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mSATA SSD to 2.5in SATA Adapter Converter

Convert an mSATA SSD into a 7mm high 2.5in SATA 6Gbps Open Frame SSD

Product ID: SAT32MSAT257

  • Open frame aluminum bracket
  • Support for SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps)
  • Supports 7mm or larger 2.5" SATA bays
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  • 2.5in SATA form factor housing
  • Supports full length mSATA SSD Solid State Drives
¥3,526 JPY exc tax
¥3,808 JPY inc tax

Overview

Vastly increase system performance by adding the speed of an mSATA SSD in any 2.5" SATA application, with the SAT32MSAT257 mSATA to SATA adapter.

Utilize the full potential of your SATA III controller, with an mSATA SSD reducing your DATA transfer bottle neck with file transfer speeds up to 6 Gbps.  mSATA SSDs also save you money by reducing your power consumption over regular platter drives.

Help protect the health of your drive with an open frame design ensuring maximum heat dissipation.

The SAT32MSAT257 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty, and lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Maximize system speed by adding SSD performance
  • Help prevent your drive from failure, with open frame aluminum housing providing excellent heat dissipation
  • Reduce overall power consumption, with a high efficiency mSATA SSD

Applications

Turn an unused mSATA SSD drive into a regular 2.5in SATA solid state drive

Retrieve/backup data from an mSATA SSD drive with a standard SATA computer

Access mSATA SSD drives from an external source, such as a SATA drive enclosure or docking station

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Compatible Drive Types mSATA (Mini SATA)
Drive Installation Fixed
Interface SATA
Number of Drives 1
Performance
Hot Swap Capability No
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbps
Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)
Connector(s)
Drive Connectors 1 - mSATA (52 pin, Mini SATA) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Environmental
Operating Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 0.3 in [7 mm]
Product Length 3.9 in [100 mm]
Product Weight 1.7 oz [48 g]
Product Width 2.8 in [70 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 4 oz [114 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - mSATA SSD to 2.5in SATA SSD Converter
1 - Mounting kit (2x drive mounting screws, 4x adapter mounting screws)
1 - Installation manual
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

Certifications

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Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

How to

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.