High Speed USB 2.0 host interface, with supported transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
Power/Activity LED indicator
Light-weight and durable aluminum chassis
Compatible with SATA revision 1/2/3 (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) hard drives
Supports 3.5" form factor SATA hard drives
Plug-and-Play and Hot-Swap compatible
This External Hard Drive Enclosure lets you install a 3.5in SATA hard drive for connection to a computer using USB 2.0 - a cost-effective storage solution for a wide variety of applications including file and application sharing between desktop and laptop computers, data archiving, or simply backing up existing hard drives to preserve data security. Large capacity drives (tested with up to 4TB) can be used to greatly enhance your computer's storage/backup capabilities.
Designed with modern computer systems in mind, the USB 2.0 SATA hard drive enclosure is compatible with the IT industry's newest 3.5in SATA (SATA, SATA II, SATA III) drives and features a sleek, sturdy aluminum casing that looks terrific next to any MAC or PC system.
The enclosure is compatible with a broad range of Windows operating systems, Mac OS 9.0 and up and Linux, as well as Apple's Mac OS X Leopard operating system - including its breakthrough automatic "Time Machine" backup feature.
The StarTech Advantage
Hassle-free installation, with simple SATA to high speed USB 2.0 conversion
Maximum durability, with aluminum housing
Number of Drives
SunPlus - SPIF215A
1 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
1 - USB B (4 pin) Female
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
Type and Rate
USB 2.0 - 480 Mbit/s
Type and Rate
SATA II (3 Gbps)
Max Drive Capacity
Currently tested with up to 4TB 5400 RPM hard drives
Windows® 8/8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64bit), Server 2008 (32/64), Vista(32/64), Server 2003 (32/64) XP(32/64), 2000 Apple® Mavericks (10.9) OSX Mountain Lion (10.8), Lion (10.7), Snow Leopard (10.6) Linux
7.6 in [193 mm]
1.2 in [31 mm]
4.4 in [113 mm]
11.5 oz [325 g]
1 - Solid Green -Power status Blinking Green - Read/Write Drive Activity
Center Tip Polarity
Shipping (Package) Weight
1.8 lb [0.8 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package
1 - 3.5in SATA HDD Enclosure
1 - Plastic Stand
1 - USB Cable
1 - Screw Kit
1 - Power Adapter
1 - Instruction Manual
NOTE: International/PO box deliveries are not available.
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