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Eagle Tech 80GB USB 2.0 2.5" pocket hard drive ET-CS280LSU2-BK

  • ET-CS280LSU2-BK
  • USB 2.0
  • 2.5"
  • 30 days limited
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 30 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 30 days


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  • Thomas I.
  • 3/31/2015 2:59:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsKeeps on kicking 6 years later

Pros: At the time when I bought this, 80 GB was still a lot. I've lent this drive to several friends and family, with varying levels of tech knowledge and none of them ever had any issues with it.

Still works, 6 years later.

Cons: Personally I think the look is a bit pretentious, especially now that I can get a flash drive of a comparable storage size.

Other Thoughts: The look actually confuses less technical people nowadays. They open the flap expecting there to be something inside, only to find a USB cable. They then wonder "what is this thing?".

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  • Lobo T.
  • 11/25/2010 4:18:20 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsA great addition to my bag-o-tricks

Pros: Neat appearance, integrated cable, solid feel. 80GB capacity, it just works.

Cons: Shoulda gotten the 320GB

Other Thoughts: I use this as a storage drive for my on site techs. It's just what the doctor ordered.

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  • Robert F.
  • 10/16/2010 6:49:19 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDead

Pros: Nice look that it.

Cons: Stopped working after 4 months. Lost important data.

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  • Susan P.
  • 8/12/2010 4:13:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPoorly Designed

Pros: Looks nice on the outside.

Cons: Poor function due to poor design; it pulls so much power that some computers (like my laptop, for example) cannot power it from the USB ports and it causes a power surge.

The user's manual written in what must be some Chinese dialect of English will leave you scratching your head.

Other Thoughts: Skip this product and choose one that is less about looks and more about function.

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/24/2010 8:26:50 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNice looks, no problems yet

Pros: A nice looking portable drive. It comes preformatted for NTFS and is very easy to use. The cord is very short but it does with an extension for it, you have to sacrifice something for the small size and looks I guess.

Cons: none

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  • Justian H.
  • 5/17/2010 7:13:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsworks well enough

Pros: It worked as expected. It does come with a hard drive if anyone still has any doubts. Small, doesn't way to much.

Cons: none thus far

Other Thoughts: The packaging was in rough shape, the device itself was bouncing around in the rapping, but it still works so all is good i guess.

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  • Terri K.
  • 4/9/2010 4:35:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsPerfect for my pics n music

Pros: Love it!

Cons: No cons

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  • Virginia Z.
  • 3/17/2010 12:38:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDON'T WORRY; BE HAPPY!

Pros: Pretty much plug and play. Don't worry- the drive is included in this package. So just ignore section 2: Setting Up because the Hard Drive is already installed.
I did do a backup already, and clicked on the "safely remove hardware" icon, then removed the device. Then I plugged it in again, and Voila! All my files that I had backed up were there on the backup. Yea!

Cons: So far, none.

Other Thoughts: I think when reading the User Manual it helps to know ahead that the SATA hardrive is already installed in the external storage unit.

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  • Jeff L.
  • 11/15/2009 12:33:30 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsEagle Tech 80 gig review

Pros: Can't beat the price. Case is better quality than I thought it would be. Right out of the box plug it in and your good to go.
Case is sleek looking.

Cons: none that I can think of.

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  • Greg T.
  • 6/24/2009 1:08:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsA Great Deal

Pros: Does what its supposed to. Open the box, plug it in, how hard is that? Stylish design, small, light, very affordable.

Cons: You can't easily close the flap when the USB cable is out, not a biggie, just would have liked to be able to easily snap it shut while in use. Considering the price, not really a big deal, just though i would mention it.

Other Thoughts: This IS an external HDD not just an enclosure, trust me, i own one and use it. I didn't think it was very heavy at all, maybe if you're comparing it to a thumb drive.

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