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CP TECHNOLOGIES CP-UE-505 5.25" IDE USB 2.0 External Enclosure

  • 5.25"
  • USB 2.0
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Externally connects an IDE CD-ROM or CD-R/RW drive to a PC or notebook 3.5 inch hard drives can be installed .The sleek looking case features a lockable lid for easy access cooling fan to keep the drive running cool. Plug & Play and Hot-swappable.


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Model

Brand
CP TECHNOLOGIES
Model
CP-UE-505

Spec

Size
5.25"
Internal Interface
IDE
External Interface
USB 2.0
Fan
Yes
Features
Externally connects an IDE CD-ROM or CD-R/RW drive to a PC or notebook. The sleek looking case features a lockable lid for easy access cooling fan to keep the CD drive running cool. Plug & Play and Hot-swappable Transfer Rates Up To 480 Mb/sec
Support for Windows 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, and XP
Support for MAC OS 9.x and OS X (all versions IEEE1394: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP

Packaging

Package Contents
External Enclosure
Power Cord
USB Cable
Driver Disk
Screws

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  • Brian S.
  • 10/20/2008 7:46:03 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

1 out of 5 eggsDon't Buy this

Pros: Has internal power supply (no brick required)

Cons: Really, really poor quality enclosure

Other Thoughts: The USB>IDE Controller is really bad, you're lucky if it works 5% of the time, the enclosure is really flimsy plastic, the fan does nothing to help cool the drive, it is strictly there to keep the internal power supply from melting the enclosure. There is no internal frame in the plastic box, the only metal part is a thin plate on the back where the jacks are.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/2/2007 2:31:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot worth the plastic it's made of...

Pros: Simple design. Easy to use. Completely self explanatory.

Cons: This case doesn't work with most drives plugged into most computers. Most of the time, it comes up with an "Unknown Device" error regardless of what IDE device is plugged in - even ones that are known to work when plugged into an IDE connection in the tower. I got this to work twice and even then, it only worked for about 5 minutes before the computer seemed to "forget" what was plugged into it. If you're going for "reliable case to use for multiple IDE drives" this is a very poor choice to make. I learned my lesson.

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