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Vantec NexStar SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Universal Storage Adapter (Page 1)

Vantec helps make life a lot easier in the storage world with an adapter that understands 66 different types of media.
By Chris Ramseyer from Dec 11, 2009 @ 21:26 CST
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Vantec

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Introduction

They say, no one likes a know-it-all, but what about a do-it-all? - As enthusiasts we have a lot of toys and many of these devices store data on different forms of flash media. To add insult to injury, the people around us tend to think we are their personal tier one tech support and expect us to be able to work with all of their devices as well. All of that connectivity can be a pain in the bum if you are trying to carry separate adapters.

I really couldn't believe that it was possible to get a single device that has the ability to connect to 66 different types of media. I mean come on, 66? that is SIXTY-SIX! I had no idea that there were even 66 different types of storage mediums in use today or at least new enough that anyone would want to still use them. Just before I start to write every review, I have a peek at Newegg and feel out the other products on the market and how the cost breakdown looks. Tonight I found out that the Vantec NexStar Universal Storage Adapter 66-in-1 is available for less than 30 Dollars. That is less than 50 Cents for each format that the USA is able to work with. Come on, pinch me, because I have to be dreaming.

Let's take a look at all of those media formats on the specifications page and see what the entire unit consists of.

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