StarTech 5.25in Professional SATA Hard Drive Drawer Mobile Rack

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This high quality Removable SATA Hard Drive Drawer/Mobile Rack delivers a professional-grade SATA hot-swap solution, allowing you to quickly swap Serial ATA hard drives in and out of a computer without having to open the computer case. Simply install the (included) drive bay into a 5.25in drive bay on the host computer, then mount a 3.5in SATA HDD in the (removable) caddy. Connecting the SATA hard drive to the computer is as easy as inserting the caddy into the drive bay, which can be locked to prevent unauthorized removal of the installed SATA drive. To maximize performance and utilize the full speed potential of your SATA III hard drives, this HDD Backplane supports SATA III for transfer speeds up to 6 Gbps when paired with compatible controller. A practical, time-saving hot swap solution, the drive drawer includes Swap Manager utility software that lets users swap drives in and out of the host computer without powering down the computer. A suitable solution for large volume drives, allowing you to swap in large amounts of data in a matter of seconds. With support for SATA HDD speeds up to 6.0 Gbps, the mobile rack/backplane is fully compatible with RAID installations to ensure maximum performance and versatility for enhanced storage applications. The drive caddy features two front panel ball bearing fans that help keep the enclosed drive cool, in turn helping to optimize operation while preserving drive lifespan. To prevent damage to the hard drive(s) while being transferred in and out of the computer, the drive caddy features shock absorbers and rubber cushioning that help limit vibration/shock to the drive. A dependable, long-lasting storage solution, the drive drawer/mobile rack features highly durable aluminum construction, with a 7K insertion rating and is backed by's 2-year warranty.

Drive ConnectorsSATA (7 pin, Data) Receptacle
SATA Power (15 pin) Receptacle
Host ConnectorsLP4 (4 pin; Large Drive Power) Male
SATA (7 pin, Data) Plug
SATA Power (15 pin) Plug
Humidity10% ~ 80% RH
Operating Temperature-5?C to 50?C (23?F to 122?F)
Storage Temperature-20?C to 65?C (-4?F to 149?F)
Compatible Drive TypesSATA
Drive Size3.5in
Fan Bearing TypeBall Bearing
Fans40 mm
Front Door Key LockYes
LED IndicatorsFan Failure (Red)
Power (Green)
Packaging Information
Package Height47 mm [1.9 in]
Package Length24.9 cm [9.8 in]
Package Width16 cm [6.3 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight1.1 kg [2.3 lb]
Shock ProtectionYes
Physical Characteristics
Enclosure TypeAluminum
Product Height4.1 cm [1.6 in]
Product Length22 cm [8.7 in]
Product Width14.8 cm [5.8 in]
Weight of Product956 g [33.7 oz]
OS CompatibilityOS independent; No software or drivers required
Special Notes / Requirements
NoteUnit is model specific and is not meant for use with different models of drive drawer unless otherwise stated
System and Cable RequirementsPC or Mac with a 5.25 Inch Drive Bay
What's in the Box
Included in Package5.25" Mobile Rack Bay
Instruction Manual
Mobile Rack Caddy
Screw kit
Software CD
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