Zalman ZM-VE200 External HDD Case Review

Storage/Other by stefan @ 2011-06-06

The new ZM-VE200 HDD enclosure comes to help the people that use frequently CDs or DVDs at work or at home, for performing different tasks like installing OSes on many computers, programs and why not, even games. The only thing that needs to be done is to convert the disks into ISO images, transfer them on the 2.5'' HDD and mount any of them in a matter of seconds, by using the lateral jog switch.

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A Closer Look Part II

On the bottom, we can see a sticker with the code name of the product and its serial number:




The top side has one eSATA port, a small Firmware Reset button, the activity LED (blue color), a lock/unlock switch and the miniUSB port:




The top side with the LCD display can be removed really easy, by lifting it off the aluminium casing:




Here is how the display/electrical board do look after they have been removed from the casing; on the bottom there is the power/data connector:





The 2.5'' HDD can be plugged right in; if necessary, we can also use the small protective plastic on the bottom of the PCB, for added protection:




In the next part of the installation, we need to use the included screws and the driver, provided in the package:





To be able to access the holes for securing the HDD inside the case, we need to lift a bit some of the rubber on both laterals:




In the holes on both sides we can insert the provided screws, after sliding in the drive inside the case:



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