StarTech M.2 SATA SSD Enclosure

BH #STSM21BMU31C • MFR #SM21BMU31C3
StarTech
StarTech M.2 SATA SSD Enclosure
Key Features
  • Use Your M.2 SATA SSD Externally
  • Supports 30, 42, 60, and 80mm M.2 Drives
  • Micro-USB 3.1 Gen 2 Interface
  • 1,000,0000 Hours MTBF
Repurpose a 2230 (30mm), 2242 (42mm), 2260 (60mm), or 2280 (80mm) M.2 SATA SSD as an external USB 3.1 Gen 2 SSD using the M.2 SATA SSD Enclosure from StarTech to take advantage of enhanced data transfer rates of up to 10 Gb/s and streamline your workflow. With a sturdy aluminum housing, this enclosure protects the drive, while the built-in ventilation holes help ensure the drive doesn't overheat. On the outside of this, enclosure you will find a single micro-USB 3.1 Gen 2 port, and the included micro-USB to USB Type-C cable, which is compatible with Thunderbolt 3, will let you begin transferring data right out of the box. This enclosure is powered by the USB bus, has an MTBF rating of 1 million hours, supports TRIM, and has a power/activity LED indicator to alert you as to when the enclosure is powered on and the drive is operating. Also included are a M.2 screw kit and screwdriver to ensure you have all of the necessary tools to install your drive.
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StarTech M.2 SATA SSD Enclosure

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StarTech SM21BMU31C3 Overview

Repurpose a 2230 (30mm), 2242 (42mm), 2260 (60mm), or 2280 (80mm) M.2 SATA SSD as an external USB 3.1 Gen 2 SSD using the M.2 SATA SSD Enclosure from StarTech to take advantage of enhanced data transfer rates of up to 10 Gb/s and streamline your workflow. With a sturdy aluminum housing, this enclosure protects the drive, while the built-in ventilation holes help ensure the drive doesn't overheat. On the outside of this, enclosure you will find a single micro-USB 3.1 Gen 2 port, and the included micro-USB to USB Type-C cable, which is compatible with Thunderbolt 3, will let you begin transferring data right out of the box. This enclosure is powered by the USB bus, has an MTBF rating of 1 million hours, supports TRIM, and has a power/activity LED indicator to alert you as to when the enclosure is powered on and the drive is operating. Also included are a M.2 screw kit and screwdriver to ensure you have all of the necessary tools to install your drive.

Please be aware that StarTech's M.2 SATA SSD Enclosure is only compatible with M.2 SATA SSDs with a SATA III 6 Gb/s, SATA II 3 Gb/s, or SATA I 1.5 Gb/s interface. It does not support M.2 NVMe or AHCI PCIe SSDs.

General Features

A Portable Solution

This slim, pocket-sized M.2 NGFF SSD enclosure has been specially designed for mobility, with a small form factor design that fits easily into your laptop bag. Its lightweight yet durable aluminum housing helps to ensure your drive won't be damaged while you're on the move.

Ventilation holes help to dissipate heat and help ensure an optimum operating temperature.

Maximize the Performance of Your M.2 SSD

Leverage the speed of your M.2 NGFF SATA drive with this external enclosure. It delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer speeds up to 10 Gb/s, as well as UASP support, so you can achieve higher transfer speeds when you connect it to a UASP-enabled host computer.

The enclosure works with tablets, laptops and desktop computers and is compatible with hosts equipped with Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports.

Broad Compatibility

The enclosure is compatible with various M.2 SSDs, and enables you to mount multiple drive lengths, including: 30mm (2230), 42mm (2242), 60mm (2260), and 80mm (2280).
UPC: 065030864435

StarTech SM21BMU31C3 Specs

General
Number of Bays1 x M.2 (2280)
Connections1 x USB Micro-B (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s))
Compatible Drive InterfaceSATA III
Form FactorPortable
UASP SupportYes
Electrical
Power SourceUSB
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity10 to 90%
Storage Temperature14 to 149°F / -10 to 65°C
Storage Humidity5 to 95%
Physical
Material of ConstructionAluminum
Cable Length18.5" / 46.99 cm
Bridge ChipsetASMedia ASM1351
Status MonitoringLED Indicator
Dimensions (W x H x D)1.7 x 0.5 x 3.9" / 43.18 x 12.7 x 99.06 mm
Weight1.9 oz / 55 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.35 x 5.15 x 1.25"
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