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Century Plus One LCD-8000U Unboxing!

Two weeks ago Century came to our office to show off their latest USB powered LCD, released in Japan last Friday! Century sent me one this morning to keep and here’s the unboxing for you! The good news is this screen is in stock [...]
Century Plus One LCD-8000U Unboxing!
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Plus One LCD-8000U, the 8” Additional LCD Wonder: Hands-on

This was supposed to be officially announced tomorrow, but Century apparently couldn’t wait. Earlier this week century came to our office to announce their latest and coolest 8” SVGA 800×600 external LCD. Like its previous m[...]
Plus One LCD-8000U, the 8” Additional LCD Wonder: Hands-on
Plus One LCD-8000U, the 8” Additional LCD Wonder: Hands-onPlus One LCD-8000U, the 8” Additional LCD Wonder: Hands-onPlus One LCD-8000U, the 8” Additional LCD Wonder: Hands-onPlus One LCD-8000U, the 8” Additional LCD Wonder: Hands-onPlus One LCD-8000U, the 8” Additional LCD Wonder: Hands-on

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New Five in One SATA and SAS Enclosure for Your Desktop

Century Japan just released a new 5 in 1 front panel desktop that accepts up to 5 SATAs or SAS HDDs in place of 2 bays 3 bays of your desktop case (does my sentence make sense?!?!).

 If you have a big tower with 2 empty bays you can p[...]
New Five in One SATA and SAS Enclosure for Your Desktop

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New 5 Bay SATA HDD Enclosure

Century Japan just announced a new SATA HDD enclosure with eSATA support, the SATA BOX 5BAY… As you can guess this little device supports up to 5 SATA HDDs and can be built up to a 7.5TB external HDD.
 This solution is pretty str[...]
New 5 Bay SATA HDD Enclosure

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LCD-8000U: Another New USB-Powered Screen from Century

Century just added a new version to their USB-powered screen. The LCD-8000U comes with a 8-Inch panel size (in place of the 4.3” LCD panel found on the LCD-4300U) and SVGA resolution (800×600). Otherwise, nothing new. We’re [...]
LCD-8000U: Another New USB-Powered Screen from Century
LCD-8000U: Another New USB-Powered Screen from Century

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Get a Second USB-powered Screen for your Notebook or Desktop

Century Japan was kind enough to give us a MEGA heads-up of one of their future best sellers, the LCD-4300U. With an official sell and launch in Japan in the middle or late November, this USB powered 4.3” LCD is the ideal companion for[...]
Get a Second USB-powered Screen for your Notebook or Desktop
Get a Second USB-powered Screen for your Notebook or DesktopGet a Second USB-powered Screen for your Notebook or DesktopGet a Second USB-powered Screen for your Notebook or DesktopGet a Second USB-powered Screen for your Notebook or DesktopGet a Second USB-powered Screen for your Notebook or Desktop

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Century Launches a USB Hub with Built-in Ethernet Port

Japan’s Century just released information on a device that may interest some of you, a four port USB hub with a built-in ethernet port. It allows you to share HDD, printer, scanner or other files in your personal network, just pl[...]
Century Launches a USB Hub with Built-in Ethernet Port
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Century DIY SSD Upgrade (Edit: 24-04-2008 )

One year ago we introduced Century’s « do it yourself » HDD/SSD (Solid State Disk) concept here . Today Century announced a product upgrade. You can add from 2GB to 2TB (theoretical) of compact flash to your SATA HDD (the previou[...]
Century DIY SSD Upgrade (Edit: 24-04-2008 )
Century DIY SSD Upgrade (Edit: 24-04-2008 )Century DIY SSD Upgrade (Edit: 24-04-2008 )

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Yonkoichi Gives Your 2.5″ HDD a Second Chance

We’re pretty sure that among our readers some MANY 2.5” HDD left aside that could be re-used if a proper HDD enclosure could hold them. This is where the latest Yonkoichi from Century comes in handy. A nice aluminum 2.0 USB enclo[...]
Yonkoichi Gives Your 2.5″ HDD a Second Chance

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Hook-up Any Kind of SATA HDD to Your PS3

Since the PS3 is now fully compatible with DviX and WMV files, I tend to use it more and more as a media center. Hooked to my NAS, I can easily stream video back to my beloved PS3… But for those you have yet to invest in a NAS but own [...]
Hook-up Any Kind of SATA HDD to Your PS3
Hook-up Any Kind of SATA HDD to Your PS3Hook-up Any Kind of SATA HDD to Your PS3

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Century 2TB SSD

The problems of Solid State Disks are: the price and the disk space; too expensive for geeks, and too little disk space… Now, Century proposes a new solution for the SSD addicts, a 2.5 inch HDD on which you can add a maximum of 2[...]
Century 2TB SSD

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SATA BOX USB from Century

Just like any of us you have 4 SATA HDDs of 500GB getting all dusty somewhere in your house, yeah the common thing…this is when I come in and suggest you take a look at Century’s SATA BOX USB allowing you to plug in those f[...]
SATA BOX USB from Century

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CSB25U2, the enclosure that protects your hard disk against shocks

While other accessories manufacturers would make their disk enclosures shockproof against falls or otherwise, Century is doing better by offering an enclosure with sensors that stop the hard disk in case of vibrations or tilts. And 2 p[...]
CSB25U2, the enclosure that protects your hard disk against shocks

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The Century OS EMERGENCY BOX

Century offers, the OS EMERGENCY BOX, a new promising product. It’s in fact an external USB 2 enclosure (hard disk not provided) that allows you to entirely backup your hard disk by pressing on a button. You can reinstall your computer[...]
The Century OS EMERGENCY BOX

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Create you own 2.5” SSD Drive yourself!

Are you getting tired of your heavy, noisy, and old hard disk? Do you dream of assembling your own SSD (Solid State Disk)? Well, Century gives you that possibility with their SDB25SD, an enclosure that can receive up to four 2GB SD car[...]
Create you own 2.5” SSD Drive yourself!

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A 16 ports USB 2.0 hub. Who wants it?

Well, I often curse my PC for not having enough USB ports, but this Century USB 2.0 hub leaves me speechless. The CHMP-16 has 16 USB 2.0 ports and can be connected simultaneously on 2 PCs (with a selector and an external power supply).[...]
A 16 ports USB 2.0 hub. Who wants it?

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The Century Tera-Box for nerdy geeks!

If you’ve been reading Akihabara News for some time (at least for 4 years since January 2003), you know that we often mention the Tera-Box (terabox), an enclosure containing at least 4 hard disks that allows you to create one single 2T[...]
The Century Tera-Box for nerdy geeks!

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CSW35U2, the new Dual HDD Slim Box

Century offers a small external aluminum USB case for 3.5” hard disks. Incredibly, it fits 2 disks in a space of only 5cm, so you can have 1TB with 2 500GB hard disks. The case measures 50x290x181mm. It will be available soon on GeekStuff4U.com.
CSW35U2, the new Dual HDD Slim Box

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