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Old 15-01-08, 10:44 PM
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OC3D Review: Ultra Stackables

We take a look at the Ultra Stackables, a few accessories with portable storage in mind.

Ultra Stackables Review

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Old 16-01-08, 11:58 AM
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Woo! Loads of replies!

I think these products are a waste of money!
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Old 16-01-08, 12:09 PM
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Looks nice but surely those with existing external hdds etc. already have what these try to innovate?

If i had the money and i needed them i may think about it - but its merely stackable accessories
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Old 16-01-08, 12:22 PM
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i think they look sweet tbh

i like stacking things

i always chose stacking hifi componants, over a full system, a seperate cd player, tape, amp etc

i think this is a very innovative idea, even if it is based on an idea from the past...

if they come out in the UK i might consider these..

buy the one at a time as i can aford them lol

good review mike
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Old 16-01-08, 12:34 PM
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lol - ionicle, people generally choose stackable hi-fi's due to superior quality/sound/ability to customise the system!

Fair enough you like these reviewed items but not for me.
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Old 16-01-08, 12:50 PM
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And to look good

These look cool. Not for me but I can see why people would like them
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Old 16-01-08, 01:04 PM
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The creative industry uses these kinda things on a regular basis.

Whether a home user would use a whole stack, I dunno, but the option is there and I do tend to think, again, that the home user would have it in association with work.

Just as an example, one of our editing suites has like 6 or 7 Maxtor units, 500g+ each, daisy chained across the desk, with it`s obvious issues regarding seperate DC adaptors for each. This kinda thing would help here, they get swapped in/out a fair bit. Speed isn`t that much of an issue as they use firewire.

Average home user ? Nah, possibly as a kind of icybox idea, esata is nice tho, very nice infact. Home user would use 1 perhaps.

Nice`n neat tho.
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Old 16-01-08, 01:04 PM
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I think they look very smart too. Sure they aren't to everyone's taste, but they definitely cater for those who want to keep a consistent theme on their desk. Well done on the review too Mike, you did an excellent job!
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Old 16-01-08, 02:45 PM
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Why was there no shots of them actualy stacked?

Also i dont get whats so good about them - at first i though oooh expandablity as i guessed you could just stack and extend the first unit, but it seems for each one you add it just becomes its own unit....
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Old 16-01-08, 03:48 PM
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Nice job mike.

I reckon if they all went into one connector (prob usb...) then these would be a winner. Rather than faffing about with new drive/caddy combos every time you needed more space, just grab a new hdd and one of these enclosures and whack it in the stack.
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