SK-3501 Super-S3

As of May 25, 2018, the SK-3501 Super-S3 has been discontinued and this model is no longer being manufactured, sold or maintained.

The SK-3501 Super-S3 was a storage enclosure designed for one 3.5" SATA HDD with multiple interfaces, including FireWire 800, eSATA and USB 3.0.

This model has been replaced by the SK-3501 U3.1, which is using just a single SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps (USB 3.1 Gen 2) interface.

 


 

SK-3501 Super-S3

The SK-3501 HDD enclosure provides a combination of cutting-edge technology, durability and flexibility. Stylish, compact and simple to use, this fanless aluminum enclosure is designed for the latest 3.5" SATA hard drives and ideal for quiet working environments.

Features

  • Versatile interface including eSATA, FireWire 800 and USB 3.0 SuperSpeed
  • Durable all aluminum enclosure
  • Large heatsink for passive cooling
  • Stackable
  • Fanless

Images

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Specifications

Model SK-3501 Super-S3
Part No.
  • SM3-SBU3OS-AKT1U (without drive)
  • SM3-SBU3OS-AKTUH (1 x 2TB HDD)
  • SM3-SBU3OS-AKT1UH (1 x 4TB HDD)
Certifications
  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
Warranty
  • 2-year limited warranty
Case material
  • High quality aluminum for optimized heat dissipation
Application
  • 3.5" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III hard disk drive
  • Capacity 80GB - 8TB (see remarks)
Interface/Ports
  • 1x eSATA port
  • 2x 9-pin FireWire 800 ports
  • 1x USB 3.0 SuperSpeed port (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
Data transfer
  • eSATA up to 3Gbps (300MB/s)
  • 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)
  • eSATA: Windows XP or above
  • FireWire: Windows XP or above
  • USB: Windows XP or above
  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, FireWire 800 or PCI card)
  • eSATA Plug and Play support required for eSATA host controller
System requirements (Mac)
  • eSATA: Mac OS 10.4 or above
  • FireWire: 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, FireWire 800 or PCI card)
  • eSATA Plug and Play support required for eSATA host controller
System environment
  • Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C
  • Relative Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (non-condensing)
Power supply
  • External power supply (UL, cUL, CE, TUV, PSE, BSMI, C-Tick)
  • Input: AC 100-240V, 1.2A, 50-60Hz
  • Output: DC +12V/2A
Dimensions (LxWxH)
  • 8.7 inches x 4.5 inches x 1.5 inches
  • 22.2cm x 11.4cm x 3.9cm
Package contents
  • SK-3501 enclosure (HDD not included)
  • eSATA cable
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • FireWire 800 cable
  • Power adapter
  • User manual
Carton/Packing
  • Retail Box Size: 14.5 x 6.7 x 3.3 in. (36.8 x 17 x 8.4 cm)
  • Carton Size (10pcs per carton): 17.7 x 14.4 x 15.6 in. (45 x 36.5 x 39.5 cm)
Remarks
  • The 8TB & 10TB HDDs from Seagate are not compatible with this enclosure when connected to a Mac via USB 3.0 interface.