Connect a SATA drive to a USB port for quick and easy data transfer, backup and storage. Quickly Share, Store and Archive Important Data The Manhattan Hi-Speed USB to SATA/IDE Adapter with Power Supply connects SATA, SATA-enhanced, IDE and enhanced-IDE hard disks to desktop and notebook computers using a USB port. Transferring and sharing files between desktop and notebook computers, backing up files or storing large file archives on external drives is faster and easier to accomplish. Serving as a bridge, the adapter can transfer data between SATA and IDE external drives when both are simultaneously attached. Compatibility with all types of hard drives up to 5.25" including 2.5" notebook computer drives and standard 3.5" hard drives makes this a versatile tool for professional and home users. Easily Connect IDE Devices Using a USB Port Hard drives, Zip drives and other external drives can be quickly connected using the same standard USB connection popular with computer peripherals and devices. The included power supply supports drives with higher usage requirements. Suitable for Professional and Home Use With the need for data security and data recovery growing, the Hi-Speed USB to SATA/IDE Adapter with convenient one-touch backup function helps duplicate, copy or transfer large amounts of data from one drive to another. Easy to install and use, its Plug and Play and hot-swap capabilities help provide a convenient method to transfer, store data and test hard drives.
HDC NOTE... We highly recommend the 2.0 vs the 3.0 we use both in our repair business and the 2.0 is much more reliable in talking to more drives than the 3.0 version is. There is no speed advantage on a 3.0 interface since the drives themselves are the limiting speed factor.