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So im on the hunt for external enclosures to put hard drives im currently collecting (backups and photos) into a nice little box so i can easily swap drives out without recycling them....

I was going to go with the idea of just getting an HDD Cage from caselabs or such like that and have that as the mount and get all the sata cables and power cables together on a psu and use a sata splitter to connect them all to one usb or two usb ports...but seems that is just alot of messy wires everywhere...

I would like to be able to support four HDDs in the case or what have you...

Tired of just keeping all the hard drives out using an swiss army knife adapter...
(it has sata to usb and power switch along with older ide connection types)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817198047
Found this but as stated people having issues with the recycle factor when hotswapping drives....

Does not need RAID support, Nor NAS, nor is it for server this is just for photography backups and catalogs for LR and Photoshop...
Oh and im using a Macbook Pro OSX (no bootcamp) if that changes anything with connection types (drivers) all drives are formated for OSX but i dont think that should be a problem at all...been finding universal abilities with the macbook right along side the y580 its kinda interesting really

Plus it will help with giving longevity to these drives with having them in an enclosure (cats though they rarely enter the room i work)


Recommendations?
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