New Scythe 5.25 inch Mobile Rack Announced
Scythe is a well-known Japanese company with an extensive CPU cooling product line. They also have however, a wide range of products for comfortable storage solutions and drive manageability. Their latest product is a 5.25" mobile rack that supports 3.5" drives and uses a tool-less mounting mechanism. This mobile rack is perfect for hot swap drives and supports regular sized 3.5" drives and slimmer single-platter 3.4" HDDs. It is compatible with any case that has an available standard mounting 5.25" drive bay, so if you have a free optical drive bay, you can install this mobile rack. Simply slide the drive into place and push the door to close. Conversely, to pop-out the HDD, simply open the door and it will eject the HDD out of place. SSD and 2.5" drives are compatible through a 3.5" adapter (sold separately). More information, photos and video demonstration can be viewed with the official press release below:
Scythe announcing new Easy Mobile Rack
Japanese cooling expert Scythe proudly presents its newest product in the field of PC Accessories. Scythe Easy Mobile Rack is an easy Mounting Bay for 3,5” HDDs which is meant to be installed into a vacant 5,25” Bay. New Scythe Easy Mobile Rack comes in an elegant black colored design, allowing it to fit into a wide range of on-market PC chassis.
Installation of Scythe Easy Mobile Rack is really easy. It only has to be placed into a vacant 5,25” Bay of the PC chassis and secured by several screws, similar to the installation of an optical (CD, DVD or Bluray) drive. Required 8 screws are typically for Scythe included in the Package of the Scythe Easy Mobile Rack. After the Easy Mobile Rack is installed, user only have to connect one S-ATA Power Cable from the Power Supply Unit and one S-ATA Data Cable from the Mainboard to the back side of the Easy Mobile Rack. As soon as the installation is completed, users can plug-in a 3,5” Hard Drive right away without any additional work. Thanks to its Hot Plug support, Scythe Easy Mobile Rack allows removal and insertion of Hard Drives even while the PC is running.
As known from Scythe, a comfortable user experience was one of the main goals during the development process of the Easy Mobile Rack. A mechanism, connected to the hatch, supports an easy and tool-free insertion or removal of Hard Drives. With its dimension of 148,5 x 42,5 x 177 mm and weight of 180 g Easy Mobile Rack is designed to fit into a single 5,25” Bay and align seamlessly with the PC Chassis.
Scythe Easy Mobile Rack is available as of today for the MSRP of 8,25 €. More Information about the product can be found on the following websites.
Scythe is one of the world's leading manufacturers of CPU coolers, graphic card coolers, fans, fan controllers, power supplies, cases and other PC accessories. Operating since November 2002, is headquartered in Tokyo (Japan) and has offices in Oststeinbek (Germany), Los Angeles (USA) and Taipei (Taiwan).