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The general trademark of a manufacturer by which the consumer knows its products. A manufacturer can have multiple brand names. Some manufacturers license their brand names to other producers.
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Twin Drive
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A hard disk enclosure is a specialized casing designed to hold and power hard disks while providing a mechanism to allow them to communicate to one or more separate computers.
HDD/SSD enclosures
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Included since: 19 Feb 2007
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 11 Aug 2016 03:15:28
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
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Long product name Sharkoon Twin Drive:
The short editorial description of Sharkoon Twin Drive
Twin Drive

Marketing text Sharkoon Twin Drive

The official marketing text of Sharkoon Twin Drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Extend your storage with this HDD enclosure, which is suitable for dual 3.5" HDD (IDE) installation. The enclosure‘s premium material (aluminum) and the metal grid structure of the mounting frame optimize heat dissipation and ventilation even for fast HDDs. The Twin Drive captivates with its compact dimensions and puristic design. Equipped with a USB2.0 interface it is easily connectable. The decoupled case feet prevent scratches on sensitive surfaces and decrease vibration.

• External interface: USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 1.x).
• Internal interfaces: 2x IDE.
• Provides the connection of two HDDs via USB.
• Access your data on any PC.
• Data transfer rate: max. 480 Mbit/s.
• Plug & Play.
• Suitable for 2 3.5" IDE drives.
• No drivers needed for Windows ME/2000/XP, Mac OS 9.x and higher.
• Decoupled case feet.
• High quality aluminum chassis for optimal heat dissipation.

Delivery includes:
• Twin Drive.
• USB cable (plug A / plug B).
• IDE cable (pre-assembled).
• Power cable.
• Power supply.
• Set of mounting screws.
• Manual.
Short summary description Sharkoon Twin Drive:
This short summary of the Sharkoon Twin Drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sharkoon Twin Drive, IDE/ATA, USB, Aluminium, Microsoft ME/2000/XP Mac OS 9.x, 480 Mbps
Long summary description Sharkoon Twin Drive:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Sharkoon Twin Drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Sharkoon Twin Drive. Supported storage drive interfaces: IDE/ATA. Interface: USB. Material: Aluminium. Compatible operating systems: Microsoft ME/2000/XP Mac OS 9.x. Supported data transfer rates: 480 Mbps
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Number of storage drives supported*
Supported storage drive interfaces*
Ports & interfaces
USB 2.0 ports quantity
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
The material from which a thing is or can be made e.g. wood, plastic.
Plug and Play
Indicates whether this product supports is "plug and play". Plug and play is hardware or software that, after being installed ("plugged in"), can immediately be used ("played with"), as opposed to hardware or software which requires configuration.
System requirements
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Microsoft ME/2000/XP
Mac OS 9.x
Other features
Supported data transfer rates
Rates at which data can be transferred. May vary according to network configurations.
480 Mbps
Drive bays
8.89 cm (3.5")