The SATDOCK25U Hard Drive Docking Station offers instant access to any 2.5-inch SATA (SATA, SATA II, SATA III) hard drive or solid state drive – without the need to mount the hard drive in a computer or install it in a cabinet.
This very compact hard drive dock offers the portability you need to add simple external storage to virtually any USB-capable computer, making it an ideal choice for connecting external hard drives (no enclosure, no tray), even in mobile computing applications. . In addition, thanks to its compact design it takes up minimal space on your desk or work table. Large capacity drives (tested with disks up to 1TB) can be used to significantly expand the storage / backup functions of your computer.
Simply insert a 2.5-inch SATA solid state or hard drive into the dock, and then connect the dock to a host computer via a USB 2.0 connection. To uninstall or change the disk, just disconnect the USB cable and remove the disk from the dock or docking station.
In addition to providing a quick and convenient way to access or retrieve data from a 2.5-inch portable hard drive, this docking station is USB powered so no power adapter is required. The Hard Drive Docking Station supports plug and play installation on most operating systems and provides data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps – a convenient alternative to external hard drive enclosures that saves time by not having to prepare the drive for a conventional installation.