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2.5/3.5 Inch SATA USB Dock

Code: A83HQ


4.4  out of 5 based on 14 reviews
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  • Allows you to quickly read SATA hard drives without installing them
  • Hot swap USB docking bay for all SATA hard drives
  • Supports both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives

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2.5/3.5 Inch SATA USB Dock

• Allows you to quickly read SATA hard drives without installing them• Hot swap USB docking bay for all SATA hard drives• Supports both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives• Far easier to use than a USB enclosure• Quick release eject button• USB 2.0 transfer rate upto 480Mbps

Plug your bare SATA HDD drive straight into the USB docking station and benefit from a quick and easy means to access bare drives, read and copy data, instead of having to deal with enclosure installations especially if you have more than one drive. Simply insert your disk into the docking station and it’s instantly connected to your PC or laptop and accessible at 480Mbps through the built-in USB 2.0 interface.Box ContentsDocking station12V/2A Power adaptorUSB 2.0 cableUser manualTechnical SpecificationTransfer rate: up to 480MbpsInterface: USB 2.0 Hard Drives: supports desktop 3.5" SATA Hard Drives; laptop 2.5" SATA Hard DrivesOS: Windows ME, 2000, XP, Vista, Mac 10.0X, Linux 2.6X or above

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  • Unable to get it working with Mac OSX

    I have the C1 sat in my office drawer for over 2 years. It doesn't work with Mac OSX Does not mount any drives or even read from flash or SD card.

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  • A great device. I used it to connect my iMac hdd to a PC after the Mac died. Enabled me to retrieve the data I needed for my work. A breeze to use and worked straight out of the box.

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  • Brought this product from the stockport store, its so easy to use, plug it in and its works... simple, and easy set up - plug and play - is really worth the money.. does desktop and laptop hard drives, would deffo recommend to friends

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  • Very nice product, worth to buy... easily operable

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  • Can't find the quick release button, not sure there is one. The software that comes with it is from China. It seems to glitch a bit and needs to be started twice to run. The manual although written in English is definitely not written by a native speaker and takes a bit of interpretation. So far I've not been able to just plug in and access my hard drive. The manual recommends formatting the drive and creating a partition first. I did this with an empty drive and it works fine but not so useful for accessing already stored info. So far it's working but I keep expecting something to not be quite right and I'm unsure if the auto back up is functioning properly as it is forever finding files it didn't 10 mins previously.

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  • Works brilliantly on Ubuntu. Shoved it in a spare USB slot and the drive automounts nicely. I was a bit worried that it wouldn't play nice with Linux when it came with a driver disk, but I think that's probably just for the 'Backup' button which I have no use for.

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  • An excellent piece of kit. Well made and robust. Handy for backups and transfer of large amounts of data.

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  • Cheap, but does exactly what it says on the box...

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  • top class service and goods. fast delivery

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  • Seems to be fine. Does what it says and looks good. Suits both sizes of drive which is handy.

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  • Paul said:

    Is it possible to use this caddy with brand new unformatted drives and to format them ?

    Yes the product does support that.

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  • Jay Greenfield said:

    Can you move and copy files from and to the SATA drive or can you just view them?

    You would have both read and write access to an attached drive.

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  • Gavin said:

    Hi Will this work with RAID drives, SATA 3.5? cheers Gav

    Yes the product does support that.

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  • muti said:

    Hi does it support SATA II

    Yes the product does support that.

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  • Savas said:

    SATA Hard Drive USB Docking Station Order Code: A83HQ Hi, what is the hard drive capacity that this product supports? Is there a top GB limit?

    This should be absolutely fine upto 2TB.

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  • Colin Harris said:

    Will I be able to fit an old IDE/ATA drive into it?

    No sorry this product does not support IDE drives.

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  • Les said:

    Does this product have an eSata interface, or is it only USB?

    Just USB currently

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  • Justin said:

    Does this support SATA II?

    Yes the product does support that.

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  • i said:

    can you boot from one of these?

    As long as your system is able to boot via usb device then yes.

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  • John said:

    Is this dock given a drive letter?

    Yes, this will appear as a new drive (with a Hard Drive installed).

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