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ADATA Superior Series 2.5" 500GB SH93 Water & Shock Proof External Hard Drive (Red) Model ASH93-500GU-CRD

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  • USB 2.0
  • 3 years limited

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Anonymous
  • 4/22/2016 7:08:18 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDurable, as you would expect

Pros: Shock resistant, compact design, pretty sure I saw it in the movie "The Martian"

Cons: Acts somewhat buggy sometimes, driver detection isn't the most reliable.

Other Thoughts: Has survived 3 moves so far, pretty impressive.

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  • David C.
  • 3/17/2015 2:54:09 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsLive fast, died quicker

Pros: Looked nice

Cons: Dead after two uses.

Other Thoughts: Used as a backup for some photos. Loaded them in, put drive away, tried to load some more months later, it was a brick.

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  • Katelyn W.
  • 9/13/2014 1:24:34 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic Hard Drive

Pros: I've had this for over 2 years and it still works. I haven't dropped it or anything to test the durability, and I don't plan on it.

Cons: The Padding stuff comes off easily but it hasn't been a problem for me.

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  • Brennon D.
  • 4/15/2013 11:46:38 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Drive

Pros: It's sturdy, fairly reliable, unless you'd take it to a dangerous construction zone, sleek design.

Cons: Could have faster transfer rate, needs a longer cord, otherwise no problems here.

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  • Gus A.
  • 1/26/2013 8:45:27 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome!

Pros: Holds EVERYTHING! Very nice transfer rate, and sleek design! Buy it now!!

Cons: None :D

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  • James B.
  • 1/5/2013 11:31:14 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsOne reads it, one doesnt

Pros: Cheap enough. Comes with its own USB cord.

Cons: The laptop "sees" it. The desktop does not. Hmmm.

Other Thoughts: I am sure there is a simple reason. Just had not had this happen before.

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  • Ryan L.
  • 1/4/2013 4:38:51 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent/Durable Drive!

Pros: I have been backpacking across Africa for 4 months and this drive has held up wonderfully! In addition to the relatively fast 300Mbps (30MBPS) transfer speed it also is true to its name when it says it's "Water & Shock Proof".

This gets thrown around the backpack and goes through torrential rainstorms on a weekly basis and nothing has broken. The insert around the edge for the cable helps keep the cable intact as well. Excellent build quality all around!

Africa Tested and Approved!! :)

Cons: To keep the rubber flap in (that protects the micro-usb port) you have to push on it with some force. I'm not taking off because it does a wonderful job at keeping water out

Other Thoughts: Tip: To keep the rubber flap in, and to give it more protection. Make sure the big side of the usb, the side that attaches to your computer, is fully covering the flap!

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  • Keltys B.
  • 10/26/2012 7:41:20 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat external backup drive

Pros: I have purchased these for several of my customers to backup their servers. They get a couple of different colors and alternate them. They look slick, have decent speeds, and are reliable.

Cons: Write speed could be a little faster.

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  • Andrey R.
  • 10/13/2012 1:48:01 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsHigh failure rate!

Pros: ADATA drives have interesting and sometimes convenient designs at a good price point

Cons: I use my external drives a lot - shuttling files back and forth from a sound studio. I've went through 2 of ADATA drives - first one failed within 4 months, I was sent a different model replacement and after about 9 months it refused to be recognized by my Mac - thank goodness I was able to restore the file table and copy the files, but this is not a good track record for a data storage device.

Other Thoughts: ADATA drives may be ok for storing non-essential files at home, but definitely not for frequent traveling, intensive or pro use.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry that you have had difficulties with our product. IF you had difficulties keeping the file table, this is normally due to improperly ejecting the drive. We recommend verifying if there might be any registry in the background keeping the drive active and always making sure the drive is eject or safely removed from the operating system.

If you are still experiencing issues or need additional support please contact our office directly: Phone: 1-888-962-3282 x604; Email: support@adatausa.com. One of support staff members will be happy to assist you with your case.

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  • Larry B.
  • 9/28/2012 11:35:14 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: The drive works perfectly

Cons: The enclosure is a bit chunky. The cable that is attached to the enclosure is a hassle to take off and put back on.

Other Thoughts: I'd like it better if they had made enclosure smaller and left out the capablity to attach the cable to the enclosure.

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