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    Ext 2.5" HD enclosure recommendation pls

    I've had an Icy Box IB-230StU3-G enclosure for less than 6 months and the flimsy micro USB3 socket has broken off the PCB.

    This is not surprising as it was fixed to the PCB with a tiny amount of glue and the rubber case housing provided no additional support whatsoever. Awful design and the plug never made decent contact.

    Can anybody recommend a sturdy alternative please? SATA but not necessarily USB3 - more concerned about durability.

    Last edited by DWhitley; 08-03-2012 at 02:10 PM.

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    Re: Ext 2.5" HD enclosure recommendation pls

    I have an older version of this:

    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/akasa...sata-enclosure

    Still going strong 4 years later

    This looks pretty similar for a few quid cheaper though:
    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/akasa...nium-enclosure

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