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This review is from: Non-Contact Infrared Digital Thermometer
Pros: seems to be pretty accurate using the inside of my mouth and ice-water as the calibration check. Feels well made, not flimsy (although it is plastic). Compact size. Switch to turn laser off/on and celcius/farenheit. Great price.
Cons: none that I can find thus far
Other Thoughts: I recently tried a Rosewill brand which I had to return because of it's high inaccuracy. Was kind of skeptical about buying this since the price was similar, but glad I did it. The unit is compact, has higher top-end temp then the Rosewill, and it's pretty accurate. A great deal.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Unit appears to be reliable.
Works on both USB 2.0 and eSATA
Sturdy feel to the unit
Cons: USB 2.0 could be a con if you don't utilize the eSATA connector, otherwise there are no cons!
Other Thoughts: I purchased this unit because my Motherboard only supports upto USB 2.0. It worked flawlessly, plug and play with it. I didn't like the slow backup upload so I purhased an eSATA card and after installation (which is another story getting the computer to reconize that card), it immediately connected and the speed was dramatically increased. With eSATA having such a high throughput, I imagine it was my 5400 RPM HDD that was the limiting transfer speed factor, but rest assured, it works flawlessly for both USB and eSATA. Great little dockig stationREAD FULL REVIEW
This review is from: ORICO PAS3062-2E Desktop 2 Ports ESATA PCI-Express Card
Pros: The unit seems to work well. Can't tell you transfer speeds accurately since it's connected to an older docking station (which has support for USB2 max and eSata) and the dock station has a Sata-II HDD on it. No errors transferring data. Nice and small, not a big footprint in the case.
Cons: It is a pain to set up! First the instruction manual is broken english (like the description for this item). Next the data included in the included disk is cryptic in that it has directories for all sorts of devices non-evident to the unit I purchased. Luckily I opened an excel file included and although the headers were in Chinese, I matched the row of my model # with "Asmedia 106X". Went to that directory, and you need a RAR (like pkzip) software to open the file up. Within the file is a readme.txt file. Reading through, you have to either have your system in RAID mode or AHCI mode for it to recognize your unit. Had to reboot, go to bios and set this, I found it still did not recognize the new device. Went back in to the readme.txt file and read I had to create a disk, reboot and install using the F6 mode. I was a bit upset by now, about 2 hours in. I decided to try the Setup.exe file without doing this. Boom, it worked, it installed and recognized. Not sure why all the extra instructions but the setup.exe worked.
FWIW, I have a 64 Bit Win 7.0 installation.
Other Thoughts: This unit is small and looks to be well made, even has a secondary back plate for other applications. The english is mediocre on this but you can make out what it's trying to say. Not sure how the others units out there are but prior to purchasing, this did look well built and it may be, time will tell (especially since I'm the Guinnea Pig being the first to buy). One thing to consider is that you could get one with a USB 3.0 installed, wish I had done that since this is solely eSata and no extra eSata ports inside (another thing to consider)READ FULL REVIEW