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cheap 2.5" SATA caddy?

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I have a spare 80GB Toshiba laptop drive on its way to me, and I want to use it for data storage on the go (I have a LaCie 500GB external HDD for use at home)

I'm looking for a cheap caddy. Preferably eBay, though I will buy from Amazon, Scan, Ebuyer, anywhere in the UK really.

It needs to be fairly robust, and cheap (under £10 is a must here). USB power only, and decent looking as well.

Any suggestions?
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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...=STRK:MEWNX:IT

bought 2 of these simply connect the sata connector, slide it into the caddy screw it in, done only £3.50
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That should do the trick, I mean, there are a couple of problems with these in the feedback, but I'm definitely considering it. Thanks for the suggestion.
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Originally Posted by Markeh View Post
That should do the trick, I mean, there are a couple of problems with these in the feedback, but I'm definitely considering it. Thanks for the suggestion.
i can promise u i got 2 from this dude i've had no problems simply plugged it in no problems, one i have had for 4 months and the other 1 week ago peeps give neg feedback 80% cus of human error and the rest cus of manufactuer problem
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Right, the guy who I sold something to has finally left feedback so I feel safe that I have the money to buy this.

So it's ordered.
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Sorry, mate, but this enclosure is absolute crap.

The screws don't fit, nothing can access the HDD, it's now frozen up Computer AND SIW... it takes ages to recognise, I'm sorry, but it's an absolute crap heap. Fit for scrap methinks.

And to top it off, it now REFUSES to format the drive at all!. This is absolute junk.
Edited by Markeh - 4/7/11 at 8:22am
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