Monday, February 15, 2010

How to Open a Fantom GreenDrive

To open a Fantom GreenDrive 1 TB, peel off the "void warranty if removed" sticker on the side to reveal 2 screws.

Fantom GreenDrive 1 TB USB 2.0 Desktop External Hard Drive GD1000EU

These screws were difficult to remove, so apply firm pressure to them when unscrewing in order to avoid stripping the screws.

Overall this drive is a solid case with an excellent Western Digital SATA 1TB 8MB cache Caviar Greendrive.

The reason for disassembling the drive was to connect another fullsize SATA drive to my laptop. To make life easier, I'll be ordering USB 2.0 to IDE SATA HDD Hard Drive Converter Cable for future connections :)