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  Reply # 608369 12-Apr-2012 17:17 Send private message

PM with address sent, should get it sorted in no time. Just wrap it in tin foil before you package it to protect against ESD, just a single wrap is enough and don't need perfect coverage.




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  Reply # 608976 13-Apr-2012 19:56 Send private message

14.5mm drive? never heard of those biggest is 12.5mm.

Bit late on the thread but this enclosure has taken all 2.5" drives ive ever tried:
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=ENCWEL0941&name=Welland-Turbo-Leopard-ME-940S-2.5-SATA-to-USB3.0-E
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  Reply # 633494 31-May-2012 15:10 Send private message

rphenix: 14.5mm drive? never heard of those biggest is 12.5mm.

Bit late on the thread but this enclosure has taken all 2.5" drives ive ever tried:
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=ENCWEL0941&name=Welland-Turbo-Leopard-ME-940S-2.5-SATA-to-USB3.0-E
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Thanks for the link.

I did actually measure it, with several different rulers, and yes it is about 14.5mm thick, no the biggest isn't 12.5mm - the biggest currently is mine ;)



For all those still on tenterhooks about my hard drive - I picked up a it-ceo (chinese I think) enclosure off TradeMe, it happens to be USB3, but it also is suitable for drives up to 1Tb.  My drive is thicker (surprise surprise) but since the enclosure has a removable lid instead of the usual sleeve type cover the hd fits inside snugly without putting the lid on.  So yes, the drive is working again, and if I get around to replacing my usb ports with usb3's then that's a bonus.




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  Reply # 642453 18-Jun-2012 11:58 Send private message

Hi there,

Could you post the details of the enclosure you bought on trademe, and possibly the username of the seller? I have the exact same problem with my Seagate drive...a quick search for it-ceo on trademe did return any results..

Much appreciated.



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  Reply # 642467 18-Jun-2012 12:26 Send private message

The seller was diyhouse http://www.trademe.co.nz/Members/Listings.aspx?member=3122076

The carry case is vinyl not leather.  The reason I got that one was because the listing specifically said suitable for drives 1TB and up- all the rest said smaller drives or didn't say anything.  I have the upper half of the case tied on neatly with a piece of string :) - cotton string doesn't generate static.

My only drawback is that I can't retrofit a usb3.0 port to my computer - the only PCI-e slot is already taken :(

Details on the enclosure (from the auction):
Brand New 
Operating Interface: USB3.0

Support plug-in type
Includes a high speed chip
High reflective LED Indicate light
Interface : USB 3.0 Interface (Compatible USB 2.0)
Transfer rate : 5000Mbps(USB3.0) / 480Mbps(USB2.0)
Support Bootable : USB-HDD Mode,(M.B.bios function)
Drive : Support 2.5 inch SATA /SSD HDD
Capacity : Supports 1TB and up
Material : Aluminum alloy and ABS plastic
Size: 121(L) x 76.5(W) x 12.5(H)mm
Power : USB bus power 5V / 1A
Accessory : USB cable User manual
Operating System : Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/ME/ Windows 98/SE
Mac OS 8.X-10.X Linux kernel 2.4 or above

Package include
1X 2.5inch SATA HDD Enclosure USB 3.0 Interface
1X leather Carry Case - Black
1X USB data cable
1X manual
Color:Black

Comes with 6 month Return to Base Warranty
Note: This case for SATA hard drive only.




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