StarTech 2.5" eSATA/USB 2.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure (Black)

StarTech 2.5" eSATA/USB 2.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure (Black)

StarTech 2.5" eSATA/USB 2.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • Supports 2.5" Drives up to 9.5mm Tall
  • Supports SATA III, II, and I HDDs & SSDs
  • eSATA & USB 2.0 Interfaces
  • Bus Powered
  • Power/Activity LED Monitor
  • Aluminum Chassis
  • Plug-and-Play and Hot Swap compatible
  • Protective Carrying Pouch Included
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  • 1Description

The 2.5" eSATA/USB 2.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure from StarTech is able to fit virtually any 2.5" hard drive or SSD up to 9.5mm in height and allow it to be connected to your computer using either eSATA, at speeds up to 3 Gb/s, or USB 2.0, at speeds up to 480 Mb/s. This drive enclosure is compatible with SATA III 6 Gb/s, SATA II 3 Gb/s, and SATA 1.5 Gb/s drives and has been tested with drives up to 1TB in size and a rotational speed of 5400 rpm. Once equipped with a drive, this enclosure may be used to store files, such as music, documents, movies, and more, as well as be used for backing up data.

This hard drive enclosure is also bus powered, uses LED monitors to check the status of the drive's power and activity, is built using an aluminum chassis, and is both plug-and-play and hot swap compatible. Included is an eSATA cable, a USB cable, a USB to DC cable, screws, a screw driver, and a travel pouch. Protection is provided by a limited 2-year warranty.


SATA revision 2 compliant eSATA host interface with support for transfer rates up to 3 Gb/s
High-speed USB 2.0 host interface supports transfer rates up to 480 Mb/s
Compatible with SATA revision 1/2/3 (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gb/s) drives
Supports 2.5" form factor SATA HDDs or SSDs
Powered directly from the USB port
Lightweight and durable aluminum chassis
Power/activity LED indicator
Plug-and-play and hot-swap compatible
Includes a protective carrying pouch


Choose between eSATA or USB 2.0 connectivity depending on host system configuration/capabilities
Compact, aluminum chassis for a lightweight and easily portable storage solution
Optimal heat dissipation characteristics
Powered over USB
Free lifetime technical support


Create a fast, portable external storage solution for desktops, laptops, or netbooks
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 2.5" eSATA/USB 2.0 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure (Black)
  • eSATA Cable
  • USB Cable
  • USB to DC Cable
  • Screws
  • Screw Driver
  • Travel Pouch
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Interface USB 2.0 & eSATA
    Number of Drives 1
    Drive Size 2.5"
    Compatible Drive Types SATA
    Drive Installation Fixed
    Chipset ID JMicron - JMB351
    Type 1 x eSATA (7-pin; data) plug
    1 x USB Mini-B (5-pin) female
    Drive Connectors SATA data & power combo (7+15-pin) receptacle
    Type and Rate eSATA: 3 Gb/s
    USB 2.0: 480 Mb/s
    Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 1 TB 5,400 rpm hard drives
    OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
    LED Indicators Single LED, flashes to show drive activity
    Input Voltage 5 VDC
    Center Tip Polarity Positive
    Plug Type H
    Power Source USB powered
    Operating Temperature 32 to 158°F / 0 to 70°C
    Storage Temperature -4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
    Humidity 5 to 95% RH
    Physical Characteristics
    Enclosure Type Aluminum
    Maximum Drive Height 9.5 mm
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 5.3 x 2.8 x 0.6" / 134.6 x 71.1 x 15.2 mm
    Weight 3.2 oz / 90.0 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.6 x 6.0 x 1.6"
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