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USB 3.0 to SATA or IDE Hard Drive Adapter / Converter

Product ID: USB3SSATAIDE

Connect a 2.5in / 3.5in SATA or IDE Hard Drive through a USB 3.0 Port

Features
  • Built in connectors for both 2.5in and 3.5in SATA Hard Drives (HDDs) and SATA Solid State Drives (SSDs) and IDE hard drives

  • LED indicators provide status and activity updates

  • Maximum transfer rate of 5Gbps using USB 3.0; 480Mbps with USB 2.0

More Features . . .
  • Compact, portable form factor

  • Compliant with USB specification Rev 2.0 and 3.0

  • Hot swap and plug and play compatible

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The USB3SSATAIDE USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA Adapter Cable connects any standard 2.5in or 3.5in SATA or IDE hard drive to a computer through an available USB 3.0 Port (Backward compatible with USB 2.0). The adapter lets you connect a bare drive with no enclosure, saving time and hassle.

The USB 3.0 SATA/IDE Adapter lets you externally connect a bare drive with no drive enclosure or HDD dock required, and features LED indicators that allow you to easily monitor status and activity updates.

The adapter cable works with Windows®, Linux, and Mac® computers and does not require any software or driver installation - a true plug-and-play solution for adding cost-effective external storage, or overcoming incompatibility between all hard drives and USB enabled motherboards that may not be SATA or IDE-equipped.

Backed by our 2-year warranty, the USB3SSATAIDE USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA Adapter Cable comes complete with universal adapter and power cords, providing the additional power required to connect 3.5-inch and larger capacity 2.5-inch hard drives.

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • Versatile adapter, supports both 2.5in/3.5in SATA, and IDE hard drives
  • USB 3.0, for fast access to external storage at up to 5Gbps
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1
Common Customer Questions

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Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

Applications
  • Service technicians who need to test or retrieve data from old hard drives
  • Technicians who travel and deal with many different types of hard drives
  • Connect your 2.5" and 3.5" drives to almost any notebook or desktop
  • Ideal for testing and quickly swapping drives
  • Easily connect and access data from a 2.5in or 3.5in hard drive with USB 3.0
  • Retrieve data from a hard drive without having to connect the drive internally
Product Numbers
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.0
Chipset ID Innostor - IS611
Compatible Drive Types SATA & IDE
Drive Size 2.5in & 3.5in
Interface SATA & IDE
Number of Drives 1
Performance
ATAPI Support Yes
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 4.8 Gbps
MTBF 35,000 hours
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 4.8 Gbit/s
Connector(s)
Drive Connectors 1 - IDE (40 Pin, EIDE/PATA) Female
1 - IDE (44 Pin, EIDE/PATA, 2.5" HDD) Female
1 - LP4 (4 pin, Molex Large Drive Power) Male
1 - SATA (7 pin, Data) Female
1 - SATA Power (15 pin) Female
Host Connectors 1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Male
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements
Note Backwards compatible with USB 1.1 standard, but not recommended due to slow transfer rate.
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - IDE Detect/Activity
1 - SATA Detect/Activity
1 - USB Link
Power
Output Current 2A
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity 5% ~ 85% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 0.7 in [18 mm]
Product Length 2.8 in [70 mm]
Product Weight 2.2 oz [62 g]
Product Width 1.7 in [43 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 23.1 oz [653 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 to SATA/IDE converter
1 - SATA data cable
1 - power adapter breakout cable
1 - universal power adapter (NA/JP, UK, EU, AU)
1 - instruction manual
USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE Combo Adapter for 2.5/3.5
USB2SATAIDE

USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE Combo Adapter for 2.5/3.5" SSD/HDD

Quickly and easily connect SATA and/or IDE hard drives through USB 2.0

$33.99

In stock:   USA: 1562  |  Canada: 97

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USB 3.0 to 2.5” SATA III Hard Drive Adapter Cable w/ UASP – SATA to USB 3.0 Converter  for SSD / HDD
USB3S2SAT3CB

USB 3.0 to 2.5” SATA III Hard Drive Adapter Cable w/ UASP – SATA to USB 3.0 Converter for SSD / HDD

Connect a 2.5in SATA hard drive to your computer using a portable cable with UASP Support

$14.99

In stock:   USA: 53515  |  Canada: 562

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USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5
USB312SAT3CB

USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5" SATA Drives

Connect a 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD to your computer using this USB 3.1 Gen 2 ultra-portable cable

$24.99

In stock:   USA: 5803  |  Canada: 84

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USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5” SATA Drives - USB-C
USB31CSAT3CB

USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5” SATA Drives - USB-C

Get ultra-fast access to data by connecting a 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD to your laptop’s USB-C port

$31.99

In stock:   USA: 3743  |  Canada: 74

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USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5”/3.5” SATA Drives - USB-C
USB31C2SAT3

USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5”/3.5” SATA Drives - USB-C

Connect a 2.5” or 3.5” SATA SSD/HDD to your USB-C enabled computer, with this USB 3.1 adapter cable

$62.99

In stock:   USA: 428  |  Canada: 69

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USB 3.1 (10 Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5
USB312SAT3

USB 3.1 (10 Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5" and 3.5" SATA Drives

Easily access, transfer and backup data from a SATA drive to your PC or laptop, through USB 3.1

$55.99

In stock:   USA: 667  |  Canada: 18

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3 ft SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to eSATA Cable Adapter
USB3S2ESATA

3 ft SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to eSATA Cable Adapter

Enable fast access to an eSATA device from a USB 3.0 port

$40.99

In stock:   USA: 0  |  Canada: 1

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USB 3.0 to eSATA HDD / SSD / ODD Adapter Cable - 3ft eSATA Hard Drive to USB 3.0 Adapter Cable - SATA 6 Gbps
USB3S2ESATA3

USB 3.0 to eSATA HDD / SSD / ODD Adapter Cable - 3ft eSATA Hard Drive to USB 3.0 Adapter Cable - SATA 6 Gbps

Connect an eSATA storage device to a USB 3.0 port on your laptop or desktop

$38.99

In stock:   USA: 1235  |  Canada: 47

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USB to IDE SATA Standalone HDD Hard Drive Duplicator Dock
UNIDUPDOCK

USB to IDE SATA Standalone HDD Hard Drive Duplicator Dock

Clone any combination of 2.5in or 3.5in IDE or SATA hard drives

$225.99

In stock:   USA: 592  |  Canada: 8

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SATA Cables (31)

12in SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA6

6in SATA Serial ATA Cable

This high quality SATA cable is designed for connecting SATA drives even in tight spaces.

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 31  |  Canada: 3

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12in SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA8

8in SATA Serial ATA Cable

This high quality SATA cable is designed for connecting SATA drives even in tight spaces.

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 415  |  Canada: 91

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12in SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA12

12in SATA Serial ATA Cable

This high quality SATA cable is designed for connecting SATA drives even in tight spaces.

$6.99

In stock:   USA: 3292  |  Canada: 180

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12in SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA18

18in SATA Serial ATA Cable

This high quality SATA cable is designed for connecting SATA drives even in tight spaces.

$6.99

In stock:   USA: 3030  |  Canada: 378

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12in SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA24

24in SATA Serial ATA Cable

This high quality SATA cable is designed for connecting SATA drives even in tight spaces.

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 1069  |  Canada: 26

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12in SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA36

36in SATA Serial ATA Cable

Connect and position SATA drives easily - designed for larger cases

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 597  |  Canada: 188

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12in SATA to Left Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA6LA1

6in SATA to Left Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a Left-Angled Connection to your SATA Drive, for Installation in Tight Spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 852  |  Canada: 45

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12in SATA to Left Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA12LA1

12in SATA to Left Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a left-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$6.99

In stock:   USA: 1162  |  Canada: 96

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12in SATA to Left Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA18LA1

18in SATA to Left Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable - F/F

Make a left-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 2271  |  Canada: 189

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18in SATA to Left Side Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA18LSA1

18in SATA to Left Side Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a left side-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in narrow spaces

$6.99

In stock:   USA: 1620  |  Canada: 650

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36in Right Angle SATA Cable
SATARA36

36in Right Angle SATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 9  |  Canada: 14

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12in SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA24RA1

24in SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$6.99

In stock:   USA: 2531  |  Canada: 362

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12in SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA36RA1

36in SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 369  |  Canada: 50

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12in SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA6RA1

6in SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 2236  |  Canada: 57

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12in SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
SATA8RA1

8in SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 199  |  Canada: 35

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Latching SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 1215  |  Canada: 73

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Latching SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
LSATA18RA1

18in Latching SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

A space-saving, latching right angle SATA hard drive cable, for installations in tight spaces.

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 901  |  Canada: 241

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6in Latching SATA Cable
LSATA6

6in Latching SATA Cable

Secure latching SATA cable designed for new system boards and SATA hard drives

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 3790  |  Canada: 62

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8in Latching SATA to SATA Cable - F/F
LSATA8

8in Latching SATA to SATA Cable - F/F

Secure latching SATA cable designed for new system boards and SATA hard drives

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 0  |  Canada: 19

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12in Latching SATA Cable
LSATA12

12in Latching SATA Cable

Latching SATA connectors, for securely fastened hard drive installations.

$6.99

In stock:   USA: 0  |  Canada: 62

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18in Latching SATA Cable
LSATA18

18in Latching SATA Cable

SATA hard drive cable, with latching SATA connectors, for securely fastened hard drive installations.

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 3613  |  Canada: 155

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24in Latching SATA Cable

$8.99

In stock:   USA: 1606  |  Canada: 200

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6in Latching Round SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
LSATARND6R1

6in Latching Round SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 436  |  Canada: 15

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18in Latching Round SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
LSATARND18R1

18in Latching Round SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$11.99

In stock:   USA: 596  |  Canada: 308

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Right Angle Latching Serial ATA SATA Cable
LSATA18RA2

18in Right Angle Latching SATA Serial ATA Cable

A space-saving, latching right angle SATA hard drive cable, for installations in tight spaces.

$7.99

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Round Latching SATA Cable
LSATARND6

6in Latching Round SATA Cable

Connect latching SATA drives while helping to ensure optimal airflow throughout a desktop or server case

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 1404  |  Canada: 123

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Round Latching SATA Cable
LSATARND12

12in Latching Round SATA Cable

Connect latching SATA drives while helping to ensure optimal airflow throughout a desktop or server case

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 1457  |  Canada: 204

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12in Latching Round SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
LSATARND12R1

12in Latching Round SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 517  |  Canada: 34

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Round Latching SATA Cable
LSATARND18

18in Latching Round SATA Cable

Connect latching SATA drives while helping to ensure optimal airflow throughout a desktop or server case

$11.99

In stock:   USA: 292  |  Canada: 104

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12in Latching Round SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable
LSATARND12R1

12in Latching Round SATA to Right Angle SATA Serial ATA Cable

Make a right-angled connection to your SATA drive, for installation in tight spaces

$7.99

In stock:   USA: 517  |  Canada: 34

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Round Latching SATA Cable
LSATARND24

24in Latching Round SATA Cable

Connect latching SATA drives while helping to ensure optimal airflow throughout a desktop or server case

$8.99

In stock:   USA: 949  |  Canada: 59

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IDE Cables & Adapters (1)

Dual Drive Ultra ATA IDE Cable

$6.99

In stock:   USA: 1002  |  Canada: 104

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Rating: 5 /5

Perfect

Worked perfect. I was able to open an old drive that crashed and retrieve all my pictures and other important files.

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Rating: 5 /5

WHAT A USEFUL DEVICE FOR PC REPAIRERS OR BUILDERS

I have always constructed my PCs according to what my requirements are. Over the years I had accumulated a number of old drives that I could not bring myself to throw away. I also spend a fair bit of time removing or fitting hard disk drives to meet particular requirements. I receive 'Custom PC' monthly and last month's issue contained mention of a device that would enable access to data on older IDE HDDs through the USB3 ports on newer PCs (also handling newer SATA drives as well). This adapter from Startech has, at a stroke, removed much of the hassle and fiddle when trying to utilise data from an older HDD on a newer PC. Thank you Startech a long awaited tool for all PC builders and - dare I say 'Nerds'. Great bit of kit that will see a lot of use in the future.

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