NexStar DX2 is the second generation of the popular DX Optical Enclosure. Like DX, this DX2 is designed to be solidly built enclosure to house a 5.25″ Desktop Optical drive and convert into an external enclosure. Your internal 5.25” SATA optical drive now becomes a portable USB 3.0 enclosure that fits and moves with your desktops or laptops. This enclosure supports faster read/write operation requires of the SATA optical drive like Blu-Ray drive, CD and DVD. The aluminum case keeps the device cool and operating at optimum conditions. This second generation NexStar DX2 external 5.25″ enclosure is the smart way to optimize and share your SATA optical drive with all your system.

Technical Specifications

Brand‎Vantec
Series‎NexStar DX2 USB 3.0 External Enclosure for SATA Blu-Ray/CD/DVD Drive
Item model number‎NST-540S3-BK
Hardware Platform‎Laptop, Windows PC, Linux System
Operating System‎Linux, OS X 10.X, Windows 7/8/10/11
Item Weight‎4 pounds
Product Dimensions‎8.94 x 6.46 x 2.17 inches
Item Dimensions LxWxH‎8.94 x 6.46 x 2.17 inches
Color‎Black
Optical Drive Type‎Blu-Ray, DVD, CD
Manufacturer‎Vantec
ASIN‎B09SS74KCN
Date First Available‎February 17, 2022
Best Sellers Rank#59,338 in Electronics
Operating SystemLinux, OS X 10.X, Windows 7/8/10/11
Special FeaturePortable
Hardware InterfaceUSB 3.0 Type A, SATA 6.0 Gb/s
BrandVantec
ColorBlack