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Re: [SLE] Need Hardware Storage Device Info
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 05:58:17 -0500
  • Message-id: <1112093896.6050.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 18:26, Greg Wallace wrote:
> I currently have an external hard drive container with a single hard drive
> capacity. I would like to have the ability to swap out hard-drives on a
> single device similar to this one except without having to go through all of
> the effort of screwing the drive down onto the mounts. I'm wondering if
> anyone manufactures a device that makes it simpler to remove and replace
> disk drives into the device. In my dreams, it might have some simple thumb
> screws too attach it to the mount so that all you would have to do is slip
> it in, connect the USB cable and power to the drive, tighten down the thumb
> screws, slip the cover over it, and plug it in and use it. I. e., you could
> change out a hard drive on this device in 5 minutes or less. Anyone out
> there know if there is such a device?

IIRC there are USB 2.0 external hd bays that you can buy. You buy the
bay and supply the hd.


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