StarTech Aluminum USB 3.0 External 2.5 SATA III SSD Hard Drive Enclosure


Key features

  • EXTERNAL SATA ENCLOSURE: This 2.5in External Hard Drive Enclosure enables access to a 2.5in SATA SSD (solid-state drive) or HDD (hard drive) over a USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) connection; Ideal for file transfer, data recovery, or backup
  • DURABLE & PORTABLE: Lightweight black aluminum housing protects your 2.5in SATA SSD/HDD, and features a slide-out hard drive tray for convenient access; USB bus-powered, no external adapter required; Includes mounting screw kit and 18in USB host cable
  • DRIVE COMPATIBILITY: Compatible with 2.5in SATA SSDs (solid-state drives) and HDDs (hard drives) up to 9.5mm drive height; Supports SATA I/II/III with UASP; Power/Activity LED indicator
  • HOST COMPATIBILITY: This 2.5in external SATA enclosure supports any operating system, no software or driver required; Supports USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) and backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
  • THE IT PRO'S CHOICE: Designed and built for IT professionals, this 2.5in external SATA enclosure is backed for 2 years, including free lifetime 24/5 multi-lingual technical assistance
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • 2.5" Drive Size
  • SATA Drive Type
  • 1 x SATA Drive Connector
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Micro-B Host Connector

Number of Bays 1 x 2.5"
Connections 1 x USB Micro-B (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
Compatible Drive Interface SATA
UASP Support Yes
Operating System Support ChromeOS, Linux, Windows, macOS/OS X
Operating Temperature 32 to 104F / 0 to 40C
Operating Humidity 10 to 90%
Storage Temperature 14 to 149F / -10 to 65C
Storage Humidity 5 to 95%
Material of Construction Aluminum, Plastic
Bridge Chipset ASMedia ASM1053
Status Monitoring LED Indicator
Dimensions (W x H x D) 0.4 x 4.7 x 3.0" / 9.5 x 120.0 x 77.0mm
Weight 4.6oz / 130.0g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.1 x 5.2 x 1.7"

Turn your internal 2.5" SATA hard drive into an external USB 3.0 drive with the 2.5" Aluminum USB 3.0 SATA III SSD Hard Drive Enclosure from StarTech. This bus-powered hard drive enclosure features one SATA III (6 Gb/s) drive connector along with one USB 3.0 host connector allowing you to plug the external drive into nearly any USB 3.0 compatible Windows, Apple, Linux, or Google Chrome OS based machine. The enclosure has also been tested with SATA III drives in capacities of up to 1TB to ensure compatibility with nearly any drive you place into it.

Take advantage of laptops and desktops with USB 3.0 connectivity
Create a fast, portable external storage solution for desktops, laptops or netbooks
Upgrade from a USB 2.0 drive enclosure to faster USB 3.0
Add-on extra storage to almost any USB enabled computer system
Back up important data to an external storage device
Share large files between computers quickly and securely without a network
Retrieve data from SATA drive, or turn the unused drive into additional external storage space
Material of ConstructionAluminum, Plastic
Storage2TB (4 x 500GB)
Noise CancelingYes
Operating Requirements
Operating Humidity10 to 90%
Storage Temperature14 to 149F -10 to 65C
Size and Weight
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.1 x 5.2 x 1.7"
In the Box
Box Contents
  • StarTech 2.5" Aluminum USB 3.0 SATA III SSD Hard Drive Enclosure
  • Screw Kit
  • 18" USB 3.0 Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
Connections1 x USB Micro-B (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
UASP SupportYes
Lock SlotYes
Form FactorExternal
Beamforming SupportYes
WarrantyLimited 2-Year Warranty


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