MB973SP-1B, a 3-in-2 Tray-less SATA Backplane Cage for 3.5” SATA hard drives

Icy Dock MB973SP-1B FlexCage Tray-Less 3 in 2 SATA Backplane

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Product Overview Introducing the FlexCage MB973SP-1B, a 3-in-2 Tray-less SATA Backplane Cage for 3.5” SATA hard drives. This is a commercially designed product in the FlexCage series for use in server environments, such as towers or rackmounts. This FlexCage incorporates the best technologies to meet those demands, with second to none fit, function, and reliability. Features • Fits 3 x 3.5” SATA HDD into 2 x 5.25” Device Bays.
• Supports SATA 3 (6 Gb/s) hard drives.
• Compact and space saving design to fit multiple drives.
• Commercially designed for servers & rackmounts.
• Screw-less, tool-less design for genuine plug & play and hot swap use.
• Lightweight aluminum body construction for durability and heat dissipation.
• 80mm cooling fan for maximum air flow.
• Fan is replaceable with aftermarket fans that use standard 2-pin or 3-pin connectors.
• Flex Fit Design – accommodates different 5.25” tab lengths for server or tower cases.
• Active Power Technology (APT) - individual blue led & cooling fan only powers up if there is a drive installed in the bay.
• Multi-locking door latches to prevent accidental drive ejection.
• Two 4 pin to 15 pin adapter cable included for 15 pin SATA power ports.
• ICY DOCK 3 year warranty equivalent to hard drive manufacturer warranty to ensure maximum reliability and long life.
Edition FlexCage
Colour Black
Material Aluminium / Plastic
HDD Form-Factor 3.5"
HDD Interface SATA III - 6Gb/s
Total HDD Bays  
HDD Included No
Max. Capacity HDD Supported (Individual Drive)  
Max. Potential Storage  
External Interface 3 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
RAID Support No
RAID Modes N/A
USB Powered No
Card Reader No
Cooling Fan Yes
Desktop stand No
Operating System Support  
Dimensions 148.08 x 85.09 x 210.05 (WxHxD mm)

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36 months
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DOA Period:
28 days
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MB973SP-1B, a 3-in-2 Tray-less SATA Backplane Cage for 3.5” SATA hard drives
MB973SP-1B, a 3-in-2 Tray-less SATA Backplane Cage for 3.5” SATA hard drives