- a very simple device containing no additional logic circuit - the hard disk is connected straight to the PCMCIA slot with a ribbon cable
- small footprint - 3" × 4.5"
- place for a 2.5" drive inside the case
- takes power from the A1200
- autobooting and automounting (by the Kickstart ROM)
- works together with the built-in hard disk of the A1200 / A600