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    hi can anyone recomend me a enclosure for a PATA HDD thats usb2?

    i looked at this one http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=543134 and was wondering if this is any good?

    the max i will spend is around £22

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    I've had an icybox enclosure for about 5years, it packed up the other month, the power unit is kaput. But the enclosure itself was excellent. Mine was usb2 1394, Didn't have a fan, ran great.

    This was as close i can see to my model IcyBox IB351UE-B-BL*Black* inc Blue LED External HDD Case USB2+Firewire1394 for 3.5" Hard Drive PATA

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    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=164982

    umm this one looks similar and its cheap hehe

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    I have a couple of those, but with USB2 and Firewire. Pretty good boxes.

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    difference i think is just 1394, but 1394 is slightly faster i found

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    ahh i will only need usb2 has i am hooking up multiple hdd's in a nslu2 aka "slug".

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