Saturn SATA/IDE Mobile Rack

The Saturn Mobile Rack (SMR) is the first in the market that enables both SATA and IDE hard drive to be used as removable hard drive via the same drive bay. The drive enclosure, comes in a compact foot print slightly larger than a VCR cassette, offers the option of using the hard drive as an external drive*. Constructed with strong aluminum, the SMR kit is built for long durability and efficient heat dissipation.

You can also install any 2.5" SATA hard drive into into the Saturn SATA drive enclosure. Using the optional 2.5" -3.5" IDE converter kit, you can also to 2.5" or 1.8" IDE hard drive into the Saturn IDE drive enclosure. 

 
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Detail of the Saturn drive cradle (or rack) for installing into a 5.25" drive bay
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Choice of three different Saturn drive enclosures that can be loaded into the same Saturn IDE drive cradle

IDE drive enclosure for IDE hard drive

USIB drive enclosure for IDE hard drive (model: AASSIUSCS)
Can be used as external hard drive with optional power adapter and Addonics USIB USB or eSATA cable 

USIB drive enclosure for IDE hard drive (model: AASSAUSCS)
Can be used as external hard drive with optional power adapter and Addonics USIB USB or eSATA cable 

The Saturn Mobile Rack (SMR) is the first in the market that enables both SATA and IDE hard drive to be used as removable hard drive via the same drive bay. The drive enclosure, comes in a compact foot print slightly larger than a VCR cassette, offers the option of using the hard drive as an external drive*. Constructed with strong aluminum, the SMR kit is built for long durability and efficient heat dissipation.

You can also install any 2.5" SATA hard drive into into the Saturn SATA drive enclosure using the optional 2.5" hard drive mounting bracket. Or use optional 2.5" -3.5" IDE converter kit to install 2.5" or 1.8" IDE hard drive into the Saturn IDE drive enclosure. For more detail of all the possible applications on the Saturn Hard Drive kit, please visit the Saturn Hard Drive solution page.


With the choice of Saturn Cipher drive enclosure that comes with built-in bullet proof hardware encryption technology, sensitive data stored in the hard drive can be kept secure even if the hard drive is lost or stolen, Unlike software encryption, the Addonics hardware solution encrypts and decrypts data with no measurable performance degradation and yet simple to use as there is no software to install or password to remember.

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Saturn Mobile Rack application illustration
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Drive enclosures features
  • Great for attaching SATA or IDE hard drive to IDE interface
  • Three models to choose from
    • SMR I - IDE drive enclosure (AASIDECS) use 3.5" IDE hard drive as an IDE removable hard drive. No option to use drive enclosure for external connection.
    • SMR II - IDE - USIB drive enclosure (AASIUSCS) that uses 3.5" IDE hard drive as an IDE removable hard drive. Option to use the drive enclosure as an external hard drive.
    • SMR III - SATA - USIB drive enclosure (AASSAUSCS) that uses any 3.5" SATA or SATA II or SATA III hard drive as an IDE removable hard drive. Option to use the drive enclosure as an external hard drive.
      (*Drive enclosure from Mobile Rack II and III can be used as External hard drive when attach with one of the optional Addonics USIB interface cables and external power adapter.)
  • Support large hard drive over 2TB
  • No interface cabling between drive and enclosure for reliable connection.
  • No switch to set between internal and the optional external hard drive application
  • Compact size Drive enclosure - slightly larger than a VCR cassette
  • Sturdy aluminum body for use in rough environment
  • Well ventilated design, good heat conduction without fan for quite operation
  • Simple hard drive installation
  • Optional 2.5"/1.8" converter kit

IDE Drive Cradle

Drive Enclosures

AASSAUSCS: SATA - USIB drive enclosure - for installing 3.5" or 2.5" SATA I, II or III hard drive
(can be used as External hard drive when attach with one of the optional Addonics USIB interface cables and external power adapter)

AASIUSCS: IDE - USIB drive enclosure - for installing 3.5" IDE hard drive, optional adapter for 2.5" or 1.8" IDE hard drive (can be used as External hard drive when attach with one of the optional Addonics USIB interface cables and external power adapter)

AASIDECS: IDE drive enclosure for IDE hard drive

Supported interface for Drive Enclosure

IDE for connecting to the Saturn Drive Cradle

For external connection:

  • USB 2.0/1.1 - using optional Addonics USB-USIB interface cable (AAUSBC-309)
  • eSATA using optional Addonics eSATA-USIB interface cable (AASAC-605E)
Dimensions:

Drive enclosure: 8.19 x 4.57 x 1.46 in. (208 x 116 x 37 mm.)
Drive Cradle: 8.93 x 5.75 x 1.61 in. (227 x 146 x 41 mm.)

Drive Cradles
(Mount inside any standard 5 1/4" drive bay)

IDE drive cradle - connects to IDE directly. With optional IO converter kits, the drive cradle can connect to USB 2.0 or SATA

Large hard drive support YES, support drive capacity over 2 TB
Power source: from PC power supply or 110/220 power adapter (AAPAC12V08A)
Enclosure cooling optional cooling fan
Our testing showed cooling fan is not necessary as there is no difference in operating temperature with or without the cooling fan. The aluminum enclosure acts as an efficient heat sink and dissipates heat effectively under normal room temperature of 74 °F to maintain the safe operating temperature range as specified by the drive manufacturer
Drive cradle cooling fan YES
Material construction Aluminum
Weight 15.2 oz ( drive enclosure)
16 oz (drive cradle)
Supported OS
  • USB 2.0/1.1 - DOS, Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, 2003, Mac OS X, Linux Kernel 2.4 and above, Solaris 8 10/00 or later release.
  • SATA - DOS, Windows NT4(SP6), 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, 2003, Mac OS X, Linux Kernel 2.4 and above
  • IDE - DOS, Windows NT4(SP6), 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, 2003, Mac OS X, Linux Kernel 2.4, Solaris 8 and above

*Windows and Mac OS have been tested to hot swap drives using our SATA Host Controllers. Linux may not be able to hot swap without loading an additional module.

Warranty One Year

 

System Requirements

  • PC/AT or Compatible System
  • One available 5 1/4" drive bay
  • IDE port
  • 486, Pentium or greater
  • Minimum 32 MB RAM
  • 10 MB minimum free hard disk space
  • One of the following operating systems: DOS, Windows NT(SP6), Windows 98SE / 2000, 2003, Me, XP, Mac OS, Linux, Solaris

PRODUCTS

AESMRSAUS - (Saturn Mobile Rack III (black))
SATA-USIB Drive enclosure, Saturn IDE drive cradle, user guide,
Price: 62.00
AESMRIUS - (Saturn Mobile Rack II (black))
IDE-USIB Drive enclosure, Saturn IDE drive cradle, user guide,
Price: 52.00
AESMRIDE - (Saturn Mobile Rack I (black))
IDE Drive Enclosure, Saturn IDE drive cradle, user guide,
Price: 39.00

ACCESSORIES

AASSAUSCS (Saturn SATA/USIB enclosure (black))
Saturn SATA/USIB drive enclosure only (black color),
Price: 35.00
AASSAUSCS (Saturn SATA/USIB enclosure (black))
Saturn SATA/USIB drive enclosure only (black color),
Price: 35.00
AASIDECS (Saturn IDE enclosure (black))
Saturn IDE drive enclosure only (black color),
Price: 17.00
AASIDEBY (Saturn IDE cradle (black))
AASIDEBY Saturn IDE Drive Cradle only (black) with standard IDE connection. Enable Saturn drive enclosure for SATA or IDE hard drive to be used as as IDE removable hard drive.
Price: 26.00
AAUSBC-309 (USB 2.0-USIB interface cable - 6 feet)
AAUSBC-309 USB 2.0/1.1 USIB interface cable. Replacement for the previous part # AAUSBC-308. This cable can be used on any Addonics storage products equipped with the USIB connector.
Price: 25.95
AASAC-605E (eSATA/SATA USIB interface cable)
Content: one 3-foot USIB SATA cable (model: AASAC-506), one SATA - eSATA adapter (model: AASAF-ESAM)
Price: 32.95