Compared to most computer related companies, Ineo Technology
is fairly young. They were founded in 2007 and since that time they have focused their efforts on designing and manufacturing external storage devices; including hard drive enclosures, hard drive docking stations, and NAS systems. This will be the first of a at least a few reviews of their products, and to introduce us to their hardware, Ineo sent over one of their 2.5" hard drive enclosures.
The I-NA215U Plus, shown in the promotional image above, is a lightweight and compact enclosure that features USB 3.0 connectivity. We will be covering the bare enclosure, but it is worth mentioning that Ineo also offers the enclosure bundled with a 750GB hard drive. Before taking a close look at the I-NA215U Plus USB 3.0 hard drive enclosure provided for review, let's cover some published information regarding it taken from the official product page
on Ineo's website.
I-NA215U Plus External Hard Drive Enclosure featuring with latest technology SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface with transfer rate up to 5Gbps, 10 times faster than USB 2.0. I-NA215U Plus turns any SATA 2.5" notebook internal hard drives into a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 External Pocket hard drive instantly! Imagine you can store and access your data in 10 times faster with I-NA215U Plus. 5Gbps SuperSpeed performance is perfect for ultra speed data backup or video editing and more applications. Also I-NA215U Plus is designed in ultra slim, lightweight, stylish casing for quiet operation.
» The sleek design made portable and conveniently save data anywhere
» Super light weight, Super easy to carry, and Superspeed USB 3.0
» Contemporary design is fashionable with an elegant trend
» Stylish Vogue Casing design
» USB 3.0 transfer rate up to 5Gbps. USB 2.0 transfer rate up to 480Mb/s
» Truly Plug and Play and Hot Swappable
» Supports: Windows 98SE / 2000 / Mac / Linux for USB 2.0
» Supports: Windows XP / Vista / 7 for USB 3.0
» Interface: USB 3.0 to 2.5" SATA HDD
» Supports: SATA I/II Hard Disk Drive
» Data transfer rate: USB 2.0: 480Mbps / USB 3.0: 5Gbps
» Maximum Speed: 5 Gb/s
» Material: ABS+PC
» System Requirements: Windows2000 / XP / Vista / 7, (32/64-bit)
» Instruction Light: Blue LED
» Dimensions: 138x81x15 (mm)