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Vantec NexStar CB-SATAU3 SATA to USB 3.0 Adapter - The Vantec NexStar SATA to USB 3.0 Adapter

Sometimes you just need a shortcut to make life easier. Vantec is the shortcut maker and this time they have a USB 3.0 to SATA II product that makes temporary jobs fly by.

| Accessories in Storage | Posted: Aug 20, 2010 9:42 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%      Manufacturer: Vantec

The Vantec NexStar SATA to USB 3.0 Adapter

 

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There is really not much to the adapter. On one end you have the SATA interface that we see here. On the other end a three foot cable has a USB 3.0 Type A plug and you put this in your motherboards USB 2.0 or 3.0 port.

 

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As we mentioned earlier, there is a power requirement needed just to get the adapter operational. At least the plug for the additional power is on the same side as the USB cable.

 

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The entire package is quite small and even somewhat portable. Vantec has included an installation manual and here you get a look at the wall wart that is needed to provide power to the entire setup.

 

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