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Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub

B&H # ALAHDDS100F Mfr # AHDDS100F
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Product Highlights
  • Convert SATA Drive to USB 2.0 or eSATA
  • Compatible with Drives Up to 2TB
  • 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub
  • Mac & Windows Compatibility

The eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub from Aluratek is a desktop docking station for 2.5" and 3.5" SATA hard drives. Dock up to a 2TB drive for easy access to your data via USB 2.0 or eSATA, giving you ready access to data stored on bare internal SATA drives.

An integrated USB 2.0 hub allows you to connect up to four additional USB devices to your computer. The hub and cradle fully support 3Gbps SATA transfer and 60MB/sec USB 2.0 transfer, while retaining backwards compatibility with 1.5Gbps and USB 1.1 devices. It is compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems.

Turn your bare SATA drive into an external hard drive effortlessly - Up to 2TB
(4) USB ports for easy expansion
No screws, ribbons, or cables to connect
The docking enclosure keeps your drive ultra cool for increased life expectancy
High-speed USB 2.0 with data transfer rate up to 60MB/sec
High-speed eSATA with data transfer rate up to 3Gbps
Transfer data between your SATA hard drive and your computer
Backward compatible with USB 1.1 specification
Compact design is perfect for mobile and IT professionals
Compatible with all 2.5" and 3.5" SATA I/II hard drives
Plug-n-Play, hot-swappable, and hot-pluggable
Compatibility All 2.5" and 3.5" SATA I/II hard drives
Connectors 4x USB 2.0 ("A")
1x USB 2.0 ("B")
1x eSATA
Housing Plastic
LED 1x Blue
Transfer Rate SATA: 3Gbps
USB 2.0: 60MB/sec
Electrical Requirements DC: 12VDC, 2A
Environmental Requirements Operating
Temperature: 32-104°F (0-40°C)
Humidity: 10-85%, non-condensing

Storage
Temperature: -4-140°F (-20-60°C)
Humidity: 5-90%, non-condensing
Dimensions 3.5 x 2.75 x 5.25" (8.9 x 7 x 13.3cm)
Weight 0.6 lb (0.27kg)
Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub
  • 6' (1.8 m) USB 2.0 Cable (Type A to B)
  • eSATA Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    AluratekeSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub
     
    4.3

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable construction (3)
    • Highly compatible (3)
    • Reliable (3)
    • Strong connection points (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Computer equipment (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Quality oriented (6)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (6), Personal (3)

      Reviewed by 9 customers

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      5.0

      Helped to speed up my computer

      By Del

      from Winter Haven, FL

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Computer Equipment

        Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

        Storing large files like HD video really slows down my computer. I bought this unit and removed three of my internal hard drives. I now use them the same as I use a Thumb Drive.
        Good item to have if you wish to have several TB of storage.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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        5.0

        eSATA USB 2.0 2.5

        By Iamdondada@Dondadafilmworks

        from Global Citizen.

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable construction
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Computer Equipment
          • High-End Equipment

          Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

          Good

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Computer Platform:
          • Mac

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          5.0

          Does what it says on the tin

          By Luke

          from Nashville

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable construction
          • Highly Compatible
          • Reliable
          • Strong Connection Points

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Computer Equipment
            • Video Production

            Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

            I use this dock for transferring video off of my SSDs onto my computers. I chose this particular dock because it has the two connection types I need. eSATA is best for when I'm at home and can get the best performance and USB works on my old laptop when I'm on the road and can't lug around my 60lb workstation. It all comes down to what connections will work best with your workflow.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Computer Platform:
            • Linux

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            1.0

            Quality Uncertain

            By rburkholder

            from Bermuda

            About Me Quality Oriented

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Not much feedback

              Best Uses

                Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

                I received this unit and attempted to use on two different Win 7 64 machines. It wouldn't recognize any drives. The lights were on but nothing in the control panel would indicate a drive was attached. So either the unit was dead or my drive was dead. I opened a ticket with Aluratek, and a response was promised within 24 hours. I havn't had a response with in that time period. I guess the unit works great for some people, but not others, such as myself. For the other posters, did you use the device on 64 bit machines? The manual doesn't state clearly if the USB needs to be connected or not for the drive stuff to be functioning. Because my unit doesn't appear to work with or without USB attached, I can not tell.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

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                5.0

                Versatile and easy to use

                By Dano

                from Alberta, Canada

                About Me Value Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • easy to use
                • Highly Compatible
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • File Restoration

                  Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

                  Recently my desktop died, and I needed to recover my documents and backup important data. This hard drive dock made the process quick and easy. The eSata connection handled file transfers extremely well and swapping drives was surprisingly easy. The extra USB ports were a nice extra.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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                  5.0

                  Great product for video editing

                  By Jozer in Honolulu

                  from Honolulu

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable construction
                  • Improves Performance
                  • Strong Connection Points

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

                      I used this docking station to use a solid state SATA drive for video editing. File rendering was fater than standard SATA 7200 rpm drive. Also great for computer system recovery from backup image. Only issue is that USB hub funcion only works when docking station is connected to the computer via USB not with eSTAT connection. Looks strange but works great.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business

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                      4.0

                      so far so good

                      By jpphotog

                      from ny,ny

                      About Me Quality Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Highly Compatible
                      • Strong Connection Points

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Computer Equipment

                        Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

                        I've only had it for a few weeks but it seems to provide secure data transfer with a variety of drives. I have it hooked up to the SATA port and the speed seems decent so far.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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                        4.0

                        Easy to use

                        By Armando

                        from Santiago, Chile

                        About Me Advertising

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Useful

                        Cons

                        • It needs AC connecction

                        Best Uses

                        • Commuting

                        Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

                        This product has facilitated my work

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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                        5.0

                        Great and easy to use

                        By Paultur

                        from Seychelles

                        About Me High-End Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Rugged

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Aluratek eSATA USB 2.0 2.5" / 3.5" SATA Hard Drive Docking Enclosure Hub:

                            Can read 2 types of hard disks so it makes it very versatile. Easy to use, no strings attached. Just plug and play!

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business

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