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# 262156 8-Jan-2020 09:46
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I am about to place a 2TB drive into an enclosure so that it can be used as a network drive via UltraHub.


Some cases are cited as "up to 1TB" whilst others say "up to 2TB" …. on line research seems to indicate that the retailers simply quote those limits as that is what was around at the time.


Is there any real reason why an enclosure should differentiate disk capacity?  The power supplies are the same.

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  # 2387227 8-Jan-2020 10:06
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Put a disk in and see if it works. I find enclosures have a fairly limited lifespan, 1-2 years even if they're off most of the time. I'm now using a Sabrent dock which works fine.

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  # 2387229 8-Jan-2020 10:19
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@timmmay … I thought the 'try-and-see' may be the way to go 😬


I too use docking stations, but this exercise is for a colleague who is paying for the enclosure.

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