SATA to USB 2.0 Adapter Cable - Black (MCB836 / 40CM-Cable Length)

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StarTech USB 3.0 to 2.5" SATA III Hard Drive Adapter Cable w/ UASP - SATA to USB 3.0 Converter for SSD/HDD - Hard Drive Adapter Cable

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  • 3-3) Finish putting the adapter together; you will need to consult your service manual as the steps required depend upon the SATA to USB adapter purchased. In general:

    1-1) If your SATA to USB adapter has an On/Off switch then set it to the Off position. If you can’t find an On/Off switch then simply head down to the next step!

  • 6-1) If your SATA to USB adapter has an On/Off switch then set it to the On position. If you can’t find an On/Off switch then simply head down to the next step!

    This particular guide assumes that you are attempting to convert a SATA hard drive to a USB. It is important to note that you may need to modify this guide a tad bit depending upon the SATA to USB adapter you are using.

    The SATA to USB 2.0 cable adapter comes completely packaged with the SATA to USB 2.0 adapter converter, AC adapter, AC power cable and Drivers on disk for Windows 98 SE operating system.

  • The SATA to USB 2.0 Adapter is very easily connected to the SATA drive. The adapter's SATA port connection is notched for proper alignment to the SATA hard drive port. The AC power adapter as seen above is connected the the back of the SATA adapter for power to the drive for proper operation. Red and Green LED's once powered up show operation of the drive while in use. With the SATA to USB 2.0 adapter, your SATA hard drive will transfer it data via the USB 2.0 cable attached to the adapter at the USB 2.0 transfer rate of 480 Mbps, this being the limit of USB 2.0 Specs.

    Inside the retail packaging you’ll find the IDE/SATA To USB 3.0 adapter, installation guide, SATA Data Cable, 4-Pin Molex to SATA Power Converter, USB 3.0 Cable ( A to Micro B ), and the AC power adapter.

SATA HDD to USB port cable (add hard drive or SSD externally)

Hooking everything is easy and we tried out the Vantec IDE/SATA to USB 3.0 adapter on dozens of old hard drives and optical drives and found that it worked perfectly on all of them. In the image above we took an older Seagate 3.5″ PATA (IDE) hard drive and connected it to our Intel Ultrabook to retrieve some old files that we were looking for. The adapter itself is tiny, but you have to plug in the power source and then connect it to your PC, so there are several wires that need to be connected. No big deal, but don’t expect to move about!