Startech USB 3.1 Adapter Cable for 2.5in SATA Drives w/ USB-C

MX72143 USB 3.1 Adapter Cable for 2.5in SATA Drives w/ USB-C
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Product Info

USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Adapter Cable for 2.5" SATA Drives - USB-C

Get ultra-fast access to data by connecting a 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD to your laptop's USB-C port

Take advantage of the USB-C™ port on the latest MacBook, Chromebook Pixel™ or other laptop to get quick access to your external drive. This cable-style adapter lets you use the USB Type-C™ port to connect your laptop directly to a 2.5" solid-state drive or hard drive, and access it through ultra-fast USB 3.1 Gen. 2 (10Gbps). It's fast and easy to connect to your SATA drives, with no additional accessories required.

  • Quick and easy external drive access through the USB-C port on your laptop
  • Connects directly to a 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD with no accessories required
  • Ultra-portable, powered directly from the USB port
  • Time-saving data transfer speeds of 10Gbps with USB 3.1 Gen 2
  • Supports SATA I, II, III (up to 6 Gbps)
  • UASP support for enchanced performance
  • Integrated USB-C cable
  • Mobile technicians who need a quick and easy way to access the data on 2.5" hard drives or solid-state drives
  • Access any 2.5" hard drive or solid-state drive from your USB-C enabled computer, for data migration or drive cloning
  • Retrieve data from an old SATA drive



Ultra-portable with No External Power Required

You can quickly access your valuable data, wherever you go, using this cable-style adapter. It's USB powered, so there's no external adapter required, and features a compact, lightweight design that you can easily tuck into your laptop bag or carrying case.

Convenient Drive Access

The adapter cable lets you quickly swap HDDs or SSDs without having to install your drives into an enclosure. You can copy or retrieve data from a 2.5" SSD or HDD quickly. It gives you easy access to your drive for data migration, drive cloning and data backup applications, with the fast performance of USB 3.1 Gen 2.

Connect Easily, with USB-C

The integrated, easy-to-use USB Type-C connector is small and reversible, which makes for easier insertions. You can connect the plug with either side facing up, which means less risk of damaging your ports, and less frustration.

Harness the Speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2

USB 3.1 Gen 2 gives you greater bandwidth and speed with file transfer rates of up to 10 Gbps - twice the speed of USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) technology. It lets you leverage the high performance of the latest SSDs and hard drives, while alleviating bottlenecks in your data transfers.

The USB31CSAT3CB is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


  • OS independent; No software or drivers required


Product USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Part Number USB31CSAT3CB
Colour Black
Compatible Drive Types SATA
Drive Size 2.5"
Connectors 1 x USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Male
1 x SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle
Max Drive Capacity Currently tested with hard drives up to 2TB at 7200 RPM
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps
Type and Rate USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
4Kn Support Yes
Hot Swap Capability Yes
UASP Support Yes
Interface USB 3.1 Type-C
Power USB-powered
Enclosure Plastic
Temperature Operating: 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage: -10°C to 55°C (14°F to 131°F)
Humidity 40% ~ 50% RH
Certifications CE, FCC, RoHS compliant
Dimensions (WxHxL) 1.7" x 0.2" x 20" (43 x 5 x 508 mm)
Weight 29g

Package Contents

  • StarTech USB 3.1 to SATA 2.5" HDD adapter cable w/ USB-C
  • User Information