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USB 3.1 (10Gbps) External Hard Drive Enclosure - For 2.5” SATA SSD/HDD - Rugged

Access data quickly on your 2.5 in. SATA SSD/HDD, even in harsh environments, with this IP-65 rated portable drive enclosure

Product ID: S251BRU31C3

  • Keep your data safe in the toughest field conditions
  • Provides portable external storage for 2.5” SATA SSDs/HDDs
  • Get ultra-fast data transfer rates through USB 3.1 (10Gbps)
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  • IP65 rating, providing outstanding water and dust resistance
  • Military Rated (MIL-STD-810G) drive enclosure provides exceptional shock resistance
  • TRIM support
  • SMART support
  • 4Kn support
  • Supports SATA I, II, and III (up to 6Gbps)
  • Works in extreme temperatures of -40° to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
  • Includes both USB-C to C and USB-C to A cables for wide port compatibility
  • Plug-and-play functionality
77,99 € EUR exc VAT
93,59 € EUR inc VAT
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Overview

This USB 3.1 external hard drive enclosure offers a rugged, high-performance solution for accessing and backing up your important files, while protecting your drive in harsh environments. It comes with two cables, to support both USB-C and USB-A enabled laptops and tablets.

Maximize the performance of your 2.5” SATA drives

The drive enclosure delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 performance with data transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps, letting you leverage the high performance of the latest drives while alleviating bottlenecks in your data transfers. With support for SATA I, II, and III, and high-capacity drives, this USB-C enclosure is compatible with virtually any 2.5” SATA SSD or HDD.

IP65 rated for water and dust resistance

Be prepared for the unexpected when you’re out in the field, in outdoor or industrial environments. The rugged hard drive enclosure provides superior water and dust resistance with an IP65 rating, to keep your data safe and secure, even in sudden downpours or dust storms.

Military-rated protection

The rugged enclosure is military rated (MIL-STD-810G) to protect your drive against environmental hazards such as drops, shock and vibration.

The tough-wearing exterior casing provides shock resistance, while the flexible silicone sleeve provides extra protection, absorbing the impact of bumps, rough baggage handling or drops. Inside, an extra layer of silicone provides drive stability.

The S251BRU31C3 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

Protect your data with this military-grade portable external storage solution - ideal in rugged outdoor or industrial environments such as construction, agriculture, mining, forest, manufacturing

Ideal for creative professionals who need to access important data and files while out working in the field

Take advantage of laptops and tablets that feature ultra-fast USB 3.1 (10Gbps) connectivity

Share large files between computers quickly and securely without a network

Back up important data to an external storage device

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.1 Gen 2
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM235CM
Compatible Drive Types SATA
Drive Installation Fixed
Drive Size 2.5in
Fan(s) No
Industry Standards MIL-STD-810G, Method 503.5 (Thermal Shock)
MIL-STD-810G, Method 514.6 (Vibration)
MIL-STD-810G, Method 516.6 (Shock)
MIL-STD-810G, Method 507.5 (Humidity)
MIL-STD-810G, Method 509.5 (Salt Spray)
MIL-STD-810G, Method 510.5, Procedure I (Sand and Dust)
MIL-STD-810G, Method 508.6 (Fungus)
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2
Number of 2.5 inch bays 1
Number of Drives 1
Supported Drive Height(s) 7mm
9.5mm
Performance
4Kn Support Yes
Hot Swap Capability No
Max Drive Capacity Tested up to 2TB at 7200 RPM
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps
MTBF 48,000 hours
S.M.A.R.T. Support Yes
TRIM Support Yes
Type and Rate USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
SATA III (6 Gbps)
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Drive Connectors 1 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.1 (10Gbps)
Other Interface(s) 1 - USB 3.1 USB Type-A (9 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Diagnostic LED (Drive Power and Activity)
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity 20% ~ 95% RH
Operating Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Storage Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Max Drive Height 9.5 mm [0.4 in]
Product Height 30 mm [1.2 in]
Product Length 146 mm [5.7 in]
Product Weight 304 g [10.7 oz]
Product Width 112 mm [4.4 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 475 g [16.8 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - drive enclosure
1 - USB-C to USB-C cable
1 - USB-C to USB-A cable
1 - foam drive pad
1 - hex key
1 - quick-install guide
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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