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The black 3.5" SATA Hot-Swap Bay for Dual 2.5" HDD from StarTech allows you to install two 2.5" SATA hard drives or solid state drives in a single 3.5" bay. It comes with a "no mounting required/easy eject" feature (like a tape cartridge or floppy disk).
The HDD hot-swappable bay doesn't require the drives to be installed in a tray. To maximize performance and utilize the speed potential of SATA III hard drives, this HDD backplane supports SATA III for transfer speed of up to 6 Gb/s when paired with a compatible controller. It is fully compatible with RAID installations to ensure maximum performance and versatility for enhanced storage applications.
This backplane is suitable for operating system image deployment or any task that requires quick access to large volumes of data.
Holds up to two SATA drives in a single 3.5" bay
Includes a plastic protective film for the bottom side of the hard drive
Aluminum construction and 50,000+ insertion rating ensure durability of both the HDD/SSD and bay
Power/activity LED for each drive
High-performance transfer speed with SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gb/s)
Supports 2.5" form factor SATA hard drives (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD)
Plug and play and hot-swap compatible
The trayless design facilitates quick installation and removal of HDD/SSD without having to open the chassis; drives are not mounted into separate trays/enclosures
IT environments, where you need to quickly insert or replace removable hard drives/solid state drives
Imaging - For system building or configuring new systems
Use the hot-swap bay in the master system to copy Windows OS quickly to a blank hard drive as part of the system building process
Ideal for RAID applications (with RAID supported SATA controller)
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StarTech 3.5" SATA Hot-Swap Backplane Bay for Dual 2.5" HDD