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#1 Stealthy_Singh

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 20:23

Got myself a new car and it comes with some bells and whistles. Unfortunately a large hard drive isn't one of them.

It does have USB ports though. I wanted to load up a decent amount of my music and sometimes a few films on a flash drive that would stay connected to the car constantly. The only time I would remove it is to put new stuff on there. The ports are in a console between the driver and passenger seat which also acts as storage. Because of this I need a low (small) profile usb drive. I've searched and found a few but does anyone have any recommendations bearing in mind it will be used a lot, pretty much whenever the car is running.

Thanks


#2 Detection

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 20:32

Grab a few of these
http://www.ebay.co.u...=item43ad3021e2

http://www.ebay.co.u...=item3f14a9c426

Cheap as chips

#3 Astra.Xtreme

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 20:34

I have a few of these (Pico C Gold / Nickel) since they are basically indestructible:

http://www.supertale...l.php?type=Pico

I also have a few of the Cruzr's as shown above, but they are really flimsy. Really cheap, but it's thin plastic that won't endure much stress.

#4 +Chsoriano

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 20:46

I have a few of these (Pico C Gold / Nickel) since they are basically indestructible:

http://www.supertale...l.php?type=Pico

I also have a few of the Cruzr's as shown above, but they are really flimsy. Really cheap, but it's thin plastic that won't endure much stress.

+1 for the Pico's, great drives and to me much more durable than the Cruzrs. I think I have about 4 of them, ranging from 4GB to 32GB.

#5 OP Stealthy_Singh

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 21:11

Thanks for the suggestions but they stick out a little more than I wanted but I may go for them we'll see.

Are these any good?

http://www.google.co...ved=0CFwQ8wIwAQ

Also bear in mind it will be in the car overnight in winter and it can get pretty cold so I don't know if that needs to be taken into consideration. Being in the UK getting too hot isn't something I need to worry about!

#6 Astra.Xtreme

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 21:17

Damn! I didn't even know they made them that small.

#7 OP Stealthy_Singh

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 21:19

Damn! I didn't even know they made them that small.


Yeah but my concern is are they going to be reliable.

#8 Astra.Xtreme

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 21:24

Yeah but my concern is are they going to be reliable.


Kingston is a reputable brand, so I'm sure it would be fine.

#9 Raa

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 22:06

When I read the topic, I thought "How can the OP want a small 16gb or 32gb drive, he specified the size!"
Sorry... early morning. :p

But seriously, there are quite a few small USB drives, have you considered a micro SD card/reader? Might fit the bill... and means it's interchangeable quite easily.

#10 OP Stealthy_Singh

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 22:13

You'll never guess what happened. My brother already ordered the Kingston one for me! But thanks for the suggestions guys.

Yeah and I should have specified physical size. Easy mistake to make really!

#11 Wombatt

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 22:21

Grab a few of these
http://www.ebay.co.u...=item43ad3021e2

http://www.ebay.co.u...=item3f14a9c426

Cheap as chips


Haha, more pushing of these! :D

Sure your not the guy selling them? :laugh:

#12 Detection

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 23:43

Haha, more pushing of these! :D

Sure your not the guy selling them? :laugh:


I wish ! I'd have made a fortune by now :D

No, I just had those links more to hand than trying to find the thread I made about them here :D

#13 moloko

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 06:45

Love to see these in USB3 configuration.



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