Product ID: HSB100SATBK
This 3.5in SATA hard drive hot-swap bay allows you to install a 3.5in SATA drive in an available/unused 5.25in drive bay. To remove the drive, it's as simple as opening the front panel door; to re-insert a drive, simply insert the drive (connector first) until the door closes.
The hot swap bay offers a trayless design that makes it the ideal solution for quick and easy drive removals and insertions as part of a system building process, or integration into rackmount systems or industrial environments.
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.
Also a perfect addition for operating system image deployment and any task that requires being able to quickly access large volumes of data on the fly, the hot swap bay provides everything you need to expedite important projects while maintaining a reliable storage solution.
With support for SATA HDD speeds up to 6.0 Gbps, the mobile rack/backplane is fully compatible with RAID installations to ensure maximum performance and versatility for enhanced storage applications.
Designed to provide a durable and reliable operating experience, the mobile rack features a 50,000+ insertion rating and is backed by StarTech.com's 2-year warranty.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Drive Connectors||SATA (7 pin, Data)|
|SATA Power (15 pin)|
|1 - Host Connectors||SATA (7 pin, Data)|
|SATA Power (15 pin)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)|
|Humidity||Operating - 5~85% RH Non-condensing
Storage - 5~95%
|Hardware||Front Door Key Lock||Yes|
|Number of Drives||1|
|Compatible Drive Types||SATA|
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Drive Power/Activity|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||51.0 mm [2.0 in]|
|Package Length||15.9 cm [6.3 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||366.0 g [12.9 oz]|
|Package Width||20.6 cm [8.1 in]|
|Performance||Hot Swap Capability||Yes|
|Insertion Rating||50,000+ Cycles|
|Physical Characteristics||Weight of Product||261.0 g [9.2 oz]|
|Material||Aluminum and Plastic|
|Product Length||18.4 cm [7.2 in]|
|Product Width||14.9 cm [5.9 in]|
|Product Height||42.0 mm [1.7 in]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||OS independent; No software or drivers required|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||5.25" Tray-Less SATA Hot-Swap Bay|
|2 - Included in Package||Key|
|1 - Included in Package||Screw Kit|
|Drive Activity LED and 2 Pin Wire|
Power your Internal SATA hard drive from an LP4 connector on your Power Supply
Power your Internal SATA hard drive from an LP4 / Molex connector on your Power Supply
When you troubleshoot issues with a hard drive rack, 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:
To test your setup components, try the following:
When you test the hard drive and hard drive rack, it is recommended that you do the following:
Note: Formatting a hard drive erases all of the data on it. Make sure that you back up all of your data before you reformat the hard drive.
Note: A formatted hard drive will not show up in Computer or My Computer until it has a drive letter assigned to it.
Yes, this mobile rack does support hot-swapping of SATA drives. To use this feature, it is required that the SATA port is set to Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) mode and hot-swapping is enabled. On most motherboards, this is performed within the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) or the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). If you are using a SATA controller card, consult the motherboard manufacturer's technical documentation for the correct steps to accomplish this.
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