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USB 3.0 to eSATA HDD / SSD / ODD Adapter Cable - 3ft eSATA Hard Drive to USB 3.0 Adapter Cable - SATA 6 Gbps

Connect an eSATA storage device to a USB 3.0 port on your laptop or desktop

Product ID: USB3S2ESATA3

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  • Compatible with USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 (5 Gbps / 480 Mbps / 1.5 Mbps)
  • eSATA interface compliant with SATA revision 3 and other SATA revisions, with supported data transfer rates up to 6 Gbps
  • Supports hard drives (HDD), solid state drives (SSD) and optical disc drives (ODD)
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The USB3S2ESATA3 USB 3.0 to eSATA drive cable lets you connect any external eSATA hard drive, solid state drive, or optical disc drive to your USB-enabled computer system -- a great solution for computers that don't natively support eSATA, such as MacBook® and Ultrabook™ computers.

To maximize performance and utilize the speed potential of your SATA 6 Gbps drives, the USB 3.0 to eSATA adapter is compatible with SATA revisions I/II/III and supports transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps through USB 3.0.

With support for Blu-ray/DVD/CD ATAPI / ODD drives and large capacity HDD / SSDs (tested up to 4TB) the USB to eSATA adapter cable is compatible with virtually any eSATA device, and can greatly increase the storage/backup capabilities of your computer.

The USB 3.0 to eSATA drive cable ensures a hassle-free connection with simple plug-and-play installation, plus the cable  is the perfect length (1-meter, end-to-end) for easily accessing the rear panel USB ports on your computer.

The USB3S2ESATA3 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Connect an external eSATA drive to a computer system that only has USB
  • Carry with your laptop and eSATA drive for an on the go storage solution
  • Swap an eSATA drive between computers systems that do not have eSATA

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Get high external performance from your eSATA drives, with transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps using your USB 3.0-enabled computer
  • Hassle-free set up, with plug-and-play installation

Partner Numbers

  • Exertis 0010033804
  • Ingram Micro UK V933188
  • CMS Distribution V209661
  • UPC 065030854863

Compatibility

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

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Drive Connectors eSATA (7 pin, Data)
1 - Host Connectors USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 70°C (14°F to 158°F)
Humidity 40%-85%RH
Hardware Bus Type USB 3.0
Number of Drives 1
Compatible Drive Types eSATA
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1153E
Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 80 g [2.8 oz]
Package Length 21.8 cm [8.6 in]
Package Width 19.8 cm [7.8 in]
Package Height 15 mm [0.6 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
UASP Support No
4Kn Support Yes
Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)
Port Multiplier No
Hardware Raid Supported No
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 4TB 7200 RPM hard drives
Hot Swap Capability Yes
MTBF 1,577,505 hours
Physical Characteristics Weight of Product 67.5 g [2.4 oz]
Product Length 91 cm [35.8 in]
Product Width 24 mm [0.9 in]
Product Height 10 mm [0.4 in]
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package USB 3.0 to eSATA Adapter Cable
Installation guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

If the USB device does not work after your computer has been in extended hibernation, it is likely that Windows has automatically turned off the USB Root hub to save power. 

The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening.
 

Windows 10 / 8

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows key + X and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows XP

  1. On your desktop, right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers by clicking the arrow to the left of it.
  4. Right-click the first USB Root Hub device and select Properties.
  5. Click the Power Management tab.
  6. Clear the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  7. Click OK to apply the setting.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any remaining devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section with “Root Hub” in the name.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

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  • 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.
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