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M.2 to SATA SSD Enclosure - USB 3.1 (10Gbps) with USB-C Cable - External Enclosure

Turn your M.2 SATA drive into an ultra-fast, ultra-portable storage solution for USB-C enabled devices

Product ID: SM21BMU31C3

  • Leverage your SATA M.2 SSD to add fast external storage to your USB-C enabled host (USB-C cable included)
  • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
  • Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port
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  • Solid aluminum housing with ventilation for optimum heat dissipation
  • Broad compatibility with support for the most common M.2 SATA SSDs (30mm, 42mm, 60mm, 80mm)
  • Not compatible with M.2 NVMe or AHCI PCI-Express SSDs
  • Supports SATA I/II/III (1.5, 3, 6Gbps)
45,99 € EUR exc VAT
56,57 € EUR inc VAT
190+ In stock
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Overview

This compact M.2 SATA SSD enclosure lets you add highly portable data storage to any laptop or computer with a USB-C™ port - such as MacBook, Chromebook Pixel™, Dell™ XPS laptops, and many others. It turns your SATA M.2 drive into a high-speed storage solution over a USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection, at up to 10Gbps throughput.

A truly portable solution

This slim, pocket-sized enclosure for M.2 NGFF SATA SSDs has been 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.

Ventilation holes help to dissipate heat and help ensure an optimum operating temperature.

The ventilation holes help to dissipate heat and help ensure an optimum operating temperature

Maximize the performance of your M.2 SATA SSD

Leverage the speed of your M.2 NGFF SATA drive with this external enclosure. It delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps as well as UASP support, so you can achieve higher transfer speeds when you connect it to a UASP-enabled host computer.

The enclosure works with tablets, laptops and desktop computers and is compatible with hosts equipped with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports.

Broad compatibility

The enclosure is compatible with all of the common M.2 SATA SSDs, and enables you to mount multiple drive lengths, including: 30mm (2230), 42mm (2242), 60mm (2260), and 80mm (2280).

The SM21BMU31C3 is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

Mobile professionals can use their M.2 SATA SSD to gain high-speed data access for their USB-C enabled laptop or computer

Repurpose an M.2 SATA SSD as a USB 3.1 Gen 2 external drive

Transfer files faster by using a high-performance SATA M.2 SSD as your external drive

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.1 Gen 2
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1351
Compatible Drive Types M.2 SATA (NGFF, B-Key)
M.2 SATA (NGFF, B+M-Key)
Drive Installation Fixed
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2
Number of Drives 1
Performance
4Kn Support Yes
General Specifications Not compatible with M.2 NVMe or AHCI PCI-Express SSDs
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps
MTBF 1,000,000 hours
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 - M.2 SATA (NGFF, B-Key) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 - USB 3.1 USB Type Micro-B (10 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Power & Activity
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity Operation Humidity: 10% ~ 90% RH
Storage Humidity: 5% ~ 95% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 65°C (14°F to 149°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black & Silver
Enclosure Type Aluminum
Max Drive Height 80 mm [3.1 in]
Product Height 13 mm [0.5 in]
Product Length 99 mm [3.9 in]
Product Weight 61 g [2.2 oz]
Product Width 42 mm [1.7 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 139 g [4.9 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - M.2 NGFF SATA Enclosure - USB 3.1
1 - USB-C to Micro B cable - 18.5 inches
1 - M.2 screw kit
1 - screwdriver
1 - quick install guide
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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