The Good Fast write speeds; comes with backup and restore software; compact size makes it easy to tote around; generous warranty. Despite the increase in rpm, these times are nearly identical to those of the previous OneTouch 4 Mini, yet they’re still impressive. There is a seam at the bottom edge of the drive where the 2 halves comes apart. From day one, I’ve been inundated with continuous “Delayed Write Failed” error messages. Nevertheless, we found the software suitable for most home users for day-to-day backup. Separate the two halves of the Maxtor drive by pulling them apart.

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With a more robust software package than its rivals and a cheaper price to boot, the Maxtor OneTouch 4 Matxor remains the external hard drive to beat. I took maxtor onetouch mini 4 first one back because Maxtor onetouch mini 4 didn’t heed the dual cable idea. Minj controler board’s chip is made by Initio. The drive is suspended in the middle of the enclosure by several foam rubber pads, which keeps the drive quiet and keep vibrations at a minimum.

Fantastic brite white light. So I don’t trust any of them.

Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini Teardown

It’s just something to know if your external drive is under warranty. Please select and accept your settings before you continue. In my opinion this drive is not worth the risk.

A flat head screwdriver helps pry it open. Please accept if you wish to continue with third-party features. If not, sign up today and get:.

How do I find out the price? It is kind of annoying having the extra USB cable hanging out on my cramped desk though.

maxtor onetouch mini 4 Aside from document syncing, you can also set up regular document backups or image your PC’s entire hard drive.

It’s a Seagate Momentus Just to keep in mind, taking your external drive apart would void the drive’s warranty. Skip to main content.

Check out with PayPal. You can run automated back-ups on a schedule or push a button for non-scheduled back-ups. Some manufacturers place restrictions on how details of their products may be communicated.

Click here for more details. Small – px Medium – px Large – px. Peter Low and one other maxtor onetouch mini 4. The drive also won’t allow you to disconnect it safely. It is actually 5, rpm. It always says “the device cannot be stopped right now. It will go into sleep mode after inactivity, it might take 2 seconds for the drive to wake nini, but that’s not enough to deduct any points.

Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini Teardown – iFixit

Works as described with no problems Cons: Mac users also can’t use SafetyDrill. Did you find this review helpful? Maxtor onetouch mini 4 may includes warranty, and accessories found with the original product. As a small business owner, you may want to open your Maxtor OneTouch Mini for servicing. Remove the USB cable from the drive, if connected.

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