Excerpt: I'm using this to back up compact flash cards from Canon C300. It works fine, though not especially speedy. Wouldn't want to work from this in regular way. A little bulky - but that's what gives it anti-shock value. One note: it says it's formatted for mac and pc. In fact, it's formatted for pc.
Excerpt: I just want to share my experience with this harddisk. Well I have high expectation on this one since it come up with "military" grade hype, sadly after 2 months using it for intensive watching movie on it then suddenly it just died. No drop and nothing hurt it in anyway.
Summary: I was attracted to the product by the price. Both were good, in my view. When I received it, I was a little dismayed to learn that I didn't have the right equipment to use it the way the instructions said (I either needed to upgrade to yet a faster UBS or connect the Y Cable, which was NOT...
Summary: After many frustrating hours trying to get the backup software to work right, I downloaded some generic freeware backup program that worked great. The software's Japanese language help pages were particularly annoying.
Summary: The drive came on time and it worked perfectly, but i returned it almost immediately (the same day actually) because the software was a huge pain. I'm using Windows 8.1 and i don't know if that had anything to do with it, but it would not set a "action" to perform, which is required.
Summary: I have 5 Transcend external hard drives, all from the rugged series. when they work properly, i'd say they are one of the best external hard drives out there, but when they dont, its pretty ridiculous. I have had 2 fail out of nowhere.
Summary: Pros: - Sturdy enclosure, without being too bulky - Rubberized outer casing (doesn't slip around on surfaces) - Can be powered with only one USB plug - Fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds Cons: - Sometimes got fairly hot - Enclosure failed after a year and a half I purchased this hard drive at the end of...