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USB 3.1 (10 Gbps) Tool-Free Enclosure for 2.5” SATA Drives

Get the faster speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2 in a lightweight and portable storage solution

Product ID: S251BPU313

  • Create portable external storage for a 2.5” SSD/HDD with USB 3.1 Gen 2 high speed performance
  • Tool-free design and lightweight enclosure for easy portability
  • USB A to Micro B cable for easy compatibility
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  • Supports SATA I, II and III (up to 6 Gbps)
  • UASP support for enhanced performance
  • Powered directly from the USB port
  • Backward compatible with USB 3.0, 2.0 and 1.x
$56.99 NZD exc GST
$65.54 NZD inc GST

Overview

Now it's easier than ever to access your data wherever you go. This USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) single-drive enclosure for 2.5” solid-state or hard drives gives you an ultra-fast, portable external storage solution.

Photo of StarTech.com USB 3.1 Gen 2 enclosure (S251BPU313) on laptop bag showing easy portability

Light-weight and tool-free for easy portability

Engineered with a durable and lightweight housing, the enclosure tucks easily into a laptop bag or carrying case for portable storage. It’s completely tool-free so you can install your drives quickly on the fly.

Harness the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2

USB File Transfer Rates diagram shows USB 3.1 Gen 2 at 10 Gbps is twice the speed of USB 3.0  at5 Gbps

USB 3.1 Gen 2 gives you greater bandwidth and speed with file transfer rates of up to 10 Gbps – twice the speed of USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) technology. It lets you leverage the high performance of the latest SSDs and hard drives, while alleviating bottlenecks in your data transfer.

Powered directly from USB port

The enclosure connects easily to a host computer, with no external power required. It comes with a USB A to Micro B cable, providing backward compatibility with existing USB ports or hardware. It also provides UASP support for enhanced performance.

The S251BPU313 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

Take advantage of new laptops and desktops with ultra-fast USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) connectivity

Create a fast, portable external storage solution for desktops, laptops or netbooks

Use your SATA SSD/HDDs at maximum speed

Back up important data to an external storage device

Share large files between computers quickly and securely without a network

Retrieve data from old SATA drive, or turn the unused drive into additional external storage space

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 3.1 Gen 2
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1351
Compatible Drive Types SATA
Drive Installation Fixed
Drive Size 2.5in
Fan(s) No
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2
Number of Drives 1
Performance
4Kn Support Yes
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with hard drives up to 2TB at 7200 RPM
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps
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) Female
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
Enclosure Type Plastic
Max Drive Height 0.4 in [9.5 mm]
Product Height 0.6 in [15 mm]
Product Length 5.2 in [132 mm]
Product Weight 2.6 oz [74 g]
Product Width 3.5 in [88 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 6.9 oz [195 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.1 to 2.5" SATA HDD enclosure
1 - USB 3.1 A to Micro B cable - 23 inches
1 - drive cushion
1 - quick start guide
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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