Sunday, September 23, 2018
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ICY DOCK MB662USEB-2S-1 Dual Bay Hard Drive Enclosure Review

We are back with another hard drive enclosure from ICY DOCK!  This enclosure is a dual bay enclosure so you will not only be able to install 2 hard drives, but also have those hard drives in a RAID configuration.  The external enclosure supports 3 different connections, USB 2.0, eSATA and Firewire so no matter what system you are using this enclosure will be compatible.  Installation in this enclosure takes less than a minute thanks to to tool-less design.  The enclosure I am talking about is the MB662USEB-2S-1 from ICY DOCK.  Read on as we take a look!

Features
– Support 3TB in each slot for all 4 RAID modes for up to 6TB of storage.
– Front LED indicator light to monitor disk function in case of failure in RAID 1 (SAFE).
– Support 2 x 3.5” SATA I / II / III hard drives for maximum storage.
– Plug & Play USB 2.0 (480 Mbps) + eSATA (3 Gbps) + FireWire 800 (800 Mbps) interfaces with OXFORD946 chipset.
– Built-in hardware RAID controller allows four different RAID configurations: RAID 0 (FAST), RAID 1 (SAFE), JBOD, & BIG. Exception: JBOD mode via eSATA needs an eSATA portmulitplier to recognize both drives
– No additional software and hardware required.
– High performance 40 mm Sunon MAGLev cooling fan with adjustable speed control for ultra-quiet operation.
– Tool-Less design for easy hard drive upgrade or replacement.
– Solid aluminum body construction for portability, heat dissipation and extra protection.
– Built in security slot for security cable kit.
– Compatible with Mac OS X Time Machine.
– Designed for media professionals using Mac or PC systems.
– Limited 3 year warranty to complement the typical warranty of a hard drive.

Packaging
The MB662USEB-2S-1 comes in ICY DOCK’s typical retail packaging.  On the front of the package there is a photo of the enclosure in action and on the back are all of the specifications.

ICY DOCK MB662USEB-2S-1 Dual Bay Hard Drive Enclosure ICY DOCK MB662USEB-2S-1 Dual Bay Hard Drive Enclosure

Opening the box up inside you will find the MB662USEB-2S-1 enclosure, power adapter, USB 2.0 cable, eSATA cable, Firewire cable and instructions.

ICY DOCK MB662USEB-2S-1 Dual Bay Hard Drive Enclosure

To give you a good idea of how the MB662USEB-2S-1 comes and for a brief overview check out our unboxing video below.

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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