Then the user tells the program to log the disc contents, at which time it ejects the disc and asks for it to be put it in the attached computer’s optical drive. Despite Playskool styling, the Disc Stakka seems to bring a lot to the table. The box for this unit raves about the search capabilities of the Opditracker software and they are indeed very impressive. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. The OpdiTracker software sorts its discs by whether they are currently being stored or if they are ejected, and one can even keep track of ejected discs by giving their last known whereabouts, or to whom they were lent.
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The software then logs the contents of the disc, ejects it from the computer and asks for the imatioh to be inserted back into the Stakka.
Imation Disc Stakka: Automated CD, DVD Storage and Retrieval
Their shockingly lightweight Disc Stakka, which stylistically resembles something like a restaurant booster chair for toddlers, is designed to rid me and the rest of the world of our optical backup woes. I need power and lots of it. If this unit had an optical drive in it, it would be the ultimate disc storage device.
The box for this unit raves about the search capabilities of the Opditracker software and they are indeed very impressive. In terms of organization, this could end up as a bigger headache than a hard drive crash, having to eject, scan, and re-catalog all of the discs. At only to MB per disc, I used to find myself making volume after volume of spanned discs.
Imation Disk Stakka on Behance
I generally think this is a very high-quality, intelligent product. So, for the casual home-user, one might be best off staying with their binder, especially if the binder normally collects dust anyway. In brief, the Disc Stakka is a combination jukebox, Lazy Susan, and databased storage-solution. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.
Unfortunately, that is the extent of the Disk Stakka’s usefulness, essentially making it a very expensive version of a disc spindle. The variety of categories is large enough that it would be unlikely that very many discs wouldn’t fit into at least one of them. With a five-stage tower, this thing would be a monster—So there is definitely a trade off between automation, physical space, and economy.
The dialogue box also pops imstion when a disc is inserted into the PC drive, so one can skip the initial Disc Stakka load and catalog the disc in advance of storage. There is a better, pro version that allows for a much more extensive feature set; I think this should be included in the already-expensive price of the Disc Stakka.
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It would only make sense to put the tsakka into the Stakka first if it had no way of being automatically cataloged. To log the contents of a disc, it first has to be inserted into the Stakka and labelled.
The slot-loading mechanism up front is merely a loading bay; there is no drive or optics present in this device whatsoever. Its internal and inaccessible carousel holds five-inch optical discs sorry, no mini-CDs for you. Bonus Haiku I drown in shiny discs, searching for my data. Then the user tells the program to log the disc contents, at which time it ejects the disc and asks for it to be put it in the attached computer’s optical drive.
As soon as we got it in, we were eager to set it up and pack it full of discs, but upon doing so were bitterly disappointed. That’s one down, only to go.
However, in order to use them dksk first have to log the contents of every single disc you put into the Stakka, which is ridiculously time consuming. When we initially saw this product on television we got very excited about its potential. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook.
Despite Playskool styling, the Disc Stakka seems to bring imatlon lot to the table. Upon insertion of a disc into the Disc Stakka, a dialogue box asks if the disc is new or if it is being returned. So, the moral of the story is, one still should backup their hard drive to a source that can be accessed easily without any supporting software.
But I do have a few diskk complaints. And so, while I still have my installers for programs like the Adobe Photoshop 3 demo, and the original Macromedia Flash, I also have an organizational nightmare on my hands. The Disc Stakka is an optical disc storage wtakka that is hooked up to your PC to manage all those discs that tend to lie around the desk looking unsightly.