Product ID: S351BMU33ET
This eSATA enclosure for 3.5 in. SATA HDDs is perfect for office, government, medical, and other personnel who require quick and easy access to important data and files. It is ideal if you need easy access to your data or need to back up, archive, or recover data and multimedia content.
Multiple connectivity options
The external hard drive enclosure supports USB 3.0, also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1, and eSATA, allowing you to access your data through your preferred interface. For fast performance and efficient data transfers, when connected through eSATA, the enclosure supports full SATA III transfer speeds - up to 6Gbps.
For universal compatibility, the enclosure can be connected through USB 3.0 with transfer speeds up 5Gbps, plus support for UASP. The HDD enclosure lets you connect a SATA III (6Gbps) hard drive, but is also compatible with SATA I and II.
Ease of use
The hard drive enclosure allows you to swap drives in and out as needed with the trayless design. The enclosure is simple to set up and easy to use, with its plug-and-play functionality. It’s is also equipped with an LED light to indicate power and activity.
Compact design works great with your Mac or PC
With a sleek, compact style, this hard drive enclosure is a perfect desktop companion for your Mac or PC. It occupies minimal space, and features a fanless design that keeps the enclosure quiet so you to focus on what’s important.
The S351BMU33ET is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Drive Connectors||SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin)|
|1 - Host Connectors||USB Type-B (9 pin) USB 3.0|
|eSATA (7 pin, Data)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0⁰C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)|
|Humidity||5% to 65%|
|Interface||USB 3.0 & eSATA|
|Bus Type||USB 3.0 & eSATA|
|Number of Drives||1|
|Compatible Drive Types||SATA|
|Number of internal 3.5 inch bays||1|
|Chipset ID||ASMedia - ASM1153E
ASMedia - ASM1456
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Power/Activity|
|Packaging Information||Shipping (Package) Weight||2.4 lb [1.1 kg]|
|Package Length||9.4 in [24.0 cm]|
|Package Width||6.0 in [15.3 cm]|
|Package Height||3.9 in [100.0 mm]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||6 Gbps|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Type and Rate||SATA III (6 Gbps)|
|Max Drive Capacity||Currently tested with up to 10TB 7200 RPM hard drives|
|Hot Swap Capability||Yes|
|Insertion Rating||50,000 cycles|
|Product Length||8.3 in [21.0 cm]|
|Product Width||5.3 in [13.4 cm]|
|Product Height||1.5 in [38.0 mm]|
|Weight of Product||18.4 oz [520.0 g]|
|Power||Power Source||AC Adapter Included|
|Input Voltage||100 - 240 AC|
|Output Voltage||12V DC|
|Center Tip Polarity||Positive|
|Power Consumption (In Watts)||24|
|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||1 - Included in Package||drive enclosure|
|USB 3.0 cable|
|Power Adapter (NA)|
Provide protection against shocks/impacts to a 3.5in hard drive
Connect your USB 3.0 devices, with this high-quality USB 3.0 certified cable
Connect your USB 3.0 devices with this high-quality USB 3.0 certified cable
When you troubleshoot issues with a hard drive enclosure, 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 enclosure, 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.
To determine if your hard drive will work in this enclosure, on the product page, click the Technical Specifications tab, and do the following:
Before you can access a new or formatted drive in your operating system, you need to initialize it first and then create a partition on the drive. A partition defines an area of the drive to use for storing data. The partition uses a file system (for example, ex-FAT, NTFS, and so on).
Note: You typically only need to initialize a drive if the drive is new. If you cannot find an uninitialized drive in Disk Management, skip the following steps and try to partition your device.
Press the Windows key + R, type compmgmt.msc, and click Run to open Computer Management.
Navigate to Disk Management.
When prompted to, initialize your disk(s). If you are running Windows® 7 or later and are using a drive larger than 2TB, initialize the disk(s) with GPT. If you are running an earlier version of Windows, initialize the disk(s) with MBR. For more information, visit the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/support/faqs/technical-support?topic=hard-drives#mbr-vs-gpt.
Note: The following steps create an NTFS partition that uses the entire drive space. To use a different file system, select a different option in step 6.
Right-click Unallocated or RAW volume, and select New Simple Volume.
In the New Partition Wizard, click Next.
Select Primary partition.
Leave the partition size set to default, and click Next.
Assign a drive letter or leave it set to the default, and click Next.
Enter the following settings to format the partition:
The new drive should appear in Windows Explorer.
Before you can access a new or formatted drive in your operating system, you need to initialize it first and then create a partition on the drive. A partition defines an area of the drive to use for storing data. The partition uses a file system (for example, HFS+, ex-FAT, NTFS, and so on).
Mac OSX detects a drive that needs to be initialized and automatically prompts you to initialize the drive. If you are prompted to initialize the drive, click Initialize. If you are not prompted to initialize the drive and you cannot find the drive in Finder, you will need to create a partition on the drive.
Note: The following steps create an HFS+ (Mac OS Extended (Journaled)) partition that uses the entire drive space.
To create a partition on a new drive, complete the following:
Navigate to Applications and click Utilities.
Open Disk Utility.
Select the new drive and click the Partition tab.
Click Options and verify that it is set to GUID Partition Table.
Enter a name for the partition.
The drive should now be accessible in Finder.
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