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Expert reviews of LenovoEMC MiniMax USB2/FireWire
Review score distribution (out of 12 reviews)
  • 90-100:
    5
  • 75-89:
    3
  • 65-74:
    1
  • 0-64:
    3
  • Unrated:
    0
82
out of 100
  • FireWire and USB, Looks good with a Mac, Solid performance, Adds lots of features,
    Large capacity Doubles as a USB/FireWire hub Perfect Mac mini shape Packaged with backup software Very fast, But not lots of bulk.
  • Overtaken by Mac mini redesign, Slightly pricey, None.
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Testseek.co.uk has collected 12 expert reviews for LenovoEMC MiniMax USB2/FireWire and the average expert rating is 82 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek.co.uk to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
Source
Excerpt
Award
Score
2010-08-13
Good:  FireWire and USB, Looks good with a Mac, Solid performance
Bad:  Overtaken by Mac mini redesign
Score
80%


2008-05-01
Excerpt:  The uncertainty surrounding the future of the Mac mini hasnt stopped manufacturers from updating their peripherals for it.
Score
100%


2008-01-10
Bottomline:  We liked the Iomegas three USB and three FireWire ports, but its storage capacity is lower than some of its rivals and its noisy, too. Cliff Joseph, Macworld ...
Score
70%


2007-09-14
Excerpt:  MiniMax 500GB Iomega provides external storage for the masses The MiniMax, Iomega’s mid-ranged external storage device, bears more than a passing resemblance to the Mac mini. But that’s because it’s designed to slip effortlessly under th...
Score
60%


2007-06-05
Good:  Large capacity Doubles as a USB/FireWire hub Perfect Mac mini shape Packaged with backup software Very fast
Bad:  Slightly pricey
Bottomline:  We Mac mini owners are well served when it comes to peripherals designed to perfectly stack under our beloved little Macs. In the past couple of months, weve seen the new Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station, and now this: the latest update to the MiniM...
Score
100%


2007-03-01
Excerpt:  The latest version of Iomegas hard drive for the Mac mini, the MiniMax, packs a 500GB, 7200rpm hard drive into its mini-sized enclosure. The MiniMax is designed to sit underneath the Mac mini, and so has the same footprint. It shares the minis silver...
Score
100%


2005-12-16
Good:  Adds lots of features, but not lots of bulk.
Bad:  None.
Bottomline:  If you own a Mac mini and the hard drive is filling up, and you have to unplug the printer to charge your iPod, then the MiniMax is perfect. If you were thinking about buying the mini, but were concerned about its limitations, again the MiniMax makes ...
Score
100%


2006-02-17
Good:  Fast; integrated USB and FireWire 400 hub.
Bad:  Design is Mac mini specific and may not appeal to non-mini owners.
Bottomline:  If you own a Mac mini, you should check out the Iomega MiniMax. It fits neatly under the mini and its speedy 250GB hard drive and integrated USB and FireWire hub make it a great companion to Apple’s littlest Mac.
Score
80%


2008-02-29
Excerpt:  Le disque dur Iomega MiniMax est spécialement étudié pour se fondre avec le design de l’ordinateur d’Apple, le Mac Mini ; d’où son nom. On peut également comparer son design à la solution sans fil Apple, le AirPort Extreme.Le MiniMax est disponible ...
Score
80%


2008-04-28
Excerpt:  Kommer ni ihåg de gamla hederliga floppydiskarna? Hade man något man ville spara och ha en säkerhetskopia – ja då laddade man in en floppydisk och lyssnade på det härliga tuggande ljudet när diskettstationen jobbade hårt. Hade någon sagt att disketter...
Score
60%


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