Acomdata TNGXXXUSE-BLK Tango Portable 2.5" Enclosure USB 2.0 & eSATA - Black Enclosure * Hard drive enclosure takes a SATA hard disk Hi-speed USB 2.0 and eSATA 48-bit logical block addressing Silent operation Hot Pluggable * Mac and PC compatible Easy installation and setup * Three-year limited warranty Free tech support forever Contents of box Acomdata Tango portable drive enclosure USB cable Installation guide * model#TNGXXXUSE-BLK only houses SATA 9.5mm thick 2.5” hard drives Make your data more nimble with Tango. Transform an idle 2.5" SATA hard disk into a high-performance portable drive. The daring yet graceful Tango features a precision-extruded aluminum case in a seductive, satin finish. Tango's smart chassis design and fully illustrated guide make installation as easy as step-and-slide. Tango's fanless, hot-plug, bus-powered operation will help you stay in the rhythm while you kick in tons of music, photos, video-and all your digital files. And with Mac and PC compatibility, you're ready to dance on either platform.
My HP dv9500 laptop just stopped working, no warning...no chance to recover any files....I had backed up lots of stuff on cd's...but not iTunes library and my CD collection and lots of jpgs...empty feeling in the stomach.....fast forward 2 weeks....Blue Tango Portable Enclosure Kit to the rescue. It was expensive to recover data from HDD ......so I just removed them from the broken laptop.I read the Amazon reviews, and was skeptical of the cheap USB enclosures, but this enclosure got a good review and was ..
After seeing some very poor reviews to the $10 and $15 enclosures, I decided I'd "splurge" and see if $20 could buy you a good drive enclosure. I'm glad I did. Unlike the plastic enclosures, this model uses a very well-designed aluminum case, which will withstand repeated installations. It also looks great, as a bonus, and appears to do a very good job dissipating heat. (You can tell this because the enclosure gets slightly warm to the touch. Contrary to popular belief, if something feels warm, that actuall..
First of all, the enclosure works; that's always a bonus ;) I replaced my stock 80 GB 7200 RPM drive in my Dell E6400 and threw it into this enclosure. Worked fine with just one USB connector. When I got my eSATA cable (see my reviews), it connected right up and it worked perfectly with my Vista Business x64 install on my Dell E6400; no settings changes, no configuration, just worked. The eSATA cable fit nice and snugly into the connector and the connection feels pretty secure.I verified that it was usi..