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Startech Hsb13satsasb 5.25 To 3.5 Hard Drive Hot Swap Bay - PS2 - Cables - COMPUTER HARDWARE

Startech Hsb13satsasb 5.25 To 3.5 Hard Drive Hot Swap Bay


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SKU#: HSB13SATSASB / ITEM NO: 570496 / BRAND: Startech
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Startech Hsb13satsasb 5.25 To 3.5 Hard Drive Hot Swap Bay


This removable hard drive hot-swap bay makes it easy to swap 3.5” SATA or SAS drives in and out of your server or desktop computer, using an available 5.25” front drive bay. It features a trayless design that saves you installation time and enables you to insert or remove drives as needed. With its durable plastic and aluminum construction, it provides a cost-effective solution for drive maintenance and interchangeability of data between multiple systems.

Hot-swap drives easily

This hot-swap bay/mobile rack is ideal for IT professionals, such as system administrators or computer operators, for quickly swapping drives.

With support for both SATA and SAS 3.5” drives, it saves valuable time in environments where storage drives need to be replaced or removed regularly, such as in server rooms and data centers. Its cost-effective design makes it ideal for large deployments of system builds or upgrades, and for organizations intent on maximizing their IT budget spend.

Valuable drive protection

The removable hard drive hot-swap bay provides a protective backplane with a lightweight yet durable plastic and aluminum housing. To safeguard your data, you can lock the drive bay door to prevent you from unintentionally disconnecting the drive. 

Fast data transfers

To maximize the speed and performance of your drives, the mobile rack supports SAS I and II and SATA I, II and III, providing data transfer speeds up to 6Gbps when paired with a compatible controller.

The HSB13SATSASB is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


Provides a cost-effective solution for building or upgrading computer systems for organizations such as government agencies, small-to-medium businesses, educational institutions, medical facilities, and military organizations

Provides easy hot-swapping of drives in environments where drives need to be replaced or removed regularly, such as server rooms and data centers

Ideal for industrial or enterprise storage applications such as data backup, recovery, and archiving



Compatible Drive Types SAS & SATA
Drive Installation Removable
Drive Size 3.5in
Front Door Key Lock No
Fan(s) No
Front Door Key Lock Yes
Interface SATA
Number of Drives 1
Hot Swap Capability Yes
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with up to 10TB 7200 RPM hard drive
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbps
MTBF 50,000 cycles
Temperature Alarm No
Type and Rate SATA/SAS 6 Gbps
Drive Connectors 1 - 29 pin SAS SFF-8482 Female Female
Host Connectors 1 - 22 pin SATA DATA and Power Combo Male Male
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
LED Indicators 1 - Drive Power/Activity

Operating - 5~85% RH Non-condensing Storage - 5~95%

Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic and Aluminum
Max Drive Height 1 in [26.1 mm]
Product Height 1.7 in [42 mm]
Product Length 7.2 in [183.8 mm]
Product Width 5.8 in [148 mm]
Product Weight 10.9 oz [308 g]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 16.1 oz [456 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - mobile rack
  2 - keys
  4 - backplane-mounting screws
  1 - SATA/SAS data cable
  1 - Molex to SATA and LED cable
  1 - SATA to SATA and LED cable
  1 - quick start guide
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years

*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice. 

Brand StarTech
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Years Limited Warranty
Manufacturer Contact Info

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