Laptop optical Bay convertor for 2.5 inch SSD/HDD with USB Cable from Icybox IB-AC642

Icy Box IB-AC642 Adapter to add a 2.5" SSD/HDD 2nd Drive to your Notebook inc External USB Housing Also

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Scan code: LN44470 Manufacturer code: IB-AC642 Request call
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Product Overview Expand Your Opportunities!

Have you ever wished you could put an SSD or 2nd HDD in your laptop, because you are feeling that the boot times and data access becomes more and more slowly or you have realized that you have far too much data to fit on your 1st regular HDD inside your laptop?

By putting an IB-AC642 in your optical bay, you can add a SSD or second hard drive to your computer.

Adding a solid state drive to your system can make it significantly faster, from decimating the boot times to speeding up application launch and data access or storing all of your large files on a 2nd regular hard drive.

Laptops rarely have a second HDD bay though. Fortunately, with an IB-AC642, you can add a second drive to your computer easily. With flash drives, online streaming video, and downloadable software installs becoming more popular, many users find themselves using the CD/DVD drive less and less, so replacing it with an SSD or 2nd HDD can be a good investment. Furthermore, in the rare cases that you do need access to optical media; you can always plug in your old DVD drive externally by using the enclosed external Features The package include a metal enclosure with an integrated USB 2.0 cable and an hard plastic HDD adapter. The adapter can be integrated into a slimline slot with a 2.5" HDD/SSD installed inside. The drive that was put out can be inserted in to the USB 2.0 metal enclosure to be used when needed.

• Laptop solution for standard 12.7 mm DVD slot to 2.5" SSD or HDD
• Replace with SSD to increase OS speed
• Replace with HDD for notebook expansion
• Hot Swap SATA interface – removable backup solution
• Enclosed front panel keep visual appearance of your laptop
• Inkl. slim DVD enclosure with USB 2.0
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871-472-4747
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Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by 1 reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5 by I love this I bought this for my dad's new laptop, and I think I might get one for my own laptop. I'd used the Akasa variant of this before, but it didn't have the caddy that allows you to make an external ODD. The caddy makes this one so much better. I mean, you never know when you'll need to use your ODD. For reading, the caddy will work fine with the power from one USB; however, it also comes with a USB power cable in case you need to burn a disc. Also, the HDD tray has a built in usage LED, which I think was a nice touch. 14 September 2015
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Laptop optical Bay convertor for 2.5 inch SSD/HDD with USB Cable from Icybox IB-AC642
Laptop optical Bay convertor for 2.5 inch SSD/HDD with USB Cable from Icybox IB-AC642