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PC Enclosures & Brackets | STARTECH  USB 3.0 Dual Hard Drive Docking Station with UASP for 2.5

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STARTECH USB 3.0 Dual Hard Drive Docking Station with UASP for 2.5" & 3.5" SSD/HDD

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Manufacturer Part Code: SDOCK2U33

Order Code: BRSTA-SDOCK2U33

Category: PC Enclosures & Brackets

StarTech USB 3.0 Dual Hard Drive Docking Station with UASP for 2.5" & 3.5" SSD/HDD

Dock two 2.5" or 3.5" SATA III SSDs/HDDs over USB 3.0 with UASP

- Support SATA III (6 Gbps) and UASP for optimal performance
- Independent power buttons for each hard drive
- Compatible with SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) drives
- Compatible with USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 (5 Gbps / 480 Mbps / 1.5 Mbps)
- Supports both 2.5" and 3.5" form factor hard drives (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD)
- Dual bay, top slot-loading design with drive doors

- System builders and I.T. specialists who need quick access to drives for imaging
- Backup data quickly to an external drive for archiving
- Transferring data from one hard drive to another
- Technicians who test or benchmark multiple hard drives
- Backup important data and easily take the drive to an offsite location for safekeeping

The SDOCK2U33 Dual 2.5/3.5" SATA hard drive docking station lets you dock and swap drives from your desktop or laptop computer simultaneously, using a single USB port.

Enhanced with UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol), this hard drive docking station lets you get the most out of the fastest drive technologies such as SATA III (6 Gbps), solid state drives (SSD) and hybrid, drives with performance up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller. See our UASP testing results below for further details.

The hard drive dock features independent power buttons for each individual drive, ensuring you can operate each hard drive separately. This gives you the freedom to hot-swap one drive while transferring data to another, saving you time.

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 SDOCK2U33 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™.

SDOCK2U33 is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Improved Performance with UASP
UASP is supported in Windows 8, Mac OSX (10.8 or above), and Linux. In testing, UASP performs with a 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.

At the same peak in testing UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources.

Testing results were obtained using an Intel® Ivy Bridge system, a UASP-enabled Enclosure, and a SATA III solid state drive.

The Advantage
- Save time, with file transfers up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported host
- Hassle-free operation with independent drive power allowing for uninterrupted data transfers while hot-swapping the other drive

Warranty Information
Warranty: 2 Years

Chipset ID:
ASMedia - ASM1053 - 6G
Compatible Drive Types: SATA
Drive Installation: Removable
Drive Size: 2.5in & 3.5in
Fan(s): No
Interface: USB 3.0
Number of Drives: 2

Insertion Rating: 15,000 Cycles
Max Drive Capacity: Currently tested with up to 4TB 7200 RPM 3.5" hard drives per bay (8TB total) and 2TB 5900 RPM 2.5" hard drives (2TB total)
MTBF: 30,000
Type and Rate: USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
UASP Support: Yes

Drive Connectors: 2 - SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Host Connectors: 1 - USB Type-B (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female

OS Compatibility: OS independent; No software or drivers required

LED Indicators: 2 - Drive Power / Activity

Input Current: 1.3 A
Input Voltage: 100 ~ 240 AC
Output Current: 3 A
Output Voltage: 12 DC
Plug Type: M
Power Consumption (In Watts): 36
Power Source: AC Adapter Included

Humidity: 20%RH~80%RH
Operating Temperature: 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)

Physical Characteristics
Colour: Black
Enclosure Type: Plastic
Product Height: 70 mm [2.8 in]
Product Length: 148 mm [5.8 in]
Product Weight: 498 g [17.6 oz]
Product Width: 132 mm [5.2 in]

Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight: 950 g [33.5 oz]

What's in the Box
Included in Package:
1 - USB 3.0 to Dual 2.5/3.5in SATA hard drive docking station
1 - 3ft (1m) USB 3.0 Cable
1 - Universal power adapter: comes ready for NA/EU/UK only when you buy in NA/EU/UK; comes ready for Australia and New Zealand only when you buy in Australia and New Zealand
1 - Instruction Manual

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Technical Information

RoHS compliance
Built-in fan
Product colour
Maximum storage capacity
8 TB
Storage media type
Storage drive interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Number of storage drives supported
Storage drive sizes supported
LED indicators
Activity, Power
Windows operating systems supported
Windows 2000,Windows 8,Windows 8.1,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows XP Home
Mac operating systems supported
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Linux operating systems supported
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
20 - 80%
Storage temperature (T-T)
-20 - 50 °C
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 °C
Standard interfaces
USB 3.0
AC adapter included
Cables included
Included power plug types
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
120 x 185 x 210 mm
Package weight
950 g
Package height
210 mm
Package width
120 mm
DC-in jack
Host interface
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-B
USB 3.0 ports quantity
Output voltage
Input current
Output current
3 A
AC input voltage
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
30000 h
VIA/VLI – VL812, ASMedia ASM1053E
Plug and Play
Colour of product
Maximum data transfer rate
6 Gbit/s
Standard interfaces
USB 3.0
UASP support
498 g
70 mm
132 mm
148 mm

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