|Supports up to 6 x 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD into a single 5.25" bay
|Support SATA III 6Gbps
|Hot-swappable bays for quick drive installation
|Accommodates 2.5" drives with 5mm, 7mm & 9.5mm height
|Active Power Technology (APT) - only powers up if there is drive installed in the drive bay
|Removable ExpressTray system for tool-less, easy installation comparable to tray-less designs
|Optional bottom mounted screw holes for increased stability
|Blue indicator LED provided for each bay
|Dual 40mm fan for drive cooling
|3 pin fan headers to support many aftermarket fan upgrades
|2 x 15pin SATA power connection powers all 6 drives
|Locking latch design for both 7 pin SATA connector and 15 pin power adapter
|Fan speed control for HIGH, LOW, and AUTO (smart cooling) settings
|Metal case with heavy duty ABS tray and door latch
|Designed for power users and system builder applications, mainly space saving and hot swap usage and for 2.5” HDD or SSD
|Support Drive Size：
|2.5" SSD / HDD
|Compatible Drive Type：
|Number of Drives：
|Max Drive Height：
|1 x external 5.25" drive bay
|6 x SATA 7pin
|2 x 15 pin SATA power connector
|Up to 6Gbps (depending on hard drive speed)
|Support HDD Capacity：
|2 x 40mm fan
|Structure / Material：
|Metal & plastic
|Product Dimension (L x W x H)：
|146.5 x 145.8 x 41.3mm
|Product Net Weight：
|Package Gross Weight：
|RAID Status LED Indicator：
|Drive Activity LED Indication：
|Drive power: solid green; HDD access: flashing green
|1 - device, 1 - user manual, 24 - screw
|SATA Connector Insertion Rate：
|0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
|-35°C to 70°C (-31°F to 158°F)
|CE, RoHS, REACH
Compatible Drive Tray (Caddy):
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Q: The mounting screws for the device seem to be too short to secure the device onto my system, what should I do?
A: For computer cases that have a thick metal sheet, the included mounting screws (M3*2.5L) may not fully secure the device. Please use longer screws (M3*4L) to secure the device or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for replacement screws.
Q: I'm connecting SATA SSD to the MB326SP-B, but the drives did not show up in my system. However, when I connect the SSD directly to the motherboard/add-on card, I can access the SSD without a problem.
A:It may be the SATA signal decreasing when connecting multiple bridges at the same time and causing the issue. Using a higher quality or shorter cable may solve this problem. However, if the problem occurs after replacing the cable, it may be the SSD/HDD you are using requires 12V power, which is not supported by MB326SP-B. The MB326SP-B is not providing the 12V power as it's designed for non-enterprise drives. For using enterprise SATA SSD/HDD, we recommend choosing ToughArmor MB608SP-B or MB996SP-6SB. They both support 12V power and more suitable for enterprise applications.
Please see the list below for the SATA drive that using the 12V power.
|XA3840LE10063 / XA1920LE10063 / XA960LE10063 / XA1920LE10083 / XA960LE10083 / XA1920LE10103 / XA960LE10103
|XA384ME10063 / XA1920ME10063 / XA960ME10063 / XA1920ME10083 / XA960ME10083 / XA1920ME10103 / XA960ME10103
|ZA3840NM10001 / ZA1920NM10001 / ZA960NM10001
Note: The ExpressCage MB326SP-B does not support SAS HDD/SSD, which also requires 12V power to be operated.
Q: Can I replace the cooling fan attached to the device? Will doing that void the warranty?
A: The cooling fan we used has been thoroughly tested with the drive enclosure to ensure it functions properly and supports the fan speed control (for select models). Therefore, we suggest our customers keep the original fan for the best result. However, we understand the stock fan may not be suitable for all the applications, so we elected to honor the warranty when 3rd party fan is using. The warranty may void if the 3rd party fan causes electrical damage to the device, though.
Q: Which specification should I check before buying the 3rd party cooling fan?
A:The following information is the fan specification requirement and compatible fan models for MB326SP-B
|Fan Dimension (LxWxH)
|40 x 40 x 10mm
|40 x 40 x 20mm
|3 Pin Wafer
|Rated Voltage (VDC)
|Rated Current (A)
|< 0.12A (127mA)
|Phillips Flat Head - M3 x 15mm - Steel
(Came with stock fan)
|Phillips Flat Head - M3 x 25mm – Steel
Compatible fan models
(without test, use it at your own risk)
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