|-- KNC Tech 128MB USB Smart Drive
-- Price: ~$99.00
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Data on the go has been pretty popular
lately. With CD-Rs and Compact Flash cards as common as floppies
were, storage is more abundant than ever. With nearly all PC
sold in recent years, USB access is common place. With that in
mind, small storage has been utilizing the USB interface as its
Technologies Smart Drive offers various sizes of small portable
data storage from 16MB to 1GB! All that space and it still
fits in your pocket.
The unit we received was the 128MB
version. The package comes with the drive itself, a business
card CD with Win98/ME drivers, USB extension cable and a cloth
The beauty of this unit is that is it
does not require drivers when used in Windows 2000 and above.
All drivers are already included in the operating system. Once
plugged in, it will show up in your drive listing as a Mass Storage
Device. I did notice that the drive itself was not listed as
128MB, rather 123MB. I'm assuming the missing 5MB is for the
built in drivers If you are using Windows 98/Me, the business
card sized CD provides the drivers needed.
Once plugged into the port, it will
light up green if functional.
There is a USB extension cable
included. This greatly reduces the constant strain to squeeze
yourself behind your computer to find the USB port.
I have been using this for a week now,
dragging and dropping files to and from work. It provides more
space than a floppy and is easier to carry than a CD-R.
Definitely a great stocking stuffer.