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4 Port USB 2.0 Hub
Built-In Card Reader
Adjustable Fan Speed
Built-In Cable Storage
Foldable Compact Design
Foldable and compact, the Vantec LapCool 4 is ideal for those wanting a cooler notebook but want to keep size to a minimum. Dual, adjustable fans keep your laptop cool while retractable legs can keep your laptop at a level that is comfortable. Featuring a 3-port USB 2.0 hub and an 8 in 1 card reader makes the LapCool 4 perfect as a portable docking station. The LapCool 4 also includes 2 storage compartments at its base, well suited for storing memory cards and cables. Easy to store, easy to carry, easy to use, the Vantec LapCool 4 is the easy choice for a laptop cooler.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Excellent laptop cooler. It lowered the temperature of my laptop by 25 degrees. Very quiet, very compact, and portable. Fits in most laptop cases with laptop. Comes with a wall plug in to save your battery. Can be powered with a standard usb cable. Has 3 usb ports for a wireless mouse, printer, or usb flash drive. Has an adjustable knob for raising or lowering the fan speed. The laptop doesn't move around when sitting on the cooler. Has two storage compartments on the bottom to put cables in. Comes with the wall adapter, standard usb cable, and usb to power cable. Very light weight. Its top cover is aluminum so it looks shiny and repels heat well. Highly recommended.
This product works as advertised. Sufficiently quiet (quieter than the laptop itself ), but I'm not sure if I can give 5 stars, because I haven't tested other models so can't compare.
I'd like to point out one interesting point of this product: If you need just USB 1.x, you only have to plug one USB port. Connect the 'USB IN' port (instead of the 'POWER' port) to the computer USB. That way, the 4 USB ports and the 2 fans all work fine, with only one USB cord between the lapcool4 and the laptop. You don't have to feed the 'POWER' port. So this thing works very fine as a 'docking station', with all my USB devices plugged to the back of the lapcool4. With ONLY ONE USB cord to the computer.
But I heard that if you need USB 2.0, it actually needs more power, so this setup won't work. The same is true if you need the card reader. And if your computer doesn't have USB 2.0, this thing will never work as USB 2.0.
I have a 17" MacBook Pro and when I decided to buy something to help my computer cool down during gameplay, I did my research and found that LapCool was great on doing the job.
I can say that my computer is much cooler, but It's not that big to fit your entire 17". I will recommend this lapcool for 13" laptop users. But if you really want it, it works on your 17", you'r computer will have 2.7" on the air in each side. The 3 ports are cool but can't be used for computer. For example if you connect your mouse to it, wont work on your laptop, but you can use it to give power to something. (actually if you want it to work, the only thing you must do is conect the ucb that comes with the lapcool to the lapcool and then restart your computer or just turn it on with the UCB conection)
Overall I you can get use to it (the 2" in the air), I recommend it for gamming, it will reduce your heat by 50%, it wont be as hot anymore for sure. ITS VERY QUIET. That's very...
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