StarTech.com USB 3.0 to SATA IDE HDD Docking Station review

Turn SATA and IDE hard drives into external storage with this dock

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Product Type
Drive Dock
Number of Total Expansion Bays
2
Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays
2
Drive Interface
Serial ATA/600, IDE
Colour
Black
Brand Name
StarTech.com
Form Factor
External
Host Interface
USB 3.0
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS
Height
70.1 mm
Width
130 mm
Depth
140 mm
Manufacturer
StarTech.com
Product Name
USB 3.0 to SATA IDE HDD Docking Station for 2.5in or 3.5in Hard Drive
Manufacturer Part Number
UNIDOCK3UGB
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.startech.com/uk
Marketing Information

Connect both IDE and SATA hard drives using top slot-loading bays through USB 3.0

The UNIDOCK3UGB USB 3.0 to SATA/IDE Hard Drive Docking Station delivers instant access to 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch IDE and SATA hard drives through two top loading drive slots - one for Serial ATA drives and one for IDE drives - instead of having to mount the drives into a computer or external enclosure/tray.

The slot-loading design holds the SATA and IDE drive(s) upright inside the docks, neatly keeping them off the desk, for convenience and a clutter-free setup. For SATA drives, the HDD can be inserted and connected directly through the designated dock slot, while the IDE drive slot is conveniently positioned near the rear panel 40-pin data and LP4 power connections, making it easy to connect to the dock using the included IDE data and power cables.

Connected to the host computer through a single USB 3.0 connection, both an IDE hard drive and a SATA hard drive (SATA, SATA II, SATA III) can be connected to the HDD dock simultaneously - a convenient solution for migrating data from an IDE drive to a SATA drive or vice versa, or simply harnessing fast and simple access to the contents on both hard drives. Large capacity drives (tested with up to 4TB) can be used to greatly enhance your computer's storage/backup capabilities.

Package Contents
  • USB 3.0 to SATA IDE HDD Docking Station for 2.5in or 3.5in Hard Drive
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Cable
  • 1 x IDE 40 to 40-Pin Cable
  • 1 x LP4 Power Cable
  • 1 x 40-Pin + LP4 to 44-Pin IDE Cable
  • 1 x Power Adapter
  • 1 x Power Cord
  • 1 x Instruction Manual
Material
Plastic
Limited Warranty
2 Year
Weight (Approximate)
610 g
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