Startech 2.5in Silver USB 2.0 to IDE External Hard Drive Enclosure - Turn a 2.5in IDE drive into an external storage device with USB 2.0 connectivity
This USB 2.0 to IDE 2.5 in. External Hard Drive Enclosure lets you transform virtually any 2.5in IDE notebook hard drive into the perfect portable storage solution.
Ideal for storing digital multimedia and other demanding applications, the IDE hard drive enclosure allows you to get the most out of your hard drive, connecting to a host computer using USB 2.0 (also backward compatible with USB 1.1), for maximum data transfer rates of up to 480Mbps.
A truly portable solution, the enclosure features lightweight yet durable aluminum construction, as well as a small form factor design that fits perfectly into your pocket or notebook bag when not in use. To eliminate the hassle of having to find a power outlet when you're ready to back up your data or load your stored files, the enclosure requires no external power supply, as it's powered through USB connection to the host computer.
The StarTech.com Advantage
- A compact, aluminum chassis construction makes for a light-weight and easily portable storage solution with optimal heat dissipation characteristics
- USB 2.0 transfer rates up to 480 Mbps and ability to draw power from up to two USB ports, means fast access without reliance on an external power source
- Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support
- Light-weight, durable aluminum construction
- High Speed USB 2.0 compliant host interface, with transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
- Power/activity LED
- Compatible with PATA (IDE) 66/100/133 Mbps drives
- Supports 2.5" form factor IDE hard drives
- Powered directly from the USB ports
- Compact, portable design
- Includes a protective carrying pouch
- Create a fast, ultra portable external storage solution for laptops or netbooks
- Add-on storage to any USB enabled computer system
- Backup data to an external storage device
- Retrieve data from old laptop drive, or turn the unused drive into additional external storage space