This hot-swap hard drive bay turns your 2.5 “SATA hard drive or solid state drive into a removable drive that can be used as an external USB 3.1 enclosure.
Hot swap your SATA storage
Install the removable SATA drive bay in any front 3.5 “or 5.25” bay for a hot-swappable mobile rack. This makes it easy to install and remove the drive from the computer system, without having to open the case each time, as well as providing a way to create removable backups for data archiving and retrieval.
Enjoy portable data
If you need access to your data when working outside the office, you can use part of this product as a standard USB 3.1 (10Gbps) enclosure – a powerful external storage solution when you need to access your files while traveling or traveling.
Simply remove the box from the bay to use it as portable data storage. Its compact and lightweight design makes it easy to carry it in your laptop bag or any other bag. The box includes a Micro-USB to USB-A cable, as well as Micro-USB to USB-C, so you can connect the box to your laptop and access your data wherever you go.
Add scalability to your storage
For even more versatility, StarTech.com offers the S251BU31REMD, an extra 2.5 “SATA Hard Drive Enclosure for the S251BU31REM, allowing multiple hard drive enclosures to be inserted or removed from the computer.
Add a hot-swap bay to a workstation or server as a removable solution for backing up your data
Quick swap between internal storage drives and external portable storage drives
Environments in which storage drives must be regularly removed and replaced.