[mythtv-users] MythTV useful newegg deal 8 bay SATA to eSATA (Port Multiplier) enclosure
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 22:53:54 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 6:46 PM, Krzysztof Adamski<k at adamski.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-06-09 at 15:53 -0500, jedi wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 03:54:49PM -0400, Brian Long wrote:
>> > On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Steven Adeff<adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > SANS DIGITAL TR8M-B 8 Bay SATA to eSATA (Port Multiplier) enclosure
>> > > Newegg Item# N82E16816111051
>> > > $279.99 with promo code
>> > > promo code:EMCLTLX35
>> > > free UPS 3-day shipping
>> > >
>> > > has good reviews
>> > Wouldn't it be cheaper to buy a couple of these:
>> > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817990004
>> > and put them inside one of these:
>> > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119152
>> I have that case and a different (bigger) one of #1. The "ready to
>> use" enclosure actually looks rather appealing.
>> Getting #1 into #2 is a bit of a pain. Then you have to wire it up
>> all yourself. OTOH, the external case is just a matter of plugging in
>> some cables and populating the hot swap bays.
>> The TR8M is certainly on my watchlist now.
>> Thanks to whomever mentioned it...
>> > There are also other solutions which involve buying a generic case and
>> > using the port multiplier:
>> > http://www.addonics.com/products/host_controller/ad4sr5hpmus.asp
>> > Just another idea...
> Here is an other options:
> Lot more drives are possible with this.
Nice find. From the comments I see that the 20 bays do hotswap. This
is a great price for that. I could use this at work if I had room on
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