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StarTech.com Tool-free Enclosure USB 3.1 (10gbps) For 2.5in SATA SSD/HDD - USB-C

Redcorp# 75647013 Article# S251BPU31C3
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Tool-free StarTech.com Tool-free Enclosure USB 3.1 (10gbps) For 2.5in SATA SSD/HDD - USB-C
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Take your valuable data with you wherever you go. This single drive enclosure for 2.5" SSDs/HDDs lets you utilize the USB-C port on your MacBook, Chromebook PixelT, DellT Latitude 11 5000 Series 2-in-1, or other device to add ultra-fast, ultra-portable data storage.

Compact and easily portable, this tool-less enclosure provides external data storage for laptops with a USB-C port

Tool-free and lightweight for ultimate portability

The enclosure's compact design and lightweight construction provides a highly portable solution for adding external data storage to any device with USB-CT. It tucks easily into a laptop bag or carrying case for portable storage, and it's completely tool-free so you can install your drives quickly on the fly. The enclosure is powered directly from the USB port, with no external power required, so there's no need to carry along an adapter.

The enclosure connects easily to the USB-C port on your laptop to provide external data storage

Connect with ease through USB-C

The drive enclosure comes with a USB-C to Micro B cable. The USB Type-C connector is small and reversible, which makes for easier insertions. You can connect the USB-C plug quickly with either side facing up, which means less risk of damaging your ports and less frustration.

Maximize the performance of your 2.5" SATA drives

With support for SATA I, II and III and large capacity drives (tested with hard drives up to 2TB), this USB-C enclosure is compatible with virtually any 2.5in. SATA hard drive or solid-state drive. The enclosure delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 performance with data transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps, letting you leverage the high performance of the latest SSDs and hard drives while alleviating bottlenecks in your data transfers. It's also enhanced with UASP, which increases read and write speeds, to utilize the full potential of your SATA III drives.

Harness the speed of USB 3.1

USB File Transfer Rates diagram shows USB 3.1 Gen 2 at 10 Gbps is twice the speed of USB 3.0  at 5 Gbps

USB 3.1 gives you greater bandwidth and speed with file transfer rates of up to 10Gbps - twice the capability of USB 3.0 technology.

The S251BPU31C3 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


  • Utilize the USB-C port on your laptop or tablet to create portable external storage for a 2.5" SSD/HDD
  • Get ultra-fast data transfer rates through USB 3.1 (10Gbps)
  • Tool-free design and lightweight enclosure for easy installation and convenient portability
  • Supports SATA I, II and III (up to 6Gbps)
  • Supports drives 5mm, 7mm and 9.5mm in height
  • UASP support for enhanced performance
  • Powered directly from the USB port
  • Includes a USB-C to Micro B cable


Drive Connectors: SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Female

Host Connectors: USB 3.1 USB Type Micro-B (10 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Female

Other Interface(s): USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Male

USB 3.1 USB Type Micro-B (10 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Male

Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)

Storage Temperature: -10°C to 65°C (14°F to 149°F)

Humidity: Operation Humidity: 10% ~ 90% RH

Storage Humidity: 5% ~ 95% RH

Interface: USB 3.1 Gen 2

Bus Type: USB 3.1 Gen 2

Number of Drives: 1

Drive Size: 2.5in

Compatible Drive Types: SATA

Drive Installation: Fixed

Fan(s): No

Chipset ID: ASMedia - ASM1351

LED Indicators: Power & Activity

Shipping (Package) Weight: 182 g [6.4 oz]

Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 10 Gbps

Type and Rate: USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s

UASP Support: Yes

4Kn Support: Yes

SATA III (6 Gbps)

TRIM Support: Yes

Max Drive Capacity: Currently tested with hard drives up to 2TB at 7200 RPM

Color: Black

Enclosure Type: Plastic

Max Drive Height: 9.5 mm [0.4 in]

Product Length: 132 mm [5.2 in]

Product Width: 88 mm [3.5 in]

Product Height: 15 mm [0.6 in]

Product Weight: 73 g [2.6 oz]

Power Source: USB-Powered

OS Compatibility: OS independent; No software or drivers required

Included in Package: USB 3.1 to 2.5" SATA HDD enclosure

USB-C to Micro B cable - 20.25 inches

drive cushion

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