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This was a difficult piece of kit to track down:
http://www.overclock.co.uk/product.p...t=466&view=rel

A carrier-less SATA drive tray. SATA carriers are cheap and plentyful, but carrierless... only one company makes only one model.

This is perfect for collecting data. I no longer need to worry about my stack of DVD-Rs. It can be replaced with a rack of SATA drives. In cost-per-gig terms, the DVD-Rs are cheaper, but wont be for long. And the drives should be more reliable, a big concern with the current DVD-Rs. Not to mention faster, and more convenient without a need to span things across so many discs or split them into <1GB files.

So, views, anyone? Ive never seen one of those before.
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post #2 of 14
WTH is that?
    
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post #3 of 14
I think it's like a backup system... how much space do you need??
post #4 of 14
For "adult entertainment" on the go?
post #5 of 14
Very neat idea. Could use it instead of my jump drive with my friends
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post #6 of 14
what are you meaning by "Carrierless"?
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post #7 of 14
I think it basicly means it turns it into a huge floppy disk. Short and quick explaination, not perfectly correct probably but you can get the basic idea of its use.
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post #8 of 14
so it's like...a huge jump drive?

*** does carrierless mean?
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post #9 of 14
Ohh! I have one of those! They work great, just take a bare drive out and slap another in. Very easy to install and use. Its pretty high quality too.
    
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post #10 of 14
carrier less means that you don't ahve to attach something to the drive (rails that slide into the bay) or at least I think so..
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