Akitio Sk-3501 U3, Single Bay 3.5" Sata Usb 3.0 Hdd Enclosure, 1X Usb-B 3.0 Port, Usb Cable Included (Enclosure Only) (Open Box)

SKU: MNP-42662
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  • USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connectivity
  • USB 2.0 backwards compatible
  • Durable all aluminum enclosure
  • Large heatsink for passive cooling
  • Stackable
  • Fanless
Unit Price
US$ 45.25
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Data Transfer Rates
USB 3.0 up to 5 Gbps (625 MBps) USB 2.0 up to 480 Mbps (60 MBps)
System requirements (macâ®)
USB 3.0: Mac OS X® 10.7 or above USB 2.0: Mac OS X 10.2 or above Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or PCI card)
Fan Noise Level
System Requirements (PC)
USB 3.0: Windows® XP or above USB 2.0: Windows XP or above Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or PCI card)
RAID Modes
Drive Capacity
80GB - 12TB
When installing 6TB drives, only two out of the four screws can be used to mount the drive. The SM3-U3AS-AKTU with the 12 VDC, 2A power adapter has been replaced by the SM3-U3JS-AKT1U with a 12 VDC, 3A power adapter.
1x USB 3.0 SuperSpeed port (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
3.5" SATA-I, SATA-II or SATA-III hard disk drive
2-year limited warranty
Package Contents
SK-3501 enclosure (HDD not included) USB 3.0 cable Power adapter User manual
Case Material
High quality aluminum for optimized heat dissipation
Relative Humidity
5 ~ 95% (non-condensing)
AC Adapter Input Power
100 ~ 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Input Power
12 VDC, 3A
Storage Temperature
-4 ~ +140°F (-20 ~ +60°C)
Operating Temperature
+41 ~ +95°F (+5 ~ +35°C)

Open Box merchandise are products that have been purchased and delivered to other customers, and then returned to Monoprice. Due to the varying quality of products returned, we make every attempt to supply the original accessories for Open Box products. However, Monoprice only guarantees that you will receive the product itself, accessories may or may not be included. Bear in mind that your open box product may not contain cables, adaptors, manuals, CDs, drivers, etc. Additionally, the product may exhibit cosmetic imperfections as a result of its having been previously opened. This Open Box product comes with a 90-day Limited Product Warranty.

The SK-3501 HDD enclosure provides a combination of cutting-edge technology, durability and flexibility. Stylish, compact and simple to use, this fanless aluminum enclosure is designed for the latest 3.5" SATA hard drives and ideal for quiet working environments.

By incorporating USB 3.0 SuperSpeed technology, the AKiTiO® SK-3501 U3 is able to break the USB 2.0 barrier, delivering up to 10 times the speed of the older USB connection. At the same time, it is still backwards compatible with the widely used USB 2.0 technology.

AKiTiO® and the AKiTiO logo are registered trademarks of Inxtron, Inc.

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Shipping specs
8.7" x 4.5" x 1.5"
Shipping from
This product is shipped from our supplier's warehouse in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, United States
Our guarantee
This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
A 25% handling charge is levied against all authorized returns except those due to our error. Unauthorized returns are subject to a 40% handling charge. Damages & defects must be reported to us within 14 days.
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