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The miniStack Classic Hard Drive Enclosure with Utility Software Bundle from Newer Technology is an elegantly designed storage and backup solution that complements your Mac mini (2009 or earlier). The enclosure, with its aluminum-looking finish and glossy white top, is durable and offers an identical footprint to seamlessly stack with your Mac mini and maximize your desktop space.
With a storage capacity of up to 4TB, the miniStack Classic Enclosure handles the demands of extended storage or backup and is a perfect solution for storing music, photo and video libraries, as well as acting as a boot drive. You can also choose between USB 2.0/1.1 and FireWire 800/400 data connections for data transfer speeds of up to 100 MBps.
A three-port integrated USB 2.0 powered hub on the back helps to reduce the clutter by providing a convenient way to connect and charge cellphones, iPhones, mice, keyboards, tablet computers and other USB-equipped devices. It can also be added to an Airport Extreme wireless network via USB to wirelessly share files, perform Time Machine backups and share other devices like printers. Additionally, miniStack Classic Enclosure is A/V rated for high-performance home entertainment systems and sharing content with Apple TV.
The miniStack Classic Enclosure features a durable aluminum-looking design that matches the finish of the Mac mini line
It features three-port USB 2.0 powered hub for connecting digital devices
The miniStack Classic Enclosure provides a quiet and a fanless operation
It comes with integrated Kensington security slot for theft prevention
The enclosure features matching footprint to 2009 and earlier Apple Mac mini
It has three connections for flexibility and compatibility:
Two FireWire 800/400 ports (Up to 100 MBps/50 MBps)
One USB 2.0/1.1 Standard-B port (Up to 60 MBps/1.5 MBps)
Three USB 2.0/1.1 Standard-A ports (Up to 60 MBps/1.5 MBps)
The enclosure also comes with high-quality double-shielded connecting cables:
USB 2.0 Standard-B to Standard-A
FireWire 800 (9-pin to 9-pin)
FireWire 800/400 (9-pin to 6-pin)
A software suite is included which consists of:
Intech SpeedTools Utilities OEM for Mac OS 8.6 - X only
ProSoft Engineering Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows 2000 or later
Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
In the Box
NewerTech miniStack Classic Hard Drive Enclosure with Utility Software Bundle
USB 2.0 Standard-B to Standard-A Cable
FireWire 800 (9-Pin to 9-Pin) Cable
FireWire 800/400 (9-Pin to 6-Pin) Cable
External Auto-Switching US/International 3 A 100/240 V 50/60 Hz UL Listed Power Adapter
Utility Software Bundle
OWC 3 Year Solution Warranty with 48-Hour Turnaround Time
OWC 1 Year for 0GB "Add Your Own Drive Kit"
Table of Contents
3.5" SATA* drives Compatible with 2.5" hard drives and SSDs via the use of a Newer Technology AdaptaDrive
*Native SATA interface speed of the Newer Technology miniStack enclosure is SATA 3 Gbps, but is compatible with SATA 1.5 Gbps, 3 Gbps and 6 Gbps drives
2 x FireWire 800/400 ports 1 x USB 2.0/1.1 Standard-B port 3 x integrated USB 2.0/1.1 powered hub Standard-A ports*
*USB 2.0 power output is 500 mA per port. miniStack Classic can charge most devices except iPads, which require 2.1 A
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
FireWire 800/400: Up to 100 MBps USB 2.0: Up to 60 MBps
Scratch-resistant ABS plastic body and glossy plastic white top
Super-quiet, fanless operation
External auto-switching US/international 12 V, 3 A UL listed
Operating: 41 to 131°F (5 to 55°C) Non-Operating: -40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)
Operating: 8 to 90% RH non-condensing Non-Operating: 5 to 95% RH non-condensing
Operating: 65 G 2 ms Non-Operating: 175 G 2 ms
Operating: 1.0 G (5 to 300 Hz) Non-Operating: 5.0 G (5 to 500 Hz)
Intech Hard Disk SpeedTools Utilities OEM for Mac OS 8.6 - X only ProSoft Engineering Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows 2000 or later Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
Compatible with any computer that can support USB 2.0, FireWire 800 or FireWire 400 external hard drive
Mac: Mac OS 8.6 or later Support for drives over 2 TB requires Mac OS X 10.2 and later USB 2.0: Mac with USB 2.0 interface, either built-in or via USB 2.0 expander card FireWire 800: Mac with FireWire 800 interface, either built-in or via FireWire 800 expander card FireWire 400: Mac with FireWire 400 interface, either built-in or via FireWire 400 expander card
Windows: Windows 98SE or later Support for drives over 2 TB requires Windows XP 64-bit and later USB 2.0: Windows 2000 and later with USB 2.0 interface, either built-in or via USB 2.0 expander card FireWire 800: Windows 2000 and later with FireWire 800 interface, either built-in or via FireWire 800 expander card FireWire 400: Windows 2000 and later with FireWire 400 interface, either built-in or via FireWire 400 expander card
Linux: Linux version capable of supporting USB or FireWire external storage devices
Same as all 2005 to 2009 Mac minis including Server
Enclosure: 6.5 x 6.5 x 1.58" (165.10 x 165.10 x 40.132 mm)