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eSATA USB to SATA Hard Drive Docking Station for Dual 2.5 or 3.5in HDD

Easily connect and swap two 2.5 or 3.5in SATA hard drives through eSATA or USB

Product ID: SATADOCK22UE

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  • Dual top slot loading design with drive doors
  • Patented drive ejection mechanism for each drive
  • Power button with integrated Power/Activity LED indicator for each drive

This dual drive SATA HDD Dock provides fast, convenient access to 2.5” or 3.5" SATA (SATA, SATA II, SATA III) hard drives (HDD) or solid state drives (SSD) through either USB or eSATA, without ever having to open a computer case or mount hard drives in an enclosure.

Supporting one or two drives (tested with up to 4TB 3.5" and 1TB 2.5" drives per bay), SATADOCK22UE can be connected to the host computer through either USB 2.0 or eSATA - then, it's just a matter of inserting the desired 2.5" or 3.5" SATA drives (or combination of both) into one of the two (or both) docking station slots for instant access.

"...the SATADOCK22UE is at the top of [the] heap when considering construction quality, ease of use and performance. Final Score: 9.0 out of 10."
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The docking station supports plug and play installation on most operating systems, making it a perfect solution for data recovery, drive imaging, software testing, or any environment that requires fast access to massive amounts of data (uninstalled or archived hard drives etc.). Plus, SATADOCK22UE features a small form factor design that requires minimal desk space for permanent connection to the host computer and provides enough hard drive surface exposure to optimize dissipation of operating heat.

SATADOCK22UE supports any 2.5" or 3.5" SATA drive and data transfer speeds of up to 1.5 Gbps (using eSATA) and 480Mbps (using USB 2.0) between host and dock - ensuring effortless data dumps or backups and hassle-free file transfers. The inclusion of a high-output power adapter versus other competitive dual drive dock models ensures stable performance for even the latest power hungry high-capacity hard drives. The value of this hard drive docking station can be extended, using a SAT2IDEADP (SAT2IDEADP), which enables you to use any 2.5 or 3.5in IDE hard drive in a SATA hard drive dock slot.

Applications

  • Access spare or removed 2.5/3.5" drives quickly to retrieve data from
  • Data recovery specialists who need quick access to drives for imaging
  • Backup data quickly to an external drive for archiving
  • Technicians who regularly test or benchmark different hard drives and need to swap between them
  • Transfer data from one hard drive to another from the same dock

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Support for up to two high-capacity/RPM 2.5/3.5" drives over USB 2.0 or eSATA interfaces
  • A top slot-loading design and unique drive ejection mechanism provides quick and easy access to the data without having to install drives into an enclosure or tray
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030832335

Compatibility

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

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 2 - Drive Connectors SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin)
1 - Host Connectors USB B (4 pin)
2 - Host Connectors eSATA (7 pin, Data)
Hardware Interface USB 2.0 & eSATA
Number of Drives 2
Drive Size 2.5in & 3.5in
Compatible Drive Types SATA
Fan(s) No
Chipset ID Initio - INIC-1611
Indicators 2 - LED Indicators Solid - Power, Blinking - Activity
Packaging Information Package Length 7.3 in [18.5 cm]
Package Width 4.7 in [12 cm]
Package Height 8.3 in [21 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 28.9 oz [820 g]
Performance Type and Rate USB 2.0 - 480 Mbit/s
UASP Support No
Type and Rate SATA I (1.5 Gbps)
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 4TB 5400 RPM 3.5" hard drives per bay (8TB total) and 1TB 5400 RPM 2.5" hard drives (2TB total)
Insertion Rating 15,000 Cycles
Physical Characteristics Color Black
Material Plastic
Product Length 5.8 in [14.7 cm]
Product Width 5.2 in [13.2 cm]
Product Height 2.8 in [70 mm]
Weight of Product 19.3 oz [547 g]
Power Power Source AC Adapter Included
Input Voltage 115V-230V AC
Output Voltage 12/5V DC
Output Current 3A
Plug Type 6 pin mini-DIN PS/2 Female
Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package SATA hard drive docking station
2 - Included in Package eSATA Cable
1 - Included in Package USB Cable
Power Adapter
Instruction Manual

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

When you troubleshoot issues with a hard drive dock or duplicator, 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:

  • IDE, SATA, and eSATA cables
  • Hard drives
  • Hard drive dock or duplicator

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the cables, hard drives, and hard drive dock or duplicator in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
  • Use a different cable, hard drive, and hard drive dock or duplicator 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 dock or duplicator, it is recommended that you do the following:

Note: For a hard drive duplicator you may need to switch the device to PC mode (if available).

  1. To check Disk Management, press the Windows key + R, type diskmgmt.msc, and press Enter. Check to see if your hard drive is listed.
  2. Do one of the following:
  • If the hard drive is listed with unallocated space, the hard drive needs to be reformatted. 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, 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.

This docking station allows the hard drive to enforce its own power state, as opposed to enforcing a power state that keeps the hard drive active at all times. Since most newer hard drives have low-power energy conservation modes, this will cause the hard drive to enter an idle state if it is not used for a certain amount of time. 

 

How To

To confirm that Windows detects your USB device, complete the following:

  1. Press the Windows key+R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter.
  2. In Device Manager, under the appropriate heading, confirm that your expansion card is listed and that there isn't an exclamation mark next to it.  For example, a USB controller card would be under Universal Serial Bus controllers.

Your USB device is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your USB device, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.

To confirm that the Mac OS detects your USB device, complete the following:

  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.

Your USB device is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your USB device, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.

Before You Buy

To determine if your hard drive will work in this device, on the product page, click the Technical Specifications tab, and do the following:

  • Make sure that the device supports the storage size of your hard drive. If the storage size of your hard drive is larger than what the device was tested with, the hard drive will likely still work with the enclosure.
  • Confirm that your hard drive uses the same interface type as the device. For example, IDE, SATA, or M.2.
  • Make sure that the device supports the physical size of your hard drive, such as 2.5 inches or 3.5 inches.
  • Verify that the power consumption of your hard drive doesn’t exceed the power output of the device. If you’re using multiple hard drives, make sure that the combined power consumption of all of the hard drives doesn’t exceed the power output of the docking station.

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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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