A flash drive duplicator for secret missions

It will copy 11 of them at once.

Aleratec

It's not entirely clear to us why one would want to duplicate 11 flash drives at once, but that's exactly what Aleratec's "1:11 USB Copy Tower" will do. The $1,575 box is a standalone device that requires no computer, according to Slippery Brick, which is probably a good thing if you're in a hurry to copy top-secret documents before security finds out. You can monitor progress on a backlit LCD to see how much time is left before you need to beat a hasty retreat out the window and rappel down the side of the building. And in case you do get caught, it's good to remember that the tower can erase 11 flash drives as well, also simultaneously.

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