Vantec MRK-300FD-BK, EZ-SWAP 2 MRK-300FD-BK User Manual

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Aluminum Mobile Rack

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3-1 Introduction ........................................................................

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Mobile Rack Features ...................................................

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Unpacking Your Mobile Rack ........................................

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IDE Basics ....................................................................

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Hardware Installation..........................................................

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Mobile Rack Components .............................................

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Installing the Mobile Rack Docking Case .......................

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Mounting a Drive in the Drive Case................................

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Using the Mobile Rack .....................................................

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Troubleshooting ...............................................................

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Warranty ..........................................................................

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Aluminum Mobile Rack

3-1 Introduction

Vantec introduces the EZ-Swap 2 – the convenience of a mobile rack with cooling abilities on par with most dedicated hard drive coolers. The EZ-Swap 2 features front and rear fans to cool the hard drive from all around. It also features a keyed lock to prevent accidental removal while in use. The EZ-Swap 2 is compatible with all IDE hard drives and has a sleek, professional look.

EZ-Swap 2 Features

Aluminum case design aides in heat dissipation

Two fans circulate and exhaust high heat generated by high-speed drives to maintain a safe operating temperature environment

Support high-speed 80-pin UDMA-66/100 Ultra IDE drives

Drivebaymoduleformountinga1.0-inchheight,3.5-inchor2.5-inchdevice in a 5.25-inch drive bay

Supports fixed 3.5-inch hard disk drives

Convenient pull-out handle

Safety lock feature

LED indicators for power and drive activity

Two built-in cooling fans

Fully compatible with MS-DOS, Windows 3.11/95/98/NT, OS/2 Warp

Dimensions: 8.4" (D) x 5.8" (W) x 1.6" (H)

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Unpacking Your Mobile Rack

BeforeinstallingtheMobileRack,verifythatthefollowingitemsareincludedinthe carton.Ifanypartsaredamagedormissing,pleasecontactyourlocaldealerorsales representativeimmediately.

1.OneMobileRackRemovableDockingModule 2.Twelve(12)mountingscrews

3.2keys

4.Oneuser’sguide

IDE Basics

IDEisanacronymforIntegratedDevice(Drive)Electronicsandissometimesreferred toasanATA(ATAttachment)interface.Itisthemostcommonlyusedinterfacefor harddiskdrivesinstalledonpersonalcomputers.OtherdeviceslikeCD-ROM,tape, opticaldrives,andsoonhaveadaptedavariationcalledATAPI(ATAPacketInterface)andcanbeintermixedwithstandardIDEdrivesbecausetheyusethesame cablingandelectricalinterface.

MostsystemstodayhavetwoIDEchannelconnectorsthataretypicallyreferredtoas primaryandsecondaryports.EachIDEportcanhaveamaximumoftwodevicesthat mustbeuniquelyidentified,typicallybythesettingofajumperasa‘master’or‘slave’ device.

 

 

 

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