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Ian
18th February 2011, 10:34 AM
Just reviewed an eSATA dock on DPNow - I'm a convert!

http://dpnow.com/7824.html

Interested to hear about experiences with these here.

Ian

crimbo
18th February 2011, 10:49 AM
I have been using an eSATA dock for about 6 months and it works well
As I use two disks to back up to I have to swap them which is a bit of a pain as you have to remember to refresh hardware (Vista)...
Would be nice to have a single cable two disk dock...

Ian
18th February 2011, 12:17 PM
I have been using an eSATA dock for about 6 months and it works well
As I use two disks to back up to I have to swap them which is a bit of a pain as you have to remember to refresh hardware (Vista)...
Would be nice to have a single cable two disk dock...

Of course, as you may well know, dual disk (and even quad disk) docks are available :)

Ian

j.baker
18th February 2011, 01:48 PM
When you have an enclosure with more than 1 drive in it you will need to ensure that your ESATA port support multi-lane. Otherwide you will only see one drive.

You can get a add in card for about 15-25 that support multi-lane.

I have a two bay and a five bay ESATA enclosures.