StarTech Urges You To Try Thunderbolt With A New Dual-Bay Enclosure

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅10.02.2014 16:09:30


Northampton, UK – February 10, 2014 -, a leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity parts has announced the availability of their new 2-Bay Thunderbolt Hard Drive Enclosure (SKU: S252SMTB3), which lets users add reliable, high-speed external storage to a Mac® or PC computer through a Thunderbolt port. The Thunderbolt enclosure is the first external drive enclosure from to feature a Thunderbolt host connection, and features two drive bays which allows users to maximize external storage capacity while ensuring the best possible data transfer rates with the host system.

The Thunderbolt enclosure offers features to help prevent heat build-up within the case, for a cooler operating environment, including a built-in fan and a solid aluminum chassis for maximum airflow and heat dissipation. The enclosure also includes a 1-meter Thunderbolt cable that provides an out-of-the-box storage solution and saves users the added expense of a cable to connect their external drives to the host computer.

“Our Thunderbolt Enclosure offers the best possible user experience, with lightning-fast transfer speeds, a sleek design and dependable performance” said Juliet Wei, Senior Product Manager for’s External Drive Enclosure product line. “This enclosure can help create the ideal solution for any high-capacity, external storage application, and includes a 1-meter Thunderbolt cable which provides hassle-free setup right out of the box, without the expense of a necessary cable”.

Features of the S252SMTB3 Dual-Drive Thunderbolt Enclosure include:

• Supports Thunderbolt data rates of up to 10Gbps
• Includes 1m Thunderbolt cable
• Built-in cooling fan
• Solid aluminum housing
• Built-in Thunderbolt daisy chain port
• Support for large volume hard drives or SSDs, up to 2TB capacity per drive

MSRP for’s S252SMTB3 Dual-Drive Thunderbolt Enclosure is £246.30 (GBP exc. VAT) in the UK. The enclosure will be available from Insight, and Dabs and is also distributed by Enta, Ingram Micro and Micro-P.

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