Yes, you can do what you ask

by mrmacfixit Moderator - 3/2/13 5:26 AM

In Reply to: i see you... by melinsky58

once the drive is out of the iMac, you can connect the aforementioned item to the HD, and connect it to ANOTHER computer, preferably a Mac, in an attempt recover the data.

Personally, I do not know of a device like the one you described in your first post, the one your IT guy used.