I'm going to be using the SandDisk SSD 480GB with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and wanted to make sure I can just transfer the footage off of the drive to my portable harddrive or Macbook Pro via a SATA cable and what the best way to do this is.
[David C Jones]"I have a Macbook Pro from 2010 so, I'll have to use the eSATA port."
For situations when I want to operate completely on battery power (no AC power), I also use a bus-powered eSATA/FW800 external disk enclosure (with its lid removed) as a "dock": http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/MEQM0GBK/
Works great (I'm gentle/careful when installing/removing the SSD).
I've been looking for thunderbolt adaptors for the same reason. Is the Seagate dock hack the best we can do? I'm usually pretty happy to bodge things together with duct tape, but when transferring rushes I want to be pretty sure I'm not going to accidentally knock it with my elbow and lose the day's work.
Here's a business opportunity for anyone who wants it:
1. Make a SATA SSD dock with thunderbolt out, and market it to BMCC users.
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