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PC Enclosures & Brackets | STARTECH StarTech USB 3.0 to SATA Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5/3.5 HDD | SATDOCKU3S | ServersPlus

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STARTECH StarTech USB 3.0 to SATA Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5/3.5 HDD

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Manufacturer Part Code: SATDOCKU3S


Category: PC Enclosures & Brackets

StarTech USB 3.0 to SATA Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5/3.5 HDD

Enable fast, swappable access to your 2.5in or 3.5in SATA hard drives, through USB 3.0

- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant host interface, with transfer rates up to 5Gbps
- High Speed USB 2.0 compliant host interface, with transfer rates up to 480Mbps
- Patented drive ejection mechanism
- Combined power switch and status LED
- Compatible with SATA revision 1/2/3 (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) drives
- Supports 2.5" and 3.5" form factor SATA hard drives (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD)
- Built-in short circuit protection
- Compact, desktop-style form factor
- Plug-and-Play and Hot-Swap compatible

- Data recovery specialists who need quick access to drives for imaging
- Backup data quickly to an external drive for archiving
- Technicians who test or benchmark multiple hard drives
- Take advantage of new laptops and desktops with USB 3.0 connectivity
- Upgrade from a USB 2.0 drive dock to faster USB 3.0

The SATDOCKU3S USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station delivers full, instant access to any 2.5in or 3.5in SATA (SATA, SATA II, SATA III) hard drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD), without having to mount the drive in a computer or install it in an external enclosure. Large capacity drives (tested with up to 4TB 3.5" and 1TB 2.5" drives) can be used to greatly enhance your computer's storage/backup capabilities.

Connected to the host computer through a single USB 3.0 SuperSpeed or USB 2.0 connection, the hard drive docking station provides a convenient, plug-and-play storage solution that delivers instant access to the hard drive without requiring a reboot.

Relying on the outstanding data throughput support of USB 3.0, the HDD docking station is capable of transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps, making it the fastest way to access data from an external drive. 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.

To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the SATDOCKU3S supports all of the leading operating system platforms, including: Microsoft Windows®, Apple® OSX, Linux, and Google Chrome OS™.

- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology provides fast access for external storage, while still being backwards compatible with USB 2.0
- A top slot-loading design and unique drive ejection mechanism provides quick and easy access to the data without having to install drives into an enclosure or tray
- Backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Warranty Information
Warranty: 2 Years

Chipset ID: ASMedia - ASM1053
Compatible Drive Types: SATA
Drive Size: 2.5in & 3.5in
Fan(s): No
Interface: USB 3.0
Number of Drives: 1

Insertion Rating: 15,000 Cycles
Max Drive Capacity: Currently tested with up to 4TB 5400 RPM 3.5" hard drives and 1TB 5400 RPM 2.5" hard drive
Type and Rate
- USB 2.0 - 480 Mbit/s
- USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
- SATA II (3 Gbps)
UASP Support: No

Drive Connectors: 1 - 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: 1 - Power and Activity (Solid - Power, Blinking - Activity)

Center Tip Polarity: Positive
Input Voltage: 110V-240V AC
Output Current: 2.5A
Output Voltage: 12 DC
Plug Type: M
Power Consumption (In Watts): 30
Power Source: AC Adapter Included

Humidity: 8~80% RH
Operating Temperature: 5°C to 80° (41°F to 176°F)
Storage Temperature: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)

Physical Characteristics
Color: Black
Enclosure Type: Plastic
Product Height: 65 mm [2.6 in]
Product Length: 145 mm [5.7 in]
Product Weight: 0.4 kg [0.9 lb]
Product Width: 93 mm [3.7 in]

Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight: 728 g [25.7 oz]

What's in the Box
Included in Package:
1 - USB 3.0 HDD Dock
1 - USB 3.0 Cable
1 - Universal Power Adapter (NA,EU,UK,ANZ)
1 - Instruction Manual

Technical Information

RoHS compliance
Built-in fan
Maximum storage capacity
4 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 2000 Professional,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
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)
8 - 80%
Storage temperature (T-T)
-40 - 70 °C
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 80 °C
AC adapter included
Cables included
Package weight
728 g
Package depth
160 mm
Package height
170 mm
Package width
90 mm
DC-in jack
Host interface
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-B
USB 3.0 ports quantity
Output voltage
Output voltage
12 V
Output current
2.5 A
AC input voltage
Plug type
Type M
ASMedia - ASM1053
Plug and Play
Colour of product
Maximum data transfer rate
5 Gbit/s
UASP support
400 g
65 mm
145 mm
93 mm