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    pocket hard drive

    I would like a 2.5" or smaller hard drive, probably 40 or more gigs and usb2. Can anyone suggest good ones, freecom seem quite good and reasonably priced?

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    Freecom are good, and self powered if its teh same 40gb as I use at work. Otherwise Western Digital did have a few, and were a bit cheaper, but were bigger than the freecom ones.

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    yeah thanks was looking at western digital seem pretty good, does anyone have experience with lacies?

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    I haven't, but the porsche designed ones suffered with heat issues, and are not exactly small. Haven't seen any others made by lacie, but I was mainly focusing on a large external hdd for backups.

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    Something like an Ipod 40/60GB?
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    That mans a genius, but... you have to have the apple supplied cable with you, but thats only me splitting hairs .

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    Have a look at Scan or Novatech. Novatech do their own brand of 40 or 60Gbyte - the two I bought had Hitachi Travelstar drives in them. Or you could buy a casing from Novatech or Scan (and probably other e-tailers) and fit the drive of your choice. I have bought cases from Scan and fitted my own drives into them.

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