Question 2 bay 5.25" optical drive case recommendations?

Apr 3, 2021
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I have a large PC tower case and want to take the two optical drives (burners) and put them into an external case. Thus, I am looking for a 2-bay external optical drive case (5.25" full size). SATA internally, with an USB 3.0 external connector. If possible, eSATA would be nice. I am having a hard time finding such an animal, and would appreciate your recommendations.

Something similar to the Vantec NexStar DX, but with 2 bays:
https://vantecusa.com/products_detail.php?p_id=51&p_name=Vantec+NexStar+DX&pc_id=4&pc_name=Optical+Disk+Enclosures&pt_id=1&pt_name=Hard+Drive+Enclosures
 

taeioum

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I'm with @Alabalcho, barely anyone still uses DVD drives, and if they do, they'll only use one. To my knowledge there are no external dual DVD drive cases and even if they do exist, them using an eSATA connector is very unlikely, as that was only around for a couple of years.
 

Pc6777

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just get 2 mercury pros and put them next to each other, or connect them somehow and stack them and tie the cords together on them so there's no wire tangle disaster., or better yet get a case with multiple 5.25 drive bays. I have my blu ray burner in my computer case, which only has one slot, and my dvd burner using sata to usb sitting on my studio monitor speaker lol. the only reason i need 2 drives hooked up is because when im doing stuff with dvds I would rather put wear and tear on my dvd drive that i could care less about so my blu ray drive lasts longer.

OWC Mercury Pro Enclosure for 5.25" Optical Drive OWCMR3UKIT B&H (bhphotovideo.com)
 

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