Sapphire USB or eSATA Optical Drive Enclosure

This new Addonics Sapphire USB or eSATA drive enclosure is a compact size drive enclosure designed to support full height SATA optical drive or 5.25" storage device such as the Mobile Rack. Made with a rugged brushed anodized aluminum body, this Sapphire drive enclosure is built for durability and to provide effective heat dissipation in various operation environment. Come with choice of high-speed USB 3.1, USB 3.0 or eSATA interface, this Sapphire enclosure is great for building your own custom external optical drive or drive cartridge system for hard drive or SSD.

Since storage device connected to eSATA port appears as an internal drive to the OS, the eSATA interface with an optical drive or hard drive can be used to boot up a computer, a great solution for system rescue operation or computer sharing or applications that need an external boot drive.

Front view

 

   

Illustration on disassembling the enclosure to slide out the
inner tray for drive installation

 

       
inner tray for Model: SESCS, SESSIU3CS or SESU3CS    

inner tray for Model: SU3CS

 

 

 

Rear View

Can convert to USB 3.0 interface using optional mini USB 3.0 - eSATA adapter (ADU3ESAM). Model SESU3CS comes bundled with this adapter

 

 

 

 


Rear View

       
       
Illustration of full height Blu-ray burner mounted onto the inner tray

 

   

 

List of 5 1/4" devices that can be installed into the Sapphire enclosure:

  • Connect SATA optical drive or Mobile Rack to computer via USB 3.1, USB 3.0 or eSATA port
  • Supported following SATA devices:
  • Choice of model with eSATA, USB 3.1 or USB 3.0 connection
  • Maximum transfer rate:
    • 10 Gbps - USB 3.1 SuperSpeed+
    • 5 Gbps - USB 3.0 super speed
    • 480 Mbps - USB 2.0 high speed
    • 12 Mbps - USB 1.1
    • 6 Gbps - eSATA
  • Support IDE and ATAPI devices when install with the optional IDE-SATA converter (part # ADIDESA)
  • Simple installation
  • Sturdy light weight brushed anodized aluminum construction
  • Compact size for convenient transportation
  • Rear mount 40 x 40 mm cooling fan
  • Plug and play
  • Can be used as an external bootable device using eSATA connection
  • OS Compatibility:
    • USB - DOS, Windows XP or newer release, Mac OS X, Linux Kernel 2.4 and above, Solaris 8 10/00 or later release.
    • eSATA - DOS, all Windows, Mac OS X, Linux Kernel 2.4 and above
Support drive type
  • full height 5.25" SATA Blu-Ray, DVD-RRW drive
  • ATATPI optical drive by adding optional Addonics IDE-SATA adapter (ADIDESA)
  • Addonics Snap-In Mobile Rack, Mobile Rack II or Mobile Rack III
Interface Type:

Choice of USB 3.1, USB 3.0 or eSATA

Construction material:
Brushed anodized black aluminum body
LED
Power (blue)
Supported OS
  • USB - DOS, Windows XP or newer release, Mac OS X, Linux Kernel 2.4 and above, Solaris 8 10/00 or later release.
  • eSATADOS, all Windows, Mac OS X, Linux Kernel 2.4 and above
Power Supply:
100 / 240V AC/DC 12V 36 watts Power Adapter (model: AAP12V3A)
Connectors inside:
4P Molex male or 15P SATA power (via a included 4P female to 15P SATA adapter cable, AA4PSAPCBL)
SATA connecting cable for attaching to standard SATA storage device 
Cooling system:
Rear mount 40x40 mm cooling fan
Dimensions (L x W x H):
~ 9.88 x 6.88 x 2.00 in ( 251 x 175 x 50.8 mm)
Weight:
~ 1.8 lbs. (814 g)
Storage Temperature:
Range: -30 C to +60 C
Operating Temperature and humidity:
+5 C to +40 C, 5% to 95% RH
Storage Temperature
and Humidity:
30 C to +60 C, 5% to 90% RH
Warranty:
One Year

 

PRODUCTS

SU31C - (Sapphire USB 3.1 enclosure for Optical drive / HDD)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated SATA - USB 3.1 bridge (ADSAU31R), 6-foot USB 3.1/3.0 cable (AAU3AB6F), 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide
Price: 89.95
SU3CS - (Sapphire Optical / 5.25" drive enclosure, USB 3.0 connection)
Content: Sapphire enclosure with integrated SATA - USB 3.0 bridge, 4P Molex female to 15P SATA power cable (AA4PSAPCBL), 6-foot USB 3.0 cable, 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 79.95
SESU3CS - (Sapphire Optical / 5.25" drive enclosure, eSATA & USB 3)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with SATA -eSATA bridge, 4P Molex female to 15P SATA power cable (AA4PSAPCBL), 3-foot eSATA cable (AAESATA100C), mini USB 3.0 - eSATA adapter (ADU3ESAM),110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 79.95
SESCS - (Sapphire Optical / 5.25" drive enclosure, eSATA)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with SATA -eSATA bridge, 4P Molex female to 15P SATA power cable (AA4PSAPCBL), 3-foot eSATA cable (AAESATA100C), 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 62.00
SESSIU3CS - (Sapphire for IDE and SATA, eSATA & USB 3)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated SATA - eSATA  bridge, 3-foot eSATA cable, mini USB 3.0 - eSATA adapter (ADU3ESAM), IDE-SATA adapter(ADIDESA), 3.5" device mounting bracket (AAMK53), 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 95.00

ACCESSORIES

AAESATA100C (eSATA - eSATA cable, 100 cm.)
Content: 100 cm. eSATA connecting cable with eSATA connectors on both ends. Full compliance with eSATA specification. Great for connecting external storage device with eSATA connector to eSATA host controller.
Price: 9.00
AAU3AB6F (USB 3.0 male A- male B cable 6 feet)
6 feet USB 3.0 male A- male B cable.
Price: 9.99
AAP12V3A (Universal 110/240 AC/DC 12V 3A adapter)
AAP12V3A    110/220V 12V 3A Power adapter with a set of interchangeable US, UK, EU and AU plug for use in most countries around the world. Great for overseas travellers.
Price: 20.00
ADIDESA (IDE to Serial ATA Converter)
IDE to Serial ATA converter, SATA cable. Length - 100 cm (3 feet), Y-power cable to connect power to the IDE hard drive and to the IDE-Serial ATA converter, power cable to Addonics, combo Hard Drive drive cradle or Pocket ExDrive drive cradle for hot swap function,
Price: 17.99
AE25SN35SA (Snap-In 25)
Snap-In 25 (2.5inch - 3.5inch adapter), User guide,
Price: 13.99
AAFANSD (cooling fan for Diamond / Saturn encl.)
40x40mm fan mountable onto the front of any Diamond drive enclosure (DSACSB or DICSB) or Saturn drive Enclosure, the rear of the Sapphire family enclosures or the Mobile Rack II drive enclosure (AAHDSA35CS-R)
Price: 4.00
NAS40ESU (NAS 4.0 adapter)
Package content: NAS 4.0 unit, 5V 110/240V AC adapter, 6" CAT5e cable, User guide
Price: 89.00