This USB 3.0 to SATA IDE Adapter connects any standard 2.5in or 3.5in SATA or IDE hard drive to a computer through an available USB 3.0 port (backward compatible with USB 2.0). This hard drive converter lets you connect a bare drive with no enclosure, saving time and hassle.

Ultimate Convenience
This USB 3.0 SATA/IDE adapter lets you externally connect a bare drive with no drive enclosure or HDD dock required, and features LED indicators that allow you to easily monitor status and activity updates.

Broad Compatibility
This external hard drive adapter is ideal for adding cost-effective external storage, or overcoming incompatibility between all hard drives and USB enabled motherboards that may not be SATA or IDE-equipped. It enables users to connect their 2.5in and 3.5in drives to almost any laptop or desktop computer.

This data transfer adapter cable works with Windows, Linux, and Mac computers and does not require any software or driver installation, making it a true plug-and-play solution. It is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 making it a highly compatible hard drive connector.

Ideal for Travel
This SATA and IDE drive adapter is lightweight and features a compact design that fits perfectly into your laptop bag or carrying case. It is ideal for service technicians who travel and may deal with a variety of hard drive types.

This USB 3.0 SATA and IDE adapter cable is backed by a StarTech.

Technical Specifications

Number of USB 2.0 Ports‎2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports‎3
Item model number‎USB3SSATAIDE
Item Weight‎2.04 ounces
Product Dimensions‎8.27 x 5.91 x 1.97 inches
Item Dimensions LxWxH‎8.27 x 5.91 x 1.97 inches
Hard Drive Interface‎USB 1.1
Country of Origin‎China
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer‎No
Date First Available‎June 20, 2013
Customer Reviews4.7 out of 5 stars 598 ratings 4.7 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#89 in SATA Cables
Domestic ShippingItem can be shipped within U.S.
International ShippingThis item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More
Compatible DevicesMonitor, Computer
Hard Disk InterfaceUSB 1.1
Specific Uses For ProductPersonal
Connectivity TechnologyUSB
Hard Disk Form Factor2.5 Inches
Form Factor3.5 inches, 2.5 inches
Item Weight0.06 Kilograms
Item Dimensions LxWxH8.27 x 5.91 x 1.97 inches