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ioSafe SoloPRO USB 3.0 Disaster Proof Storage Enclosure Review - The ioSafe SoloPRO USB 3.0

With the disaster on the East Coast, it's now time to remind you that data should be kept safe.

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Sep 1, 2011 5:06 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: ioSafe

The ioSafe SoloPRO USB 3.0


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Here we get our first look at the SoloPRO. The newer PRO model comes in a black casing and has an LED system on the front that shows activity and power.


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As we said before, the unit isn't small, but then again, you are buying this for protection and not to carry around in your purse. The SoloPRO has a very industrial look, function over form. When it comes to protection you will want the big muscle guy over the skinny guy who knows a little Karate.


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The interface is on the back of the system. Here you'll find a quiet fan, plugs for power and USB 3.0 as well as a power switch. Just next to the fan is a security slot so you can even lock the enclosure to a hard point. The system has some weight so I don't see anyone stuffing this in their coat and walking away with it easily.


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On the bottom four hard plastic feet keep the enclosure from sitting flush on the ground. This will keep a small amount of water out of the system right from the start.


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The accessory package includes the USB 3.0 cable that is backwards compatible with USB 2.0, some paper manuals and the power supply bits.

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