Addonics SU31C - (Sapphire USB 3.1 enclosure for Optical drive / HDD)
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 3.1/3.0 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.
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
Can convert to USB 3.0 interface using optional eSATAp-USB3.1 adapter (ADU31ESP). Model SESU3CS comes bundled with this adapter
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:
most of the full height Blu-ray or DVD-RRW burners
Addonics Mobile Rack or most of the mobile racks for 3.5" SATA hard drive with length not exceeding 7.5 in.