ULTRA Stackables ReviewFormer staff writer - December 20, 2007
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Next up is the Stackable All-In-1 Card Reader & USB 2.0 Hub. Packaging follows suit as the previous drives. When the box is opened, you are greeted with the install disc for Windows 98 SE and the manual. Getting down to the packing shows the contents packed securely in egg crate, with the power supply off to the side. The accessories include a 3’ USB 2.0 cable, and the aluminum feet to mount the drive upright and the rubber feet to stack the drives.
One more time, the drive is shown with the aluminum feet attached to mount upright. The front of the All-in-One Card Reader has the four ports for the various supported cards (CF/MD/SD/MMC/MS/SM) along with four blue LEDs for activity. Swinging around back shows the six USB 2.0 ports, the main USB 2.0 Port, and the DC power outlet.
Last up is the Stackable 180-watt multi-outlet DC 12V power center. Packaging breaks away since the power supply is a little more stout. Opening the box reveals a quick connection guide and the power supply encased in closed cell foam. Getting it out shows the protection provided by the foam. Included with the power supply are the plastic feet to raise the power supply for better airflow, power cable for the wall, and six DC power cables (two 3”, two 6”, two 9”) to connect to the stackables.
The power supply is the base to the Stackables that the rest of the components sit on top of. The front of the unit has six blue LEDs that are very bright to show how many components are connected at any given time. The rear simply has the six DC power inputs, 115V/225V voltage selector switch, power switch and power cable port.