SATA to Compact Flash SSD Adapter

Turn a Compact Flash card into a bootable SATA SSD

Product ID: SAT2CF

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  • Compatible with Compact Flash I/II, MicroDrive™
  • Small, compact form factor
  • No driver of software installation required

This SATA to CF SSD adapter features a SATA male power connector and a SATA male data connector, as well as a Compact Flash port, allowing you to connect a Compact Flash type media card to a laptop computer in place of a serial ATA hard drive.

A Do-it-yourself SSD solution, the CF to SATA adapter allows Compact Flash, Compact Flash 2, or MicroDrive media to be used on a notebook computer as a bootable hard drive and requires no software or driver installation.


  • Convert a CF card into a bootable SATA solid state drive (SSD) for reduced power consumption, greater reliability and reduced heat generation
  • Add cost-effective solid state storage to a small form factor or embedded computing solution
  • Create a compact SSD for use in volatile environments such as handheld, mobile, or industrial environments

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • A small form factor design to fit into space confined systems
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030826181


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


Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - External Ports SATA Power (15 pin)
SATA (7 pin, Data)
CompactFlash (50 pin) Slot
Environmental Operating Temperature 5°C to 50°C (41°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
Humidity 20% to 80% RH
Packaging Information Package Length 8.6 in [21.8 cm]
Package Width 1.9 in [47 mm]
Package Height 6.3 in [15.9 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.3 lb [0.1 kg]
Performance Memory Media Type CF (Compact Flash I/II Card)
IBM Micro Drive
MTBF 3,864,231 Hours
Physical Characteristics Product Length 2.9 in [74 mm]
Product Width 2.0 in [51 mm]
Product Height 0.2 in [0.6 cm]
Weight of Product 0.7 oz [20 g]
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements Note Hot swapping not supported
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package SATA to Compact Flash Adapter
Instruction Manual


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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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