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StarTech.com 3.5in USB 3 SATA HDD Enclosure

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SAT3510U3VGB

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StarTech.com 3.5in USB 3 SATA HDD Enclosure
Discontinued

Description

Turn a 3.5in SATA drive into an external USB 3.0 hard drive. The SAT3510U3VGB USB 3.0 to SATA external hard drive enclosure allows almost any standard 3.5-inch internal SATA Hard Disk Drive (HDD) to be made into a cost-effective external SuperSpeed USB 3.0 hard drive. With data transfer rates up to 5Gbps (10 times faster than USB 2.0), speed is no longer compromised for convenience, ease of use or portability. Large capacity drives (tested with up to 4TB) can be used to greatly enhance your computer's storage/backup capabilities. The USB 3.0 HDD Enclosure is backward compatible with USB 2.0, making it more than suitable for use with computers that don't yet have USB 3.0 ports. The external enclosure will also power down SATA drives after a period of inactivity (USB mode only) or when the PC is turned off, to help reduce power consumption and noise when not being accessed.

Constructed of sturdy, light-weight aluminum and no fans, the enclosure offers optimal and quiet cooling for even current, high-capacity hard drives - an ideal external storage solution.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
StarTech.com 3.5in USB 3.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure - storage enclosure - SATA 3Gb/s - USB 3.0
Device Type
Storage enclosure - external
Bus Type
USB 3.0
Colour
Silver
Expansion Bays
1 x internal - 3.5"
Hard Drive Form Factor Compatibility
3.5"
Interface
SATA 3Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate
300 MBps
Supported Devices
Hard drive
Max Storage Devices Qty
1
Product Material
Plastic, aluminium
Power Source
Included AC adapter
System Requirements
Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7
Dimensions (WxDxH)
10.4 cm x 18.6 cm x 3.2 cm
Weight
0.57 kg
Manufacturer Warranty
2 years warranty


Detail

General

Device Type
Storage enclosure - external
Hard Drive Form Factor Compatibility
3.5"
Host Bus
USB 3.0
Product Material
Plastic, aluminium
Colour
Silver

Storage Controller

Interface
SATA 3Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate
300 MBps
Supported Devices
Hard drive
Max Storage Devices Qty
1
Processor
JMicron JMS539

Expansion / Connectivity

Bays
1 x internal - 3.5"
Interfaces
1 x SATA 3Gb/s - 22 pin Serial ATA
Connections
1 x USB 3.0 - 9 pin USB Type A

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories
Stand
Cables Included
1 x USB cable - external
Features
Tested with up to 4TB 5400 RPM hard drives
Mounting Kit
Included
Compliant Standards
Plug and Play, FCC, RoHS

Power

Power Source
Included AC adapter
Type
Power adapter

Software / System Requirements

OS Required
Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
2 years warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 2 years

Dimensions & Weight

Width
10.4 cm
Depth
18.6 cm
Height
3.2 cm
Weight
0.57 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
60 °C
Humidity Range Operating
5 - 90%

Customer reviews

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StarTech.com 3.5in USB 3 SATA HDD Enclosure
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StarTech.com 3.5in USB 3 SATA HDD Enclosure
Star Tech USB 3 SATA HDD Enclosure
Reviewed by . Review Posted 02/12/2013
4 5

Was able to download a PDF User Manual from Star Tech's web site. It proved slightly fiddly to unscrew, insert the HDD and screw the case up again. I had assumed it would be a "snap in" fit. But I suppose that screwing it in place makes it more secure. Once inside the case, plugged in and turned on, the set up worked flawlessly. My pc recognised the (inserted) HDD first time. I was then able to copy from that HDD to another external usb HDD quickly, and without fuss, and the pleasantly blue coloured LEDs let you know that things were happening. The case became a little warm after an hour's copying, but nothing serious. Apart from the slightly fiddly screws, I am very happy with it.

  • Overall 4*
  • Ease of use 4*
  • Value for money 4*
 
Star Tech USB 3 SATA HDD Enclosure
Reviewed by . Review Posted 02/12/2013
4 5

First observation - there was no instruction manual in the box. (On the outside of the box it stated there should .
A fuller review will follow when I worked out how to use it.

  • Overall 4*
  • Ease of use 3*
  • Value for money 4*
 

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