External Hard Drive Enclosure 4 Drive ESATA USB Multi Bay

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Base Price:€155,28€187,89
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Part Number: SAT3540U2E
Language: UK
Minimum Order Quantity: 1

Product Details

Introduction''s SAT3540U2E Multi Bay External Hard Drive Enclosure is a high-performance 4-drive SATA enclosure connected to host systems through eSATA and/or USB. The enclosure can be connected to two systems simultaneously, one through USB and one through eSATA, allowing users to share installed SATA hard drives between the computers by switching host connections back and forth at the touch of a button.

The 4-drive SATA enclosure works with high capacity (tested with up to 4TB per bay) 3.5in Serial ATA hard drives (SATA, SATA II, SATA III) and features a removable front cover that ensures easy access while installing or removing the drives.

Benefits and Features:

  • Support for up to 4 drives provide large amounts of storage with a choice of high speed interfaces from USB 2.0 or eSATA
  • The removable front cover and accessible drive bays allows drives to be replaced easily in case of failure or upgraded
  • An 80mm controllable cooling fan and aluminum chassis help to keep drives from overheating
  • High Speed USB 2.0 host interface, with transfer rates up to 480Mbps
  • SATA revision 2 compliant eSATA host interface with transfer rates up to 3.0Gbps
  • Manually switchable between eSATA and USB host interfaces
  • Removable front cover and accessible drive trays
  • 80mm cooling fan with 4 selectable speeds: Low, Med, High, Auto
  • Auto power saving when host connection disconnected or turned off
  • LED status indicators for each drive, host interface and fan speed
  • No driver or software installation
  • Compatible with SATA revision 1/2/3 (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) drives
  • Supports 3.5" form factor SATA hard drives
  • Plug-and-Play and hot-swap compatible
  • Rugged aluminum chassis


Drive ConnectorsSATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Host ConnectorseSATA (7 pin; Data) Plug
USB B (4 pin) Female
Operating Temperature-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature-25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
Chipset IDEXAR - XRS10L240
Compatible Drive Types (Type and Rate)SATA
Drive InstallationRemovable
Drive Size3.5in
Fan Bearing TypeBall Bearing
Fans80 mm
InterfaceUSB 2.0 & eSATA
Number of Drives4
LED IndicatorsFan mode indicators
Fan speed indicators
Interface indicators
Power indicator (Blue - On, Orange - Standby, Off - Off)
Sync mode indicator (Blue - 6 second delay after disconnect to turn off, Orange - Standby right after disconnect, Off - Do nothing on disconnect)
Package Contents
Included in PackageeSATA Cable
Four drive HDD enclosure
Power Cords (NA/UK/EU)
Screw driver and screw kit
Universal Power Adapter
USB Cable
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight3.1 kg [6.9 lb]
Fan RPMLow - 1200rpm
Med - 1800rpm
High - 2500rpm
Max Drive CapacityCurrently tested with up to 4TB 5400 RPM hard drives per bay (16TB total)
Type and RateSATA II (3 Gbps)
USB 2.0 - 480 Mbit/s
UASP SupportNo
Physical Characteristics
Enclosure TypeAluminum
Product Height170 mm [6.7 in]
Product Length215 mm [8.5 in]
Product Weight1.8 kg [4 lb]
Product Width126 mm [5 in]
Input Voltage115 ~ 230 AC
Output Current5A
Output Voltage12 DC
Power SourceAC Adapter Included
OS CompatibilityWindows® 8/8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64bit), Server 2008 (32/64), Vista(32/64), Server 2003 (32/64) XP(32/64), 2000
Apple® Mavericks (10.9) OSX Mountain Lion (10.8), Lion (10.7), Snow Leopard (10.6)
Special Notes / Requirements
NoteSome operating modes of the enclosure require an eSATA host port to provide Port Multiplier (PM) support. Without PM support, only one of the drives will be accessible.