So happy with this purchase! Lots of storage - MASSIVE storage by a respected purveyor - TOSHIBA - AND the hard drive includes POGOPLUG ~ not just the software, but the hard drive itself is a POGOPLUG unit. I am really happy about this excellent purchase! It will be YEARS before I run out of storage. ( I don't like "cloud storage" and can keep everything here.)
Only just received this so first impressions only.
PROS: 5 interfaces-pretty much anything except Thunderbolt
Includes all cables and Power brick needed
Appears to be a solid build
Flat side on narrow edge so can be standing up
Aluminum case should dissipate heat
CONS: MAJOR I have previously never seen any firewire device with only 1 connection, however, this is it. In addition to the USB 2.0, USB 3.0 and eSATA connections, there is only 1 Firewire 400 and 1 Firewire 800 port each, so this cannot be daisy chained and could only be used as a terminal device while maintaining the Firewire 800 speed. Therefore, even if I love this device in use, I can only ever use one of them, since it would have to be the last drive hooked up in a chain. Incredibly stupid design for what seems a solid product and not mentioned anywhere.
Minor: Box it comes in is printed for 2 different devices without telling you which is inside other than the model number. Since I bought it online, not a ...
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