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Satechi Aluminum HDD Docking Station looks good, works great

Satechi-Aluminum-HDD-Docking-StationSatechi is famous for its collection of accessories in and around the office, where these accessories happen to be space saving, and more often than not maintain a level of quality that is more than decent. This time around, the folks over at Satechi have announced the availability of its Aluminum SATA III HDD Docking Station. The convenient dock will include a trio of different inputs for added productivity regardless of the workspace.

Coming in a compact and space-saving form factor, the Aluminum HDD Docking Station will help to condense the amount of valuable desk space required for the entire slew of peripherals, where among them include 2.5” and 3.5” HDD and SSD hard drives alongside a SATA I/II/III interface, cameras, flash drives and others. Another pair of USB 3.0 ports and an integrated SD memory card reader will also be able to do their bit to deliver a transfer rate of up to 5.0Gbps in a quick and efficient manner.

Needless to say, a universal docking station would be very different from a HDD docking station like this, so do not get the two mixed up. Satechi’s offering, this plug and play, USB-powered Aluminum HDD Docking Station will definitely be pleasing to the eyes since it comes with a metallic brushed aluminum finish alongside white trim accents that will stylishly complement just about any office aesthetic, and if your office happens to be really big on Apple desktops and notebooks, the you would have hit payday for sure. Fret not about compatibility issues, since the HDD Docking Station will be fully compatible with Mac OS X, Windows 7, 8, Vista, and XP, and is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 hosts and devices.

For those who are interested, you will be able to pick up the Aluminum SATA III HDD Docking Station for $54.99 a pop. Surely it does not get any better than this!

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