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EZ-Adapter MB031U-1SMB

2.5” & M.2 SATA Hard Drive/SSD to USB 3.2 Gen 1 Adapter
Product Details
  • Product Introduction
    The EZ-Adapter MB031U-1SMB provides users the quickest and the easiest way to access their 2.5-inch SATA HDD/SSD or M.2 SATA SSD through any systems equipped with the USB port. It supports transfer speeds up to 5Gbps via USB 3.2 Gen 1 and backward compatible with the previous USB 2.0 interface for best system compatibility. The MB031U-1SMB is compact and ultra-portable that is small in size but with surprisingly rich features.
  • Quick and Easy Drive Swap
    Simply connect the 2.5-inch or M.2 SATA drive* to the EZ-Adapter and then plug the USB type C to A cable into the system to immediately start the data transfer. The tool-less drive installation allows the MB031U-1SMB to swap multiple hard drives or SSDs within seconds, making the process quick and easy.

    Note(*):The device does not support using the 2.5” and M.2 SATA drive simultaneously
  • Open-air Design
    The open-air design allows 2.5” and M.2 drive to be fully exposed for best passive heat dissipation.
  • Data Transfer On the Go
    The EZ-Adapter MB031U-1SMB has been engineered for mobility but does not compromise functionality and durability. The adapter is made out of lightweight but durable ABS plastic with a smooth finish that will not damage other equipment when it’s placed in your carry-on bag. The compact design allows the adapter to be carried everywhere without taking up too much space.
  • Ultimate Compatibility
    The EZ-Adapter comes with a USB type C to A cable and supports data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps via USB 3.2 Gen 1 port. It’s backward compatible with the USB 2.0 ports that often available on legacy PC/Mac systems and other devices such as DVR, Smart TV, and Android TV Box. The EZ-Adapter supports plug and plays technology with no driver required.
  • Power Switch & LED Indications
    The EZ-Adapter is equipped with a LED indicator light that shows the drive power and activity. The individual slide power switch allows users to power off the drive when it is not used to reduce drive usage and conserve power consumption.
Main Features
Supports 1x 2.5” SATA HDD/SSD or SATA M.2 SSD

*Does not support using the 2.5” and M.2 drive simultaneously

Support transfer speeds up to 5Gbps via USB 3.2 Gen 1
Backward compatible with USB 2.0 interface
Cool blue drive activity LED indicator light
Large on/off drive power switch
Anti-Slip rubber foot pad to ensure the adapter does not slip on the surface
Included USB Type C to A cable
Industry-leading 3-year warranty with complimentary tech support & customer service.

Model Number: MB031U-1SMB
Color: Black
Support Drive Size: 1 x 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD (up to 15mm height) /
1 x M.2 SATA SSD (2230/2242/2260/2280/22110)
Host Interface: USB 3.2 Gen 1
Power Input: Via USB
Transfer Rate: Up to 5Gb/s (depending on hard drive speed)
Controller IC: JMicron – JMS576
Structure / Material: ABS plastic
Dimension (W x H x L): 92 x 61 x 18.5mm
Product Net Weight: 50.2g
Package Gross Weight: 101.2g
Drive Activity LED Indication: SSD power: solid blue; SSD access: flashing blue
Plug & Play : Yes
Package Contents: Device, user manual, USB 3.2 Gen 1 type C to A cable
M.2 Connector Insertion Rate 5,000
SATA Connector Insertion Rate: 10,000
Humidity: 5%~65% RH
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: 3 years

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  • NVMe Enclosures
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Q: I installed the hard drive/SSD and the device is connected to my computer, but the drive is not detected.

A: There are some scenarios you can do to rule out potential problems.

Scenario 1 – Drive status LED is not lighting up



Scenario 2 - The drive status LED lights up, but the hard drive/SSD is still not detectable



Scenario 3 - The hard drive/SSD and the connected USB port do work normally, but the drive does not show up on my computer after connecting to my computer




Scenario 4 - It has been verified to rule out all possible hardware problems, but the system still cannot detect the hard drive/SSD



Please contact tech@icydock.com if the problem persists so we can resolve the issue as soon as possible.



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