The SAT2510BU32 2.5-inch SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure turns a normal 2.5-inch SATA hard drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD) into a portable, external hard drive. Connecting to a host computer through USB 3.0 with no external power required, this enclosure supports full SuperSpeed USB data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps - 10x faster than the USB 2.0 standard, and is backward compatible with older USB connections (USB 2.0). Featuring a lightweight, portable design this USB 3.0 SATA HDD enclosure is constructed of aluminum, which offers maximum durability and operating heat dissipation. Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support. The USB 3.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure supports data transfer rates up to 5Gbps with new SuperSpeed USB 3.0, while remaining backward compatible with older USB 2.0 systems for a versatile external storage solution. Compact, light-weight and durable ensures maximum portability for mobile applications. Adding a 2.5 SATA Hard Drive/Solid State drive through USB 3.0/USB 2.0 lets you preserve your system warranty by avoiding having to open the desktop or laptop computer case. Take advantage of new laptops and desktops with USB 3.0 connectivity. Upgrade from a USB 2.0 drive enclosure to faster USB 3.0. Create a fast, portable external storage solution for desktops, laptops or netbooks. Add-on extra storage to almost any USB-enabled computer system. Backup important data to an external storage device for safe keeping/redundancy. Share large files between computers, quickly and securely, without a network. Retrieve data from an old 2.5 SATA drive, or turn the unused drive into additional external storage space.
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant host interface, which supports transfer rates up to 5Gbps
- Supports 2.5 form factor SATA hard drives (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD)
- Powered directly from the USB port
- High Speed USB 2.0 compliant host interface, which supports rates up to 480Mbps
- Power/Activity LED indicator
- Plug-and-Play and Hot-Swap compatible