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This dual-slot drive enclosure for mSATA and mSATA mini drives makes it easy to add ultra-fast, portable external storage to your USB-C™ or USB-A enabled laptop, tablet or desktop computer. The dual mSATA enclosure also provides RAID functionality for increased capacity, improved performance, or data redundancy.
Quickly access, transfer and back up your files. The dual mSATA enclosure lets you to leverage the speed of your mSATA drives by taking advantage of USB 3.1 Gen 2 with up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates. It’s ideal for IT professionals, creative professionals, teachers, researchers and other professionals who need fast access to important data files, while in the office or lab or while working at home. The USB 3.1 Gen 2 mSATA enclosure gives you easy access to your files for data migration and data backups so that you can safeguard your data at any time.
With multiple RAID options, you can gain increased storage size, performance, or redundancy. Enjoy peace of mind, knowing your files are continually backed up or take advantage of the greater speed and capacity offered by a combined solution. The enclosure supports RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD and SPAN (BIG) enabling you to choose your preferred backup mode. It also supports SSD TRIM, to prolong drive lifespan and performance.
The two-bay enclosure leverages the small form factor of mSATA SSD drives with the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2 to create a highly portable storage solution. The enclosure enables you to add two mSATA SSDs externally to your laptop or desktop computer for fast, portable data storage. It’s powered directly from the USB port on your device, so no external power is required. With its compact design, you can tuck it away inside your laptop bag or carrying case and take it anywhere - from your home to the office, the hospital, the lab, or out in the field, so that you can access your data wherever you go.
Engineered with a solid aluminum housing, the dual-bay drive enclosure helps to safeguard your data wherever you are. It comes with two USB cables (USB-C to Micro-B and USB-A to Micro-B) for flexible use with the latest laptops and tablets equipped with a USB-Type C™ port as well as legacy devices, and includes all required drive installation tools and hardware. The two-bay enclosure is also compatible with a Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C port.
The enclosure is OS independent, requiring no additional software or drivers. The SMS2BU31C3R is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Drive Connectors||mSATA (52 pin, Mini SATA) Slot|
|Host Connectors||USB 3.1 USB Type Micro-B (10 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Female|
|Humidity||5% ~ 95%|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-10°C to 85°C (14°F to 185°F)|
|Bus Type||USB 3.1 Gen 2|
|Chipset ID||ASMedia - ASM1352R|
|Compatible Drive Types||mSATA (Mini SATA)|
|Drive Size||mSATA (Full Size & Half Size)|
|Interface||USB 3.1 Gen 2|
|Number of Drives||2|
|Supported Drive Height(s)||Full Size (50.8mm)|
|Half Size (26.8mm)|
|LED Indicators||Error / Rebuilt (red)|
|Read / Write (green)|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||202 g [7.1 oz]|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||10 Gbps|
|Supported RAID Modes||BIG (Spanning or Concatenation)|
|JBOD - (Just a Bunch of Disks)|
|RAID 0 (Striped Disks)|
|RAID 1 (Mirrored Disks)|
|Type and Rate||SATA III (6 Gbps)|
|USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s|
|Product Height||16 mm [0.6 in]|
|Product Length||100 mm [3.9 in]|
|Product Weight||100 g [3.5 oz]|
|Product Width||80 mm [3.1 in]|
|OS Compatibility||OS independent; No software or drivers required|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||dual-bay drive enclosure|
|housing assembly screws|
|sets of mSATA mounting hardware|
|USB-A to Micro-B cable - 18.5 inches|
|USB-C to Micro-B cable - 18.5 inches|