The words “Micro Vault” are subconsciously associated in the author’s mind with Sony. This association is so strong that the release of another clone of external drives of this series, even with the added Pro suffix, provoked no special emotions at first. But on a closer inspection the product proved to be quite original as Sony’s products generally go and deserving of a separate review.
Closer Look at Sony Micro Vault Pro USD5G 5GB
Let’s start with what is outside. Out of its stiff plastic case, the drive resembles a certain flash-memory-based MP3 player widely available here. The metallic blue-colored case looks quite elegantly. The names of the manufacturer and model are labeled on the top panel of the case. The drive’s capacity is indicated on the small metallic-shine circle.