Maplin electronics have got another hard drive related item in the sale (For how long, I do not know). If you are like me, you will have masses of files stored on your pc or maybe a external hard drive. This is ok if only you need access to the files and you don’t want to share them with the rest of your household.
This external hard drive enclosure from Landisk is the answer if you wish to centralise your file storage and allow shared access to your files. If you have children they could share music and films using this item. You have to fit your own hard drive into this enclosure which is a relatively simple task to perform, usually involving no more than a few small screws and a couple of cables. The beauty of fitting your own hard drive into the enclosure is the choice of hard drive capacity is yours and it will probably workout cheaper than buying a ready assembled external hard drive unit.
Connect the enclosure to your router/hub and anyone in your household or office who is connected to the network will be able to access the drive. You will be able to configure the drive for shared access or restrict folders if you wish.
All in all this enclosure looks like a very useful addition to the digital home.
You can see the hard drive enclosure on Maplins website