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3.5 Inch Drive Bay Convert for 2.5 Inch Drives - SATA / HDDSpecialist Akasa offers the possibility to quickly and easily connect a 2.5-inch hard disk (HDD or SSD) to the PC via hot-swapping. The Lokstor M25 is mounted in a free 3.5 inch housing slot for external drives and connected via cable (Molex and SATA) with power supply and mainboard.
Once connected, the cradle can be used as a docking station, which means that the 2.5-inch drive (which can not be more than 9.5 mm) can be easily pushed in and then rest on a high-quality and stainless steel -Sheet.
When the user presses the shutter, the SSD or HDD locks, By connecting the power and data to the SATA connector at the rear end of the cradle, and automatically logging the drive to the system. (If it supports hot-swap technology).
To eject the drive, a short handle is sufficient, and a spring mechanism is activated to open the shutter and push the drive out of the rear contacts. To prevent unintentional removal of the 2.5-inch drive, the lever can be locked using the supplied key.
Once a drive is installed, a small LED light indicates its activity. Fortunately, the Lokstor M25 supports all SATA standards from SATA I via SATA II to the modern SATA 6G with a transmission rate of up to 6 Gbps and therefore does not slow down fast SSDs and hard drives unnecessarily.
- Space requirement: 1x 3.5 inches external
- Material: stainless steel, plastic
- Colour: Black, Silver
- For: 1x 2.5 inch drive (9.5 mm height)
- Hot-swapping (2.5 inch lockable)
- Max. Transmission rate: SATA-6G standard