Vantec NexStar TX Series 2.5in External Storage Enclosure, USB 3.0, Black

MX64164 NexStar TX Series 2.5in External Storage Enclosure, USB 3.0, Black
MX64164 NexStar TX Series 2.5in External Storage Enclosure, USB 3.0, Black MX64164 NexStar TX Series 2.5in External Storage Enclosure, USB 3.0, Black MX64164 NexStar TX Series 2.5in External Storage Enclosure, USB 3.0, Black

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Weak adhesive

Submitted on Friday, May 11, 2018
By Lok
From Calgary

Strengths of the product

Works as expected - if the USB cable fits all the way in

Weaknesses of the product

The HDD adapter board is connected to the cover with weak glue that ended up not holding them together, and thus, with the adapter not right up to the cover openings, the USB cable cannot fit all the way in and the HDD cannot be accessed.

Additional Comments

Great, but lacks information

Submitted on Thursday, October 05, 2017
By Tyler
From Edmonton

Strengths of the product

Works as advertised

Weaknesses of the product

Not much guidance for installation. You will find an information sheet in the box, but it will not explain how to use the plastic sheet and the tiny adhesive foam piece. It may be common sense for some people like me, but not for others. Here is what you do: the case is enclosed at one end, remove that end by sticking the screwdriver into the holes on the sides,insert the plastic piece inside, it needs to stick inside the case to prevent the hard drive from shorting out, make sure that when you insert the hard drive into the enclosure that the circuitry is covered entirely by the plastic sheet. Stick the tiny foam piece on the plastic end that you remove from the beginning.

Additional Comments

Great price, does its job well.

Submitted on Thursday, June 01, 2017
By Terry J
From Edmonton, AB

Strengths of the product

I needed to check an SSD that would no longer boot. Plugged it into my laptops USB 2.0, and there were all my files! I wasn't totally sure it would work, but for only $15 I figured I'd try it.

Weaknesses of the product

None really, sure the read LED it bright but at least you know it's there.

Additional Comments

Easily turn any 2.5in drive into an exterial drive. Or just use the SATA to USB adaptor for testing drives.

Awesome Enclosure

Submitted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Steve
From Crowsnest Pass

Strengths of the product

HDDs Stay cool, nice design, nice length USB Cord (not too long or short), fast transfer speeds, vinyl protective cover for case. Price.

Weaknesses of the product

Bright LED

Additional Comments

All in all very good enclosure for the price. mine has been running for a week straight 24/7 on my router for video storage/streaming. fast read/write speeds, HDDs stay surprisingly cool, The LED is quite bright but a piece of tape will fix that quick. I have three of them in use with 750GB 7200 rpm HDDs with no problems at all. I Highly Recommend These Enclosures
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