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Manufacturer's product description
Easily connect and swap a 2.5in or 3.5in SATA hard drive through USB.This external hard drive dock adapter functions as a SATA HDD docking station - providing full, instant access to any 2.5in or 3.5in SATA (SATA, SATA II, SATA III) hard drive or solid state drive - without having to mount the hard drive in a computer or install it in an enclosure! Large capacity drives (tested with up to 4TB) can be used to greatly enhance your computer's storage/backup capabilities.Simply connect the hard drive dock to a host computer through USB 2.0, then insert a SATA hard drive into the dock whenever needed. To uninstall or swap the hard drive, just remove it from the dock!The USB to SATA External HDD Dock Adapter supports plug and play hard drive installation on most operating systems, and offers data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps - providing a convenient alternative to external hard drive enclosures and saving the time needed to prepare the drive for conventional installation. Double the value of this hard drive docking station, using a SATA to IDE hard drive adapter (SAT2IDEADP), which enables you to use any 2.5 or 3.5in IDE hard drive in a SATA hard drive dock slot.
Storage controller - external
Hard Drive Form Factor Compatibility
United Kingdom, Europe
Data Transfer Rate
Expansion / connectivity
1 x hot-swap - 2.5" / 3.5" shared
1 x SATA 3Gb/s - 15 pin Serial ATA power ¦ 1 x SATA 3Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
1 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type B
1 x USB cable - external
Tested with up to 4TB 5400 RPM 3.5” hard drives, tested with up to 1TB 5400 RPM 2.5” hard drives
Red Hat Linux 9, Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP, Apple MacOS X 10.3.9 or later, Red Hat Fedora Core 4, Microsoft Windows Vista, Red Hat Fedora Core 5, Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit versions), Microsoft Windows 2003