Meritline announced the immediate availability of their USB 2.5” Hard Drive Enclosures. Featuring hot-pluggable USB, the enclosures makes it easy to transfer and carry data, music, even photo and video files on any industry standard thin (mini) notebook hard drive. Stylish by design, the enclosures feature a sleek, durable, static-proof aluminum alloy shell that not only shields the slim drive from shock damage, but diffuses the heat created through normal use to further protect the health of the hard drive. Ideal for recycling otherwise good notebook hard drives replaced for greater capacity drives, Meritline’s USB 2.5” Hard Drive Enclosure can be used in both Macintosh and PC-based environments.
Aluminum Enclosure Protects Drives with Style, Keeps Mobile Users Mobile
Bundled with a carrying case, a USB 2.0 cable and a driver CD, Meritline’s USB 2.5” Hard Drive Enclosures incorporate the latest USB 2.0 bridge technology for complete backward compatibility to first generation USB 1.1, ensuring broad environment application, while enabling users to take advantage of USB 2.0 speeds, which are up to 40 times faster than first generation USB.
Easy to assemble, Meritline’s USB 2.5” Hard Drive Enclosure measures just 118 x 72 x 11 mm (L x W x H) and is available in either purple blue or silver. Once the 2.5" drive is partitioned, the external drive can be connected to any USB-enabled desktop or notebook computer where itwill be recognized as a new drive letter. Once recognized, the compact, portable external hard drive can be used to store and share files or even run capacity-hungry programs without leaving a footprint the host system.
Beyond providing extended life to notebook hard drives that have been replaces solely to upgrade system capacity, Meritline’s USB 2.5” Hard Drive Enclosure also creates an economical, high-performance, portable storage solution that is ideal for business travelers, students, anyone who works from multiple computers or anyone who has to share their computer, but not their data.
Pricing and Availability:
Meritline’s USB 2.5” Hard Drive Enclosure is available in blue or silver at Meritline.com as well as through the company's distribution channel including stores such as Fry's Electronics, PC Club, Outpost.com, Cyberguys, etc. The enclosure kit includes: the aluminum alloy enclosure, a carrying case, a USB 2.0 cable and a driver CD (2.5” drive not included). Meritline’s USB 2.5” Hard Drive Enclosure is now shipping with estimated retail pricing of $19.99.