Startech announces a new universal USB 3.0 Docking Station
Andy Ruffell / 5 years ago
StarTech.com has announced the release of the USB 3.0 SATA/IDE HDD Docking Station (UNIDOCK3U).
The UNIDOCK3U offers two top-slot drive bays, allows IDE and SATA hard drives to be inserted vertically into the dock, features a space saving design, and most important of all, offers a simple solution for transferring data from one hard drive to another.
The dock supports both 2.5” and 3.5” hard drive form factors, making its a versatile utility for both desktop and laptop drives, it remains backwards compatible with older USB host connections to ensure broad compatibility with older computers.
“This new dock was directly engineered in response to users’ requests”, said Carey Cline, Senior Product Manager for StarTech.com’s Hard Drive Accessories product line. “Customers have stressed the importance of being able to position their external hard drives, especially IDE hard drives, in such a way as to minimize the desktop footprint requirements, so this will be a welcome addition to our lineup of hard drive docking stations.”
The new USB 3.0 to SATA/IDE HDD Docking Station includes the following features:
- Support for both 3.5” and 2.5” hard drive form factors
- Includes all IDE data and power cables required for connection
- Patented drive eject button for SATA hard drives
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant host interface, which supports transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
- Individual power switches/status LEDs for each drive
The USB 3.0 to SATA/IDE HDD Docking Station (UNIDOCK3U) is now available for purchase from leading technology resellers with a RRP of £76.99 (excl. VAT).
Source: Press Release