All components, from the card to the cable, have been tested using a special oscilloscope to ensure optimum performance. All components, from the card to the cable, have been tested using a special oscilloscope to ensure optimum performance. In short, a mistake. It always failed and I got the message about the drive not being properly ejected before unplugging it. The card was never able to mantain the drive connected to the computer for more than a couple minutes at a time, I tried through usb hubs, directly to the computer and with the extra power cables connected to both the card and the drive. In combination with the Seagate GoFlex Pro pocket drives we have made this our preferred medium for media transfer between our department and our vendors.
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I’m using my Drobo-S for business so I’ve had to resort to switching back to using Firewire in order to get client projects done. The device works as advertised, although I had to search for slightly newer versions of the CalDigit driver than they have superpseed the web site in order for it to work with Be the first to review this item.
In short, a mistake. Caldigit was helpful but I alone solved the issue. Each time, the person answering the phone was very friendly, put me on hold while they went and checked with someone in their technical department to get my question answered. I called customer support Caldigit and they had no idea what I was saying, so they offered to get back to me the following day.
Note however that this could be a flawed design of the MacBook. No Longer Available Update Location close. Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Does what it says I use this card to make fast backups of my drives. Drivers do not work.
If that wasn’t enough, the driver screwed up my system, I have another Expresscard that always worked without trouble, after uninstalling the Caldigit driver my other card wouldn’t been recognized by the system and I have to go online to look for the original driver, a huge time waster.
Rated 1 out of exprress by Marcsusie from USB 3.
I will be returning it for refund. Disk speed is approx. This is ideal for bus powered devices that demand more power than standard USB ports.
This is ideal for bus powered portable devices, like 2. I was able to transfer 10GB in less than 3 minutes. I called cust, support Caldigit and they had no idea what I was saying, so they offered to get back to me the following day.
Caldigit has an open driver so I can use any supperspeed hard drive I choose.
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For OS X, simply install included software and plug the card. Uninstalled it and walla, it worked! While Windows users have had access to USB 3. The connection is there but the interface seems to have difficulty negotiating the path on a regular basis. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tommy from Caldigit is ahead of Apple! In combination with the Seagate GoFlex Pro pocket drives we have made this our preferred medium for media transfer between our department and our vendors. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.
So unless you really must have USB 3.
It cuts transfer in half based on Firewire speed. Rated 5 out of 5 by Robert from: I will post within a week with a review of the actual product.
Cadigit really recommend this card for all Mac users who want maximum speed out of cheap external drive. Currently I reboot the computer every time I eject the external drives. See any errors on this page?