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Easier alternative to HDD caddies

Stage Rack for naked drives

Steve Dougherty | Oct 22, 2007 at 12:32 am CDT (1 min, 10 secs time to read)

Now this is pure simplicity at its best. If you find yourself swapping and changing SATA hdds on a regular basis (bravo for hot swapping) but don't like the inconvenience of having your side panel off and the juggling of cables or spending up to 5 minutes changing physical drives inside your external caddy, this new "SATA HDD Stage Rack" spotted over at Akihabara News is sure to impress.

When you look at how functional, simple and useful this device is, it's easy to wonder why we haven't seen anything like it until now.

To get a basic idea of how it works check out the video posted below:

My only gripe with it is that there appears to be no eSATA connectivity. Let's hope we'll see see this added to a newer version in the not too distant future.

Have you ever desired to easily plug a 3.5 or 2.5" HDD to your computer like this without the needs to dismount or open anything? Well I have may found the solution for you thanks to the SATA HDD STAGE RACK.

Simply put, let's imagine that you have an USB docking station plugged to your PC and that whenever you feel the need to use a SATA HDD, you just have to plug it to this docking station as simply as you were plugging your iPOD or PDA to your computer...

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