M.2 SATA Hard Drive Enclosure, USB 3.1 Port

  • RS Stock No. 179-8115
  • Mfr. Part No. SM21BMU31C3
  • Brand Startech
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SM21BMU31C3 M.2 SSD Enclosure

This compact M.2 SATA SSD enclosure lets you add highly portable data storage to any laptop or computer with a USB-C™ port - such as MacBook, Chromebook Pixel™, Dell™ XPS laptops, and many others. It turns your SATA M.2 drive into a high-speed storage solution over a USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection, at up to 10Gbps throughput.

A truly portable solution
This slim, pocket-sized enclosure for M.2 NGFF SATA SSDs has been specially designed for mobility, with a small form factor design that fits easily into your laptop bag. Its lightweight yet durable Aluminium housing helps to ensure your drive won’t be damaged while you’re on the move.

Ventilation holes help to dissipate heat and help ensure an optimum operating temperature.

Maximise the performance of your M.2 SATA SSD
Leverage the speed of your M.2 NGFF SATA drive with this external enclosure. It delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps as well as UASP support, so you can achieve higher transfer speeds when you connect it to a UASP-enabled host computer.

The enclosure works with tablets, laptops and desktop computers and is compatible with hosts equipped with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports.

Broad compatibility
The enclosure is compatible with all of the common M.2 SATA SSDs, and enables you to mount multiple drive lengths, including: 30mm (2230), 42mm (2242), 60mm (2260), and 80mm (2280).

The SM21BMU31C3 is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Features & Benefits

• Leverage your SATA M.2 SSD to add fast external storage to your USB-C enabled host (USB-C cable included)
• Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
• Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port
• Solid Aluminium housing with ventilation for optimum heat dissipation
• Broad compatibility with support for the most common M.2 SATA SSDs (30mm, 42mm, 60mm, 80mm)
• Not compatible with M.2 NVMe or AHCI PCI-Express SSDs
• Supports SATA I/II/III (1.5, 3, 6Gbps)

Applications

• Mobile professionals can use their M.2 SATA SSD to gain high-speed data access for their USB-C enabled laptop or computer
• Repurpose an M.2 SATA SSD as a USB 3.1 Gen 2 external drive
• Transfer files faster by using a high-performance SATA M.2 SSD as your external drive

What’s in the package?

• M.2 NGFF SATA Enclosure - USB 3.1
• USB-C to Micro B cable - 18.5 inches
• M.2 screw kit
• screwdriver
• quick install guide

Specifications
Attribute Value
Drive Interface M.2 SATA
Port Types USB 3.1
Body Material Aluminium
Dimensions 99 x 13 x 42mm
Height 13mm
Length 99mm
Width 42mm
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