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2 Port SATA to eSATA Slot Plate Bracket

Turn two standard SATA motherboard connections into two external eSATA ports

Product ID: ESATAPLATE2

  • Compliant with Serial ATA III Specifications
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Overview

StarTech.com's eSATA SATA adapter plate adds external data support to any existing Serial ATA controller, adding two eSATA ports for connection to external SATA devices.

The adapter plate can be mounted to the rear panel of the computer case, providing straightforward eSATA to SATA connections and allowing users to connect their eSATA device (hard drive enclosure, etc.) to the provided eSATA port which is an extension of the motherboard SATA data connector.

Designed to take advantage of the increased data integrity provided by external hard drives or RAID devices that support eSATA connections, the eSATA SATA adapter supports data transfer rates of up to 6Gbps and is backed by StarTech.com's Lifetime Warranty.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Connects to an internal eSATA port and adds two eSATA ports allowing connectivity to external SATA devices
  • Easy to use and install
  • Backed by StarTech.com's lifetime warranty

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty Lifetime
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 2 - eSATA (7 pin, Data) Plug
2 - SATA (7 pin, Data) Receptacle
Physical Characteristics
Product Length 1 ft [0.3 m]
Product Weight 1.7 oz [48 g]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 lb [0.1 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 2 Port SATA to eSATA Slot Plate Bracket

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

When you troubleshoot issues with a SATA cable, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:

  • Hard disk drive

  • Hard drive controller (for example, motherboard)

  • SATA cable

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the hard disk drive, hard drive controller, and SATA cable in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.

  • Use a different hard disk drive, hard drive controller, and SATA cable in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.

When you test the hard disk drive, hard drive controller, and SATA cable, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Make sure that the hard drive is spinning without the SATA cable attached. The power cable should make the drive spin if it is a mechanical drive and not a solid state drive.

  • If your operating system is not detecting the hard disk drive, make sure that the drive is formatted with a partition (for example, NTFS or FAT32). If you are using a computer running a version of Windows, a drive letter must also be assigned to the hard disk drive.

For more information about how to initialize a drive, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/support/faqs/technical-support?topic=hard-drives#initialize-hard-drives.

2 Port SATA to eSATA Slot Plate Bracket

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