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Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard Unlimited Client - ( v. 10.6.3 ) - complete pack...
Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard Unlimited Client - ( v. 10.6.3 ) - complete pack...

5.0 out of 5 stars works fine, 15 July 2014
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use in VMware fusion for some old programs


LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Compatible Replacement 12V ac/dc Power Supply Adapter
LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Compatible Replacement 12V ac/dc Power Supply Adapter
Offered by Power-adapters
Price: £12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars good purchase, 22 Aug 2013
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Arrived on time, works very well (I bought 3) - big improvement on Lacie wall-wart style power adapters. Would buy again if needed.


Lindy 3 Port FireWire 800 Repeater Hub
Lindy 3 Port FireWire 800 Repeater Hub
Offered by ExpressPro
Price: £64.92

5.0 out of 5 stars Great FW800 hub, 22 Aug 2013
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Product arrived quickly and well packaged. Includes power supply, although it is UK plug style wall-wart and not possible to change to european-style. Would be nice if there was a separate power cable...However, I have some plug adapters so it is not a big problem. Tested with FW800 drive connected directly to iMac and MacBook Pro (both recent models) and through the Lindy hub - transfer speeds were identical. Should note that 3-ports include one which is connected to computer, so 2 are available for attached devices. Have not tried with 2 drives attached and running at same time but I would expect 2 drives would be limited by throughput of single connection to Mac. In my experience, unless copying single large files, USB3 does not really offer any advantage over FW800 (except with SSD storage)


Anker® USB 3.0 to SATA 3ft Converter Adapter Cable for 2.5 inch/3.5 inch Hard Drive Disk HDD and SSD, Power Adapter included
Anker® USB 3.0 to SATA 3ft Converter Adapter Cable for 2.5 inch/3.5 inch Hard Drive Disk HDD and SSD, Power Adapter included
Offered by AnkerDirect
Price: £25.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars works great, 13 Aug 2013
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This SATA-USB3 adapter works very well and transfer speeds are same as with various disk enclosures I have. Ability to provide power through the included power source is very convenient for larger disks. Would gladly buy another one if the need arises. Follow up service was also excellent, just asking if everything was working well.


Lindy 31480 - 0.5m USB 3.0 Extension Cable - Type A Male to A Female, Black
Lindy 31480 - 0.5m USB 3.0 Extension Cable - Type A Male to A Female, Black
Offered by RMXdirect-UK
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars good cables, 20 Jun 2013
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Article arrived very quickly, well packaged. The extenders are useful to avoid reaching behind Mac to plug/unplug things. Also length of 0.5 m is good - I have some longer cables but they just make a mess because they are too long. Cable quality seems very good - well shielded if judged by thickness. Would definitely buy again if needed.


Delock Kabel USB 3.0-A Stecker auf USB 3.0-micro B Stecker/USB 2.0-A Stecker
Delock Kabel USB 3.0-A Stecker auf USB 3.0-micro B Stecker/USB 2.0-A Stecker
Price: £7.50

5.0 out of 5 stars works great, 7 Jun 2013
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For some USB 3 devices needing extra power, this is an ideal solution. Cable is well made, good degree of shielding (much better than some others I have seen, if cable thickness can be assumed to relate to shielding). These are not so easy to find but I am very happy with the product.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Good cable, reasonable price, 17 May 2013
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Cable works fine. Quality seems very good. Length is good for most cases - the alternative 2 meter cable is excessive for most uses I have encountered. Communication speeds are same as other Thunderbolt cables I have used.


Icy Box IB-111StUEb-Wh Aluminium Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5 inch SATA HDD to USB 2.0/Firewire 800 Host
Icy Box IB-111StUEb-Wh Aluminium Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5 inch SATA HDD to USB 2.0/Firewire 800 Host

4.0 out of 5 stars IcyBox fw800-USB2 dock, 17 May 2013
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This is a useful dock providing both FW800 and USB2 access to 2.5 and 3.5 inch SATA disks. It works without trouble. Disks seat well. My main observation is that FW800 speeds are not as good as they should be (slower by 10-25 MB/s compared with same disk used in a different enclosure). Despite this, the FW800 speeds are certainly much better than USB, and I have used this dock on numerous occasions to copy hundreds of GB, never with any problems.


Plugable USB 2.0 10 Port Hub (12.5W Power Adapter for UK and EU Mains)
Plugable USB 2.0 10 Port Hub (12.5W Power Adapter for UK and EU Mains)
Offered by Plugable Technologies
Price: £25.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great USB hub (powered), 14 May 2012
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Order arrived quickly, as predicted, and was exactly as described on web site. Hub is well made, with external power source, 6 ports in front, 2 in back, and 2 fold-up ports on top. The latter are very useful for USB thumb drives, etc. Back ports serve for things not changed often (e.g., phone charger), and front ports provide ample connections, even for some devices that require y-cord USB connections (more power than 500 mA standard for 1 connection). Overall construction is very solid. I use with 27" iMac and the extra USB ports (with independent power) are very useful. Only complaint might be use of "wall-wart" for power supply. A separate brick with cable that could be changed to accommodate different plug-types (i.e., non-UK) might be appealing to an international audience...
Overall, great hub, good price, good service from seller.


Kingston SSD V+100 512GB SATA2 2.5
Kingston SSD V+100 512GB SATA2 2.5

5.0 out of 5 stars Kingston SSD, 512 GB, 2010 MacBook Pro 17 inch, 24 Feb 2012
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Installed, works great after more than one yr. Is not my primary computer, but have never had any problems (use probably 1 week per month). Is fast (SATA 2), quiet (no noise at all), and has not given a single problem. Would buy one again if needed. Computer is 17 Inch MacBook Pro, bought in May 2010, 2.53 GHz i5, 8 GB memory. Kingston SSD is in main drive bay, another SSD is in place of Optical Drive using OWC Data Doubler (and OWC 256 GB Mercury Pro SSD-which needs firmware update, and since I removed DVD drive to put it in, it is a pain in the a** because update software will not boot from external drive). Maybe OWC will fix this. Other supliers provide more elegant solutions...


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