I never did cover up the blue LED’s that seem to bother most people. And if you turn you computer back on, the enclosure won’t come back on. You cannot use both at the same time. But with this RPM mechanical drive that has 64MB cash, it seems to like writing more then it does reading. You can edit your question or post anyway.

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So, you would more then likely need a 2 to 3 pin fan adapter, in order to use a 3rd party fan. And if you turn you computer back on, the enclosure won’t come back on. However, if your mediasonoc to be using the USB connection, you don’t have to worry about that.

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There are too many lights. Also, the enclosure has a built in sleep features.

I did some research into Readyshare and learned that the software in the router has a jediasonic limiting bug in them that limits the speed you will get in file transfers. You can do this, but please note that the box uses a 2-pin fan connection which is not standard.

The front enclosure panel what you need to remove to get at the drive bays has a “glass jaw”. Additionally, none of the lights on the box have failed yet that I can see. For 99 bucks, that’s pretty good.


As long as you know how meidasonic set this up, it should work for you. So lets talk about file transfer speeds Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Fan speed 2 is a lot less noisy but is noticeable. I keep my fan setting mediaonic Auto, and it never razes the fan speed beyond fan speed 3. And Fan speed 3 is silent.

Other modes are 1 – 3, with 1 being fastest. You cannot use both at the same time.

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The most important aspect of something like this, is that its reliable, because you want your files to not only be safe, but you also want to be able to access them whenever you want. If you’re a bit anal about noise, it’ll bug you.

Amazon Web Services Goodreads Shopbop. I have got to believe that this is somehow related to the 64MB cash buffer, but I could be wrong. Please make sure that you’ve entered a valid question. Dec 1st Here we are yet another year of use on this box. I do notice a slight build up of dust, around the exterior fan casing, I have not cleaned the box out with compressed air yet, but I probably should do that soon.

It looks like garbage, but my drives are probably getting better circulation, so no big worries.


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Sometimes when you get those cheap LED’s they will fail quickly. It’s not loud in the scheme of things, but chances are you’ll hear it when you’re watching a movie at your computer. However, when transferring that same 4. It mmediasonic 4 drives. I have still been using the same hard drive, in my enclosure, and have not added any new drives to it. Fan speed 1 is very loud, like a mediasoic train, but provides the most airflow. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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I am able to access my files whenever I want to without issue. Another thing this enclosure has is a smart fan feature. The NON-Raid version won’t have the hardware to do it, however, if connected to a Windows or MAC, you can use software to create your raid array in the enclosure. Someone asked me about RAID recently.