Caldigit ts3+ coil whine

Ploki

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this thing is louder than my mac mini and all my external SSDs combined...

and it has a super annoying squeal, this is already a replacement unit!

are they designed this way? should i request a refund and look elsewhere?
 

chrfr

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Jul 11, 2009
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this thing is louder than my mac mini and all my external SSDs combined...

and it has a super annoying squeal, this is already a replacement unit!

are they designed this way? should i request a refund and look elsewhere?
I had an OWC dock that had terrible squeal, and replaced it with a TS3+ that's totally silent. I hope mine stays quiet!
 

Ploki

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I had an OWC dock that had terrible squeal, and replaced it with a TS3+ that's totally silent. I hope mine stays quiet!
jesus. this one is new, and was doing that from the box.
it's worse than the original one.
 

Painter2002

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May 9, 2017
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jesus. this one is new, and was doing that from the box.
it's worse than the original one.
I have a Caldigit TS3 (non-plus) and don’t get any noice from the unit itself, although there is a slight hum from the power block under my desk if I am under the desk
 

Ploki

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so i got a second defective unit?! :(

i wish they would have tested it before sending me a replacement which i called for because of the noise. sheesh