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What is the recommended length of cable I can use with my G-SPEED eS?
Because the G-SPEED eS uses a port multiplier we recommend no longer then a 1.5M ( 4.5 feet) eSATA cable. Using longer cables can result in loss of data or RAID functionality.
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