StarTech.com Launches the First SATA Hard Drive Docking Stations to Support Four Drives Simultaneously

New 4-Drive Docking Stations offer eSATA and USB host connectivity, enabling users to access up to four external SATA hard drives and solid state drives simultaneously, without having to install them within a computer case or drive enclosure

Groveport, OH - January 7, 2011 - StarTech.com, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts has announced the availability of two new 4-Drive External Hard Drive Docking Stations, both offering USB and eSATA host connections, with support for 2.5” and/or 3.5” Serial ATA hard drives or Solid State Drives (SSDs).

Adding to StarTech.com’s extensive line of Hard Drive Docking Stations, the SATDOCK4U3E SuperSpeed single-connection hard drive dock and SATDOCK4U2E high speed single/multi-PC drive docking stations are the first in the market to support four SATA hard drives or solid state drives simultaneously, offering users a practical way to maximize their external storage capacity.

SATDOCK4U3E

  • Supports up to four 2.5” and/or 3.5” SATA HDDs or SSDs
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and eSATA connections to host with support for data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps and 3Gbps, respectively
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0 host connections
  • High speed eSATA with Port Multiplier host interface with supported transfer rates up to 3 Gbps
  • Dual variable-speed cooling fans
  • Independent power buttons and drive eject buttons for quick, easy hot-swapping

SATDOCK4U2E

  • Enables fast, swappable access to four 2.5”/3.5” SATA drives, from multiple computers
  • Supports up to four 2.5” and/or 3.5” SATA HDDs or SSDs
  • Dual High Speed USB 2.0 host interfaces with support for transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
  • Four high speed eSATA host interfaces with supported transfer rates up to 3 Gbps
  • Dual variable-speed cooling fans
  • Independent power buttons and drive eject buttons for quick, easy hot-swapping

The SATDOCK4U3E (MSRP: $189.99 USD) and SATDOCK4U2E (MSRP: $186.99 USD) are currently available directly from StarTech.com as well as through leading technology resellers including CDW, Dell, Newegg.com, TigerDirect.com, PC Connection, and Insight, and will also be distributed by Ingram Micro, Tech Data, D&H and SYNNEX.

For more information about this announcement, please contact Andrew Stephen at 1-800-265-1844 ext. 1248 or astephen@startech.com.

About StarTech.com

StarTech.com is an ISO 9001:2000 Registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity and technology parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Taiwan, servicing a worldwide market.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Andrew Stephen, StarTech.com
1-800-265-1844 ext. 1248, astephen@startech.com

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