Friday, April 20, 2012

Icy Dock MB982IP-1S-1 2.5-inch SAS SSD/HDD Converter Announced

Icy Dock has announced the new MB982IP-1S-1 2.5" SAS/SATA to 3.5" SAS SSD & HDD Converter to give users a pure 2.5" to 3.5" SAS conversion. The MB982IP-1S-1 is an addition to the MB982 enterprise series emphasizing the industrial-level SAS storage applications with dimensions, connection locations, with its mounting hole positions located to mimic a standard 3.5" SAS drive or SSD.
The MB982IP-1S-1 consists of a full-metal design, which allows for the best environment to cool any 10K, 15K RPM mechanical or enterprise SAS SSD. Additionally, its rugged build makes it ideal for industrial, enterprise, and military related applications. It also uses a completely standardized SAS connection so that it can be fully compatible with various backplanes that may be used. The converter is designed specifically for 2.5" SAS/SATA drives, which are required in 3.5" SAS internal hard drive bays of tower and rack mount chassis, in addition to backplanes or hot swap modules.

Key Features of the MB982IP-1S-1 include:
  • Converts your 2.5" SATA/SAS HDD or SSD to a 3.5" SAS HDD or SSD, for 3.5" SAS drive bay usage.
  • Compatible with Most 3.5" SAS HDD Backplanes, Rackmounts and Hot Swap Devices.
  • Designed for System Integrators and IT Professionals.
  • Screw-less Design For Quick & Easy Installation.
  • Full Metal and Heavy Duty with Easy Access to Drives.
  • Compatible with 15mm height drives.
  • Airflow Vents for Heat Dissipation with Anti-vibration Design.
  • Supports SAS 2.0 and SATA 6Gbps
The MB982IP-1S-1 is expected to be released later this month.

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