Macbook Air Blade SSD External Enclosure

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Aboo, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. Aboo macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2008
    I was wondering if anyone knew of a manufacturer that makes external enclosures for the macbook air blade ssd.

  2. billy12 macrumors member

    Apr 16, 2008
  3. Aboo thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2008
    Thanks! 70 bucks for an enclosure that doesn't even have firewire, seems quite expensive. Thanks again for providing the link!
  4. cluthz macrumors 68040


    Jun 15, 2004
    The second link is:
    OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini FireWire 800/400+USB2+eSATA Bus-Powered Enclosure Solution.

    It's $109, but has everything except TB and USB3.0

    I guess TB enclosures aren't far away
  5. ZipZap macrumors 603

    Dec 14, 2007
    I got one of these and:

    1. the case is huge ... bigger then it needs to be

    2. The case is clear plastic and will scratch easily

    3. The SSD does sit in the case properly and causes the connector to bow (i had to fiddle with it to make it work)

    4. Its overpriced for just a 2.5 SSD case with a SATA to blade conversion connector (which does come out)

    I really expected this to me much more portable and it should have been smaller.

    I returned it.

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