PDS2GO 3.5 inch firewire 800 1394b hard drive enclosure assembly

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Firewire 1394b 9-pin to 4-pin 6 foot cable
FireWire 800 / IEEE 1394b Cable Specification: 9-pin to 4-pin 6 feet Lifetime Warranty

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Firewire 800 1394b / USB 2.0 Hard Drive Enclosure Testing

USB 2.0 Firewire 800 1394b enclosure testing

Using the Oxford 922 and HDD's greater than 128 GB, the PDS2GO is a USB 2.0 & FireWire 800 (1394b) ComBo to ATA external enclosure designed to enable hot-swap, plug-and-play operation for 3.5 inch ATA HDD through the USB 2.0 or FireWire 800 (1394b)connection interface installed on a computer.

usb 2.0 firewire 800 1394b test results chartIn testing a sample data backup of 9.6 GB to the 160 GB HDD in the PDS2GO enclosure the results were put into a bar graph to help show the difference in performance. Although the results are not based on a full 160 GB data back up, you can calculate the exponential growth of of the numbers with the current results. See this chart based on actual results from testing. Explanations of data sets are explained below.

  • Performance - MB per minute on USB and Firewire connections.
  • Idle Time - Time the hard drive took to prep before the actual beginning of data transfer.
  • Duration - The amount of time each connection used to complete the total backup operation including idle time.

USB 2.0 / Firewire 800 1394b PDS2GO hard drive enclosure Testimonial

The PDS2GO Firewire 800 hard drive enclosure is a great resource to have for a number of reasons. It's portable for travel either between interoffice layout or out of state. It's reliable and versatile, having the choice between two technologies based on your current computer limitations, meaning you have firewire or usb connections on your laptop or desktop for data transfer. The PDS2GO is an easy setup, just install your hard drive using proper ESD precausions, plug in your AC adapter and the usb or firewire cable and your ready to go.

For the home user or the professional, I would recommend this product for its versatility and uses.

Bob Boisvert...Web Professional

Firewire 800 / usb 2.0 hard drive enclosure
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