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good external HD enclosure w/Firewire?

 
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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 1:20 pm    Post subject: good external HD enclosure w/Firewire? Reply with quote

Hi,
my old Mac-mini died (bad main board) and I got a new one. I want to take out the old 2.5" HDD from the older mini and put it into an external enclosure, with Firewire interface. This way I can access my old files and move them over to the new mini.

Any good recommendations for such? Cheaper the better since this is a once-up operation.

Thanks,
Rob
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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If it's once-off and you want cheap, use a USB external enclosure for your 2.5" drive. Costs about 5 here in UK, probably about $5 in US too?


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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 1:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

probably cheaper if it's just a one off to buy a USB to Sata adaptor

Amazon USB to Sata

The adaptor will always come in useful as well.
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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Snap! Smile
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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mooblie wrote:
Snap! Smile

You guys are good!

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I got the Lacie Quadra Design.. It is quite nice, and quiet.. Smile
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