Hot Swap SATA/SAS Backplane RAID Bays – 3 Hard Drive Mobile Rack

Hot Swap up to three 3.5in SAS or SATA hard drives in and out of this removable backplane; features 3-in-2 design, that requires only two 5.25in drive bays


  • Fully supports SAS revision 1/2 (3.0/6.0 Gbps) hard drives and controllers
  • Support for SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps)
  • Supports 2.5" and 3.5" form factor SAS or SATA hard drives
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  • Easy to use and lockable removable drive trays
  • Audible temperature warning buzzer for 55°C, 60°C, or 65°C
  • Flammability rating of UL 94 V-0
  • Independent power switches for each drive
  • LED status indicators for each drive
  • Sturdy aluminum and steel construction
  • 80mm rear mounted, ball-bearing cooling fan
  • High/Low fan speed controls
  • Fan sensor reset switch
  • Plug-and-Play and Hot-Swap compatible
$159.99 AUD exc GST
$175.99 AUD inc GST
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The SATSASBAY3BK SAS/SATA Backplane offers an easy-to-use and cost-effective SATA hot swap solution and features a sturdy and compact 3-in-2 design that lets you install up to three 2.5"/3.5" SATA or SAS hard drives into only two 5.25in bays.

With support for SATA/SAS HDD the mobile rack/backplane is fully compatible with RAID installations to ensure maximum performance and versatility for enhanced storage applications.

To maximize performance and utilize the full speed potential of your SATA III hard drives, this HDD Backplane supports SATA III for transfer speeds up to 6 Gbps when paired with a compatible controller.

The SATSASBAY3BK is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


The Advantage

  • Full support for both SAS and SATA drives enables the right type of drive for any application to be used
  • Aluminum construction with an 80mm cooling fan ensures optimal heat dissipation for all of the drives
  • Built-in audible warnings and LED status indicators keep you aware of the status of the drives at all time
  • Maximize performance, with file transfer speeds up to 6Gbps when paired with SATA III HDD and controller


Add additional hot-swap bays to a server or workstation computer

Replace or upgrade old IDE or SATA backplanes with a SAS/SATA backplane

Backup systems where physically removing the backed up data from the system is required

Be able to replace/remove individual drives from a storage array with minimal or no system down time

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Compatible Drive Types SAS & SATA
Drive Size 2.5in & 3.5in
Fans 1 - 80 mm
Number of Drives 3
Regulatory Approvals UL94 V-0 Rated
Hot Swap Capability Yes
Temperature Alarm Yes
Drive Connectors 3 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 - SATA (7 pin, Data) Plug
2 - LP4 (4 pin; Molex-type Large Drive Power) Male
2 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Plug
Special Notes / Requirements
Note If using SFF-8484 SAS controller for SAS Hard Drives, use SAS cable SAS84S450
System and Cable Requirements Two free 5.25" drive bays
3 x Available SAS or SATA ports
LED Indicators 1 - Over Heating Alarm (Flashing Red - Temperature Warring, Reset sensor and alarm)
3 - Hard Drive Indicator (Green - Power, Orange/Red Blinking - Activity)
Humidity 90% RH at 30°C
Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -15°C to 75°C (-59°F to 167°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Aluminum and Steel
Product Height 3.4 in [86 mm]
Product Length 8 in [202 mm]
Product Weight 2.7 lb [1.2 kg]
Product Width 5.7 in [146 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 3.2 lb [1.4 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - SAS/SATA Backplane
1 - Package of assemble screws
1 - Instruction Manual


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