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The black Express 2.5" Portable USB 3.0 Enclosure Kit for SATA HDDs & SSDs from OWC / Other World Computing is designed to house a separately sold SATA III 6 Gb/s, SATA II 3 Gb/s, or SATA I 1.5 Gb/s hard drive or solid state drive so you can store and carry your music, photos, and personal data wherever you go. You simply insert a 2.5" drive up to 9.5mm in height into the ventilated enclosure to build a portable hard drive. This device supports USB 3.0 connectivity and is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 connectivity.
The Express 2.5" Portable USB 3.0 Enclosure Kit includes a USB 3.0 cable and a carrying sleeve, and is compatible with systems running Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. Please be aware that USB bus power is only compatible when a USB 3.0 or 2.0 connection is utilized, and SSDs are only supported via USB 3.0.
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OWC / Other World Computing Express 2.5" Portable USB 3.0 Enclosure Kit for SATA HDDs & SSDs (Black)
USB 3.0 Cable
Limited OWC 1-Year Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time
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ASMedia 1053e USB 3.0 chipset
Drive Mechanisms Supported
Any 2.5" SATA drive up to 9.5 mm in height. Please note that bus power is only supported when a USB 3.0 or 2.0 connection is used, and solid state drives are only supported with USB 3.0
USB 3.0, 2.0, or 1.1 backwards compatible
1 x USB 3.0 mini port
Max Data Transfer Rate
USB 3.0: 500 MB/s
Macintosh: OS 8.6 to 9.2.2, OS X 10.2.x or later, including Mavericks 10.9.x and an available USB port. Time Machine compatible with Mac OS X 10.5 and later
PC: Windows Vista, XP, 2000, NT, 98, and an available USB 3.0 port
Linux: Linux compatible via supported the USB interface
Bus power via USB on all models with USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port