StarTech 3.5" SATA External Trayless Enclosure

QuickFind: 179315 Mfr part code: SAT3540U2E
  • 4 bays
  • Can be connected to two systems simultaneously
  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Product Description

StarTech 3.5" SATA External Trayless Enclosure

Turn four SATA drives into an external storage device with USB 2.0 and eSATA connectivity
  • Support for up to 4 drives provide large amounts of storage with a choice of high speed interfaces from USB 2.0 or eSATA
  • The removable front cover and accessible drive bays allows drives to be replaced easily in case of failure or upgraded
  • An 80mm controllable cooling fan and aluminum chassis help to keep drives from overheating''s SAT3540U2E Multi Bay External Hard Drive Enclosure is a high-performance 4-drive SATA enclosure connected to host systems through eSATA and/or USB. The enclosure can be connected to two systems simultaneously, one through USB and one through eSATA, allowing users to share installed SATA hard drives between the computers by switching host connections back and forth at the touch of a button. The 4-drive SATA enclosure works with high capacity (tested with up to 4TB per bay) 3.5in Serial ATA hard drives (SATA, SATA II, SATA III) and features a removable front cover that ensures easy access while installing or removing the drives.

What’s in the box
  • Four drive HDD enclosure
  • USB Cable
  • eSATA Cable
  • Screw driver and screw kit
  • Power Cords (NA/UK/EU)
  • Universal Power Adapter)
  • Manual

Technical Specification

StarTech 3.5" SATA External Trayless Enclosure

System Requirements

OS Required Linux, Microsoft Windows 2000, Apple MacOS X 10.4, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Apple MacOS X 10.6, Apple MacOS X 10.5, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32/64-bits), Apple MacOS X Lion 10.7, Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Windows 8 (32/64 bits)

Storage Controller

Controller Interface Type Serial ATA-300
Interface Type SATA 3Gb/s
Channel Qty 4
Data Transfer Rate 300 MBps
Supported Devices Hard drive, disk array (RAID)


Width 12.6 cm
Depth 21.5 cm
Height 17 cm
Weight 1.8 kg
Device Type Hard drive array
Enclosure Colour Black


Supported Drives SATA-300
Built-in Devices Led panel
Supported Devices / Modules Qty 4


HDD Array External Interface USB 2.0, SATA 3Gb/s
Max Supported Capacity 16 TB

Hard Drive

Type HDD - hot-swap
Interface Type SATA 3Gb/s
Capacity 0

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x eSATA 3Gb/s - 7 pin external Serial ATA ¦ 1 x USB 2.0 - 4 pin USB Type B
Expansion Bays 4 (total) / 4 (free) x hot-swap - 3.5"


Power Device External power adapter
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 1 year
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 1 year


Cables Included 1 x eSATA cable ¦ 1 x USB cable
Compliant Standards FCC, RoHS

Dimensions & Weight

Width 12.6 cm
Depth 21.5 cm
Height 17 cm
Weight 1.8 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature -20 °C
Max Operating Temperature 60 °C

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