So you are in the market for an external hard drive enclosure, well you have many options available to you. There are many enclosures out there, your choice depends on what features you need in an enclosure. Do you need a versatile one that can support SATA and IDE drives? Does it have to look really cool? Today for review I believe I have one of the best enclosures you could possibly get that will fit the needs on pretty much anyone, it is the Vizo Luxon LUX-350SA hard drive enclosure. Not only does it look really great, it is available in different colors and it gives you several different connectivity options. Interested? Read on...
Lets' take a quick look at the features and specs from the Vizo site pertaining to the Luxon; you can always find a more in depth look at the specs and features on the Vizo site.
Compatible with 3.5" IDE or SATA Hard Drive
Support 480Mbps High Speed USB 2.0 (1.1)
Support 1.5Gbps High Speed Serial-ATA
Aluminum Casing cools down your Hard Drive
Mirror finish & rich 3 colors available (Black, Blue, Gray)
Vertical stand, save space
Interface: USB 2.0 & SATA
Dimension: 210(L) x 125 (W) x 34 (H) mm
The box of the Luxon is in itself a cool looking box; the packaging is very well done and will really catch your eye when sitting on the shelf at your local store. The front has a picture of the Luxon with a little bit about the features. The back has pictures of all the colors the Luxon comes in and a detailed list of specs and features. The sides also contain a bit more information about the Luxon.
Upon open the box we see that care was taken in the packaging of the Luxon and its components.
There are many accessories that come with the Luxon; all the cables you need for IDE and SATA connections, a PCI bracket for hot-swap SATA, power connectors, instruction manual, a stand, driver disc. Vizo even included a cloth to polish the Luxon to keep it looking great, and a special screwdriver (hex head style), and lots of extra screws.
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