Article by: Jackie Mueller (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Kingwin
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH (cont'd)
On the side of the device is a port for the AC adapter. There's no on/off switch located on the adapter itself, so it must be physically unplugged each time you want to shut it down.
The included USB 3.0 A-to-A cable is 3 ft. long and will work fine in a USB 2.0 port if you haven't upgraded yet. In order to experience the fastest possible speeds however, USB 3.0 devices must be used with a USB 3.0 host. Many new motherboards feature USB 3.0 ports built right in, or a less expensive option is to buy a PCI-e expansion card.
Now that we've taken a quick walk around this simple product, let's move on to installation and testing.
PRODUCT INSTALLATION AND TESTING
Installation is easy enough that most users will not need to refer to the manual. Attach the HDD, USB cable and AC adapter to turn the unit on, and then attach the USB cable to your computer. The OS will detect and install your drive automatically.