Snap-In 25
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 or Addonics Disk Array, Snap-In Mobile Rack and Diamonddrive 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 of this Snap-In 25. There is no special tool or screw required to install 2.5" drive onto the Snap-In 25. 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:

standard 2.5" SATA HDD

standard 2.5" SATA SSD

mSATA SSD in 2.5" mSATA
drive kit (AD25MSD

M2 card in 2.5" M2 drive
kit (AD25M2SSD

CFast card in 2.5" CFast 
drive kit (AD25CFASTD

CF card in 2.5" CF drive kit


Installing 2.5" SATA device 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

Snap-In 25 on the left has the exact same dimension of the 
3.5" hard drive on the right 
Underside view of Snap-In 25

The Snap-In 25 containing the 2.5" hard drive can be used in any drive kit or equipment that are designed for 3.5" SATA hard drive

2. Use the Snap-In 25 as a 2.5" removable drive system

2008-05-06 Snap-In ExDrive 25

The Addonics Snap-In ExDrive25 is an attractive unit that features a very easy way to change out drives.

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2008-04-25 Snap-In ExDrive 25

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.

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  • Supports any 2.5" SATA hard drive (up to 14mm height) or SSD
  • Use 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD as a direct replacement of 3.5" SATA hard drive
  • Can be install into any 3.5" removable hard drive system, Addonics Disk Array, Snap-In Mobile Rack, or Diamond drive kits.
  • Use it as a 2.5" removable drive system
  • A great solution for using various type of flash card using optional Addonics 2.5" flash drive kit for mSATA, M2, CFast or CF card
  • Install into any standard 3.5" drive bay,
  • Hot swap hard drive like tape cassette without restarting your system*
  • SATA native interface - support SATA I, II or III standards
  • Point to point Serial ATA connection (no cable to connect hard drive to enclosure)
  • Convenient tool-less drive tray design for simple and secure installation of hard drive onto tray
  • Suspension mount to protect against vibration and shock
  • Ventilation slits for effective heat dissipation
  • OS independent
  • Available in OEM version with no logo or other markings on the product

* 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
Bezel Color: black
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)
Warranty: One Year
RoHS compliant Yes


AE25SN35SA - (Snap-In 25)
Snap-In 25 (2.5inch - 3.5inch adapter), User guide,
Price: 9.99
AE25SN35SA-N - (Snap-In 25, OEM version (10 units pack))
Content: Snap-In 25, OEM version with no Addonics logo in 10 units pack, bulk packing with no user guide.
Price: 95.00


AA25SN35TY (Snap-In 25 drive tray)
AA25SN35TY   The inner drive tray for the Snap-In 25, a 2.5" to 3.5" SATA hard drive converter box. Black bezel.
Price: 3.99
AAMK53 (3.5" drive bracket for 5.25" Bay-Black)
5 1/4inch drive bay mounting bracket (black) for 3.5inch removable drive such as Addonics internal DigiDrive, 2.5inch Mobile Rack, MO or Iomega ZIP,
Price: 7.00
AESNAPMRSA (Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack (black bezel))
Snap-In SATA Mobile Rack, 1 power cable, User guide,
Price: 19.95
AD25MSD (2.5" mSATA flash hard drive kit)
Content: 2.5" mSATA SSD hard drive kit.
Price: 24.95
AD25CFASTD (2.5" CFast hard drive kit)
Content: 2.5" CFast card hard drive kit with black color bracket, user guide. (Require removing the circuit board from the bracket to install or replace the CFast card. Good for permanent and secure media installation.)
Price: 24.95
AD25CFD (2.5" CF hard drive kit)
Content: 2.5" CF card hard drive kit with black color bracket, user guide. (Require removing the circuit board from the bracket to install or replace the CF card. Good for permanent and secure media installation.)
Price: 26.95