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eSATAp / eSATA or USB 3.0 External 2.5in SATA III 6 Gbps Hard Drive Enclosure with UASP – Portable HDD / SDD

Product ID: S251SMU33EP

Turn a 2.5” SATA III HDD / SSD into an external hard drive that can connect to your computer through either eSATAp at 6 Gbps, or USB 3.0 with UASP at 5 Gbps

Features
  • Supports SATA III & UASP for optimal performance

  • eSATA or USB 3.0 interface options

  • Supports power over eSATA (eSATAp, eSATA/USB combo port) with no additional power adapter

More Features . . .
  • Aluminum enclosure

  • Compatible with SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) drives

  • Compatible with USB 3.0 / 2.0 / 1.1 (5 Gbps / 480 Mbps / 1.5 Mbps) host connections

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The S251SMU33EP USB 3.0 / eSATAp drive enclosure turns a 2.5in SATA hard drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD) into an external portable hard drive that can connect to any USB or eSATA-enabled computer system.

For fast performance and efficient data transfers when connected through eSATA, the enclosure supports full SATA III transfer speeds -- up to 6 Gbps. For universal compatibility, the S251SMU33EP can be connected through USB 3.0 with transfer speeds up 5 Gbps plus support for UASP, which delivers performance up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller to utilize the full potential of your SATA III hard drives. See our UASP testing results below for further details.

Designed for maximum portability, the S251SMU33EP doesn't require an external power adapter when connected to an eSATAp (USB + eSATA combo) host port.

The 2.5in enclosure supports the fastest drive technologies including SATA III (6 Gbps), hybrid drives and solid state drives (SSD), saving you time by ensuring you're getting the most out of your drive performance. 

To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the S251SMU33EP supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Microsoft Windows®, Apple® OSX, Linux, and Google Chrome OS™.

The S251SMU33EP is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Improved Performance with UASP

UASP is supported in Windows 8, Mac OSX (10.8 or above), and Linux. In testing, UASP performs with a 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.

UASP Speed Diagram

At the same peak in testing UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources.

UASP Speed Diagram

Testing results were obtained using an Intel® Ivy Bridge system, a UASP-enabled StarTech.com Enclosure, and a SATA III solid state drive.

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • Versatile connectivity options, through either USB or eSATA/eSATAp
  • Maximum portability with a small footprint, and support for eSATAp (no external power adapter required)
  • Save time, with file transfers up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported host
Common Customer Questions

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Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

Applications
  • Take advantage of laptops and desktops that feature eSATA connectivity
  • Create a fast, portable external storage solution for Ultrabooks, laptops or Chromebooks
  • Add extra storage to any USB/eSATA-enabled computer system
  • Back up important data to an external storage device
  • Share large files between computers quickly and securely without a network connection
  • Retrieve data from your SATA drive, or turn your unused drive into additional external storage space
Product Numbers
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.0 & eSATA
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1153E
ASMedia - ASM1456
Compatible Drive Types SATA
Drive Installation Fixed
Drive Size 2.5in
Fan(s) No
Interface eSATA
USB 3.0
USB 3.0 & eSATA
Number of 2.5 inch bays 1
Number of Drives 1
Performance
4Kn Support Yes
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 2TB 7200 RPM hard drives
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbps - eSATA
5 Gbps - USB 3.0
TRIM Support Yes
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
eSATA (6 Gbps)
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Drive Connectors 1 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 - Power eSATA (11 pin, eSATA/USB, 5V) Receptacle
1 - USB 3.0 Micro-B (10 pin, SuperSpeed) Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Power/Activity
Power
Plug Type H
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 Silver
Enclosure Type Aluminum and Plastic
Max Drive Height 0.4 in [9.5 mm]
Product Height 0.6 in [16 mm]
Product Length 4.9 in [125 mm]
Product Weight 3.4 oz [96 g]
Product Width 3 in [77 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.6 lb [0.3 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0/eSATAp 2.5" SATA Hard Drive Enclosure
1 - USB 3.0 Cable
1 - eSATA cable
1 - Installation screws (with screw driver)
1 - Phillips head screw driver
1 - USB to DC power adapter
1 - Instruction manual
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eSATA Cables (4)

Shielded eSATA Cable - M/M
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¥1,449 inc tax

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USB 3.0 Cables (2)

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USB 3.0 Cards (2)

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SATA Controller Cards (1)

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* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.