Product ID: S2510U33USM
The S2510U33USM USM enclosure enables you to insert a 2.5” SATA HDD/SSD into any USM host interface including the StarTech.com S2510U33RUSM 5.25" USM bay, and Seagate GoFlex® devices. To ensure you get the most from your SATA III drive, the enclosure supports transfer speeds up to 6.0 Gbps.
USM (Universal Storage Module) is a portable drive standard that interfaces with SATA and enables you to hot-swap drives between multiple host devices, such as PCs, notebooks, DVRs and many others.
Using the included USM to USB 3.0 adapter the enclosure can also be connected externally to non-USM host devices via USB. Plus, with support for UASP, the enclosure performs up to 70% faster than conventional USB when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller to utilize the full potential of your SATA III hard drives. See our UASP testing results below for further details.
To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the S2510U33USM supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Microsoft Windows® (8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2008/Server 2003), Apple® OSX (10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6), Linux, and Google Chrome OS™.
The S2510U33USM is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
UASP is supported in Windows 8, Mac (OSX 10.8 or above), and Linux. In testing UASP performs with a 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.
At the same peak in testing UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources.
Testing results were obtained using an Intel® Ivy Bridge system, a UASP enabled StarTech.com enclosure, and a SATA III solid state drive.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Drive Connectors||SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin)|
|Host Connectors||USB Type-B (9 pin) USB 3.0|
|1 - Host Connectors||USM (22 pin SATA Data & Power)|
|USB 3.0 Micro-B (10 pin, SuperSpeed)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)|
|Humidity||10% ~ 90% RH|
|Number of Drives||1|
|Compatible Drive Types||SATA|
|Chipset ID||ASMedia - ASM1053 - 6G|
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Hard Drive Power/Activity (Enclosure)|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||40 mm [1.6 in]|
|Package Length||17.5 cm [6.9 in]|
|Package Width||13 cm [5.1 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||214.5 g [7.6 oz]|
|Performance||Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Type and Rate||SATA III (6 Gbps)|
|General Specifications||UL94 V0 Flammability rating|
|Material||Aluminum and Plastic|
|Product Length||12 cm [4.7 in]|
|Product Width||81 mm [3.2 in]|
|Product Height||9 mm [0.4 in]|
|Weight of Product||93.2 g [3.3 oz]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||OS independent; No software or drivers required|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||2.5” USM HDD Enclosure|
|USM to USB 3.0 interface adapter|
|Micro USB 3.0 Cable|
Connect your Micro-B 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 confirm that the Mac OS detects your USB device, complete the following:
You may need to refresh the System Information page after you plug in your device. To do so, press Command + R with the System Information page open.
Your USB device is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your USB device, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.
Hard drive enclosures require power from your system's USB port. Although you can plug in any standard SATA drive, USB ports only supply a limited amount of power and are not able to power all of the hard drives plugged into the system.
The power capabilities of the USB port combined with the power requirements of the attached hard drive will determine if the hard drive enclosure will work in your setup. The power (in mA) supplied by the USB port must be greater than the requirements of the hard drive.
A USB 2.0 port can supply a maximum of 500 mA (0.5 A), and a USB 3.0 port can supply a maximum of 900 mA (0.9 A).
You can usually find the power requirements of your hard drive in the technical specifications on the label of the hard drive or on the manufacturer's website.
To determine if your hard drive will work in this enclosure, on the product page, click the Technical Specifications tab, and do the following: