Nifty MiniDrive: add a flash memory in MacBook Air/Pro
One of more ordinary methods of growth of an available disk place in the laptop is introduction of the built-in kardrider. The benefit, 32-and even 64-gigabyte cards any more uniqueness also stand they rather cheap. Such method could be suitable and for 13-inch MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, here only there is a discrepancy. The card does not enter in a kardrider of these laptops completely and practically half sticks out outside. The Nifty MiniDrive adapter can help with such situation.
Sow very ordinary, but very suitable accessory will reach the consumer thanks to the kraudfandingovy Kickstarter service. Till the end of fund raising at the moment of writing of news there were 26 more days, and the team already collected more than $77 thousand thus that for start of mass production guys need only $11 thousand. The public was certainly inspired with Nifty MiniDrive that is not surprising. Thanks to an adapter it is possible very budgetary (or, at least, it is simple) to develop for 50 % store capacity in the younger 13-inch MacBook Air model.
The option for MacBook Pro too will be, it a little differs a form.
The accessory represents a usual adapter for the microSD cards, adapted in the sizes under a kardrider of laptops of Apple that at its use borders of the case supported nothing.
The Naruzhny part of Nifty MiniDrive is executed from aluminum, at all this options in different flowers, including ordinary not colored aluminum will be offered. The internal part — is plastic. For accessory extraction from the slot it is possible to use any paper clip:
By the way, the model is almost completely executed from metal and looks abruptly. It would be possible and throw, taking in attention rather big cost of an adapter in $25:
And here is how there was a model creation (in process the 3D-printer was applied):
In October-November of this year the public will receive a final product which will look approximately here so on hands:
Options of use of the additional store the weight, but more reasonable looks model when it works as spare storage for more printsipny data. After all the quantity of cycles of record in a flash cards is more limited, than in SSD, and to load microSD with the processes often creating new files or changing already written down, it is not necessary. [Kickstarter]