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This review is from: ORICO USB3.0 to SATA3.0 Dual Bay External Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5 & 3.5 inch HDD, SSD with Hard Drive Duplicator/Clone Function [Support 2 x 6TB HDD Not including HDD] -Black (6629S3)
Pros: In clone mode, once you sort out which slot really is for the source drive and which slot really is for the target, the clone function works well. The unit also works well in PD dock mode to add external SATA drives to a system
Cons: The manual is contradictory in various places. In one place it says to put the source drive in the target slot and the target drive in the source slot. I would assume this is just an error [in fact, it is], but the drive itself has the source slot identified as drive 2 and the target slot identified as drive 1. Very confusing, especially if you are cloning for the first time and don't want to possibly clone an empty SATA dive onto the one with data you want to clone to the other drive.
The power, start, and PC/clone switch are inconveniently placed on the back of the unit.
When I emailed ORICO support for clarification as to which slot really was the source and really was the target, I received a response which did not answer the question. When I emailed again and included photos of the markings on the unit and specific references in the manual, I did not receive any response at all.
Other Thoughts: I experimented with two drives of different sizes that had data I didn't care if it was deleted. It turns out that the slot closest to the back of the unit, labeled source and 2 is actually the source drive for cloning. The drive closest to the front of the unit, labeled target and 1, actually is the target. If it is set for cloning, the unit will warn you with a flashing light if you put a drive smaller than the source drive in the target slot. Because of that you probably can't get into trouble cloning drives despite the strange labeling and contradictory sections in the manual unless you are cloning from one drive to another of the same size. If both are the same size be sure the source drive is toward the back.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Worked well for 9 months.
Cons: Reflective screen. After about 9 months photos started not displaying correctly and jumping up and down on the screenREAD FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Panasonic RP-HC700-S Circumaural Noise Canceling Headphone
Pros: Seems to be well made; not fragile.
Cons: Poor warranty. You would think Panasonic would warranty a product with a list price of $200 for more than just 90 days.READ FULL REVIEW