Vantec is going to release 5.25″ NexStar 2 External Enclosure in Mid November. With the Vantec NexStar 2 External 5.25″ Enclosure, you can easily add any 5.25″ IDE Device to your existing system. The NexStar 2 connects to your computer through USB 2.0, offering speeds up to 480Mbps and eliminating the need to open your system! The NexStar 2 is perfect for anyone looking to add any 5.25″ device, such as a DVD burner, to a notebook or desktop computer. Because you don’t have to open your computer, you don’t have to worry about voiding your existing warranty or dealing with messy wires. The integrated fan also keeps your device cool and operating at optimum conditions. The NexStar 2 External 5.25″ Enclosure is the smart way to upgrade your computer. NST-525U2 5.25″ Enclosure(IDE to USB 2.0) $ 38.99. NST-525UF 5.25″ Enclosure(IDE to USB 2.0 & Firewire) $ 52.99.

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Vantec is going to release 5.25" NexStar 2 External Enclosure in
Mid November.

Product Description:

With the Vantec NexStar 2 External 5.25" Enclosure, you can easily add any 5.25"
IDE Device to your existing system. The NexStar 2 connects to your computer
through USB 2.0, offering speeds up to 480Mbps and eliminating the need to open
your system! The NexStar 2 is perfect for anyone looking to add any 5.25"
device, such as a DVD burner, to a notebook or desktop computer. Because you
don’t have to open your computer, you don’t have to worry about voiding your
existing warranty or dealing with messy wires. The integrated fan also keeps
your device cool and operating at optimum conditions. The NexStar 2 External
5.25" Enclosure is the smart way to upgrade your computer.

Feature:

- Integrated 40x40mm Cooling Fan
– Transfer Rates Up to 480Mbps With USB 2.0
– Easily Add A 5.25" Device to Any System With USB
– Hot-Swappable: Plug & Play Without Rebooting
– Easy Installation: No Need To Open Computer

Specification

NST-525U2 (USB 2.0)

Interface: IDE to USB 2.0
Dimension: 251.5 x 173 x 47 mm
Supports: Window 98 SE / ME / 2000 / XP
Mac OS 8.6 & Above

http://www.vantecusa.com/p_nst525u2.html

NST-525UF (US 2.0 & FireWire)

Interface: IDE to USB 2.0 & Firewire
Dimension: 251.5 x 173 x 47 mm
Supports: Window 98 SE / ME / 2000 / XP
Mac OS 8.6 & Above

http://www.vantecusa.com/p_nst525uf.html

Package Includes:

Driver Disc
Power Cable
USB Cable
FireWire Cable (NST-525UF)
User Manual
Screws
5.25" Mounting Plates (1 set)

Item Descriptions MSRP ETA

NST-525U2 5.25" Enclosure(IDE to USB 2.0) $ 38.99 Mid Nov.
NST-525UF 5.25" Enclosure(IDE to USB 2.0 & Firewire) $ 52.99 Mid Nov.