3.5in USB 3.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure w/ Fan
Backup and Transfer Data at SuperSpeed USB 3.0 speeds
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant host interface, with transfer rates up to 5Gbps
High Speed USB 2.0 compliant host interface, with transfer rates up to 480Mbps
Light-weight and durable aluminum side panels
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The SAT3510BU3 Black USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure lets you connect a 3.5in SATA hard drive through USB 3.0 - a cutting edge external storage solution that lets you harness the speed and performance supported by the SuperSpeed USB interface. Large capacity drives (tested with up to 4TB) can be used to greatly enhance your computer's storage/backup capabilities.
Supporting data transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, this external HDD enclosure delivers access to files at lightning fast speeds - 10x that of USB 2.0, and 60% faster than SATA II eSATA. Plus, the USB 3.0 interface is backward compatible with USB revisions 2.0 and 1.1, so the enclosure can be used with older systems that don't support the newest USB standard, at speeds of 480Mbps and 12 Mbps (respectively).
The drive enclosure features a compact, free-standing design that requires minimal desk space, and is equipped with an 80mm fan that helps keep the installed hard drive cool for peak performance.
To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the SAT3510BU3 supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Microsoft Windows® (8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2008/Server 2003), Apple® OSX (10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6), Linux, and Google Chrome OS™.
Backed by 2-year warranty.
The StarTech.com Advantage
- With transfer rates up to 5Gbps with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and backward compatibility with older USB 2.0 systems, this versatile hard drive enclosure offers a cost-effective external storage solution
- Aluminum side panels with a large 80mm cooling fan ensures durability and optimal cooling in almost any situation
- Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support
Common Customer Questions
No additional drivers or software required.
- Take advantage of new laptops and desktops that offer USB 3.0 connectivity
- Upgrade from a USB 2.0 drive enclosure to a faster USB 3.0 external storage solution
- Create a fast, portable external storage solution for desktops, laptops or netbooks
- Add-on extra storage to almost any USB-enabled computer system
- Backup important data to an external storage device
- Share large files between computers quickly and securely without a network connection
- Retrieve data from old SATA drive, or turn the unused drive into additional external storage space
|Ingram Micro Canada||18996M|
|Tech Data Canada||36441U|
|ASI Distribution Canada||102895|
|Chipset ID||ASMedia - ASM1051|
|Compatible Drive Types (Type and Rate)||SATA|
|Fan Bearing Type||Sleeve Bearing|
|Fans||1 - 80 mm|
|Number of Drives||1|
|Air Flow Rate||22 CFM|
|Fan RPM||2500 RPM|
|Max Drive Capacity||Currently tested with up to 4TB 5400 RPM hard drives|
|Noise Level||29 dBA|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Drive Connectors||1 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle|
|Host Connectors||1 - USB 3.0 B (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female|
|OS Compatibility||OS independent; No software or drivers required|
|LED Indicators||1 - Solid - Power, Blinking - Activity|
|Center Tip Polarity||Positive|
|Input Voltage||110 ~ 240 AC|
|Output Voltage||12 DC|
|Power Source||AC Adapter Included|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)|
|Storage Temperature||0°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)|
|Enclosure Type||Aluminum and Plastic|
|Product Height||7.1 in [180 mm]|
|Product Length||5.6 in [143 mm]|
|Product Weight||20.5 oz [580 g]|
|Product Width||2.1 in [52.1 mm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||38.5 oz [1090 g]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - USB 3.0 SATA 3.5in Hard Drive Enclosure|
|1 - Foam Spacer|
|1 - 3ft USB 3.0 Cable|
|1 - Universal Power Adapter|
|3 - Power Adapter Plug (NA/UK/EU)|
|1 - Instruction Manual|
Enable fast, swappable access to your 2.5in or 3.5in SATA hard drives, through USB 3.0
Add two USB 3.0 ports to your laptop through an ExpressCard slot
Add 2 USB 3.0 ports to your desktop computer through a PCI Express expansion slot
Connect to your external solutions and transfer data at 10x the speed of USB 2.0
Connect to your external devices and transfer data at 10x the speed of USB 2.0
Extend your USB 3.0 SuperSpeed cable an additional 6 feet
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Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I initialize a brand new hard drive in Windows?
- How do I initialize a brand new hard drive in Mac OSX?
- What do MBR and GPT mean, and when do I use them?
- Everything is hooked up, but nothing is working. What do I do?
- I have installed my new USB device but Mac OSX cannot detect it. What do I do?
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