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USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) USB-C to M.2 NGFF SATA SSD (B-Key) Enclosure Adapter with UASP Support, Thunderbolt™ 3 Compatible

Model Number: U457-1M2-SATAG2


Durable lightweight enclosure connects an M.2 NGFF drive to your computer’s USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port and performs fast file transfers at USB 3.1 Gen 2 speeds. UASP-enabled for 70% more speed with UASP host controller.
  • Compatible with 2230, 2242, 2260 and 2280 M.2 drive types
  • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer rates up to 10 Gbps
  • Works up to 70% faster when connected to UASP host controller
  • Durable slim design perfectly sized for backpack or laptop bag
  • Plug-and-play—no software, drivers or external power supply
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Overview

The U457-1M2-SATAG2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB-C to M.2 NGFF SATA SSD (B-Key) Enclosure Adapter lets you connect a high-performance M.2 NGFF SATA SSD (B-Key) drive to a computer or laptop with a USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port. Not only does it support USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer rates up to 10 Gbps, but it reads data up to 70 percent faster and writes up to 40 percent faster when connected to a UASP-enabled host controller.

To share data, just remove the adapter’s cover using the included screwdriver, connect the drive to the M.2 NGFF connector, secure it with the included screws, put the cover back, and connect the adapter to your computer’s USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port using the included cable. The U457-1M2-SATAG2 supports 2230, 2242, 2260 and 2280 M.2 SATA SSD drive types.

The adapter is plug-and-play, so no software, drivers or external power supply is required, and backward compatible with previous USB generations. A blue LED indicates data is being read, written or transferred. Slim aluminum case tucks conveniently into backpack or laptop bag for use anywhere.




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Features

Use an M.2 NGFF SSD as a Pocket-Sized USB Device
  • Access an M.2 NGFF SATA SSD (B-Key) drive with a computer or laptop’s USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port
  • Compatible with 2230, 2242, 2260 and 2280 M.2 drive types
  • Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer rates up to 10 Gbps
  • Features UASP for performance up to 70% faster when connected to UASP-enabled host controller
  • Blue LED indicates data is being read, written or transferred

Built for Portable Use
  • Plug and play—no software, drivers or external power supply needed
  • Durable slim aluminum case perfectly sized for backpack or laptop bag
  • Enclosed housing protects drive in applications requiring more durability
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C cable included

System Requirements

  • Computer with USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 port (USB 3.1 Gen 2 10 Gbps port required for maximum speed)
  • M.2 NGFF SATA drive with B-Key or B+M Key connector (not compatible with M.2 NGFF PCIe SSDs)

Package Includes

  • U457-1M2-SATAG2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB-C to M.2 NGFF SATA SSD (B-Key) Enclosure Adapter
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C cable (M/M)
  • Mini screwdriver
  • Mounting hardware
  • Owner’s manual
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332201256
Drives SupportedM.2 NGFF SATA (B-KEY)
INPUT
Bus Powered  Yes
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED IndicatorsBlue (Read, Write, Data)
PHYSICAL
ColorBlack
Material of ConstructionAluminum
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.38 x 5.71 x 5.12
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.12
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)0.38 x 4.3 x 1.6
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.12
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range50 to 122 F (10 to 50 C)
Storage Temperature Range32 to 149 F (0 to 65 C)
Relative Humidity10% to 80% RH, Non-Condensing
BTUs  17.1 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)5
CONNECTIONS
Ports1
Side A - Connector 1USB Type-C (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1M.2 NGFF SATA (B-Key)
Connector PlatingNickel
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
USB SpecificationUSB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)
Driver RequiredNo
UASP Support  Yes
TechnologySATA/eSATA
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsTested to CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Frequently Asked Questions

USB Type-C (or USB-C) is a new, smaller and very versatile connector with a reversible-plug that is capable of carrying data, video and power. USB Type-C is expected to eventually replace the USB Type-A and Type-B connectors currently in use. USB Type-C connectors are used in USB 2.0, USB 3.0 (also described as USB 3.1 Gen 1) and USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) applications.

Learn More: USB Type-C Cables and Adapters

Additional FAQs may be available on the U4571M2SATAG2 model support page.

Accessories

USB, Lightning & FireWire
  Model Number Description
U420-003-G2 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U420-003-G2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Cable, USB Type-C (USB-C) (M/M), 3 ft.
U428-003-G2 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U428-003-G2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Cable, USB Type-C (USB-C) to USB-A (M/M), 3 ft.
USB Cables
  Model Number Description
U420-003-G2 | USB Cables U420-003-G2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Cable, USB Type-C (USB-C) (M/M), 3 ft.
U428-003-G2 | USB Cables U428-003-G2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) Cable, USB Type-C (USB-C) to USB-A (M/M), 3 ft.

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