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SATA Hard Drive Docking Station eSATA USB 3.0 to SATA HDD Dock for 2.5in / 3.5in

Connect a 2.5in or 3.5in SATA hard drive to your computer through USB 3.0 or eSATA

Product ID: SATDOCKU3E

  • Supports 2.5" and 3.5" form factor SATA hard drives (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD)
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant host interface, with up to 5 Gbps of data bandwidth
  • SATA revision 2 compliant eSATA host interface, with up to 3 Gbps of data bandwidth
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  • Separate power switch and status LED
  • Compatible with SATA revision 1/2/3 (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) drives
  • Compact, desktop-style form factor
  • Plug-and-Play and Hot-Swap compatible

Overview

The SATDOCKU3E USB 3.0/eSATA to SATA Hard Drive Docking Station provides quick and easy access to a 2.5in or 3.5in SATA hard disk drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD) through either eSATA or USB connectivity, making it compatible with almost any system.

The HDD docking station supports large capacity drives (tested with up to 4TB 3.5" and 1TB 2.5" drives), which enables you to greatly enhance your computer's storage/backup capabilities.

The hard drive dock offers eSATA or USB 3.0 host connections (3Gbps, 5Gbps bandwidth respectively), and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 (up to 480 Mbps) connections to the host computer.

To simplify HDD installation and swapping drives in and out of the dock, the SATDOCKU3E features a top slot-loading design, for easy access.

Extend the value of this hard drive docking station further with the addition of our SATA to IDE Hard Drive Adapter (SAT2IDEADP), allowing easy insertion of any 2.5 or 3.5in. IDE hard drive into a SATA hard drive dock.

To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the SATDOCKU3E supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Microsoft Windows® (8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2008/Server 2003), Apple® OSX (10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6), Linux, and Google Chrome OS™.

Backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Delivers fast access to external storage, while still being backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • External SATA (eSATA) interface provides the HDD dock with native SATA II connectivity, freeing up USB ports for other peripherals
  • Top slot-loading drive dock design supports both 2.5" and 3.5" drives and provides quick and easy access to the data without having to mount SATA drives into an enclosure or tray

Applications

  • Data recovery specialists who need quick access to drives for imaging
  • Backup data quickly to an external data archiving
  • Technicians who regularly test or benchmark different hard drives and need to swap between them

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1051
Compatible Drive Types SATA
Drive Installation Removable
Drive Size 2.5in & 3.5in
Fan(s) No
Interface USB 3.0 & eSATA
Number of Drives 1
Performance
Hot Swap Capability Yes
Insertion Rating 15,000 cycles
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 4TB 5400 RPM 3.5" hard drives and 1TB 5400 RPM 2.5" hard drives
RAID No
Temperature Alarm No
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
SATA II (3 Gbps)
UASP Support No
Connector(s)
Drive Connectors 1 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 - eSATA (7 pin, Data) Receptacle
1 - USB Type-B (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Available USB or eSATA port
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Power (Blue)
1 - Drive Status (Blue - Powered On, Flashing Red - Activity)
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Voltage 110V-240V AC
Output Current 2A
Output Voltage 12 DC
Plug Type M
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity 8 ~ 90% RH
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 3.1 in [8 cm]
Product Length 5.6 in [14.2 cm]
Product Width 3.1 in [80 mm]
Weight of Product 14.6 oz [414 g]
Packaging Information
Package Height 3.5 in [90 mm]
Package Length 7.5 in [19 cm]
Package Width 7.1 in [18 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 33.9 oz [960 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - Hard Drive Docking Station
1 - USB 3.0 Cable
1 - eSATA Cable
1 - Universal Power Adapter
3 - Power Adapter Plug (NA/UK/EU)
1 - Instruction Manual
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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