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Addonics Pocket eSATA/USB DigiDrive


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The Addonics Pocket DigiDrive combines both the flexibility of a card reader and the speed of the eSATA interface into one functional package. We take the unit for a spin with a blazing fast Compact Flash card to see how it will keep up.

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I've heard that eSATA's stuck at the SATA1 (1.5Gbps) rating. I guess here's a rare example of it becoming a bottleneck.

Interesting little device. The whole flash-media-though-a-bridge-chip thing seems convoluted to me, and would have made sense if this came out in the early days of eSATA and not on the doorstep of USB 3's takeover.