Todays storage solutions are much more flexible, smaller and more suited to todays needs. External units of days gone by typically weighed in at several pounds including a bulky AC to DC brick that had to go every where the external did.
If your looking for true portability, with massive storage potential with out all the baggage associated with it there are many options in todays market. The Icy Box 290 might fit the bill and not break the bank.
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