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Dynamode USB-SI-C Storage Controller - IDE / SATA-300 - 300 MBps - Hi-Speed USB

Dynamode USB-SI-C Storage Controller

  • - For IDE / SATA-300
  • - Hi-Speed USB

QuickFind code: 137103

Manufacturer ID: USB-SI-C

Dynamode USB-SI-C Storage Controller Product Description

The USB-SI-C is a fully featured external mass storage converter kit which allows direct USB connection to both popular IDE and SATA interface connectors used on Hard Disks, DVD/CDs and other mass storage devices - all with the convenience of total Plug n Play. Perfect for both end users and IT administrators, the USB-SI-C allows easy archiving, disk imaging or operating system upgrade at a fraction of the cost when compared with dedicated backup systems and allows a user to use there existing mass storage devices without the need for further investment when upgrading systems.

Dynamode USB-SI-C Storage Controller Product Reviews

Usb/sata/ide Cable reviews collected by Reevoo

Design
8.4
Compatibility
9.5
Performance
8.9
Value for money
8.7
Overall rating
8.6
Scores 8.6 out of 10 based on 17 reviews
10 out of 10

ron

Leicester GB
+
Works fine on windows 8 64 bit Did a complete hard drive back up using Easeus todo
None yet
Confirmed purchase: 13 September 2013
10 out of 10

Peter

GB
+
So so useful, not often used but essential bit of kit when you need it.
Power supply burns out if connected to a faulty hard drive, would be nice if it had circuit protection, I use it with an old computer power supply after second unit failed.
Confirmed purchase: 07 June 2013
7 out of 10

Graeme

Norwich GB
+
Works to mount IDE, SATA drives as USB drives for backup, copying, cloning.
Power pack takes "kettle lead" and the one provided can be swapped for a longer version
Adaptor provided for SATA power is not a good fit on PSU output lead - both too tight on pins and feels insecure.
IDE connector can be misaligned on drive and so not engage with right pins.
Need to plug into computer and power up drive in right sequence to get computer to recognise drive. (XP and Windows 7)
Seems to run at USB rather than USB 2 even when USB 2 ports used.
Short power lead provided for PSU.
Confirmed purchase: 14 February 2013
9 out of 10

Confirmed purchaser

GB
+
This really is plug and play - I've only used it on SATA drives, but I imagine that it will be just as easy on IDE too.
To coin that phrase "it does exactly what it says on the tin!"
Very good product for quickly checking what's on your drives/backing up.
I am occasionally getting "this device can perform faster" messages on the drive connected to the adapter. I'm not sure if this is an issue with my computer or the adapter. It still all works ok, but this would imply that it is occasionally running at USB 1.0 as opposed to 2.0.
Confirmed purchase: 08 February 2013
10 out of 10

Philip

Wales GB
+
Works exactly as described, straight out of the box.
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 27 November 2012
9 out of 10

Neil

GB
+
Does what it says.
Could do with USB3.
Confirmed purchase: 27 September 2012
10 out of 10

Helen

Bristol GB
+
It does what it says on the tin!
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 25 May 2012

Technical Specification

Manufacturer ID: USB-SI-C

General

Device TypeStorage controller - external
Interface TypeHi-Speed USB

Storage Controller

Controller Interface TypeIDE / Serial ATA-300
Data Transfer Rate300 MBps
Supported DevicesHard drive, CD drive, DVD drive

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces1 x storage - Serial ATA-300 - 7 pin Serial ATA ¦ 1 x storage - IDE - 40 PIN IDC ¦ 1 x storage - IDE - 44 PIN IDC
Connections1 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A

Miscellaneous

Compliant StandardsPlug and Play

Power

TypePower adapter

Software / System Requirements

OS RequiredLinux, Apple MacOS 9.2 or later, Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP

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