Akitio SK-2520 U3.1 Dual-Bay SATA Enclosure with Hardware RAID

Akitio SK-2520 U3.1 Dual-Bay SATA Enclosure with Hardware RAID

Akitio SK-2520 U3.1 Dual-Bay SATA Enclosure with Hardware RAID

B&H # AKSK25U31ASA MFR # AK-SK25-U31AS-AKTU
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Product Highlights

  • Supports 2.5" SATA-III Hard Drives/SSDs
  • Built-In Hardware RAID Controller
  • Supports JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, and SPAN
  • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 at up to 10 Gb/s
  • Charges Laptops via USB Power Delivery
  • USB PD Delivers 3A/15W of Charging Power
  • Supports Universal Attached SCSI (UASP)
  • All Aluminum Construction
  • Passive Cooling via Dual Heatsinks
  • Windows and Macintosh Compatible
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Akitio AK-SK25-U31AS-AKTU overview

  • 1Description

The SK-2520 U3.1 Dual-Bay SATA Enclosure with Hardware RAID by Akitio gives you a portable backup solution that is extremely configurable and customizable to your specific needs. The two drive bays inside can accommodate a pair of 2.5" SATA-III hard drives or SSDs (up to 15mm, and available separately). When inserted, you can take advantage of the built-in hardware RAID controller to configure them in a JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, or SPAN configuration.

The SK-2520 connects to your computer via a reversible SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C connection, for 10 Gb/s transfer rates. The enclosure can be powered off the USB bus, provided the computer can provide sufficient power, and the drives do not consume more than 7W per drive. An external power supply is included just in case, and powering via AC gives you an added feature. When connected to AC power, you can operate the enclosure, and charge a laptop at the same time via USB PD (Power Delivery). USB PD delivers 3A/15W of power to laptops that support this ability.

Additional Features
  • Supports Universal Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP)
  • Durable all-aluminum construction
  • Fanless design with dual built-in heatsinks for passive cooling
  • Rubber feet for increased stability
  • Windows and Macintosh compatible
UPC: 888038002506
In the Box
Akitio SK-2520 U3.1 Dual-Bay SATA Enclosure with Hardware RAID
  • 3.3' USB Type-C to USB Type-C Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Akitio AK-SK25-U31AS-AKTU specs

    Number of Bays 2 x 2.5"
    Connections 1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2)
    Compatible Drive Interface SATA III
    Form Factor Portable
    RAID Modes RAID 0, 1, JBOD, SPAN
    UASP Support Yes
    Operating System Support Windows, macOS/OS X
    Electrical
    Power Source AC Adapter, USB
    AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Security
    Encryption None
    Security Features None
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
    Operating Humidity 5 to 95%
    Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
    Certifications BSMI, CE, FCC, VCCI, as per Manufacturer
    Physical
    Material of Construction Aluminum
    Cable Length 3.3' / 1.01 m
    Cooling None
    Status Monitoring None
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.0 x 0.8 x 18.5" / 15.2 x 2.0 x 47.0 cm
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.3 x 7.2 x 3.6"

    Akitio AK-SK25-U31AS-AKTU reviews

    SK-2520 U3.1 Dual-Bay SATA Enclosure with Hardware RAID is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great design and very low profile This little enclosure has a very good design and is nice and thin esspecially for having a hardware raid. When I first set it up it kept un mounting on me. But I just re initialized the raid 0 and is works super well now. Write speeds of 759.7 MBs and read speeds of 859.0 MBs with two Sandisk ultra 3d ssd's in raid 0. Great setup as a working drive for video editor's!
    Date published: 2018-07-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's amazing Fast, bus powered, portable, and affordable. It's been perfect for me.
    Date published: 2018-08-27
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