Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jeremy Excellent product!
This enables me to read any modern drive at high speed, but also recover data from very old IDE disks, some of which date back to 1995!
I was going to wait for the USB3.0 version to be in stock, but now glad I didn't wait as the e-SATA 3Gbps interface is more than quick enough to handle the throughput that any modern HDD can throw at it.
I now use it to back up my files onto external HDDs, and to recover data from old drives/computers. It has so far fulfilled these purposes without fault.
27 July 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by eyetrace very useful if you need one!
This is my first HD port so I can't compare but I'm pleased I've finally got one! The Sharkoon came promptly and well wrapped. Its a sturdy construction, simple, versatile and quick, with ide connectors included. I've used it with both ide and sata drives to access data. I can compare suppliers: Scan have given good value for money!
14 April 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Waeffe Mehhhhh....
Forget wanting one...you NEEEEEEED one ¦)
Some old HDD's I had, some IDE and some SATA...the SATA were great, but some of the IDE's not great, but more a fault of how old they were.
Managed to save so much stuff I thought I had lost, including a mate who's lappy had gone to silicon heaven....got the HDD out (had to also take a weird housing off it), and there was everything.
Do yourself such a favour...go on...do it!
25 February 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Confirmed purchaser simple fuss free way to access drives including IDE
eSATA is not hot swap
25 January 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Chris I should have got one of these a long time ago! - really useful and very capable device
not found any yet - had it 3 months and used more than I expected to.
22 August 2012