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VANTEC NST-330U3F-SL Aluminum / Plastic 3.5" White SATA I/II/III USB 3.0 & FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b) External Hard Drive Enclosure w/ Fan

  • 3.5"
  • USB 3.0 & FireWire 800 (IEEE 1394b)
  • Aluminum / Plastic

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Customer Reviews of the Vantec NST-330U3F-SL

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  • Benjamin H.
  • 10/15/2014 11:14:39 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsVANTEC-NST-330U3F-SL

Pros: Simple to use; good cooling; solid construction.

Cons: Energy conservation modes do not work with Firewire 800 connection per the info provided by VANTEC Technical Support. This is disappointing after paying a premium price for the Firewire connection. Fan is not controlled by thermostat; it must be manually turned off when not needed.

Other Thoughts: The non-Firewire unit would be a decent deal but I wanted the Firewire speed for my 5 year old iMac without USB 3.0 ports. Disappointed, but it's functional.

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  • Trevor M.
  • 4/10/2013 7:26:19 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsStay Away - QC issues

Pros: - Looks great!
- USB 3.0 and Firewire 800
- Hard drive is easy to install

Cons: - DOA x2. Popped drive in, plugged it into power and computer, flipped the lights, no fan, hard drive staring at me like it expects me to ask nicely. I thought it was just bad luck since I've had great experiences with Vantec enclosures in the past. Sent it back, replacement was also DOA.

- Includes greasy fingerprints on the PCB.

Other Thoughts: This enclosure looks great on paper, and I really wanted to like it. I have 5 Vantec enclosures, so I didn't think twice when ordering this. Unfortunately, I cannot recommend this enclosure until Vantec improves its quality control...and buys gloves for the factory workers making it.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
We try hard to provide our customer with the best service. If you have questions about our products, please feel free to write to us for assistance at We will try our best to answer your questions. Thank you for looking into our products. We do value your patronage.
Best Regards, Vantec

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