M.2 SSD Enclosure for M.2 SATA Drives - USB 3.1 (10Gbps) - USB-C

Portable M.2 SATA to USB Adapter | Attached USB-C Cable

Product ID: SM21BMU31CI3

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  • Turn your SATA M.2 SSD into external storage for your USB-C laptop, tablet or desktop computer
  • Ultra-fast USB 3.1 Gen 2 data connection for M.2 SATA drives
  • Compact solid aluminum design (4x2x1.5” / 11x5x1.4 cm) with ventilation and attached braided cable
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€63,99 EUR excl. VAT
€76,79 EUR incl. VAT

Add high-performance external data storage to your USB-C laptop, tablet or desktop computer, with this SATA M.2 SSD enclosure. It lets you use your SATA M.2 drive as an ultra-fast external storage solution over a USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection. It’s ideal for your MacBook, Dell XPS, Chromebook Pixel or other USB Type-C device.

Truly Portable

The compact M.2 SATA to USB adapter is easily portable and gives you high-speed access to your data, wherever you go. The integrated USB-C cable (6"/15.2 cm), means you’re always ready to plug it in, without having to remember to bring along a cable.  

Durable Aluminum Design

The sturdy aluminum and plastic enclosure encases your  M.2 SATA SSD and features built-in ventilation that improve heat dissipation to help keep your drive at a suitable operating temperature. 

Use your M.2 SATA Drive for External Storage

Easily use your M.2 SATA drive as external data storage. This M.2 NGFF SSD enclosure provides a simple connection to your M.2 SATA SSD over USB 3.1 Gen 2. You can transfer files quickly, without bottlenecks, using a SATA M.2 SSD as your external drive.  

Broad Compatibility

The enclosure supports common M.2 SATA SSDs and multiple drive lengths, including:  42 mm (2242), 60 mm (2260), and 80 mm (2280). The USB to M.2 SATA enclosure works with USB-C host devices and is also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports. 

SM21BMU31CI3 is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support. 

Applications

  • Ideal for mobile workers needing high-speed access to external data
  • Repurpose an M.2 SATA SSD as a USB 3.1 Gen 2 external drive
  • Transfer files faster by using a SATA M.2 SSD as your external drive

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030883047

Compatibility

  • OS Independent logo
OS independent; No software or drivers required

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2
Bus Type USB 3.1 Gen 2
Number of Drives 1
Compatible Drive Types M.2 (SATA, B-Key, NGFF)
Drive Installation Fixed
Compatible Drive Types M.2 SATA (NGFF, B+M-Key)
Connector(s) Drive Connectors 1 - M.2 (SATA, B-Key, NGFF)
Host Connectors 1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.1 (10Gbps)
Environmental Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Humidity 20% ~ 80% RH
Hardware Drive Size 22mm - M.2 SATA
Supported Drive Height(s) 2242
2260
2280
Chipset ID JMicron - JMS580
Indicators LED Indicators 1 - Power & Activity
Packaging Information Package Height 30 mm [1,2 in]
Package Length 9,8 cm [3,9 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0,1 kg [0,2 lb]
Package Width 16,8 cm [6,6 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbps
Type and Rate USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)
TRIM Support Yes
MTBF 50,000 hours
General Specifications Not compatible with M.2 NVMe or AHCI PCI-Express SSDs
Physical Characteristics Product Height 1,4 cm [0,6 in]
Product Length 5 cm [2,0 in]
Weight of Product 95 g [3,4 oz]
Product Width 110 mm [4,3 in]
Color Black
Material Aluminum
Cable Length 145 mm [5,7 in]
Power Power Source USB-Powered
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements Note Windows 7 and earlier Windows versions do not support TRIM with USB to SATA devices.
What's in the Box Included in Package 1 - M.2 SATA Enclosure with Integrated USB-C Cable
1 - Screwdriver
4 - Assembly Screws
1 - Set of Drive-Mounting Hardware
1 - Quick-Start Guide

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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