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The Sapphire Snap-in Mobile Rack is a convenient external removable hard drive system. Come in choice of model with eSATA connection or combination of both eSATA and USB 3.0 connections, hard drive of any capacity can be conveniently added or removed from any system, similar to a tape cassette. With eSATA connection, the hard drive can also be used as bootable device for any system.The Sapphire Snap-In Mobile Rack is constructed in a sturdy light weight anodized aluminum frame for easy transportation and durability in various application environment.

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Rear View


Note: Hard drive shown above is for illustration purpose only and is not partof the product

2.5" hard drive can also be installed into this Sapphire device using the Addonics optionalSnap-In 25, a 2.5" - 3.5" SATA HDD adapter.

Snap-In 25 on the left has the exact same dimension of the3.5" hard drive on the right

Installing 2.5" SATA drive into the Snap-In 25


  • Supports any 3.5" SATA I, II or III hard drives
  • Drive can be added or removed like VHS cassette without any drive tray or special tool*
  • Choice of eSATA, USB 3.1, eSATA/USB 3.1 and eSATA/USB 3.0 combo interface
  • USB model is also available with 4K sector format to allow using large drive over 2TB in Windows XP or older type of OS that has no support for GPT partition
  • Rugged anodized aluminum construction for rough handling, fast cooling and for easy transportation
  • Maximum data throughput:
    • eSATA support full SATA 3.0 speed of 6 Gbps when connect to eSATA port supporting this speed
    • USB 3.0 - up to 5Gbps, 480Mbps when connecting to USB 2.0
    • USB 3.1 - up to 10Gbps
  • Key lock to secure hard drive inside the enclosure
  • Compact size for convenient transportation
  • Rear mount 40x40mm cooling fan
  • LED for drive access and power
  • Plug and play
  • Bootable under DOS when connecting via eSATA port
  • Simple installation
  • OS Compatibility:
    • eSATA connection: DOS, all Windows, Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X and above.
    • USB connection: Windows XP and newer releases, Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X and above.

* SATA hot swap feature works only with controllers that support this feature. Please verify with your controller manufacturer if you need to have hot swap in your application. You may consider installing one of the Addonics Serial ATA host controllers to your systems to add the hot swap capability


Supported Drive Type

3.5" SATA or SATA II or SATA III hard drive

2.5" SATA I, II or III hard drive with optional Addonics Snap-In 25 (model: AE25SN35SA)

Supported Interface eSATA or USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 depending on the model
Enclosure material anodized aluminum
Bezel Color: black
Cooling fan: one 45 x 45 mm.
LEDs: Power and drive access
Power source: 110/240V AC/DC 12V adapter
Power consumption

< 1 watt (not including drive)

Supported OS
  • eSATA - DOS, Windows 98SE, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X 10.4.x
  • USB - DOS, Windows 98SE, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux (Kernel 2.4 and above), Solaris 10, Mac OS X 10.4.x
Dimensions (L x W x H):

9.88 x 6.88 x 2.00 in ( 251 x 175 x 50.8 mm)

Weight: ~ 2.45 lbs. (1.11 kg) without drive
Operating temperature and humidity +5C to +60C, 5% to 95% RH (non-condensing)
Storage temperature and humidity -30C to +70C, 5% to 90%

Minimum System Requirements

  • PC/AT or Compatible System
  • One eSATA port or USB port
  • Pentium or greater
  • Minimum 32 MB RAM
  • 10 MB minimum free hard disk space
  • One available eSATA or USB 2.0 port


Sapphire enclosure integrated with Snap-In mobile rack II (AESNMRS) and eSATA bridge, 3-foot eSATA cable, 110/240V AC/DC 12V power adapter (AAP12V3A-US), user guide.

No additional files, specification sheets, guides or documentation found for product.

Warranty: 12 Month Return To Base

Full manufacturers warranty details are available at the manufacturers web site.

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