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Old June 2nd, 2007, 12:52 PM   #1
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Fantom drives - anyone got experience with 'em?

I see Fantom 250gb drives for $80.

Does anyone have experience with them? I usually buy Lacie, so am not sure about the reliability of these.

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Old June 2nd, 2007, 12:56 PM   #2
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To be exact: FANTOM DRIVES TITANIUM II 250GB EXTERNAL FIREWIRE/USB 2.0 HARD DRIVE TFD250C8
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Old June 8th, 2007, 12:09 PM   #3
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I've used Lacie and Fantom drives before. Not a big fan of the Lacies, but staying on topic: Fantom drives rock. They're built solid, run cool and have never given me any issues that I can think of. Only drawback I can come up with is they're generally a little bigger and bulkier than other offerings. Not sure what kind of hardware they use inside, but transfer rates for Fantom drives always seem to be top-notch as well.
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Old June 8th, 2007, 03:44 PM   #4
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I like the Fantoms; we bought 5 of the 250 gb to swap back and forth between editors 3 or 4 months ago and I'm about to buy a 500 gb for my home studio.

I may be completely wrong on this, but I think I heard that they have Western Digital drives inside....
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