StarTech.com USB 3.0 / eSATA Dual Hard Drive Docking Station with UASP for 2.5/3.5in SATA SSD / HDD – SATA 6 Gbps

StarTech.com USB 3.0 / eSATA Dual Hard Drive Docking Station with UASP for 2.5/3.5in SATA SSD / HDD – SATA 6 Gbps USB 3.0 Dual Drive Dock
Manufacturer part number SDOCK2U33EB
Vendor StarTech
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Easily connect and swap two 2.5 or 3.5in SATA III drives through eSATA or USB 3.0

The SDOCK2U33EB Dual 2.5/3.5" SATA hard drive docking station lets you dock and swap hard drives from your desktop or laptop computer simultaneously using a single eSATA or USB port.

For fast performance and efficient data transfers when connected through eSATA, the docking station supports full SATA III transfer speeds -- up to 6 Gbps. For universal compatibility, the dock can be connected through USB 3.0 with transfer speeds up 5 Gbps plus support for UASP, which supports performance up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller to utilize the full potential of your SATA III hard drives. See our UASP testing results below for further details.

The hard drive docking station supports the fastest drive technologies including SATA III (6 Gbps), hybrid drives and solid state drives (SSD), ensuring you can save time by getting the most out of your drive performance. 

Extend the value of this hard drive docking station further with the addition of our SAT2IDEADP" text="SATA to IDE Hard Drive Adapter (SAT2IDEADP), allowing easy insertion of any 2.5 or 3.5in. IDE hard drive into a SATA hard drive dock.

To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the SDOCK2U33EB supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Microsoft Windows (8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2008/Server 2003), Apple OSX (10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6), Linux, and Google Chrome OS.

The SDOCK2U33EB is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Improved Performance with UASP

UASP is supported in Windows 8, Mac OSX (10.8 or above), and Linux. In testing, UASP performs with a 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.

At the same peak in testing UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources.

Testing results were obtained using an Intel Ivy Bridge system, a UASP-enabled StarTech.com Enclosure, and a SATA III solid state drive.

The StarTech.com Advantage

- Versatile connectivity options, through either USB or eSATA
- Maximize performance, with file transfer speeds up to 6Gbps using eSATA
- Save time, with file transfers up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported host

Hard drive

Storage media type
HDD, SSD
Storage drive interface
Serial ATA III
Storage drive sizes supported
2.5,3.5"
Number of storage drives supported
2
Maximum storage capacity
8 TB

Indication

LED indicators
Activity, Power

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
-20 - 50 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
20 - 80%

Packaging content

AC adapter included
Yes
Cables included
eSATA, USB
Manual
Yes

Packaging data

Package weight
1 kg

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity
1
eSATA ports quantity
1
DC-in jack
Yes

Power

AC input voltage
100-240 V
Input current
1.3
Output voltage
12 V
Output current
3 A

Software

Windows operating systems supported
Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows XP Home
Mac operating systems supported
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Linux operating systems supported
Yes

Technical details

Standard interfaces
eSATA, USB 3.0
Colour of product
Black
Material
Plastic
Package height
21 cm
Maximum data transfer rate
6 Gbit/s
Package width
12 cm
Chipset
JMS562

Weight & dimensions

Width
13.2 cm
Depth
14.3 cm
Height
7 cm
Weight
490 g

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