USB-C 10Gbps to M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure - Portable External M.2 NGFF PCIe Aluminum Case - 1GB/s Read/Write - Supports 2230, 2242, 2260, 2280 - TB3 Compatible - Mac & PC

External NVMe Enclosure | Thunderbolt™ 3 Compatible | USB-C Cable Included

Product ID: M2E1BMU31C

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  • HIGH PERFORMANCE: M.2 NVMe STORAGE: USB-C storage for your PCIe M.2 SSD. This enclosure features USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) with UASP support & PCIe 3.0 for read/write data transfer speeds up to 1GB/s.
  • DURABLE & PORTABLE: Aluminum housing protects the M.2 NGFF SSD and features ventilation holes for heat dissipation to ensure consistency at all performance levels. Ideal for data backup and recovery.
  • BROAD DRIVE COMPATIBILITY: Compatible with M-Key PCI Express drives sized 2230/2242/2260/2280 including Samsung 950/960/970, Kingston, Seagate, Western Digital (WD), HP, and Intel SSD drives.
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$124.99 SGD
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This compact M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure for PCIe SSDs is a highly portable, high-performance data storage solution for your USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 enabled devices.

Unparalleled Performance

Leverage the high speeds of your M.2 NVMe drive, with this external SSD enclosure. It delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 read/write speeds up to 10Gbps, which is nearly twice the capability of traditional M.2 SATA enclosures and USB 3.1 Gen 1. NVMe allows users to take full advantage of the throughput available to USB 3.1 Gen 2, which would not be possible with a SATA drive.

NVMe Speed Diagram

This fan-less aluminum enclosure features ventilation holes for maximum heat dissipation, ensuring your drive operates noiselessly at an optimal temperature to preserve performance.

maximize heat dissipation with ventilation holes specially engineered to increase air flow

 

Truly Portable

This slim, pocket-sized enclosure for PCIe based NVMe is specially designed for mobility, with a small form-factor design that fits easily into your laptop bag. Its lightweight, yet durable aluminum housing helps to ensure your drive won’t be damaged while you’re on the move.

M2E1BMU31C Dimensions

 

Broad Compatibility

The M.2 NVMe enclosure works with tablets, laptops, desktop computers and hosts that are equipped with USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3 ports. It's also backward compatible with USB 3.1 Gen 1, making it a convenient solution for the office or other workplace environments.

Additionally, the enclosure supports plug-and-play installation, making it the perfect accessory for professionals on the go.

M2E1BMU31C is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Create a portable, high-performance storage solution
  • Access your NVMe drive externally with ultra-fast transfer speeds
  • Superior speeds are ideal for data-migration related tasks
  • Ideal for professionals who require high-speed data access
  • Perfect for data recovery, backup or repair

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Micro Singapore 4610613
  • UPC 065030875691

Compatibility

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

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) Host Connectors 1 - M.2 (PCIe, M-Key, NVMe, NGFF)
1 - USB 3.1 USB Type C (10 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 65°C (14°F to 149°F)
Humidity Operation Humidity: 10% ~ 90% RH
Storage Humidity: 5% ~ 95% RH
Hardware Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2
Bus Type USB 3.1 Gen 2
Number of Drives 1
Drive Size 22 mm - M.2 NVMe
Compatible Drive Types M.2 (PCIe, NVMe, M-Key, NGFF)
Drive Installation Fixed
Supported Drive Height(s) 2230
2242
2260
2280
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM2362
Indicators LED Indicators 1 - Power & Activity
Packaging Information Package Height 1.4 in [35 mm]
Package Length 6.1 in [15.4 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.3 lb [0.2 kg]
Package Width 4.2 in [10.6 cm]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps
Type and Rate USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
TRIM Support Yes
4Kn Support Yes
Type and Rate NVMe (PCIe Gen 3)
General Specifications Not compatible with M.2 SATA or AHCI based SSDs
MTBF 233,398 Hours
Physical Characteristics Product Height 0.5 in [1.3 cm]
Product Length 4.3 in [10.8 cm]
Weight of Product 2.3 oz [65 g]
Product Width 1.6 in [40 mm]
Color Black
Material Aluminum and Plastic
Power Power Source USB-Powered
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements Note Windows 7 and earlier Windows versions do not support TRIM with USB storage devices.
What's in the Box Included in Package 1 - Drive Enclosure
1 - Set of M.2 Mounting Hardware (Installed)
1 - Screwdriver
1 - USB-C to USB-C Cable (50 cm)
1 - Quick-Start Guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

Yes, this device supports the TRIM command. If the OS issues a TRIM command, the command will be passed to the connected device.

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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.
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Very bad product

By: Bobtechno - 02/12/2020
I tested with 4 brand of M.2 SSD and the product is really bad, it keep disconnecting or only work at low speed such as 4 MB/Sec. I would not recommend
| Helpful?
Matt, Customer Support on 19/2/2020 9:24:07 AM
It's important to us that our customers have a positive experience with our products and we're sorry to hear about the speed issues you're having with our M2E1BMU31C. Often updating the USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 drivers and firmware on your computer can fix speed issues like this. We'd be happy to help look into this issue and help get the enclosure working properly if you require assistance. You can contact us at www.startech.com/support where our Technical Advisors are available 24 hours a day, 5 days a week to provide support.
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