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I have quite a collection of hard drives, with their separate cords for power, & usb cables all over my desk.

so I looked at those enclosures that can take more than 1 hard drive.

I have some questions about them,

can I power up just the hard drives i am going to use? say just #s 1 & 2, or do I have to have them all powered up at once?

I dont want to do raid or anything just yet, just have my different hard drives in a more compact unit with a single power & usb firewire thunderbolt cords.

hot swappable, where I can easily take hard drives in & out of it.

I am in the $80.00 to $300.00 range, some of them are quite expensive.

something that will grow and accommodate bigger capacity hard drives in the future.
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I haven't seen any multi-bay enclosures that let you select which disk is on/off.
The best that I have found for a good price is this

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