Closer Inspection: Tsunami Ultimate II Dual HDD JBOD Enclosure
The Tsunami Ultimate II enclosure arrives in a colourful sturdy cardboard box which is adorned with photos and features for the device. Once opened it reveals a collection of accessories including: a USB cable, installation screws, User’s manual, driver disk, rubber adhesive feet, Two additional front and back fascias and also a power lead – which is located on arrival inside the enclosure.
The enclosure itself is constructed using brushed 3mm aluminium and is painted in black – silver is also available. The Ultimate’s shell is a one piece aluminium design which is folded to mirror the shape of the front. On both sides of the enclosure is the phrase ‘Art Deco vs. Technology’ – an odd appearance to find on an external hard drive, nevertheless it spices up the boring all-black design the Tsunami’s shell uses.
The front of the Tsunami Ultimate II features a perforated front to allow cool air to enter within the enclosure. Also entailed on the front is a badge which resembles Tsunami’s logo.
At the rear of the Tsunami Ultimate II 3500 is a 40mm fan, USB connector, Power Switch, DC Input and a switch to change between JBOD or BIG modes.