Vantec NEXSTAR NST-350UF, NEXSTAR NST-350U2 User Manual

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E X T E R N A L 3 . 5 ” H A R D D R I V E E N C L O S U R E

U S E R M A N U A L

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Package Contents:

NexStar External 3.5”HDD Enclosure:

(NST-350U2,NST-350UF):

Driver CD

User Manual

NexStar External 3.5“ HDD Enclosure

Power Adaptor

Power Cable

USB Cable

FireWire Cable (NST-350UF Only)

Vertical Stand

Screws

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Table of Contents:

1. Introduction ......................................................................................................................................

pg. 2

2.Specifications/Features

 

NexStar External 3.5” HDD Enclosure .....................................................................................

pg. 3

3. System Requirements ....................................................................................................................

pg. 4

4.Parts Layout

 

NexStar External 3.5” HDD Enclosure .....................................................................................

pg. 5

5.Installation

 

NexStar External 3.5”HDD Enclosure

 

5.1. Hardware Installation ....................................................................................................

pg. 6

5.2. Driver Installation ............................................................................................................

pg. 9

6.Disconnecting the NexStar

 

NexStar External 3.5” HDD Enclosure ...................................................................................

pg. 12

7.CreatingANewPartition..............................................................................................................

pg.13

8.Troubleshooting/FAQ

 

NexStar External 3.5” HDD Enclosure ..................................................................................

pg. 16

9.Warranty .............................................................................................................................................

pg. 18

10. Contact .............................................................................................................................................

pg. 18

Table of Contents

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1.Introduction:

With the NexStar 3.5" External Hard Drive Enclosure,you can back up your valuable data, transfer your collection of videos and songs, or even carry that important presentation with you quickly and easily. The NexStar is an ideal way to add an extra hard drive to your system without having to open your system and deal with jumpers and cables. The NexStar also features a sturdy housing with aluminum covers to dampen noise and cool your hard drive. Because the NexStar supports USB2.0, data can be transferred at up to 480MBps. The NexStar 3.5" External Hard Drive Enclosure is a portable, flexible and convenient solution to any of your storage needs.

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2.Specifications/Features:

NexStar External 3.5”HDD Enclosure:

Specifications:

Interface:IDE to USB 2.0/FireWire (NST-350UF only)

Dimension:190 x 108 x 23 mm

Weight:240.0 g

Casing Material:Aluminum Alloy

Features:

Aluminum Covers To Reduce Heat

Transfer Rates Up to 12Mbps With USB 1.1

Transfer Rates Up to 480Mbps With USB 2.0

Transfer Rates Up to 400Mbps With FireWire (NST-350UF only)

Easily add storage to any system with USB or Firewire (NST-350UF only)

Hot-swappable:Plug and play without rebooting!

LED indicates power/HDD activity

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3.System Requirements:

Intel Pentium II 350MHz-compatible or Apple G3 processor and greater

Microsoft Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP or Mac OS 8.6 and greater

USB-equipped system

For USB 2.0 speeds,the system must support USB 2.0 specifications

For FireWire,the system must support FireWire (IEEE 1394) specifications

CD Rom drive (if drivers are needed)

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