The black 4-Bay eSATA USB 3.0 to SATA Docking Station for 2.5"/3.5" HDD from StarTech is a storage solution for 2.5" and 3.5" SATA hard disk drives and solid state drives that allows up to 4 SATA drives* to be connected to a host computer through a single connection. The hard drive docking station features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connectivity (also compatible with USB 2.0), with data transfer rate of up to 5 Gb/s (10 times faster than USB 2.0) or eSATA with port multiplier connectivity up to 3 Gb/s. This docking station provides fast connectivity to all 4 drives simultaneously from a single connection.
The eSATA/USB 3.0 SATA hard drive docking station also features dual built-in, variable-speed 60mm fans that can be manually adjusted to keep each drive running cool.
Note:* Tested with up to 4TB 3.5" and 1TB 2.5" drives per bay.
Connects up to 4 SATA hard drives simultaneously in a single docking station
Features dual 60mm cooling fans mounted below the drives with variable speed controls (including OFF)
Supports both 2.5" and 3.5" form factor hard drives and solid state drives
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant host interface with support for transfer rate of up to 5 Gb/s
Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems
High-speed eSATA with port multiplier host interface that supports transfer rate of up to 3 Gb/s
Patented hard drive eject push-buttons for each drive
Independent power buttons for each hard drive
Easy-access spacing between each drive
Four large, stable, non-slip table-top feet
Plug-and-play and hot-swappable
Compatible with SATA revision I/II/III drives
IT professionals, who need to hot-swap between multiple SATA drives regularly
System builders, who need to quickly copy data or image to multiple drives simultaneously
Technicians, who need access to four different drives from a single station
You can access multiple external drives, but with a limited number of USB/eSATA ports
In the Box
StarTech 4-Bay eSATA USB 3.0 to SATA Docking Station for 2.5"/3.5" HDD (Black)
Windows 8/8.1 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Server 2008 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), Server 2003 (32/64-bit), XP (32/64-bit), 2000
Apple Mavericks (10.9) OS X Mountain Lion (10.8), Lion (10.7), Snow Leopard (10.6)