NexStar DX converts a 5.25″ desktop optical drive to an external enclosure. Just install your internal optical drive and turn it into a portable USB 3.0 enclosure that fits with desktops or laptops. This enclosure supports a 5.25” SATA Optical drive like a Blu-Ray drive, DVD, and CD. The aluminum case keeps the device cool and operating at optimum conditions. The NexStar DX external 5.25″ enclosure is the smart way to optimize and share your optical drive with all your system. IMPORTANT NOTE: Enclosure will need to be fully connected to a working system before powering ON the enclosure. The enclosure will not power ON if stand-alone without connecting to a working system. If not connected it assume in sleep mode and often user think the enclosure is defective but it is not.

Technical Specifications

Series‎NexStar DX External 5.25" Optical Drive Enclosure USB 3.0
Item model number‎NST-536S3-BK
Hardware Platform‎PC/Mac
Operating System‎All Windows
Item Weight‎1.6 pounds
Product Dimensions‎9.9 x 1.9 x 6.7 inches
Item Dimensions LxWxH‎9.9 x 1.9 x 6.7 inches
Color‎All black
Computer Memory Type‎EPROM
Manufacturer‎Vantec Thermal Technologies
Country of Origin‎China
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer‎No
Date First Available‎January 13, 2017
Customer Reviews4.6 out of 5 stars 2,496 ratings 4.6 out of 5 stars