Joined on 12/21/05
Works like a charm
Pros: Works just fine with the motherboard I intend to use it on. Recognises device name, size, type, everything. Even on a really old HDD and CD-ROM.
Cons: Didn't work on the test mobo. This was because you cannot use these devices with raid in any form, and the SATA ports on the test mobo were only through a raid controller (raid was still optional)
Overall Review: Use only if you can set the mode to not raid. Has a jumper and 2 clear pins on it. The jumper is jp1 and the open pins are for HDD LED.
Poor http interface
Pros: Cheap, good signal, at least from short range. 128-bit WEP, some OK security. Better signal than a lot of reviews seem to say. Works fine with wired LAN. Yet to check wireless LAN.
Cons: Poorly set up http interface, reflash didn't do much. So far has refused to use my dsl modem as an internet portal. Almost any changes to settings requires it to run through three reset cycles bofore it responds to connects. Http interface slow and Very prone to crashing the device.
Overall Review: If you reflash it, a lot of bugs go away, and you get a cleaner http interface. If you set the region to Japan, you get all 14 channels, but it probably won't do you much good otherwise.
Slow! But turns heads
Pros: The thing is so thin, everyone who sees it is amazed and wants to know where they can get one. Single large file transfers very fast. ( >17MB/s )
Cons: SLooooooooooooooooooow when copying small files or loading programs. It has a huge latency when changing files, signifigantly longer than other full-size USB drives. Yes, I know that copying lots lf tiny files will be slow, and anyone who doesn't know this learn ig now, but it's terrible on this drive.
Overall Review: Price keeps going up, harder to recommend to friends.