Icy Dock is proud to introduce the new member of the EZ-Dock series - The EZ-Dock MB981U3-1S 2.5”/3.5” SATA Hard Drive Docking Station which boasts a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. The MB981U3-1S enhances the USB 3.0 performance by adding the UASP support and allows you to quickly swap any standard 2.5” and 3.5” SATA HDD/SSD. It’s a perfect tool for gamers, designers, IT professionals and even average users.
Performance Meets Flexibility
The MB981U3-1S USB 3.0 interface featuring UASP support, which delivers higher transfer speeds to supporting devices. It’s also backward compatible with the USB 2.0 interface, allowing the device to be used with any system that has USB 2.0 interface. The MB981U3-1S covers the latest systems from hosts with USB 3.0 interface and UASP support, to older generation computers still using USB 2.0 interface. The MB981U3-1S uses tool-less plug & play design for both 2.5” and 3.5” SATA hard disk and solid state drives – simply plug in the HDD/SSD and hit the power button to get started. This is an excellent solution for using a drive without the hassle of installation and allows you quickly swap drives in just seconds.
Diligently Engineered to Exceed Expectations
2.5” drives can be used on the go being powered by the USB bus, while 3.5” drives utilize a small form factor wall power supply that can be easily stowed away in a laptop bag or briefcase. The 2 part anti-dust cover on the top is divided into 2 pieces, so that if a 2.5” drive is inserted, only the smaller portion of the cover opens up, leaving the electronics inside safe from dust and debris. Other useful elements include a power button on the dock that double as status LEDs, a easy to press, large drive eject button, and as always, a ICY DOCK 3 year warranty.
* Completely screw-less / tool-less design for any type of SATA drive.
* Allows docking of 2.5”/3.5” SATA HDD & SSD connected via USB 3.0 or USB 2.0.
* 2 part anti-dust cover protects internals even when small 2.5” SATA drive is used.
* Easy access On/off button allows hard drive life expendability and energy conservation.
* Plug & Play USB 3.0 with backwards capabilities to USB 2.0 for quick connection for any computer system.
* Exposed working HDD stands in the air vertically for fast heat dissipation.
* USB 3.0 connectivity with up to 5 Gb/sec transfer rates.
* Supports UASP function for even faster performance after revision.
* Large eject button for hassle free drive removal.
* Low profile power adapter for 3.5” drives.
* USB bus power for 2.5” drives.
* Great for DIY users and IT Professionals.
* Designed for PC & Mac systems.
3 Years Warranty
ICY DOCK EZ-Dock MB981U3-1S 2.5” & 3.5” SATA USB 3.0 Hard Drive & SSD Docking Station
Model Number :
Drive Fit :
2.5" / 3.5" SATA 1.5 / 3 / 6 Gbps hard drive or SSD x 1
Connection Interface :
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Transfer Rate :
Up to 5 Gbps via USB 3.0
Up to 480 Mbps via USB 2.0
LED Indication :
Device Power & Drive Activity
LED Display Color :
Power: Amber; Drive Activity: Amber flashing
Power ON / Off :
Dimension (L x W x H) :
150 x 79.7 x 92mm
Jul 28, 2014
"The MB981U3-1S from Icy Dock allows you to use both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard drives and uses USB 3.0, which is extremely fast. On top of that it offers UASP support to speed USB 3.0 transfers up even more, not every hard drive dock has UASP support."