Thank you for your interest in the CP087. As of now, it is still set to be release in Q1 of 2021. I will pass along your suggestions to engineering. While it is not possible to get those changes now, a different version might include some suggested improvements.
The USB power delivery suggestion has two main issues, power delivery to the drive and USB cable management. U.2 drives require more power than standard SATA drives and USB connections can be limited on the amount of power they can provide. Additionally, a power USB connection can take excessive space for some users, especially if there are limited USB connectors on a system.
The other two suggestions are more feasible and we will look into them. You can also sign up for our email newsletter here for updates on new products and product releases: https://www.icydock.com/epaper.php
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