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Plug and Save: 15 Hard Drive Enclosures and Adapters Reviewed

Technical Data

Manufacturer & ModelHighpoint RocketMate 1100Icybox IB-350USIcybox IB-350UE-BL
Weight (g)400370440
Materialmetalmetalmetal
Dimensions (mm)182 x 127 x 38217 x 114 x 31220 x 130 x 33
Fannonono
LEDsyesyesyes
Effectsnoyesyes
Connectivity
USB 2.0no1x USB 2.0 type B1x USB 2.0 type B
FireWire 1394Anono2 x 6 pin
FireWire 1394Bnonono
S-ATA 1501x (eSATA)1xno
internal interfaceIDEIDEIDE
Accessories included
Power supplyexternalexternalexternal
CableseSATA cableUSB A-B, Serial-ATAUSB A-B, IEEE1394A
User manualyesyesyes

Manufacturer & ModelIcybox IB-355UKingwin KH-350ULindy ME-720SI
Weight (g)410593430
Materialmetalmetalplastic
Dimensions (mm)220 x 113 x 32229 x 148 x 33215 x 130 x 40
Fanyesnoyes
LEDsyesyesyes
Effectsyesyesno
Connectivity
USB 2.01x USB 2.0 type B1x USB 2.0 type Bno
FireWire 1394Anonono
FireWire 1394Bnonono
S-ATA 150nono1x
internal interfaceIDEIDES-ATA
Accessories included
Power supplyexternalexternalexternal
CablesUSB A-BUSB A-BSerial-ATA
User manualyesyesyes

Manufacturer & ModelLindy ME-720U2SILindy ME-720F2U2Mapower Warps KC31U2
Weight (g)440450750
Materialplasticplasticmetal
Dimensions (mm)215 x 130 x 40215 x 130 x 40225 x 135 x 38
Fanyesyesno
LEDsyesyesyes
Effectsnonono
Connectivity
USB 2.01x USB 2.0 type B1x USB 2.0 type B1x USB 2.0 type B
FireWire 1394Ano1 x 6 pinno
FireWire 1394Bno2 x2 x
S-ATA 1501xnono
internal interfaceIDEIDEIDE
Accessories included
Power supplyexternalexternalexternal
CablesUSB A-B, Serial-ATAUSB A-B, Serial-ATA, IEEE1394BUSB A-B, IEEE1394B
User manualyesyesyes

Manufacturer & ModelMapower MAP-KC31U2GSharkoon RocketpodVANTEC Nexstar NST-350UF
Weight (g)530400240
Materialmetalplasticplastic
Dimensions (mm)215 x 135 x 41190 x 120 x 50198 x 115 x 32
Fannoyesyes
LEDsyesyesyes
Effectsnonono
Connectivity
USB 2.01x USB 2.0 type B1x USB 2.0 type B1x USB 2.0 type B
FireWire 1394Anono2 x 6 pin
FireWire 1394Bnonono
S-ATA 150nonono
internal interfaceIDEIDEIDE
Accessories included
Power supplyexternalexternalexternal
CablesUSB A-BUSB A-BUSB A-B, IEEE1394A
User manualyesyesyes