StarTech.com Dual-Slot Drive Enclosure for MSATA SSDs - USB 3.1 (10Gbps) - RAID

StarTech.com SMS2BU31C3R

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Manufacturer Part#  SMS2BU31C3R

UPC Code: 065030866880

Provantage Code:  STR947U

Condition:  Factory New

  • Product Type: DAS Storage System
  • Form Factor: Portable
  • Number of Solid State Drive Installed: No
  • Controller Type: Serial ATA/600
  • RAID Levels: 0, 1, Concatenation, JBOD
  • TAA Compliant: Yes

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StarTech.com SMS2BU31C3R Specifications

    Dual-Slot Drive Enclosure for MSATA SSDs - USB 3.1 (10Gbps) - RAID

At a Glance

    • Maximize the performance of your mSATA SSDs with USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) connectivity
    • Dual mSATA RAID enclosure supports mSATA and mSATA Mini (full-height and half-height mSATA drives)
    • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD and SPAN (BIG) for optimal performance, capacity and redundancy
    • Add fast, portable external storage to your USB-C or USB-A enabled laptop, tablet or desktop computer
    • Supports SSD TRIM to prolong drive lifespan and performance
    • Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port


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    This dual-slot drive enclosure for mSATA and mSATA mini drives makes it easy to add ultra-fast, portable external storage to your USB-C™ or USB-A enabled laptop, tablet or desktop computer. The dual mSATA enclosure also provides RAID functionality for increased capacity, improved performance, or data redundancy.

    Access your external data at greater speeds

    Quickly access, transfer and back up your files. The dual mSATA enclosure lets you to leverage the speed of your mSATA drives by taking advantage of USB 3.1 Gen 2 with up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates. It's ideal for IT professionals, creative professionals, teachers, researchers and other professionals who need fast access to important data files, while in the office or lab or while working at home. The USB 3.1 Gen 2 mSATA enclosure gives you easy access to your files for data migration and data backups so that you can safeguard your data at any time.

    Increase performance and data redundancy

    With multiple RAID options, you can gain increased storage size, performance, or redundancy. Enjoy peace of mind, knowing your files are continually backed up or take advantage of the greater speed and capacity offered by a combined solution. The enclosure supports RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD and SPAN (BIG) enabling you to choose your preferred backup mode. It also supports SSD TRIM, to prolong drive lifespan and performance.

    Gain easy portability

    The two-bay enclosure leverages the small form factor of mSATA SSD drives with the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2 to create a highly portable storage solution. The enclosure enables you to add two mSATA SSDs externally to your laptop or desktop computer for fast, portable data storage. It's powered directly from the USB port on your device, so no external power is required. With its compact design, you can tuck it away inside your laptop bag or carrying case and take it anywhere - from your home to the office, the hospital, the lab, or out in the field, so that you can access your data wherever you go.

    Engineered with a solid aluminum housing, the dual-bay drive enclosure helps to safeguard your data wherever you are. It comes with two USB cables (USB-C to Micro-B and USB-A to Micro-B) for flexible use with the latest laptops and tablets equipped with a USB-Type C™ port as well as legacy devices, and includes all required drive installation tools and hardware. The two-bay enclosure is also compatible with a Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C port.

    The enclosure is OS independent, requiring no additional software or drivers. The SMS2BU31C3R is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

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Package Contents

    • Dual-Slot Drive Enclosure for mSATA SSDs - USB 3.1 (10Gbps) - RAID
    • 1 x USB-C to Micro-B Cable
    • 1 x USB-A to Micro-B Cable
    • 2 x Sets of mSATA Mounting Hardware
    • 4 x Housing Assembly Screws
    • 1 x Screw Driver
    • 1 x Quick-start Guide


General Information
Product NameDual-Slot Drive Enclosure for MSATA SSDs - USB 3.1 (10Gbps) - RAID
Manufacturer Part NumberSMS2BU31C3R
Packaged Quantity1
Product TypeDAS Storage System
Drive InterfacemSATA
Host InterfaceUSB 3.1 Micro-B
Total Number of USB Ports1
Controller TypeSerial ATA/600
RAID Levels0, 1, Concatenation, JBOD
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Bays2
Number of Solid State Drive Supported2
Number of Solid State Drive InstalledNo
Physical Characteristics
Form FactorPortable
Limited Warranty2 Year
Environmentally FriendlyYes
TAA CompliantYes
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
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