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Vosonic X'S-Drive Pro VP300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the linux support and reliability are overall positive. The performance and value for money also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the memory and design, while opinions about the build quality and usability are different.

portability, value for money, performance, reliability, linux support

battery, design, memory

On average, users rate this product 78/100.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

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Review of the X'S Drive Pro VP300

 

ePhotoZine review of the X'S Drive Pro VP300, a portable 30GB hard drive with a 6-in-1 memory card reader for dumping photos from your digital camera that can also play MP3s: The X'S Drive Pro is a straightforward memory card backup...

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X'S-Drive Pro VP-300

 

The Vosonic X's-Drive Pro VP-300 is a battery-operated portable image data storage device, 9-in-1 flash memory card reader/writer, MP3 player and portable USB 2.0 hard drive device. The unit itself is small (5.35 x 3.38 x 1.46 inches) and weighs just 11.6

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Overall good, but somewhat slow

 

Never had a problem with it. No single corrupted file, even with almost empty battery. Just leave it on some strudy surface for 5-7 minutes (for 512 Mb) and everything will be fine. Pros: 1. Cheap 2. Fast cardreader 2. MP3 3. Easy to use Cons: 1. Works...

1. Cheap ; 2. Fast cardreader ; 2. MP3 ; 3. Easy to use ; Cons ; 1. Works slow as an external hard drive (4Mb/sec) ; To format >32Gb HD use utility from manufacterer's site. I would recommend this product if you have limited budget

1. Works slow as an external hard drive (4Mb/sec) ; To format >32Gb HD use utility from manufacterer's site. I would recommend this product if you have limited budget

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serious compatability issue with big hard drives

 

This would be a fine device if it was capable of formating hard drives without the need for a separate computer. What the product information does not say is that this "new" product requires an "old" PC running Windows 98 to take advantage of hard...

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You get what you pay for

 

A good on the road backup product if you are a hobby photographer. NOT as good a product for professional photographer. Pros: *Cheap *Easy to install bigger harddrive *Simple one touch copy *Nice all in one package with digital wallet, portable HD,...

Cheap ; Easy to install bigger harddrive ; Simple one touch copy ; Nice all in one package with digital wallet, portable HD, MP3 player all built in ; Cons ; Cheaply made, plastic case has no shock absortion what so ever. A good bump could cause hard...

Cheaply made, plastic case has no shock absortion what so ever. A good bump could cause hard drive crash ; No safe shutdown of hard drive when battery is drained. Corrupted directories and files because it shutdown in the middle of a download. Battery...

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Great and economical

 

This is a great storage device for digital cameras! I put a 40GB Hard Drive in mine, and it works great! This device is easy to use, and is very user-friendly! I give the appearence A++ User friendly Interface A+ Price A+++++ Excellent as a gift!

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I'm invincible!!! Never need another SD card!! Puts the ipod to shame! Hell yeah!

 

I got this to replace my mini iPod which broke when I dropped it onto a tile floor. I have recently got a 6 megapixel camera but I only have 134 megs worth of SD cards and I didnt really feel like having to buy any more of those cards. When I had my...

Good linux support, upgradeable, no proprietary software needed

lousy/buggy interface, doesnt like some mp3's

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I'm invincible!!! Never need another SD card!! Puts the ipod to shame! Hell yeah!

 

Good linux support, upgradeable, no proprietary software needed

lousy/buggy interface, doesnt like some mp3's

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Great Solution for Photo Storing when Long Travel

 

Before I went for holiday few months back, I bought a new 5 megapixel digital camera that comes with just 32 MB Compact Flash card. Each photo it produces at high resolution takes about 3 MB in space. So now I am facing a big dilemma, buying more...

Compact, small, light weight, easy to bring, progress indicator, read most flash card

Short battery life, hard to navigate menu

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Great Solution for Photo Storing when Long Travel

 

Compact, small, light weight, easy to bring, progress indicator, read most flash card

Short battery life, hard to navigate menu

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Built-In Microphone: No
Built-In Radio: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Direct Radio Recording: No

Connectivity

W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Display

Touchscreen: No

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio Player
Storage Medium:Hard Disc Drive
Type:Audio Player

Playback / Recording

MP3 Playback: Yes
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