Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

StarTech USB Duplicator & Eraser Doesn’t Need a PC to Lobotomize Flash Drives

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Do you frequently need to transfer or back up data from USB drives? Are you a spy? Well if you’re not one, what kind of job requires you to do that? Whatever it is you do, StarTech has a gadget that could serve you well. It can copy data from a USB drive and transfer it to up to two other USB drives simultaneously. And it can do that on its own, there’s no need to hook it up to a computer.

startech-flash-drive-duplicator-and-eraser

The Flash Drive Duplicator and Eraser can copy just the data stored in a USB drive or it can make a clone of the entire drive. The second feature is useful if you’re copying up a bootable back-up drive or a disk image. As its name implies, the device can also erase data from up to two USB drives at the same time using either a quick erase method or a slower, but more secure way that supposedly follows a standard set by the US Department of Defense. I feel ashamed that I don’t have any data that merits that kind of sophisticated death.

startech-flash-drive-duplicator-and-eraser-2

Aside from transferring data to a flash drive, you can also use the device to transfer data to a hard drive, a solid state drive and other storage devices like memory cards as long as you have the proper USB enclosure or reader for your storage device. What I don’t know is if you can use those storage media as a source drive. You can order one from Amazon for about $171 (USD). Head to StarTech’s website for more information.

[via Electronista via Xataka]

 



Making an LED Sphere Ornament

Making an LED Sphere Ornament

Cardboard Mentos Assault Weapon

Cardboard Mentos Assault Weapon

Swedish Fish Candy Canes

Swedish Fish Candy Canes

Advertisement
Ford Mustang Mach-E Nails Its EPA Estimated Driving Ranges

Ford Mustang Mach-E Nails Its EPA Estimated Driving Ranges

LEGO Technic McLaren Senna GTR is the Affordable Way to Own One

LEGO Technic McLaren Senna GTR is the Affordable Way to Own One

2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo Crossover Offers Power and Plenty of Features for the Price

2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo Crossover Offers Power and Plenty of Features for the Price

Advertisement