USB 3.0 to SATA Converter Adapter
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    USB 3.0 to SATA Converter Adapter

    This USB 3.0 to SATA Converter Cable connects any standard 2.5-inch SATA Hard Drive or Solid State Drive (SSD), any 3.5-inch SATA hard drive, or any 5.25-inch optical drive (CD-ROM, DVD-RW, etc.) to a computer through its USB port. It's ideal for backing up files or upgrading a notebook to an external hard drive.

    It supports USB 3.0 speeds up to 5Gbps. No extra power is required for 2.5" drives and a 12 VDC power adapter is included for 3.5" HDDs and 5.25" ODDs. It supports all 2.5"/3.5" SATA HDD/SSD, BLU-RAY DVD, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-RW, and DVD+RW Combo devices via SATA connector.

    Simply plug the SATA converter into the internal SATA drive, then plug the USB cable into your PC. The converter will allow the drive to be recognized by your computer as a USB device, the same as if you had installed it into an external enclosure.

    Features:

    • Supports speeds up to 5Gbps
    • Easy and quick access to external storage
    • No extra power required for 2.5" HDDs/SDDs
    • 12 VDC power adapter included for 3.5" HDDs/SDDs and 5.25" optical drives
    • Fully compatible with USB 3.0 and backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1
    • Compatible with Windows® 98/2000/XP/Vista®/7/8/10, Mac® OS X®


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    How long is the cable?
    A shopper on May 9, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Hello!
    USB 3.0 cable is 13" long - I would prefer a longer one (at least 2'). Power supply cable is ~6' long.
    Generally, it's a very helpful piece of equipment. Turn on power first - plug in power supply, then connect the USB cable to your PC or laptop.
    Good luck!
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    Will this work with Linux?
    MICHAEL B on Jul 25, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I have successfully used this adapter with Ubuntu 16.04.
    What is the max supported hdd size?
    A shopper on May 31, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. This converter adapter would support any standard 2.5" SATA HDD or SSD, any 3.5" SATA HDD or any 5.25" Optical Drive. Just be sure to use the included power adapter if you are looking to connect a 3.5" HDD or 5.25" Optical Drive.

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    What version of SATA does it support? The specs show USB side speeds & version, but neither for SATA side.
    A shopper on May 4, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Hi, this product is built to SATA Rev 2.6 with 3.0Gbps data speed.
    will this work with a western digital slim hard drive?
    A shopper on Aug 1, 2017
    4.3 / 5.0
    21 Reviews
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    Solid consistent performance
    I've used this item for a little over a week and have performed fifteen or so transfers from both 3.5 and 2.5 inch hard drives. Performance is consistent and fast. Connection is secure and does not feel cheap and flimsy like some similar tools I have used before.
    March 26, 2016
    Good stuff
    Easy to connect, noticeable faster on USB 3.0 than on USB 2.0. Pulled out my 2 TB HDD from the enclosure with eSATA and USB 2.0 interfaces, because eSATA PCIe card (PI 3581) that I bought previously didn't work with Win 7 pro (my review on that matter has never been posted). For 3.5" equipment, power has to be plugged before interface.

    PROS: Convenient, fast, immediately gets installed by the OS.

    CONS: Could've been provided with a longer USB cable, but it's OK.
    May 31, 2016
    Provided my primary need, but fell short on other uses
    I purchased this device to help install OSs on machines that do not have optical drives. It did this work fine, but in two other instances I tried to connect a hard disk drive with a USB 2 failed. I have other ways to connect these drives so I did not experiment much to find a solution. It did what I needed and for a great price, but I was hopeful for more.
    July 19, 2016
    Works great
    An easy way to connect a spare SSD drive to the computer. Just plug it in and it works.
    April 1, 2016
    Very Handy Product
    Just as easy to use as the "Toaster" USB Transfer products but a lot smaller footprint,and more mobile.
    January 3, 2017
    Purchased
    10 months ago
    USB 3.0 to SATA Converter Adapter
    This product works great. use it for salvaging data on old drives or for cloning existing drives..
    August 1, 2017
    Purchased
    2 months ago
    USB 3.0 to SATA Converter Adapter
    Works as advertised out of the box. Easy to use. Does the job. Needed to disconnect some hard drives to run virus removal for some friends. I like the adapter. Don't plan to buy another because I expect this one to last a long time.
    January 2, 2017
    Purchased
    10 months ago
    Exactly the right tool
    Cloned a 1TB HDD to a SSD in about an hour and 35 minutes. Makes me want to go buy more SSD's.
    January 24, 2017
    Purchased
    8 months ago
    Nice Updated Version of great Interface
    This unit with its included PS works great for Large Sata drives and works well without PS on laptop HDD. The connections are on the back and are more convenient than ones that have them on the sides. Great adapter for tech on the go. Remember to protect HDD from ESD and environment.
    April 25, 2017
    Purchased
    5 months ago
    USB 3.0 TO SATA CONVERTER
    ONCE AGAIN I FOUND YOUR PRODUCTS TO BE OF VERY GOOD QUALITY AND OPERATE AS EXPECTED.. TWO THUMBS UP
    February 9, 2017
    Purchased
    8 months ago

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