[mythtv-users] External firewire enclosure for DVD drive.

Abre Chase abre.chase at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 20:13:58 UTC 2008

Some cheaper options here:


I've bought hard drive enclosures from these guys before and had a
good experience.

- abre

On Jan 22, 2008 11:50 AM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking at the following enclosure and wanted to get everyone's option.
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817145152
> I'm connecting it to a Fedora 8 system (x86_64) and not a Mac but it
> shouldn't matter, right?
> The reason is so I don't have to open the lower cabinet doors on my
> entertainment center to change out DVD's. I'm currently using a full tower
> case since it's what I had available. I have two small children and the 2yo
> especially likes to press buttons when I have the door open. With an
> external enclosure I can put it up in the media cabinet out of their reach.
> Are there any gotcha's I need to watch out for? The enclosure doesn't list a
> max burning speed but I'm not planning on using the burner feature of the
> drive anyway.
> Richard
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