The Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack for 3.5" SATA hard drives is the best cost effective solution for hot swappable removable hard drive systems without the need for a hard drive enclosure. The Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack is designed with intentions of convenience and ease of use. Open the drive door, and the hard drive will be automatically detached from the Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack and ejected for easy removal. Close the drive door, and the hard drive will be firmly locked into the cradle and powered on. By attaching one of our optional converter boards to the back of the Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack, the Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack can then be interfaced into any computer via IDE, USB, or SCSI interface.
The Zebra Snap-in Mobile Rack, the Snap-In Mobile Rack installed inside the Zebra eSATA or eSATA/USB drive enclosure, is a convenient external removable hard drive system. When attached to system via USB 2.0 or a hot swappable eSATA port, hard drive of any capacity can be conveniently added or remove from the system, similar to a tape cassette. With eSATA connection, the hard drive in the Zebra Snap-in Mobile Rack can also be used as the main drive to boot your system and for running all your applications.
Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack features overview
Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack Animated Illustrations
Interface options when installed inside a computer
How to use the Snap-In 25 to install a 2.5" SATA drive into the Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack
Business users often work with confidential files, and software applications often have license agreements that are violated when multiple people can access them. Because it allows multiple users to share a system without having to share the data or operating system, those problems are solved with the Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack.View article
* Serial ATA hot swap feature works only with controllers basing on Silicon Image chip set from our inhouse 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.
|Intenal model||External models|
|Supported Drive Type
||3.5" SATA or SATA II or SATA III hard drive||3.5" SATA or SATA II or SATA III hard drive|
|Supported Interface||eSATA or USB 3.0|
|Bezel Color:||black or beige||black|
|Power source:||from PC power supply||from power adapter|
|Dimensions:||7.25 x 5.75 x 1.70 in. (184.15 x 146.05 x 43.18 mm.)||
10.16 x 6.61 x 2.36 in. (258 x 168 x 60 mm)
|Weight:||16.8 oz||3.55lbs. (1612g)|
|Supported File Systems:||FAT, FAT32, NTFS and HPFS||FAT, FAT32, NTFS and HPFS|
|Warranty:||One Year||One Year|