This Snap-In 25 is one of the most simple and versatile drive kit solutions in the market. Designed with the exact same dimensions and mounting hole locations of a 3.5" SATA hard drive, you can use this Snap-In 25 to install a 2.5" SATA hard drive into practically any equipment designed for 3.5" SATA hard drive. So with this Snap-In 25, 3.5" hard drive or 2.5" hard drive can be easily intermixed into any 3.5" back plane, removable drive system, Addonics Disk Array, Snap-In Mobile Rack, Diamond or Saturn drive kits.
The Snap-In 25 is also a simple economical solution for installing a 2.5" drive cartridge system into any computer with a standard 3.5" drive bay. Any 2.5" hard drive or SSD can be quickly installed into the removal drive tray. When the Snap-In 25 is connected to a hot swappable SATA port, the hard drive can be added or removed from the system via the removable drive tray without the need to restart the system, similar to a floppy drive
The following types of drives can be installed into the Snap-In 25:
1. Use the Snap-In 25 to convert a 2.5" SATA hard drive into a 3.5" SATA hard drive
2. Use the Snap-In 25 as a 2.5" removable drive system
The Addonics Snap-In ExDrive25 is an attractive unit that features a very easy way to change out drives.View article
The drive enclosure is extremely user-friendly. Users can directly the drive inside the 2.5-inch bay, then start using it on the fly. To maximize the installation efficiency, Addonics' enclosure needs no additional tools or screws for the installation part.View article
* Serial ATA hot swap feature works only with controllers basing on Silicon Image chip set from our in house testing. Other controllers that are not Silicon Image based may not support hot swap. You may consider adding one of the Addonics Serial ATA host controllers to your systems to ensure the hot swap capability. New controllers from Intel and other suppliers may finally support this feature. Please verify with your controller manufacturer if you need to have hot swap in your application. Hot swap is supported in Windows 2000 and XP only. On other OS, drive can be removed without crashing system. But replacing with a different drive can result in crashing the OS.
|Supported Drive Type
||2.5" SATA I, SATA II or SATA III hard drive or SSD|
|Supported Interface||SATA I, II or III|
|Maximum transfer rate||6 Gbps|
|Power source:||Serial ATA 15-pin power connector|
|Supported OS||OS independent|
|Dimensions:||4" x 5.75" x 1" (W x D x H) (101 mm x 146 mm x 25 mm)|
|Weight:||6.35 oz (180g)|