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USB 3.0 / eSATA 4-Bay 3.5in SATA III Hard Drive Enclosure w/ built-in HDD Fan & UASP – SATA 6Gbps

Product ID: S3540BU33E

Add four 3.5" SATA III hard drives to your computer externally through USB 3.0 with UASP or eSATA

Features
  • Supports SATA III (6 Gbps) and UASP (5 Gbps) for optimal performance

  • Compatible with SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) drives

  • Compatible with USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 (5 Gbps / 480 Mbps / 1.5 Mbps)

More Features . . .
  • USB 3.0 and eSATA cables included

  • Four 3.5" drive bays

  • Built-in cooling fan

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The S3540BU33E 4-Bay HDD enclosure lets you install four 3.5” SATA hard drives into an external enclosure, and connect to your computer through USB 3.0 or eSATA.

For fast performance and efficient data transfers, the enclosure supports SATA III transfer speeds -- up to 6 Gbps when connected through eSATA. The versatile enclosure can also be connected through USB 3.0, with support for UASP, performing up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller. See our UASP testing results below for further details.

To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the S3540BU33E 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™.

The S3540BU33E is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Improved Performance with UASP

UASP is supported in Windows 8, Mac OSX (10.8 or above), and Linux. In testing, UASP performs with a 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.

UASP Speed Diagram

At the same peak in testing UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources.

UASP Speed Diagram

Testing results were obtained using an Intel® Ivy Bridge system, a UASP-enabled StarTech.com Enclosure, and a SATA III solid state drive.

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • Versatile connectivity options, through either USB or eSATA
  • Maximize performance, with file transfer speeds up to 6Gbps using eSATA
  • Keep your drives running cooler, with a built-in fan
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Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

Applications
  • Use external hard drives for high-performance applications such video editing or photography
  • Create an external backup of important data
  • Build an external software RAID array
  • Expand the storage capacity of your desktop or laptop computer, through an external eSATA connection
Product Numbers
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.0
Chipset ID JMicron – JMS567 + JMB575
Compatible Drive Types (Type and Rate) SATA
Drive Installation Fixed
Drive Size 3.5in
Fan(s) Yes
Fans 1 - 80 mm
Interface USB 3.0 & eSATA
Number of Drives 4
Number of internal 3.5 inch bays 4
Performance
General Specifications Supports 2.5in Solid State Drives (SSD) and Hard Drives (HDD) using a 2.5in to 3.5in drive adapter such as 25SAT35HDD and 25SATSAS35
Hot Swap Capability No
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 6TB 7200 RPM hard drives
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbps (eSATA)
5 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Port Multiplier Yes
RAID No
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
SATA III (6 Gbps)
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Drive Connectors 4 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 - eSATA (7 pin; Data) Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Power LED
4 - HDD Activity LEDs
Power
Input Current 2.5 A
Input Voltage 100 ~ 240 AC
Output Current 6.5 A
Output Voltage 12 DC
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity 20%RH ~ 80%RH
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 5.6 in [143 mm]
Product Length 7.9 in [200 mm]
Product Weight 36.7 oz [1040 g]
Product Width 4.5 in [114 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 4.9 lb [2.2 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0/eSATA 4-Bay 3.5" SATA hard drive enclosure
1 - eSATA cable
1 - USB 3.0 cable
1 - universal power adapter (NA,UK,EU)
1 - instruction manual
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