At this point, I wasn’t sure if I should blame this box, or if my partitions got deleted when the previous box got shorted out. It was reasonably priced, came fairly quickly and was well packaged to avoide damage. Share your thoughts with other customers. For the price, how well it does, and the fact that it looks pretty cool, it was worth it. Luckily for me I was able to recover my partitions and everything worked again.

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Not exactly a perfect setup, but for a couple of large media drives for occasional video and photo editing it’ll do the trick. Fan is pretty quiet, and noise levels not bothersome.

Pros Nice construction, good cooling Cons: For meansurement of power consumption and performance under normal usage scenarios, a few mix-and-matched rpm 1 TB hard drives from Samsung and Seagate were used. Set up a giveaway. View Cart Proceed to checkout. One annoying quirk is that the fan didn’t power down when the disks were powered down when the host X-Box powered down.

It’s a bit cheapy and plasticy but fit and finish are decent, the front lighting is actually pretty cool and all the hardware works as expected. Really nice enclosure for the money.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Mediasonic Probox 8-bay ueb. The drives screw into the front and back of the enclosure securely with two screws each.


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See all reviews. OCZ provided us with some Vertex 4 64GB units for our NAS testbed about which I will be jsb soonand I took the opportunity to sneak in eight of them for evaluating the Probox before embarking on that build. Really unimpressive way to deal with a warranty issue.

Hard Disk Drive Support 3. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Unfortunately the fan is quite noisy, to the point that it’s distractingly loud if you have an otherwise quiet workspace. The Mac picked up the drives with no issues and throughput performance is solid. Using this mode will require two identical hard drives.

Showing of reviews. Read reviews that mention hard drives read and write dip switches easy to install single mode fan noise works just as advertised works perfectly far so good easy setup make it work switches on the back drive enclosure works fine even though good mediasobic works as expected set the raid worked fine set it up as jbod.

30 If your drive stops working, the Seagate Rescue data recovery plan will recover the data from the failed drive and return it to you on a new piece of external storage Covers new single-disk external hard drives of any brand when purchased within 30 days receipt must be retained for purchases not on the same transaction.


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Mediasonic Probox 8-bay 3.5″ USB 3.0 / eSATA DAS Review

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. But the fact of the matter is that you will lose data mefiasonic you put in a different hard-drive. This unit wants to make your hard-drive it’s own and doesn’t give a damn about your data mediasohic stored on it. It was reasonably priced, came fairly quickly and was well packaged to avoide damage. The reason I had to purchase this case was because one of the previous external HDD cases was fried.

Mediasonic Probox 8-bay ” USB / eSATA DAS Review

Pages with related products. Luckily for me I was able to recover my partitions and everything worked again.

Testbed Setup Despite having a variety of systems with eSATA ports at my disposal, I was unpleasantly surprised to discovered that almost mediasonci of them had port multiplier capability inbuilt. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Not nearly enough warning stickers on this thing!!!