Product ID: DRW150SATBK
This high quality Removable SATA Hard Drive Drawer/Mobile Rack delivers a professional-grade hot-swap solution, allowing you to quickly swap SATA hard drives in/out of a computer without having to open the computer case. The mobile rack 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.
Simply install the drive bay into a 5.25in bay on the host computer, then mount a 3.5in SATA HDD into the (removable) caddy. Connecting the SATA hard drive to the computer is as easy as inserting the caddy into the drive bay, which can be locked to prevent unauthorized removal of the drive. Features a front panel ball bearing fan, aluminum construction and 25K insertion rating. Backed by StarTech.com's 2-year warranty.
This product is interchangeable as a replacement for StorCase SATA models S21J111, SC21J111 and RJR110.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Drive Connectors||SATA Power (15 pin)|
|SATA (7 pin, Data)|
|1 - Host Connectors||LP4 (4 pin; Large Drive Power)|
|SATA Power (15 pin)|
|SATA (7 pin, Data)|
|Hardware||Front Door Key Lock||Yes|
|Compatible Drive Types||SATA|
|1 - Fans||40 mm|
|Fan Bearing Type||Ball Bearing|
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Power (Green)|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||47 mm [1,9 in]|
|Package Length||19,5 cm [7,7 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||834 g [29,4 oz]|
|Package Width||15,3 cm [6,0 in]|
|Physical Characteristics||Weight of Product||782 g [27,6 oz]|
|Product Length||19 cm [7,5 in]|
|Product Width||14,7 cm [5,8 in]|
|Product Height||41 mm [1,6 in]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||OS independent; No software or drivers required|
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||PC or Mac with a 5.25 Inch Drive Bay|
|Note||Unit is model specific and is not meant for use with different models of drive drawer unless otherwise stated|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||Mobile Rack Caddy|
|5.25" Mobile Rack Bay|
|2 - Included in Package||Key|
Turn additional 3.5in SATA hard drives into extra hot-swap drives for the DRW150SATBK
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.
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