StarTech USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Tool-Free Enclosure for 2.5in SATA SSD/HDD - USB-C - Computer Alliance
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StarTech USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Tool-Free Enclosure for 2.5in SATA SSD/HDD - USB-C

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Add fast and portable data storage to your USB Type-C enabled MacBook, Chromebook Pixel, or laptop - USB 3.1 Tool-Less Enclosure - 2.5" SATA - USB-C
Manufacturer PN: S251BPU31C3
GTIN: 65030863520
Manufacturer Website

Take your valuable data with you wherever you go. This single drive enclosure for 2.5? SSDs/HDDs lets you utilize the USB-C port on your MacBook, Chromebook Pixel™, Dell™ Latitude 11 5000 Series 2-in-1, or other device to add ultra-fast, ultra-portable data storage.

Compact and easily portable, this tool-less enclosure provides external data storage for laptops with a USB-C port

Tool-free and lightweight for ultimate portability

The enclosure?s compact design and lightweight construction provides a highly portable solution for adding external data storage to any device with USB-C™. It tucks easily into a laptop bag or carrying case for portable storage, and it?s completely tool-free so you can install your drives quickly on the fly. The enclosure is powered directly from the USB port, with no external power required, so there?s no need to carry along an adapter.

The enclosure connects easily to the USB-C port on your laptop to provide external data storage

Connect with ease through USB-C

The drive enclosure comes with a USB-C to Micro B cable. The USB Type-C connector is small and reversible, which makes for easier insertions. You can connect the USB-C plug quickly with either side facing up, which means less risk of damaging your ports and less frustration.

Maximize the performance of your 2.5? SATA drives

With support for SATA I, II and III and large capacity drives (tested with hard drives up to 2TB), this USB-C enclosure is compatible with virtually any 2.5in. SATA hard drive or solid-state drive. The enclosure delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 performance with data transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps, letting you leverage the high performance of the latest SSDs and hard drives while alleviating bottlenecks in your data transfers. It?s also enhanced with UASP, which increases read and write speeds, to utilize the full potential of your SATA III drives.

Harness the speed of USB 3.1

USB File Transfer Rates diagram shows USB 3.1 Gen 2 at 10 Gbps is twice the speed of USB 3.0 at 5 Gbps

USB 3.1 gives you greater bandwidth and speed with file transfer rates of up to 10Gbps - twice the capability of USB 3.0 technology.

The S251BPU31C3 is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Drive Connectors SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Female
Host Connectors USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Female
Humidity Operation Humidity: 10% ~ 90% RH
Storage Humidity: 5% ~ 95% RH
Operating Temperature 0?C to 40?C (32?F to 104?F)
Storage Temperature -10?C to 65?C (14?F to 149?F)
Bus Type USB 3.1 Gen 2
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1351
Compatible Drive Types (Type and Rate) SATA
Drive Installation Fixed
Drive Size 2.5in
Fan(s) No
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2
Number of Drives 1
LED Indicators Power & Activity
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 182 g [6.4 oz]
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with hard drives up to 2TB at 7200 RPM
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps
Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)
  USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Max Drive Height 9.5 mm [0.4 in]
Product Height 15 mm [0.6 in]
Product Length 132 mm [5.2 in]
Product Weight 73 g [2.6 oz]
Product Width 88 mm [3.5 in]
Power Source USB-Powered
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
What's in the Box
Included in Package drive cushion
  quick start guide
  USB 3.1 to 2.5" SATA HDD enclosure
  USB Type-C to Micro B cable