Date: November 24th, 2010
Article by: Jackie Mueller (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Icy Dock
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH (cont'd)
On top of the unit is a diagram of all the rear connections and labels that indicate what's what. This is extremely helpful to refer to if you're in a hurry and have a question about something.
The back of the unit is a busy place. Two molex connectors provide power, while an 80mm cooling fan is right in the center. Next to the fan are the SATA connectors, an internal SATA cable, and a USB header cable.
PRODUCT INSTALLATION AND TESTING
All three hard drives went in the enclosure without issue. This step of the installation is a completely tool-free process, so hot-swapping will be easy after it's up and running..
Make sure you have two 5.25” slots free inside your case, then insert the enclosure, connect all necessary cables, and secure the unit with screws. Unless you connect the drives to a RAID controller, they will be detected as a JBOD array.