Date: November 17th, 2009
Article by: Jackie Mueller (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Thermaltake USA
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PRODUCT PICTORIAL AND WALKTHROUGH
The docking station is fairly small and constructed of ABS plastic. It feels pretty durable and the only graphic to note is a BlacX logo on the front of the unit. All in all it's a very practical design.
The majority of the top area is taken up by two slots for drives. There is an eject button to the right of each slot, and a power button/activity LED rounds out this area.
At the back are the ports you would expect to find on a product like this. A USB port, eSATA port, and power port are all arranged neatly in a row.
The bottom has four textured pads that help stabilize the unit so it doesn't slide around. This is pretty important since there will be bare drives exposed. During testing I had no stability issues with the docking station, and my desk is quite crowded so I'm constantly moving things around. The BlacX stayed wherever I put it.