This USB 2.0 to external SATA Adapter allows you to connect a SATA or eSATA drive to your computer through an available USB 2.0 port - essentially converting the USB port to an external Serial ATA port.
Ideal for 2.5in or 3.5in optical drives and eSATA enclosures, this convenient adapter offers a cost-effective solution that lets you quickly connect Serial ATA based devices for testing and transferring files without having to open the computer chassis.
The StarTech.com Advantage
Connects a SATA/eSATA drive easily via USB 2.0 with transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
Support for 48-bit LBA for compatibility with high capacity hard drives over 137 GB
Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support
Standard eSATA external interface
High Speed USB 2.0 compliant host interface which supports transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
48-bit LBA support
No driver/software installation required
Connect SATA drives to a computer without having to install internally or into an enclosure
Technicians who need to regularly connect different SATA hard drives quickly
ASI Distribution USA
Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.
1 - USB A (4 pin) Male
1 - eSATA (7 pin; Data) Plug
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
USB 2.0: 480 Mbps
Windows 98SE/ ME/ 2000/ XP(32/64bit)/ Server 2003(32/64bit)/ Vista(32/64bit)/ 7(32/64bit)/ Server 2008 R2, Linux, Mac OS X and higher