StarTech USB 3.0 SATA 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure (Black)

StarTech USB 3.0 SATA 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure (Black)

StarTech USB 3.0 SATA 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure (Black)

B&H # STSAT25B12U3 MFR # SAT2510B12U3
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Product Highlights

  • Supports 2.5" Drives 9.5 & 12.5mm Tall
  • Supports SATA III, II and I Drives
  • USB 3.0 Host Interface
  • USB 2.0 & 1.1 Compatible
  • Bus Powered
  • Power/Activity LED Monitor
  • Plug-and-Play & Hot Swap Compatible
  • Tested with Drives up to 1TB & 5400 rpm
  • OS Independent
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  • 1Description

The black USB 3.0 External 2.5" SATA Hard Drive Enclosure from StarTech allows you to connect a 2.5" SATA III 6 Gb/s, SATA II 3 Gb/s, or SATA 1.5 Gb/s hard or SSD to your compatible host system using a bus powered USB 3.0 port at speeds up to 5 Gb/s, a USB 2.0 port at speeds up to 480 Mb/s, or a USB 1.1 port at speeds up to 12 Mb/s. This enclosure has been tested with drives that are up to 1TB in capacity with a rotational speed of 5400rpm and is compatible with SATA hard drives that are 9.5 and 12.5mm in height. Once this enclosure is equipped with a drive and connected to your system, it can be used to store a variety of files, as well as backup data. Integrated power and activity LED monitors will help users check the status of their drive, which is both plug-and-play and hot swap compatible.

Included with this 2.5" USB 3.0 drive enclosure is a USB 3.0 cable, a package of screws, and a screw driver, while protection is provided by a limited 2-year warranty. This drive enclosure is OS independent and does not require any special drivers or software for operation.


Supports both 9.5 and 12.5mm 2.5" form factor SATA hard drives
USB 3.0 compliant host interface that supports data transfer rates up to 5 Gb/s
USB 2.0 compliant host interface with transfer rates up to 480 Mb/s
USB 1.1 compliant host interface with transfer rates up to 12 Mb/s
Compatible with SATA revision 1/2/3 (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gb/s) drives
Compliant with USB mass storage class, bulk-only transport specifications rev 1.3
Plug-and-play and hot-swap compatible
Powered directly from the USB port
Lightweight and durable aluminum side panels
Power/activity LED indicator


Versatile External Storage Solution: Supports transfer rates up to 5 Gb/s with SuperSpeed USB 3.0, while it is still backward compatible with older USB 2.0 systems
Supports both 9.5 and 12.5mm high 2.5" SATA hard drives and is powered completely via USB for a versatile and portable enclosure
Free lifetime technical support


Take advantage of laptops and desktops with USB 3.0 connectivity
Turns a high-capacity 12.5mm SATA hard drive into portable, external storage
Create a fast, portable external storage solution for desktops, laptops, and netbooks
Upgrade from a USB 2.0 drive enclosure to faster USB 3.0
Add extra storage to almost any USB enabled computer system
Backup important data to an external storage device
Share large files between computers quickly and securely without a network connection
Retrieve data from an old SATA drive, or turn the unused drive into additional external storage space
In the Box
StarTech USB 3.0 SATA 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure (Black)
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • Package of Screws
  • Screw Driver
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Interface USB 3.0
    Number of Drives 1
    Drive Size 2.5"
    Compatible Drive Types SATA
    Drive Installation Fixed
    Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1051
    Drive Connectors SATA data & power combo (7+15-pin) receptacle
    Host Connectors USB 3.0 Micro-B (10-pin; SuperSpeed) female
    Type and Rate USB 3.0: 5 Gb/s
    SATA III: 6 Gb/s
    Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 1TB 5400 rpm hard drives
    OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
    LED Indicators Green: Power & activity
    Operating Temperature 32 to 140°F / 0 to 60°C
    Storage Temperature -4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
    Humidity 10 to 90% RH
    Physical Characteristics
    Enclosure Type Aluminum and plastic
    Drive Height 9.5 & 12.5 mm
    Dimensions 5.5 x 3.0 x 0.6" (139.7 x 76.2 x 15.2 mm)
    Weight 6.7 oz / 190.0 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.0 x 4.6 x 2.5"
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