M.2 SSD to 2.5in SATA Adapter Converter

Convert an M.2 SSD into a 7mm high 2.5in SATA 6Gbps Open Frame SSD

Product ID: SAT32M225

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  • Open-frame steel mounting bracket
  • Supports 7mm or larger 2.5" SATA bays
  • Supports B key M.2 SSDs
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€29.99 EUR
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Vastly increase system performance by adding the speed of an M.2 SSD in any 2.5" SATA application, with the SAT32M225 M.2 SSD to SATA adapter.

Utilize the full potential of your SATA III controller, with an M.2 SSD reducing your data transfer bottleneck with file transfer speeds up to 6 Gbps. M.2 SSDs can also save you money by reducing your power consumption over regular platter drives.

Help protect the health of your drive with an open-frame design that maximizes heat dissipation.

The SAT32M225 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty, and lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Retrieve/backup data from an M.2 (NGFF) drive with a standard SATA computer
  • Turn an unused M.2 (NGFF) drive into a regular 2.5in SATA solid state drive
  • Access M.2 (NGFF) drives from an external source, such as a SATA drive enclosure or docking station

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Maximize system speed by adding M.2 SSD performance
  • Reduce overall power consumption, with a high efficiency M.2 SSD
  • Help protect the health of your drive with an open-frame design that maximizes heat dissipation

Partner Numbers

  • ALSO Denmark 000000000002763869
  • ALSO DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 2763869
  • ALSO Sweden 000000000002763869
  • CMS Distribution V208964
  • CMS Distribution Ireland SAT32M225
  • Esprinet SAT32M225
  • Esprinet Italy SAT32M225
  • Exertis 0010029743
  • Exertis IE STCSAT32M225
  • Ingram Austria V933085
  • Ingram DK V933085
  • Ingram Finland V933085
  • Ingram Germany V933085
  • Ingram IE V933085
  • Ingram Micro Belgium 2590168
  • Ingram Micro España V933085
  • Ingram Micro France V933085
  • Ingram Micro Italy V933085
  • Ingram Micro Netherlands 2590168
  • Ingram Micro Sweden V933085
  • Ingram Micro UK V933085
  • Ingram Switzerland V933085
  • SIEWERT & KAU 143339
  • Tech Data - Belgium 4428341
  • Tech Data - France 4428341
  • Tech Data - Italy 4428341
  • Tech Data - Netherlands 4428341
  • UPC 065030855600

Compatibility

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

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Drive Connectors M.2 (SATA, B-Key, NGFF)
1 - Host Connectors SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin)
Environmental Operating Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Hardware Interface SATA
Number of Drives 1
Compatible Drive Types M.2 (SATA, B-Key, NGFF)
Drive Installation Fixed
Supported Drive Height(s) 2230
2242
2260
2280
Packaging Information Package Height 32 mm [1,3 in]
Package Length 14,5 cm [5,7 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 102 g [3,6 oz]
Package Width 17,5 cm [6,9 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbps
Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)
Hardware Raid Supported No
Hot Swap Capability No
General Specifications Not compatible with M.2 NVMe or AHCI PCI-Express SSDs
Physical Characteristics Weight of Product 36 g [1,3 oz]
Product Length 100 mm [3,9 in]
Product Width 70 mm [2,8 in]
Product Height 7 mm [0,3 in]
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package M.2 NGFF SSD to 2.5in SATA SSD Converter
Mounting screw kit
Installation manual

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How To

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  1. Click the Apple icon.
  2. Click About This Mac.
  3. Click More Info or System Report.
  4. Under the appropriate heading, confirm that your USB device is listed and that there isn't an error. For example, a network card would be under Ethernet Cards.

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.

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Before You Buy

Although M.2 SSDs come in similar form factors, only an M.2 SATA drive with an NGFF B key will operate with this device. M.2 drives that are PCIe or have a different key position are not compatible with this device.

This device can adapt an M.2 SATA drive to standard SATA connections, which is not possible for a PCIe based M.2 drive. The key type refers to the connector type on the M.2 SATA drive. B key can be M.2 PCIe x2 or SATA, so it is important that you check the specifications of the drive to see if it supports SATA.

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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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SSD doesn't fit - and upside down?

By: Meme - 10/17/2019
My drive a sabrent rocket m.2 2280 SSD doesn't fit into the ngff slot It's about 1mm out... It fits fine into my anime nvme enclosure.
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Matt, Customer Support on 10/22/2019 3:46:54 PM
Our customer's experience with our products is incredibly important to us and we apologize that our SAT32M225 is not working with your Sabrent Rocket M.2 SSD. This adapter is only compatible with SATA-based M.2 SSDs and does not work with NVMe based SSDs which is why you're seeing issues fitting your drive into the adapter. Unfortunately at this time, we do not have an NVMe to SATA adapter but our M2E1BMU31C converts an NVMe SSD to USB. If you have any questions or require any assistance, please feel free to contact us at www.startech.com/support where our Technical Advisors are available 24 hours a day, 5 days a week to provide support.
(5 Stars)

Worked great to replace older 2.5" drive with SSD

By: RMilk - 09/16/2020
Bought one of these to use a WD SA500 M.2 SATA SSD. Worked flawlessly in MacOS and Windows 10. Nearly 600 MB/s throughput, which matches peak spec from WD. Simple to install, slim-line 7mm tall 2.5" frame gives drop-in replacement. Note - it does NOT work for M.2 NVMe/PCIe! Be sure to look at the pictures where it shows you the M.2 keying that it supports!
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