Sapphire Mobile Rack II

The Sapphire Mobile Rack II is a convenient external removable hard drive system. Come in choice of model with eSATA connection or combination of both eSATA and USB 3.0 connections, hard drive of any capacity can be conveniently added or removed from any system, similar to a tape cassette. With eSATA connection, the hard drive can also be used as bootable device for any system.The Sapphire Mobile Rack II is constructed in a sturdy light weight anodized aluminum frame for easy transportation and durability in various application environment.

The removable drive mechanism in this Sapphire unit is identical to our popular Mobile Rack II, model AENRHDSA35-R. System equipped with the Mobile Rack II can have its hard drive transferred into this Sapphire device and be connected externally to any computer via eSATA or USB. It is a great solution for sharing data or using as an external back up device. 2.5" hard drive and Addonics family of 2.5" flash drive can also be directly mounted onto the drive tray, making this Sapphire Mobile Rack II a versatile and indispensable storage access device in any computing environment for a wide range of storage media.

 

Front view

 

 

 

 

Rear view of model with USB 3.0 connection

 

 

 

 

Rear view of model with USB 3.0 and eSATA connection

 

2.5" hard drive can also be installed into this Sapphire device using the Addonics optional Snap-In 25, a 2.5" - 3.5" SATA HDD adapter.

Snap-In 25 on the left has the exact same dimension of the 
3.5" hard drive on the right
 

 

Installing 2.5" SATA drive into the Snap-In 25

 

M2 card, mSATA SSD, CFast, CF, slim SATA or micro SATA HDD/SSD can be loaded into the Snap-In 25 with the following optional adapters

Shown with media side facing up

2.5" M2/mSATA SSD drive
kit (AD25M2MSA)

CFast card in 2.5" CFast
drive kit (AD25CFASTD-N)

CF card in 2.5" CF drive kit
(AD25CFD-N)

Slim SATA SSD 2.5" HDD
adapter (AA25SEMBK)

1.8" micro SATA - 2.5" SATA
HDD adapter (AD18M25S

note: the flash cards shown above are for illustration purpose and are not part of the flash drive adapter

  • Supports any 3.5" SATA I, II or III hard drives
  • Drive can be added or removed like VHS cassette without any drive tray or special tool*
  • Choice of eSATA, and eSATA/USB 3.0 combo interface
  • Rugged anodized aluminum construction for rough handling, fast cooling and for easy transportation
  • Maximum data throughput:
    • eSATA support full SATA 3.0 speed of 6 Gbps when connect to eSATA port supporting this speed
    • USB 3.0 - up to 5Gbps, 480Mbps when connecting to USB 2.0
    • USB 3.1 - up to 10Gbps
  • Key lock to secure hard drive inside the enclosure
  • Compact size for convenient transportation
  • Rear mount 40x40mm cooling fan
  • LED for drive access and power
  • Plug and play
  • Bootable under DOS when connecting via eSATA port
  • Simple installation
  • OS Compatibility:
    • eSATA connection: DOS, all Windows, Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X and above.
    • USB connection: Windows XP and newer releases, Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X and above.

* SATA hot swap feature works only with controllers that support this feature. Please verify with your controller manufacturer if you need to have hot swap in your application. You may consider installing one of the Addonics Serial ATA host controllers to your systems to add the hot swap capability.

Supported Drive Type

3.5" SATA or SATA II or SATA III hard drive

2.5" SATA hard drive with optional Addonics Snap-In 25 (model: AE25SN35SA)

Supported Interface USB 3.0/2.0, eSATA and USB 3.0 
Enclosure material anodized aluminum
Bezel Color: black
Cooling fan: one 45 x 45 mm.
LEDs: Power and drive access
Power source: 110/240V AC/DC 12V adapter
Power consumption

< 1 watt (not including drive)

Supported OS

USB - All Windows OS from XP and new releases, Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X 10.4.x

Dimensions (L x W x H):

9.88 x 6.88 x 2.00 in ( 251 x 175 x 50.8 mm)

Weight: ~ 3.55 lbs. (1.61 kg) without drive
Operating temperature and humidity +5C° to +60C°, 5% to 95% RH (non-condensing)
Storage temperature and humidity -30C° to +70C°, 5% to 90%

 

 

Minimum System Requirements

  • PC/AT or Compatible System
  • One USB or eSATA port
  • Pentium or greater
  • Minimum 32 MB RAM
  • 10 MB minimum free hard disk space
  • One available eSATA or USB 2.0 port

PRODUCTS

SMR2U31 - (Sapphire Mobile Rack II with USB 3.1)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Mobile Rack II (AENRHDSA35-R) and USB 3.1 bridge, 6-foot USB 3.1/3.0 cable (AAU3AB6F), 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 125.00
SMR2EU31 - (Sapphire MR II with eSATA/USB3.1)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Mobile rack II (AENRHDSA35-R) and eSATA / USB 3.1 bridge, 3-foot eSATA cable, 6-foot USB 3.1/3.0 cable, 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide
Price: 139.00
SMR2U30 - (Sapphire Mobile Rack II with USB 3.0)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Mobile Rack II (AENRHDSA35-R) and USB 3.0 bridge, 6-foot USB 3.1/3.0 cable (AAU3AB6F), 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 125.00
SMR2EU3 - (Sapphire MR II with eSATA/USB3)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Mobile rack II (AENRHDSA35-R) and eSATA / USB 3.0 bridge, 3-foot eSATA cable, 6-foot USB 3.0 cable, 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 139.00
SMR2ES - (Sapphire MR II with eSATA)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Mobile rack II (AENRHDSA35-R) and eSATA bridge, 3-foot eSATA cable, 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 99.99

ACCESSORIES

AAHDSA35CS-R (Mobile Rack II 3.5" SATA HD encl, black)
AAHDSA35CS-R 3.5" SATA drive enclosure for the Mobile Rack II, AENRHDSA35-R. Fits into the drive cradle, AAHDSA35BY-R of the Mobile Rack II. Aluminum frame construction and black color.
Price: 19.00
AENRHDSA35-R (Mobile Rack II 3.5" SATA, black)
Drive enclosure (AAHDSA35CS-R), Drive Cradle (AAHDSA35BY-R), 1 internal SATA data cable (AASACIDC18I),
Price: 42.00
NAS40ESU (NAS 4.0 adapter)
Package content: NAS 4.0 unit, 5V 110/240V AC adapter, 6" CAT5e cable, User guide
Price: 89.00
AD2U3PCI (2-port USB 3.0 PCI controller)
2-Port USB 3.0 PCI Controller, low profile bracket, Driver CD, User guide,
Price: 39.99
AD2U31PX2 (USB 3.1 2-port USB type A PCIe 2X ctrl)
Content: 2-port USB 3.1 type A female PCI-e 2X host controller, low profile bracket, user guide
Price: 29.99
ADSA6GPX1-2E (6G 2-port eSATA PCI-Express Controller)
6G 2-port eSATA PCI-Express Controller, low profile bracket, Driver CD, User guide,
Price: 39.99
AAMRKEY5 (Mobile Rack power switch key - 5 pairs)
replacement keys for Mobile Rack II (model: AENRHDSA35-R), Snap-In Mobile Rack (AESNAPMRSA), Diamond family drive kits, including duplicators, RAID Tower and Sapphire family of products that use these removable drive systems.
Price: 2.50
Datasheets
SMR2U30
Applies to: SMR2U30

- Sapphire Mobile Rack II