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Item#: N82E16812186036
SYBA SY-U2SAIDE USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE Adapter with Power Adapter
  • USB2.0 interface, 480Mbps high speed data transfer rate. Compliant with Gen 1i, and Gen 1m of Serial ATA II electrical specification 1.0 Support SATA Spread-Spectrum Clock Support SATA II Asynchron

2 out of 5 eggs Where are the good SATA/IDE->USBs? 02/01/2011

This review is from: SYBA SY-U2SAIDE USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE Adapter with Power Adapter

Pros:

Worked like a charm while it lasted.

Cons:

Died after about a dozen uses.
Power supply gets too hot to not worry about. Not for unattended use.
Made in China; poor solder work. Came with a brandless HS002-5-12 supply.

Other Thoughts:

Where are the respected manufacturers? It seems like Newegg sells thousands of these across all the different brands, and they each have at least a few complaints of mass destruction!
I'd gladly pay 4 times the price if I could get one that didn't cause worry about the health of my drives and motherboard, and lasts at least a few years of intermittent use.
I have an excellent Thermaltake SATA dock, but we need IDE and laptop IDE too!

Disclaimer: I did not purchase this from Newegg.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

Thank you for purchasing our Syba products. We are sorry to hear that the product has stopped functioning as it should be. Please refer to our reviews. We have good reviews for this item. I would like to point out that we can also issue RMA returns. We always try to provide the most reliable products to our customers and all products come with at least 3-year warranty. So please don't hesitate to contact us at support@sybausa.com for replacement or question.

Regards, Syba Customer Service KN 020811

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