External SSD / HDD Enclosure | USB 3.0 | Aluminum
Protect your sensitive data from unauthorized access wherever you go, with this encrypted hard drive enclosure for 2.5” SATA SSDs and HDDs. It encrypts the data on your hard drive and utilizes the latest biometric technology to limit users through fingerprint access.
Secure Protection for Your Data
The external SSD/HDD enclosure provides reliable protection against data leaks through secure data encryption. It utilizes hardware-based 256-bit encryption, based on the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256), one of the most secure encryption methods.
With the encrypted hard drive enclosure, you can limit data access to pre-authorized individuals, by storing up to eight fingerprints for fingerprint access. There is also one master password making it easy to configure, manage and change fingerprint profiles.
Easy and Versatile Portable Storage
Add portable external data storage to your USB-A or USB-C laptop or tablet with the encrypted SSD / HDD enclosure (two cables included). The enclosure is powered by the USB port on your device, so no external power is required.
Your 2.5” SATA drive (7mm to 9.5 mm in height) slides easily into the sleek and durable aluminum enclosure, ventilated to help ensure an optimum operating temperature. Take the compact enclosure with you anywhere you go - to the office, hospital, lab, or out in the field, to access your data securely.
The encrypted drive enclosure supports USB 3.0 transfer speeds up to 5Gbps. The 2.5” SATA hard drive enclosure supports SATA I/II/III, ensuring you can achieve high performance while accessing your SATA SSD externally.
The TAA compliant S251BMU3FP is backed by a StarTech.com 5-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
The StarTech.com Advantage
- Protect sensitive data with this AES-256 encrypted drive enclosure with fingerprint access
- Fingerprint reader stores up to 8 fingerprints, with 3 LEDs for fingerprint status
- Universal support for 2.5” SATA SSDs/HDDs (SATA I/II/III)
Supported storage drive interfaces
Serial ATA,Serial ATA II,Serial ATA III
Number of storage drives supported
Supported storage drive heights
3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB connector type
USB connector gender
CE, FCC, TAA, REACH
Data transfer rate
Initio Corporation - INIC-3637e
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
SATA connector insertion cycles
Windows operating systems supported
Windows 10,Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 IOT Core,Windows 10 IoT Enterprise,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 10 x64,Windows 7,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 7 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64
Operating temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
-10 - 65 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Master (outer) case width
Master (outer) case length
Master (outer) case height
Quantity per master (outer) case