Plug and Play use with PCs and Macs via USB 3 solves dilemma of what to do with “old” drive after performing an internal drive upgrade.
So you purchased a shiny new mSATA SSD for your laptop to enhance performance or gain additional storage space and do not know what to do with that old SSD? Never fear, VisionTek has a solution for you!
April 23, 2014, East Dundee, IL – VisionTek Products LLC, (VisionTek®), a leading manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance upgrades and accessories for PC and Apple® Macintosh® computers, today announced the immediately availability of the VisionTek mSATA mini Enclosure. The USB 3.0 bus-powered enclosure is a Plug and Play solution for re-tasking an existing mSATA Solid State Drive after upgrading the SSD in an ultra-slim notebook or for adding a new mSATA SSD to create a high-performance ultra-portable external drive.
The Pocket-Sized Portable Storage Powerhouse
Sized smaller than a business card and weighing 0.30 ounces empty, the mSATA mini Enclosure features the SuperSpeed USB 3.0/2.0 interface to offer data rates up to 600MB/s and a bus-powered design so an AC adapter is not required. To complement its performance and portability attributes, the mSATA mini’s sleek, scratch-resistant aluminum housing provides rugged durability to safeguard a drive’s data and comes complete with everything needed to start using and sharing HD movies, music, photos, and important documents wherever desired.
Three Step Easy Set-Up for Plug and Play Use with PCs and Macs
The mSATA mini Enclosure offers a hassle-free driverless solution to creating a hot-swappable portable drive that works immediately with Windows® XP and higher PCs, Macs running OS X® 10.4 and higher, and Linux® systems:
- Unscrew the mSATA mini enclosure with the included mini screwdriver.
- Insert a SATA I/II/III mSATA SSD.
- Reassemble the enclosure and connect to a PC or Mac® via the included USB 3.0 cable.
The mSATA mini Enclosure, priced at $29.99 MSRP and backed by a three-year warranty, is available immediately from VisionTek, and will soon be available from select e-tailers such as Newegg, Tiger Direct, and Dell; as well as national distributors such as Ingram Micro and D&H. As a complete one-stop shop for ultra-slim notebook upgrades, VisionTek also offers award-winning mSATA SSDs up to 480GB in capacity priced starting from $74.99.
“We’re committed to creating unique products that deliver the most performance and functionality for your technology investment,” said Mark Bilson, Executive Vice President of VisionTek. “The mSATA mini solves the dilemma of what to do with a perfectly good SSD after performing an internal drive upgrade. Now, instead of tossing the SSD into a desk drawer, you can easily and affordably create an ultra-portable high-performance external drive.”