CBA Digital boasts to be the only company of UK that assembles, supports and supplies their own range of storage products. They have an experience of over twenty years in the digital storage market place. The following review is on their 40GB 2.5″ external hard drive.
Sleek Portable Design:
The CBA Digital 2.5 Inch 40GB Capacity External Hard Drive is mainly designed with the portability factor in mind. It is extremely small and fits into your pocket very easily. This 2.5-inch device looks fantastic too. The style factor has been given to the drive with its central section given an extremely glossy finish. This design touch gives the drive a very high tech and a stylish look. The black enclosure of the hard drive has been carefully designed in such a way that it remains cool even after long hours of usage. The durability of the drive has been enhanced by giving it rubberized black surround, which offers extra protection to the drive.
CBA Digital 40GB Portable hard drive is a USB based drive and so, there is no hassle of any wires. Just plug in the device and it takes power directly from the USB port without asking for any additional power. Once plugged in via the USB port, the device is ready for transfer, backup and copying of data. The unit works on both USB 1.1 and USB2.
The capacity of the CBA portable external hard drive that we are testing here is of 40GB but it is also available in various other capacities such as, 80GB, 160GB, 250GB, 320GB and 500GB.
CBA Digital 40Gb One Touch Portable 2.5 Hard Diskdrive is compatible with both PC and Mac. But Mac users will have to reformat the drive as it comes pre formatted for use in a PC.
One touch feature:
The highlight seller feature of this external hard drive is its one touch capability that is built in. In other words, this feature allows you to select the specific data that you would want to make a back up of and all that you have to do is, just press the button on the front of the drive. This action will immediately backup the data for you. Though this feature and its corresponding software is completely free, using them is completely up to you. If you decide not to use this feature, backup of the files can be done by just dragging and copying them.
Since the CBA digital uses the latest SATA technology drives, inside the drive, it runs the fastest and the latest drive technology.
What is in the box:
CBA digital makes sure that all its drives are durable by assembling them in UK and testing them fully prior to dispatch. And hence, the CBA Digital 2.5 Inch External Hard Drive is ready to be used right out of the box. The package contents of CBA Digital 2.5” one touch external hard drive includes an USB cable, a standard backup software and a carrying case.
CBA Digital external hard drive comes with one year limited warranty.
The CBA Digital 40GB Portable 2.5 Inch External Hard Drive has got most of the features that we will be looking for, in an external hard drive like looks, portability, durability and reliability. The drive makes use of all the latest technologies and is hence having acceptable read and write speeds. Since the price tag is also very moderate, we recommend CBA external hard drive for your small storage needs.
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CBA Digital 40Gb Portable Hard Drive One Touch – Technical Specifications, Features
|Model Name||CBA Digital 40GB Portable 2.5 Inch External Hard Drive|
|Device type||External Hard Drive|
|Form factor||2.5 Inch|
|Hard disk drive capacity||40GB|
|Hard disk interface||Serial ATA|
|Hard disk rotational speed||5400 rpm|
|Standard Compliance||USB 2.0|
|Connector Types||1 x USB 2.0|
|Number of Ports||One|
|OS Support||Windows Vista , Windows XP/2000 & MAC OS X|