Spire was founded in 1991 and has since then been offering a wide range of cooling solutions, PC cases, power supplies and modding accessories. Spire's production facilities are located in China with corporate offices in the USA, while they also have overseas branches in The Netherlands, U.K., Germany, France, Taiwan, Japan and Brazil.
We received from Spire their new GigaPod III external enclosure, an attractive and durable aluminum case for 3.5" Hard Disks.
Initially four versions will be available in two sizes, made up of two 3.5" enclosures - one USB 2.0 and the other USB 2.0+ Combo firewire (1394) - and two 5.25" enclosures with the same USB 2.0 and USB 2.0+ Combo firewire (1394) interfaces.
- External enclosure for 3.5-inch IDE drives
- Portable: easy to back up or exchange files
- Convenient: plug & play and swapable
- Supports USB 2.0 for transfer speeds
- Supports up to 400GB IDE hard drives
- Works with notebook and desktop PCs
|SP110-NEB GigaPod III
||200 x 107 x 30mm (l x w x h)
||Aluminum enclosure, External power supply, Power cord, USB Cable, Installation Manual, CD-ROM Driver
||Windows 98/ME/XP, Mac OS 8.6/OSX
||Hard drive support up to 400GB, USB easy plug and play installation, hot swapable, fanless operation
||USB 2.0 for transfer speeds up to 4800 Mbit/sec (backwards compatible with USB 1.1)
||External Power Adapter universal auto-switching
Input: AC 100-240V, 50-60Hz
Output: DC +12V/1.5A
||3.5'' and 5.25'' versions available with optional firewire (IEEE1394) support
The retail box includes the aluminium case, a power supply, one USB cord, a CD with the drivers, the manual, two mounting screws and two rails.