Supports all 2.5 and 3.5-inch SATA drives up to any capacity (8TB ). Connects via SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (up to 10x as fast as USB 2.0). UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) support for even faster performance. UASP requires UASP capable host system. Serial ATA bus up to 6Gbps Signal bandwidth for fast storage backups The Sabrent EC-DFLT SATA Lay-Flat Docking Station supports the direct insertion of Desktop 2.5"/3.5" SATA Hard Drives. It is a caseless solution that makes swapping hard drives easier than ever before. Plus, now you can take advantage of the lightening speed of USB 3.0 to quickly transfer files up to 5 Gbps! Features: * Supports Standard Desktop 2.5"/3.5" SATA Hard Drives. * Supports hard drives up to 8TB. * On/Off power switch. * LED light indicates Power and Activity status. * Hot-swappable, plug and play, no drivers needed. * Reverse compatible with USB 1.1 & USB 2.0. * Transfer Rates Up to 5 Gbps w/USB 3.0 * Transfer Rates Up to 480 Mbps w/USB 2.0 System requirements: * Available USB 3.0 for high speed data transfer Reverse compatible with USB 1.1 & USB 2.0. * Windows: 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 (Both 32-bit & 64-bit versions) * MAC: OS X Package Contents: * Sabrent EC-DFLT Lay-Flat Docking * Power Supply * USB 3.0 cable * User Manual
This is a great product for when you need fast (but not constant) access to a variety of different SATA hard drives in which putting them in a permanent fixture would be kind of a pain due to constant swapping. This is a TRUE plug-and-play device, and it plays nice with multiple operating systems. With a USB 3 interface, this enclosure maintains high-sustained read/write speeds, which means less waiting for your data to copy over. However, this is NOT a..