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Neutrino U3+

As of May 24, 2021, the Neutrino U3+ has been discontinued and this model is no longer being manufactured, sold or maintained.

The Neutrino U3+ was a compact aluminum enclosure designed to house a single 2.5" SATA drive up to 12.5mm. It featured a combo interface including one USB 3.0 port and two FireWire 800 ports.

The closest alternative is the Neutrino U3 and the Neutrino U3.1.

 


 

Neutrino U3+

The Neutrino laptop hard drive enclosure provides a combination of cutting-edge technology, durability, flexibility and portability. Slim, compact and simple to use, this portable aluminum enclosure is designed for the latest 2.5" SATA hard drives.

Features

  • USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface
  • USB 2.0 backwards compatible
  • FireWire 800 interface
  • FireWire 400 backwards compatible
  • Designed for 2.5" drives up to 12.5mm
  • Large heatsink for passive cooling
  • Durable, compact and portable
  • Stackable
  • Fanless

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Resources

Specifications

Model Neutrino U3+
Part No.
  • SK2-BU3OAS-AKTU (without drive)
  • SK2-BU3OAS-AKTUH (1 x 1TB HDD)
Certifications
  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
Warranty
  • 2-year limited warranty
Case material
  • High quality aluminum for optimized heat dissipation
Application
  • 2.5" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III hard disk drive or solid state drive
  • Capacity 20GB - 1TB
  • Height 7mm - 12.5mm
Interface/Ports
  • 1x Mini USB 3.0 SuperSpeed port (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
  • 2x 9-pin FireWire 800 ports
Data transfer
  • FireWire 800 (1394b) up to 800Mbps (100MB/s)
  • FireWire 400 (1394a) up to 400Mbps (50MB/s)
  • USB 3.0 up to 5Gbps (625MB/s)
  • USB 2.0 up to 480Mbps (60MB/s)
System requirements (PC)
  • FireWire 400/800: Windows XP or above
  • USB 2.0/3.0: Windows XP or above
  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or PCI card)
System requirements (Mac)
  • FireWire 400/800: Mac OS 10.2 or above
  • USB 3.0: Mac OS 10.7 or above
  • USB 2.0: Mac OS 10.2 or above
  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or PCI card)
System environment
  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C
  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Power supply
  • Bus Power 5V/900mA (host computer has to provide sufficient USB bus power)
  • Power supply (DC +5.2V/2A)
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • 4.9 inches x 3.1 inches x 0.9 inches
  • 12.5cm x 7.8cm x 2.4cm
Package contents
  • Neutrino enclosure (HDD not included)
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • FireWire 800 cable
  • Power adapter
  • User manual
Carton/Packing
  • Retail Box Size: 8.9 x 6.2 x 1.6 in. (22.7 x 15.7 x 4 cm)
  • Carton Size (20pcs per carton): 17.7 x 13.1 x 10.2 in. (45 x 33.4 x 26 cm)
Remarks
  • The PLEXTOR PX-512M5Pro 512GB SSD is NOT compatible with this enclosure.