3 Bay Aluminum Trayless Hot Swap Mobile Rack Backplane for 3.5in SAS II/SATA III - 6 Gbps HDD

Easily connect and hot swap up to three 3.5” SATA/SAS hard drives from two 5.25” bays

Product ID: HSB3SATSASBA

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  • Solid aluminum construction
  • Key lock design
  • Built-in fan
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The HSB3SATSASBA Removable 3-drive backplane lets you quickly install and hot-swap 3.5" drives from the front of your computer, by turning two 5.25" bays into a hot-swappable interface for you to connect up to three 3.5” SATA or SAS hard drives (HDD).

For added versatility, the hard drive bay can interface with SATA I/II/III and SAS I/II hard drives -- an ideal accommodation for enterprise system applications.

For a quick and secure method of installing and removing drives, the backplane features ejection levers and a key-lock design. To help prevent drive failure, the bay provides excellent heat dissipation with a built-in fan, and a vented solid aluminum enclosure.

The HSB3SATSASBA is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Imaging - for new system builds or configurations, use the hot swap bay in your master system to quickly copy the Windows OS to multiple blank hard drives
  • Add a hot-swap bay to a server or workstation computer that you can use as a removable backup solution
  • IT environments where you need to quickly insert/replace hard drives with no external HDD enclosure required

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Delivers peak drive performance, with support for full SATA III/SAS II data transfer speeds up to 6Gbps
  • Flexible drive options with support for both SATA and SAS drive interfaces
  • Helps maintain ideal drive operating temperatures by providing excellent heat dissipation, vented aluminum housing and a built-in fan

Partner Numbers

  • ALSO DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 2776134
  • CMS Distribution V243797
  • D&D Distribution HSB3SATSASBA
  • Esprinet HSB3SATSASBA
  • Ingram Austria V933028
  • Ingram Germany V933028
  • Ingram IE V933028
  • Ingram Micro Belgium 2560922
  • Ingram Micro España V933028
  • Ingram Micro France V933028
  • Ingram Micro Italy V933028
  • Ingram Micro Netherlands 2560922
  • Ingram Micro UK V933028
  • Ingram Switzerland V933028
  • Tech Data - Belgium 4504677
  • Tech Data - France V933028
  • Tech Data - Italy 4504677
  • Tech Data - Netherlands 4504677
  • UPC 065030855297

Compatibility

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

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 3 - Drive Connectors SFF-8482 (29 pin, Data & Power, Internal SAS)
2 - Host Connectors SATA Power (15 pin)
3 - Host Connectors SATA (7 pin, Data)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C (23°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Humidity 5%~85% RH
Hardware Interface SATA
Front Door Key Lock Yes
Number of Drives 3
Drive Size 3.5in
Compatible Drive Types SAS & SATA
Drive Installation Removable
Number of internal 3.5 inch bays 3
Fan(s) Yes
1 - Fans 70 mm
Fan Bearing Type Sleeve Bearing
Indicators 1 - LED Indicators Power LED
Drive 1 Activity LED
Drive 2 Activity LED
Drive 3 Activity LED
Packaging Information Package Height 12.3 cm [4.8 in]
Package Length 25.3 cm [10.0 in]
Package Width 17.9 cm [7.0 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 1.2 kg [2.7 lb]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbit/s
Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 4TB 7200 RPM hard drives
General Specifications Fan Specifications:
Speed: 3000 RPM+10% Airflow: 27.60CFM (At zero static pressure) Noise level: 26.72dB-A
Physical Characteristics Color Black
Material Aluminum
Product Length 19.4 cm [7.6 in]
Product Width 14.6 cm [5.7 in]
Product Height 8.5 cm [3.3 in]
Weight of Product 0.9 kg [1.9 lb]
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package 3 SATA HDD Backplane
Instruction Manual
Installation screw kit
3 - Included in Package 18" SATA Cable
2 - Included in Package Bay Key

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

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:

  • SATA and SAS cables
  • Hard drives
  • Hard drive rack

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the cables, hard drives, and hard drive rack in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
  • Use a different cable, hard drive, and hard drive rack in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.

When you test the hard drive and hard drive rack, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • To check Disk Management, press the Windows key + R, type diskmgmt.msc, and press Enter.  Check to see if your hard drive is listed.
  • If the hard drive is listed with unallocated space, it needs to be formatted. Right-click unallocated and click New Simple Volume. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the reformatting.

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.

  • If the hard drive is listed as healthy but does not have a drive letter assigned to it, for example, C:, right-click healthy and click Change Drive Letter and Paths. Click Add, assign a drive letter, and click OK.

Note: A formatted hard drive will not show up in Computer or My Computer until it has a drive letter assigned to it.

Yes, this mobile rack does support hot-swapping of SATA drives. To use this feature, it is required that the SATA port is set to Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) mode and hot-swapping is enabled. On most motherboards, this is performed within the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) or the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). If you are using a SATA controller card, consult the motherboard manufacturer's technical documentation for the correct steps to accomplish this.

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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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By: HappyBuyer - 06/10/2021
Everything was well packaged and the constructions seems solidly built. I have a 2U and the front panel restricts airflow but that is not a design fault just keep in mind. I cut out a vent area covered with a filter and works great. I will buy again.
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