 2/22/2014 2:12:56 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product

Pros: This dock works perfectly on 3 1/2 and 2 1/2" SATA drives. Completely plug and play. There is no setup required, just plug the drive in the dock, plug your usb cable in and the drive appears on your computer. Write to it or read from it just like you would do with a flash drive. Great way to make use of all those old drives you have laying around.

Cons: None

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  • nick k.
  • 2/21/2014 6:56:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks

Pros: -works
-seems solid

Cons: -none

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  • Evan B.
  • 2/14/2014 6:40:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNice tool to have

Pros: Works well for testing hard drives and transferring data from one drive to another. Fairly low price, which is good if on a tight budget.

Cons: Transfer rate is a little slow and can get annoying when backing up lots of files or large files/folders. That's more a limitation of the USB 2.0 interface than a limitation of the drive docking station itself though. Also, mine didn't come with a USB transfer cable, luckily I found one in my spare cables.

Other Thoughts: Wish I would have bought the one that had eSATA and USB so that I could transfer faster over eSATA.

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  • Richard E.
  • 2/9/2014 9:42:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJunk Product

Pros: cheap

Cons: bought two and neither worked. cheap plastic that won't properly mount a hard drive. pay a little extra and buy a better product.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Sounds like your product may be defective please contact our support team to assist you with warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Patrick H.
  • 2/6/2014 11:02:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks like a champ

Pros: Did three computer replacements over two weeks and used this for reading data off the old drives for direct transfer and also MS Easy Transfer. Worked perfectly. Also nice to be able to quickly check that stack of old, small capacity HDDs.

Cons: none yet

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  • Steven S.
  • 2/4/2014 11:26:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsRebuttal to the Rosewill post, in my last comment

Pros: I was able to make these units work, but they were NOT designed well. I'll NOT be returning these for replacement, since I'll most likely get something like I got.

Cons: To the Rosewell rep, the design of these (I've gotten 3 by now) units leave something to be desired.

1, the cast iron counterweight is POORLY mounted.

2, the "eject" mechanism rarely works. (But that doesn't matter, because the drive can be pulled out of the docking station, with NO ill effects.)

3, the circuit board is mounted too close to the cast iron base, and too far away from the drive, making electrical contact, spotty at best.

Other Thoughts: I, with simple hand tools, was able to save these products, but then, I know what I'm doing.

I've had one of these for almost a year, and ordered 2 more, because that one works so well. The second 2 needed some mechanical re-work, to even function. I'm just glad the cast iron counterweight did not do any damage in shipping.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Thanks for the feedback we will pass it along to our QA and Design teams.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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