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Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD, SSD [Support UASP and 4TB] (DS-UBLK)

by Sabrent
1,330 customer reviews
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1 bay
  • Supports all 2.5 and 3.5-inch SATA drives up to any capacity (4TB+).
  • Connects via SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (up to 10x as fast as USB 2.0).
  • UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) support for even faster performance. UASP requires UASP capable host system.
  • Serial ATA bus up to 6Gbps Signal bandwidth for fast storage backups
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Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD, SSD [Support UASP and 4TB] (DS-UBLK) + Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E500B/AM) + SABRENT 2.5 to 3.5 Inches Internal Hard Disk Drive Mounting Kit (BK-HDDH)
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Technical Details

Color: 1 bay
  • Brand Name: Sabrent
  • Model Number: DS-UBLK

Product Description

Color: 1 bay

Description:
The Sabrent DS-UBLK SATA Docking Station supports the direct insertion of Desktop 2.5"/3.5" SATA Hard Drives. It is a caseless solution that makes swapping hard drives easier than ever before. Plus, now you can take advantage of the lightening speed of USB 3.0 to quickly transfer files up to 5 Gbps! Connect any 2.5"/3.5" Serial ATA (SATA) or SATA II Hard Drive to your computer through an available USB 3.0 port on your desktop or laptop.

Features:
* Supports Standard Desktop 2.5"/3.5" SATA Hard Drives.
* Supports hard drives up to 4TB.
* On/Off power switch.
* LED light indicates Power and Activity status.
* Hot-swappable, plug and play, no drivers needed.
* Reverse compatible with USB 1.1 & USB 2.0.
* Transfer Rates Up to 5 Gbps w/USB 3.0
* Transfer Rates Up to 480 Mbps w/USB 2.0

System requirements:
* Available USB 3.0 for high speed data transfer
Reverse compatible with USB 1.1 & USB 2.0.
* Windows: 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 (Both 32-bit & 64-bit versions)
* MAC: OS X


Package Contents:
* Sabrent DS-UBLK Hard Drive Dock
* Power Supply
* USB 3.0 cable
* User Manual

Warranty:
This product comes with a 1 year manafacture warranty. In order for us to properly assist you, please follow these simple instructions: 
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Product Details

Color: 1 bay
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 3 x 3.1 inches ; 15.5 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B00IKAQ538
  • Item model number: DS-UBLK
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,330 customer reviews)
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141 of 148 people found the following review helpful By SPC Scout on August 10, 2014
Color: 2 bay Verified Purchase
It actually functions! I was hopeful but not holding my breath on the cloning function. Well, it works! As does the dock feature.

I cloned about 1,700gb of data onto a new drive. I haven't found anything corrupted by the process, and it did it in under 5 hours. Using USB 2.0 and a computer to transfer the stuff would have been a long and tedious task, which I've done before. It's also a dual dock, which allows me to use hard drives without an external drive enclosure. Backing up data is fast and easy.

LED Light Scheme: Solid blue = idle. Blue with a running/moving/flashing green = cloning in progress. Solid green/no flashing = cloning complete!

Instructions: It doesn't come with much for directions. For cloning, initialize the (equal or larger sized) target drive with a computer. Disconnect the dock from the PC, insert your hard drives, and push the 'Cloning Button' twice. NOTE: When pushing the button, I had to press and hold for about half a second for each press. I failed many times before changing how I pressed it before it would work.

After you clone a smaller drive, you may need to go into the Admin Tools 'Storage' tool to "Extend" the drive's space. Cloning a 1tb drive onto a 2tb drive will leave you with the same 1tb of space you had before until you "Extend" the partition allocation.

Hope some of this helps!
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71 of 77 people found the following review helpful By Smiley on May 8, 2014
Color: 2 bay Verified Purchase
To give a little insight on how this works as a cloner. You really get no directions beyond basic functions and I see a few people saying it didn't work for them. It works it's just not intuitive and doesn't color code lights and they aren't highly visible when flashing either. Just remember the new disk your cloning to has to be the same size or larger than the original/source drive. To clone an operating system drive.
1. Unit off and insert source disk into slot 1, target disk into slot 2 this will overwrite whatever is in slot 2 so better not get it wrong.
2. Power unit up and leave it disconnected from your PC
3. Push the small button on the back for copy and notice the light begins pulsing. Easiest to see straight on from the front as then you can see the LED's. These will stop pulsing when the clone is finished.
4. My 250 gig laptop drives took about an hour and it was only about 1/3 full.

The new drive boots right up in your system. Win 7 operating system drive cloned.

For simple copying purposes you can use it in windows like any other driver enclosure or clone as stated above for data or an operating system drive. Windows 7 didn't like hot swapping drives in and out while it is was on however turning it off and swapping them and then turn back on worked fine. I suggest powering it off swap your drives and turn back on again and it should be fine. At $30 this is a steal for the cloning capability alone. By the time you do a system load and all the updates and loading your customer software your talking 2-4 hours a PC, cloning will save you exponential time.
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29 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Birck on September 14, 2014
Color: 2 bay
I'm on a Macintosh and I gave this docking station four out of five stars not because it doesn't work but because it came with no User Guide or instructions. On the other hand, when I had problems with it, I called Sabrent tech support and, while they weren't immediately Mac-savvy, they did call me back later (!) and connected me with someone who could help. In the end, the problems I was having weren't due to Mac-vs.-PC. What I had to do was test the dual dock in a number of combinations to determine what it would and wouldn't do. The result: It works as advertised. It can be used to clone one drive from another, when disconnected from the computer, or, when connected, it serves as a two-bay hard drive dock. The cloning function is described in sufficient detail on the Amazon page, under "Product description". And that info constitutes all the instructions you get with it. What they don't tell you is: when you use it as a dual drive bay, once you format a drive in either bay, it becomes bay-specific. It will not be readable in the other bay. It's as if the software required to distinguish the two drives for purposes of cloning from bay 1, the source, to bay 2, the destination, is embedded in the formatting of each disc. The distinction won't be recognized in a different docking station, however. So you can take out either formatted drive and use it successfully in a different dock or enclosure, but if you format it in bay 1 of the Dual Drive bay you can't use it in bay 2 without re-formatting it. So if it comes out of Bay 1, it must go back into Bay 1, and not into Bay 2. Once you know that, it works fine. Figuring all that out took a while, with a lot of disc errors and restarts, and all of it could have been included in a Quickstart Guide or on the Amazon product page, but it wasn't. So the device works, tech support is good, but it needs more up-front documentation.
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Color: 1 bay (Lay-Flat) Verified Purchase
This is a great product for when you need fast (but not constant) access to a variety of different SATA hard drives in which putting them in a permanent fixture would be kind of a pain due to constant swapping. This is a TRUE plug-and-play device, and it plays nice with multiple operating systems. With a USB 3 interface, this enclosure maintains high-sustained read/write speeds, which means less waiting for your data to copy over. However, this is NOT a good permanent drive for most Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) due to the sustained temperatures that can be generated, and the lack of active cooling devices.
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TERMS
I will use a few abbreviations here...
--HDD - Hard Disk Drive - that is, a hard drive that has a disk that physically spins rapidly, usually between 4,200-7,500 RPM
--SSD - Solid State Drive - that is, a hard drive that uses flash memory like that used on USB flash drive (i.e., no moving parts)
--SATA - Serial ATA - that is, the interface used to connect a hard drive to the computer internally or an enclosure externally
--USB - Universal Serial Bus - the port used to connect this external drive to your computer & the most common computer port used today (there are three different generations: 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, each which offer increasingly faster data transfer speeds)
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EASE OF USAGE & ACCESSIBILITY
This enclosure accepts both 3.5 inch and 2.5 inch hard drives, provided the drive uses a SATA interface (ex: if the hard drive uses IDE/PATA or SAS, it will not fit the SATA port on this enclosure.) Usage of this enclosure is simple.
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