Portable FireWire HDD Enclosure


Targeting power users and professionals, DataTale Portable 3.5-inch HDD Enclosure is easy to use with any 3.5-inch hard drive with USB, eSATA, 1394a, and 1394b interfaces. It partners well with the DataTale 2-Bay & 4-Bay RAID Systems for a more comprehensive Backup Kit! DataTale RAID Systems under JBOD or Mirror mode allow you to use the enclosure to access data from individual drives while on the move.

The DataTale Portable 3.5-inch HDD Enclosure's unique Hot Swap function allows for multiple hard drive connector options. The open-back design is suitable for those who have multiple HDDs, and the aluminum casing makes heat dissipation more efficient avoiding the need for fans thus reducing noise.

User Friendly Installation
DataTale Portable 3.5-inch HDD Enclosure utilizes the SmartGuider* to simplify HDD installation, enable trayless HDD positioning and effortless HDD replacement when necessary.
*Taiwan New Design Patent # M354309

Multiple Interfaces
No matter what type of interfaces are equipped with your computer, the DataTale Portable 3.5-inch Enclosure can be easily connected to your computer right out of the box. It comes with key universal interfaces including: 1394a, 1394b, USB 2.0, and eSATA.

Special Features
The DataTale Portable 3.5-inch Enclosure features an outstanding mechanical design with rugged aluminum elegance allowing for more efficient heat dissipation. An LED-Integrated Power Button indicates the current power status and data access. The durable casing with edged design helps prevent sliding and stabilize positioning. Plus the no fan design reduces the dimension of the case and noise significantly.

An optional HDD Soft Sleeve accessory is available for further protection.

  • Supports SATA II compliant HDDs, fully backward compatible with SATA 1.0 and SATA 1.0a compliant HDDs
  • Allows unique HDD Hot Swap function

  • Suitable for often HDD swapping with an open-back design

  • Combines enclosure and 1394 repeater functionality (Daisy chain)

  • Enable simplified HDD installation, trayless HDD positioning, and HDD replacement with SmartGuider

  • Maintains optimum temperature and more efficient heat dissipation with rugged aluminum housing

  • Reduces noise and dimension of the case significantly due to the no fan design

  • Sits stably on a desktop with lasso feet on both edges

  • Secures HDD's position when the HDD is moved around with Twist Locks

  • Prevents damages from over-tightened HDDs with auto-limiting segmented screws

  • Reduces power consumption with HDD spin up/down support

  • Monitors current power status and data access with an LED-Integrated Power Button

  • Partners well with DataTale 2 & 4-Bay RAID Systems under JBOD or Mirror modes

  • Extends connection flexibility to host with plug-n-play via High-Speed USB 2.0, eSATA, 1394a and 1394b ports

  • Interface
    (Data Transfer Speed)
    USB 2.0 (up to 480Mbps )
    IEEE 1394a (up to 400Mbps)
    IEEE 1394b (up to 800Mbps)
    eSATA (up to 3000Mbps)
    HDD Support 3.5" HDD with SATA interface (support of SATA II and 1.0/1.a)
    Connector USB mini-B receptacle x 1
    9-Pin 1394b bilingual connectors x 2
    6-Pin 1394a connector x 1
    eSATA connector (shielded SATA II connector) x 1
    LED Power On / Access
    Dimension (LxWxH) 183x 127 x 40 MM
    Weight (without HDD) 415 G
    Power Supply Output: 12V/1.5A,
    Input: 100~240V
    Universal AC/DC adapter
    Package Contents HDD Enclosure
    USB Cable
    eSATA Cable
    FireWire 400 Cable
    FireWire 800 Cable
    External Power Supply
    1 HDD SmartGuider Kit w/ 4 HDD Screws
    HDD Thermal Pads
    Quick Start Guide


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