Another thing this enclosure has is a smart fan feature. Support all brand of 3. I keep my fan setting on Auto, and it never razes the fan speed beyond fan speed 3. I have my drive enclosure plugged into my router via USB. This unit has been running strong the whole year, and I haven’t had any problems with it.

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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. Ships from and sold by BuyGlobal. I run an air filter machine in my computer room, which I hope, reduces the amount of dust that builds up, in my electronics. Dec 1st Here we are yet another year of use on this box.

Mediasonic HF2-SU3S2 ProBox 4 Bay Hard Drive Enclosure with USB & eSATA: : Home

However, when transferring that same 4. You cannot use both at the same time. I did end up blowing out the rear fan last mediaonic, only had to do that once. If you fully populate the enclosure with 4 drives, in order to see 4 separate drives load in your OS, you will need to have port multiplier ability, which usually isn’t found in motherboards, so you will have to purchase an ESATA card to put in your machine that does support it.


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.

I did some research into Readyshare and learned that the software in the router has a speed limiting bug in bllue that limits the speed you will get in file transfers.

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At this point I just leave mine off. Install it cupped UP, not down. So far I haven’t had any trouble with it, and setting up Readyshare was super simple in my router configuration. Usually in most cases, read speeds will exceed writing speeds, mwdiasonic least it does with SSD drives and other based flash drive media.

It looks like garbage, but my drives are probably getting better circulation, so no big worries. I have my drive enclosure plugged into my router via USB. If that sort of thing doesn’t normally bother you, no worries. I am able to access my files whenever I want to without issue.

However, if your bllue to be using the USB connection, you don’t have to worry about that. Orange means “Stay powered on, stay blje the chosen interface.

Be the first to review this item. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Also, your going to loose some in the transfer link between the drive itself and the enclosure, before its sent to the router, then finally to your computer on your gigabit network.


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The fan isn’t exactly quiet. You can do this, but please note that the box uses a 2-pin fan connection which is not standard. You mediaspnic edit your question or post anyway.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I have got to believe that this is somehow related to the 64MB cash buffer, but I could be wrong. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Since I am using this with my router, I need my files to be able to be accessed at all times by any computer on the network. This unit has been running strong the whole year, and I haven’t had any problems with it. And Fan speed 3 is silent.

I also love the pretty blue lights on the drive, although they might be too bright if you have this placed in a bedroom or movie room. I keep it under my desk anyhow.

Also the build quality of the box is pretty solid, it weighs a lot more then I thought it would. But with this RPM mechanical drive that has 64MB cash, it seems to like writing more then it does reading.