Sapphire Snap-In Mobile Rack

The Sapphire Snap-in Mobile Rack is a convenient external removable hard drive system. Come in choice of model with eSATA connection or combination of both eSATA and USB 3.1/3.0 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 Snap-In Mobile Rack is constructed in a sturdy light weight anodized aluminum frame for easy transportation and durability in various application environment.

 

Front view

 

 

 

Rear view of model with USB 3.1 and eSATA connection

 

Note: Hard drive shown above is for illustration purpose only and is not part
of the product

 

Rear view of model with eSATA connection only

Can convert to USB 3.1/3.0 interface using optional eSATAp - USB 3.1 adapter (ADU31ESP)


 

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, USB 3.1/3.0/2.0, or eSATA/USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 combo interface
  • USB model is also available with 4K sector format to allow using large drive over 2TB in Windows XP or older type of OS that has no support for GPT partition
  • 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 I, II or III hard drive with optional Addonics Snap-In 25 (model: AE25SN35SA)

Supported Interface eSATA or USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 depending on the model
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
  • eSATA - DOS, Windows 98SE, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X 10.4.x
  • USB - DOS, Windows 98SE, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, 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: ~ 2.45 lbs. (1.11 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 eSATA port or USB port
  • Pentium or greater
  • Minimum 32 MB RAM
  • 10 MB minimum free hard disk space
  • One available eSATA or USB 2.0 port

PRODUCTS

SSNEU31S - (Sapphire Snap-In Mobile Rack with eSATA and USB 3.1 connection)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Snap-In mobile rack (AESNMRS), SATA - eSATA bridge and SATA - USB 3.1 bridge (ADSAU31R), 3-foot eSATA cable (AAESATA100C), 6-foot USB 3.1 cable (AAU3AB6F), 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide
Price: 135.00
SSNU31 - (Sapphire Snap-In with USB 3.1)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Snap-In mobile rack (AESNMRS) and 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: 119.00
SSNU31-X - (Sapphire Snap-In Mobile Rack with USB 3.1, 4K-sector)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Snap-In mobile rack (AESNMRS) and USB 3.1 bridge with 4K-sector (ADSAU31R-X), 6-foot USB 3.1/3.0 cable (AAU3AB6F), 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide
4K sector format allows drive size over 2TB to be used in Windows XP or older OS that has no GPT partition support. But 4K sector format may result in compatibility with certain equipment such as the Addonics NAS adapter and NAS Tower. You should choose the model SSNU31 if you OS supports GPT partition.
Price: 119.00
SSNES - (Sapphire Snap-In with eSATA)
Content: Sapphire enclosure integrated with Snap-In mobile rack II (AESNMRS) and eSATA bridge, 3-foot eSATA cable, 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.
Price: 89.00

ACCESSORIES

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
AD2U3PX1 (2-port USB 3.0 PCIe-1X controller)
2-Port USB 3.0 PCI-Express 1X Controller, low profile bracket, Driver CD, User guide,
Price: 22.00
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
ADU31ESP (USB 3.1 to eSATAp adapter)
Content: USB 3.1 to eSATAp Adapter, user guide
Price: 27.95
AD25M2MSA (2.5" M2 / mSATA Flash drive kit)
Content: 2.5" M2 / mSATA flash drive kit with easy media installation or removal design (black color), user guide
Price: 27.95
AD25CFASTD-N (2.5" CFast HDD kit, open end, black )
Content: 2.5" CFast hard drive kit with open end black color bracket for easy media nstallation, user guide.
Price: 24.95
AD25CFD-N (2.5" CF HDD PRO, easy media insertion and removal, black color)
Content: 2.5" CF hard drive kit with black color bracket and open end for easy media installation.
Price: 26.95
AA25SEMBK (Slim SATA SSD 2.5" HDD adapter)
Content: 2.5" HDD adapter kit for slim SATA embedded SSD, user guiode
Price: 19.00
AD18M25S (1.8" micro SATA - 2.5" SATA HDD adapter)
Content: 1.8" micro SATA - 2.5" SATA HDD adapter,
Price: 19.00
Datasheets
Sapphire Snap-In Mobile Rack
Applies to: SSNEU3, SSNES.