Compact in size but big on performance, this dual-bay enclosure provides powerful external data storage, with ultra-fast data transfer speeds and configurable RAID modes. It?s ideal for small business and home office applications, or top-performing workstations for graphic designers, engineers and other business professionals.
High-capacity storage in a compact design
Create a high-capacity, external data storage solution with support for two 2.5? SSDs/HDDs in a wide range of sizes from 5 to 12.5mm. Tested for compatibility with capacities up to 4TB at 7200 RPM, this aluminum enclosure delivers fast file transfer rates with USB 3.1 Gen 2 performance. It supports SATA I, II and III and is enhanced with UASP to maximize the performance and speed of your SATA III drives. It even has a fan, with built-in speed control, to keep things running smoothly.
Harness the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2
USB 3.1 Gen 2 gives you greater bandwidth and speed, supporting transfer rates of up to 10Gbps - twice the speed of USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) technology. It lets you leverage the high performance of the latest SSDs and hard drives while alleviating bottlenecks in your data transfers.
Includes two USB cables for versatility
The dual-bay drive enclosure comes with two USB cables for flexible use with the latest laptops and tablets equipped with a USB-C(TM) port, as well as legacy devices. It includes both USB-C to Micro B and USB-A to Micro B cables. The 2-bay enclosure is also compatible with a Thunderbolt(TM) 3 USB-C port.
Achieve enhanced performance through RAID
Through RAID 0 support, the dual-bay enclosure lets you maximize the performance of your SATA III SSDs to achieve greater file transfer speeds. The dual-bay enclosure also supports RAID 1, Big (Spanning or Concatenation) and JBOD. With multiple RAID options, you can gain increased storage size, performance, or redundancy.
The enclosure is OS independent, requiring no additional software or drivers. The S252BU313R is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Connector(s) Drive Connectors SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Host Connectors USB 3.1 USB Type Micro-B (10 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Environmental Humidity 20~80% RH Operating Temperature 5?C to 35?C (41?F to 95?F) Storage Temperature -20?C to 50?C (-4?F to 122?F) Hardware Bus Type USB 3.1 Gen 2 Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1352R Compatible Drive Types SATA Drive Installation Fixed Drive Size 2.5in Fan Bearing Type Sleeve Bearing Fan(s) Yes Fans 30 mm Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2 Number of Drives 2 Indicators LED Indicators Power Read and Write - HDD1 Read and Write - HDD2 Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 910 g [32.1 oz] Performance Max Drive Capacity Tested with drives up to 4TB @ 7200 RPM Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps RAID Yes Supported RAID Modes BIG (Spanning or Concatenation) JBOD - (Just a Bunch of Disks) RAID 0 (Striped Disks) RAID 1 (Mirrored Disks) Type and Rate USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s UASP Support Yes Physical Characteristics Color Black Enclosure Type Aluminum Product Height 60 mm [2.4 in] Product Length 148 mm [5.8 in] Product Weight 378 g [13.3 oz] Product Width 81 mm [3.2 in] Power Center Tip Polarity Positive Input Current 0.8 Input Voltage 110V-240V AC Output Current 2A Output Voltage 12 DC Plug Type B Power Consumption (In Watts) 60 Power Source AC Adapter Included Software OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required What's in the Box Included in Package allen keys drive trays instruction manual rubber feet universal power adapter (NA,EU,UK,ANZ) USB 3.1 to SATA enclosure USB A to Micro B cable USB C to Micro B cable