|•||Fits 2x M.2 NVMe SSD of all lengths, 30mm (2230), 42mm (2242), 60mm (2260), 80mm (2280), and 110mm (22110)|
|•||Adjustable drive locker holds all length drives securely|
|•||Tool-less drive installation design for easy drive maintenance and system upgrading|
|•||Installs into any standard external 3.5” device bay or floppy bay|
|•||Uses a miniSAS HD port (SFF-8643) to connect, requires NVMe host|
|•||Supports the full NVMe bandwidth specification of 64 Gbps|
|•||Ruggedized full-metal enclosure meeting flammability requirements|
|•||Integrated extra-large high-efficiency heat sink and ample ventilation for excellent passive cooling|
|•||2-segment key lock for additional physical security|
|•||Eagle-hook tray latch securely holds the tray inside the enclosure|
|•||EMI Grounding – protects SSDs from electrical damage|
|•||Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT) reduces noise and protects against environmental damage|
|•||Active Power Technology (APT) saves power by shutting the device down when no drive is installed.|
|•||Industry leading 5 years limited warranty against all defects|
|•||Complimentary support from professionally trained US-based technical support agents|
|Product Name：||M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD Mobile Rack for External 3.5” Drive Bay|
|Support Drive Size：||2 x M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD 2230/2242/2260/2280/22110|
|Compatible Drive Type：||M.2 PCIe 3.0/4.0 NVMe SSD|
|Number of Drives：||2|
|Drive Bay：||1 x external 3.5" device bay|
|Host Interface：||2 x miniSAS HD (SFF-8643)|
|Power Input：||1 x 15pin SATA power connector|
|Transfer Rate：||Up to 64Gbps (Depending on hard drive speed)|
|Support SSD Capacity：||No Limitation|
|Drive Cooling：||Metal heat dispersion with thermal pad for passive cooling|
|Structure / Material：||Metal with partial plastic|
|Drive Security：||2 segment key lock|
|Dimension (L x W x H) ：||163 x 101 x 26mm|
|Product Net Weight：||549g|
|Package Gross Weight：||652g|
|Drive Activity LED Indication：||Drive power: solid green; HDD access: flashing green|
|Package contents：||Device, user manual, screws, thermal pads.|
|M.2 Connector Insertion Rate：||5,000|
|Operating Temperature：||0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)|
|Storage Temperature：||-35°C to 70°C (-31°F to 158°F)|
|Compliance：||CE, RoHS, REACH|
|Warranty：||5 years limited warranty|
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Q: I'm connecting my Oculink or SlimSAS NVMe PCIe HBA/RAID card to the MB834M2K-B via miniSAS HD (SFF-8643) interface, but the U.2 drives did not show up in my system.
A: The MB834M2K-B are not compatible with the Oculink or SlimSAS PCIe HBA/RAID cards due to different connector pin assignments used on the device. Please check the compatibility list in the FAQ section for HBA/RAID cards that are compatible with MB834M2K-B.
Q: Can you recommend an add-on card that works with MB834M2K-B?
A: The following add-on cards are compatible with MB834M2K-B. We highly recommend using the official cable for the best compatibility.
We are currently certifying our NVMe enclosure with the major add-on card manufacturers. We will be adding compatible add-on cards to the list.
You can click here to report a compatible add-on card/cable. If you want to check the compatibility of add-on card(s) that are not on the list, please click here.
Q: I'm using Intel/Broadcom Tri-Mode HBA and RAID cards with the , but the drives do not show up in my system?
A: The issue is caused by RAID card manufacturers using a different pinout for Tri-Mode cards than is typically used for U.2 connections. When using these cards with U.2 NVMe drives and cables, a U.2 enabler cable must be used for compatibility, which reverts the pinout back to standard U.2 specifications. For more information, please click here.
Q: The system does not detect the M.2 SSD I installed in the ICY DOCK enclosure. What should I do?
A: Since the M.2 SSD is not designed for hot-swapping, we highly recommend powering off the device/system before inserting or removing an M.2 SSD. If the system is still unable to detect the drive, follow the steps below to scan for new hardware manually:
Windows 11 / Windows 10 / Windows 8 – In the search box on the taskbar, type device manager, and click it from the menu. Once the device manager window pops up, right-click on the disk drive icon, and click scan for hardware changes.
Windows 7 – Right-click on the computer icon on the desktop, select properties, click device manager, right-click on the disk drive icon and then click scan for hardware changes.
Q: Is the ICY DOCK NVMe enclosure supporting the PCIe 4.0 standard?
A: Yes, all ICY DOCK NVMe enclosures support the PCIe 4.0x4 standard, with up to 64Gbps transfer rates.
Q: I'm having the difficulties closing the lid of the drive tray and unable to insert the drive tray all the way to the drive enclosure after placing the M.2 SSD onto the drive tray.
A: Make sure to lock the M.2 SSD with the adjustable M.2 locker. The tray lid will not close properly if the M.2 locker is not fully secured. If you are having difficulty secure the M.2 locker or close the cover, the M.2 SSD you are using may not follow the standard M.2 SSD thickness, which is less than 1.5mm height for each side with a total height that does not exceed 3.8mm. Using the M.2 SSD with non-standard thickness will cause improper tension on the M.2 locker and tray lid and make the M.2 connector misaligned. If you are having issues inserting the drive tray to the enclosure, please stop the operation immediately and check the drive thickness to ensure it follows the standard M.2 SSD thickness - less than 1.5mm height for each side and less than 3.8mm for total height.
Note: Some M.2 SSD uses a metal heat dissipation sticker that causes each side's thickness more than the 1.5mm. Remove the sticker will solve the problem, but do it at your own risk (might void the warranty of SSD)
ICY DOCK enclosure is design to be compatible with M.2 SSD that has standard thickness. We highly recommend checking the drive thickness before purchase, and please refer to the incompatible M.2 SSD list below for further information:
M.2 NVMe SSDs known to be incompatible with ICY DOCK enclosure:
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if the problem persists so we can resolve the issue as soon as possible.
Click here to report a compatible/incompatible M.2 SSD.
“It is incredibly easy to remove and swap out drives. There is no performance impact on using such a product, except of course if the user is looking at PCI-E 4.0 products. Icy Dock will eventually provide a product that supports the new specification, but for now we are looking at 3.0 device speeds.”