USB2 rack system?
Posted on 2003-11-20
Hi.... I want to add a dvd burner and a hard disk or two, to my laptop. I have heard that it is possible to get a usb2 "caddy" which allows one to plug various desktop components in, and then connect to the USB2 port on my laptop. This is ideal as I have more than one laptop and would mean they could all share the components. I accept that i would only be able to use the components one at a time, but this would still be OK.
My question has 4 Parts, 1) is this a good idea or will this solution be horrendously slow/unreliable. 2) If this is such good idea how come there are not loads of these cadies about the place, and what is a recommended caddy. 3) what dvd burner would you reccomend. 4) what hard drive would you reccomend baring in mind i hope to use the caddy system. Please disregard questions 2-4 if you think theidea stinks in the first place!