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Dual-Bay USB 3.0 SuperSpeed to 2.5 in. SATA III Portable Hard Drive RAID Enclosure with UASP Support

Model Number: U357-025-2


Portable enclosure connects two 2.5 in. SATA hard drives to a single USB 3.0 port for easy access in RAID or other disk modes. UASP-enabled for 70% more speed with UASP host controller.
  • Supports USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
  • Works up to 70% faster when connected to UASP host controller
  • Compatible with 2.5 in. SATA HDDs and SSDs up to 2 TB
  • RAID 0, RAID 1 and JBOD modes for flexible access to data
  • Recommended for portable storage or backing up system data
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Overview

The U357-025-2 Dual-Bay USB 3.0 SuperSpeed to 2.5 in. SATA Portable Hard Drive RAID Enclosure is a quick, easy way to connect two SATA HDDs (Hard Disk Drive) or SSDs (Solid State Drive) to your laptop, netbook or notebook’s USB 3.0 port. Not only does it support USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps, but it reads data up to 70 percent faster and writes up to 40 percent faster than USB 3.0 when connected to a UASP-enabled host controller.

Perfect for portable storage or backing up system data, the compact enclosure is compatible with 2.5-inch SATA drives up to 2 TB (and will support larger drives when available). RAID 0 (mirrored drive), RAID 1 (single drive) and JBOD (dual drives) disk modes allow flexible access to your storage and are easily selectable via DIP switch. No tools are required, making the U357-025-2 an ideal choice for quick on-the-move storage.

The U357-025-2 accepts SATA III, II and I drives and is backward-compatible with previous USB generations. No software, drivers or external power supply is required; connect the included USB power cable to your computer or USB charger to power on the unit. Compatible with any USB-enabled operating system.

Features

Quickly Connects 2 SATA Drives to Your Computer’s USB 3.0 Port
  • Recommended for portable storage or backing up system data
  • Supports USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
  • Features UASP for performance up to 70% faster when connected to UASP-enabled host controller
  • Compatible with any USB-enabled operating system

Compatible with 2.5 in. SATA Drives Up to 2 TB
  • Accepts SATA III, II and I drives
  • Backward compatible with previous USB generations
  • Works with both SATA HDDs and SSDs

Built for Portable Use
  • Plug and play—no software, drivers or external power supply needed
  • Portable tool-free design for quick on-the-move external storage
  • SATA drives slide easily into convenient trays
  • Protective covers keep dust and dirt away from sensitive SATA drives
  • USB 3.0 Micro-B device and USB power cables included

System Requirements

  • Two 2.5 in. SATA HDDs or SSDs with 9.5 mm maximum height
  • Device with USB port (USB 3.0 required to achieve USB 3.0 speeds)
  • USB-enabled operating system
  • UASP-enabled host controller required for UASP performance

Package Includes

  • U357-025-2 Dual-Bay USB 3.0 SuperSpeed to SATA Portable Hard-Drive RAID Enclosure
  • USB 3.0 A to Micro-B device cable, 2 ft.
  • USB A to Micro-B power cable, 2 ft.
  • Owner’s manual
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332200914
Drives Supported2.5" HDD (max height: 9mm)
INPUT
Bus Powered  Yes
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED IndicatorsBlue (Read, Write, Power, RAID mode)
PHYSICAL
ColorBlack
Material of ConstructionABS
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)2.10 x 5.50 x 9.20
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.40
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.1 x 5.2 x 3.1
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.2
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range50 to 122 F (10 to 50 C)
Storage Temperature Range32 to 149 F (0 to 65 C)
Relative Humidity10% to 85% RH, Non-Condensing
BTUs  17.1 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)5
CONNECTIONS
Ports2
Side A - Connector 1USB 3.0 A (MALE); USB A (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1(2) 22 PIN SATA + POWER (FEMALE)
Connector PlatingNickel
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
USB SpecificationUSB 3.0 (up to 5 Gbps); USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps)
Driver RequiredNo
UASP Support  Yes
TechnologyUSB 3.0 (SuperSpeed); SATA/eSATA; USB
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsTested to CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Accessories

USB, Lightning & FireWire
  Model Number Description
U322-003 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U322-003 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (AB M/M), 3 ft.
U322-006 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U322-006 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (AB M/M), 6-ft
U322-010 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U322-010 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (AB M/M), 10 ft.
U322-015 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U322-015 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (AB M/M), 15 ft.

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