Discontinued

3.5in Black Multi Port Panel for Front Drive Bay with HD Audio - eSATA / FireWire 400 / USB 2.0

Add front panel access for USB 2.0, eSATA, FireWire and audio connections

Product ID: 35BAYPANELHD

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  • 3.5" front bay form factor (or 5.25" front bay with accessory: BRACKETFDBK)
  • Compatible with AC'97 or HD Audio standards with autosensing
  • 1x eSATA, 1x 6-pin FireWire, 4x USB 2.0, 2x 3.5mm Audio ports

The 35BAYPANELHD Multi-Port Front Drive Bay Panel lets you access USB, eSATA, FireWire and audio ports from the front of a PC computer case, from any available 3.5" front bay, by extending the existing internal motherboard connectors to the front of the case instead of the rear.

The panel can be installed into any 3.5in front drive bay, to provide 4 USB 2.0 ports, an IEEE1394a FireWire port, an external SATA (eSATA) port and speaker and MIC ports (HD Audio and AC'97 compatible).

The 35BAYPANELHD panel is backed by 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Connecting commonly used USB, eSATA, FireWire and audio peripherals (e.g. digital cameras or camcorders, or external hard drives) to the front panel of a PC

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Provides front panel access to commonly used ports
  • Conserves space on the front panel of the PC, by using a single 3.5" front bay to provide multiple ports (1x eSATA, 1x 6-pin FireWire, 4x USB 2.0, and 2x 3.5mm audio jacks)
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030849111

Compatibility

  • OS Independent logo
Operating System independent

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 5 - Internal Ports IDC (10 pin, Motherboard Header)
1 - Internal Ports SATA (7 pin, Data)
4 - External Ports USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0
1 - External Ports eSATA (7 pin, Data)
2 - External Ports 3.5 mm Mini-Jack (3 Position)
1 - External Ports FireWire 400 (6 pin, IEEE 1394a)
Hardware Ports 8
Packaging Information Package Length 9.4 in [23.8 cm]
Package Width 1.7 in [44 mm]
Package Height 5.3 in [13.5 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 11.3 oz [320 g]
Performance Audio Specifications AC'97, HD Audio
Type and Rate USB 2.0 - 480 Mbit/s
SATA II (3 Gbps)
Physical Characteristics Color Black
Material Plastic
Cable Length 23.6 in [60 cm]
Product Length 4.0 in [10.2 cm]
Product Width 1.0 in [25 mm]
Product Height 4.8 in [12.1 cm]
Weight of Product 8.8 oz [250 g]
Software OS Compatibility Operating System independent
Special Notes / Requirements System and Cable Requirements One available SATA connector on motherboard or internal SATA card
Available 3.5" front bay
One available FireWire header on motherboard or external FireWire 6-pin connector
AC ’97 or HD Audio compatible internal audio header
Two available USB headers on motherboard or internal USB card
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package 3.5" Front Bay Panel
6-pin FireWire to Header Cable
Screw Kit
Instruction Manual

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

If the USB device does not work after your computer has been in extended hibernation, it is likely that Windows has automatically turned off the USB Root hub to save power. 

The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening.
 

Windows 10 / 8

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows key + X and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows XP

  1. On your desktop, right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers by clicking the arrow to the left of it.
  4. Right-click the first USB Root Hub device and select Properties.
  5. Click the Power Management tab.
  6. Clear the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  7. Click OK to apply the setting.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any remaining devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section with “Root Hub” in the name.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Compliance and safety

Compliance letters

  • WEEE
    • Language: English
  • RoHS
    • Language: English

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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