For those needs, we have the ineo I-NAU320U Plus USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station and I-NC05 3.5" HDD Protection Box. The I-NAU320U has an aluminum exterior build with a lightweight and portable design. The I-NAU320U Plus uses a USB 3.0 interface for excellent compatibility and exceptional speeds. This dock supports both 2.5" and 3.5" HDDs and SATA I/II/III interfaces. Maximum capacity for 2.5" HDDs is 1TB, while the 3.5" HDDs can support 3TB. This dock is both Windows and Mac compatible. Second, we have the I-NC05 3.5" HDD Protection Box. This box offers good protection from the elements for HDD storage. This I-NC05 has a polypropylene build and features anti-shock, anti-dust, anti-spill, and stack-able properties."
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