5.25 to 3.5 Hard Drive Hot Swap Bay - For 3.5" SATA/SAS Drives - Trayless

Hot-swap drives with ease, using this trayless mobile backplane for desktop PCs or servers

Product ID: HSB13SATSASB

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  • Hot swap drives between systems, using a 3.5” SATA or SAS drive in a 5.25” front bay
  • Durable plastic and aluminum construction
  • Trayless design for ease of use
Your price
$50.99 NZD excl. GST
$58.64 NZD incl. GST

This removable hard drive hot-swap bay makes it easy to swap 3.5” SATA or SAS drives in and out of your server or desktop computer, using an available 5.25” front drive bay. It features a trayless design that saves you installation time and enables you to insert or remove drives as needed. With its durable plastic and aluminum construction, it provides a cost-effective solution for drive maintenance and interchangeability of data between multiple systems.

Hot-swap drives easily

This hot-swap bay/mobile rack is ideal for IT professionals, such as system administrators or computer operators, for quickly swapping drives.

With support for both SATA and SAS 3.5” drives, it saves valuable time in environments where storage drives need to be replaced or removed regularly, such as in server rooms and data centers. Its cost-effective design makes it ideal for large deployments of system builds or upgrades, and for organizations intent on maximizing their IT budget spend.

Valuable drive protection

The removable hard drive hot-swap bay provides a protective backplane with a lightweight yet durable plastic and aluminum housing. To safeguard your data, you can lock the drive bay door to prevent you from unintentionally disconnecting the drive. 

Fast data transfers

To maximize the speed and performance of your drives, the mobile rack supports SAS I and II and SATA I, II and III, providing data transfer speeds up to 6Gbps when paired with a compatible controller.

The HSB13SATSASB is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Provides a cost-effective solution for building or upgrading computer systems for organizations such as government agencies, small-to-medium businesses, educational institutions, medical facilities, and military organizations
  • Provides easy hot-swapping of drives in environments where drives need to be replaced or removed regularly, such as server rooms and data centers
  • Ideal for industrial or enterprise storage applications such as data backup, recovery, and archiving

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Micro New Zealand 3741304
  • UPC 065030872614

Compatibility

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

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Drive Connectors 29 pin SAS SFF-8482 Female
1 - Host Connectors SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C(-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity Operating - 5~85% RH Non-condensing
Storage - 5~95%
Hardware Front Door Key Lock Yes
Fan(s) No
Interface SATA
Number of Drives 1
Drive Size 3.5in
Compatible Drive Types SAS & SATA
Drive Installation Removable
Indicators 1 - LED Indicators Drive Power/Activity
Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 16.1 oz [456.0 g]
Package Length 8.1 in [20.5 cm]
Package Width 6.0 in [15.3 cm]
Package Height 2.0 in [50.0 mm]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbps
Type and Rate SATA/SAS 6 Gbps
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 10TB 7200 RPM hard drive
Hot Swap Capability Yes
MTBF 50,000 cycles
Temperature Alarm No
Physical Characteristics Color Black
Material Plastic and Aluminum
Max Drive Height 1.0 in [26.1 mm]
Product Length 7.2 in [18.4 cm]
Product Width 5.8 in [14.8 cm]
Product Height 1.7 in [42.0 mm]
Weight of Product 10.9 oz [308.0 g]
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package mobile rack
2 - Included in Package keys
4 - Included in Package backplane-mounting screws
1 - Included in Package SATA/SAS data cable
Molex to SATA and LED cable
SATA to SATA and LED cable
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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

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.

Compliance and safety

Compliance letters

  • RoHS
    • Language: English
  • WEEE
    • Language: English

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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