Icy Box USB 3.0 SATA External 2.5" SSD/HDD 9.5mm Aluminium Enclosure

Icy Box 2.5" External HDD/SSD Drive Enclosure, Up to 9.5mm drives, SATA HDD to USB 3.0, USB Powered

Icy Box
Scan code: LN43159 Manufacturer code: IB-273StU3-B Request call
£11.48Item due on 02 April 2018
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Product Overview External enclosure for 2.5" SATA HDDs with USB 3.0 Interface. Features • Stylish blue lighting LED circle or power and HDD access.
• External data interface: 1x USB 3.0.
• Downwardly compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1.
• Transfer rate: USB 3.0 up to 5 Gbit/s.
• HDD height up to 9.5 mm, HDD capacity no limit.
• Plug & Play and Hot Swap.
• With carry pouch.
Edition None
Colour Black
Material Aluminium / Plastic
HDD Form-Factor 2.5"
HDD Interface SATA
Total HDD Bays 1
HDD Included No
Max. Capacity HDD Supported (Individual Drive)  
Max. Potential Storage  
External Interface 1 x USB 3.0
RAID Support No
RAID Modes N/A
USB Powered Yes
Card Reader No
Cooling Fan No
Desktop stand No
Operating System Support
  • Linux OS
  • Mac OS
  • Windows OS
Dimensions 140 x 80 x 130 (WxHxD mm)

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Icy Box 2.5" External HDD/SSD Drive Enclosure, Up to 9.5mm drives, SATA HDD to USB 3.0, USB Powered is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointing construction, good performance. This external disk cassette has a strong metal bottom enclosure, but the main structure is rather flimsy black plastic, easily scratched. Fitting a disk is easy - helped by the included screwdriver. The large circular activity LED flashes brightly and soon becomes annoying. The supplied USB cable is of indifferent quality, and my example is unreliable, losing contact unpredictably. That said, with a better cable the cassette works well, giving good performance from the enclosed 500GB SSD. But I expected better from Icy Dock
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Used to switch out an internal hdd to an external one to use for storage so it serves its purpose and is easily explained how to assemble the case :)
Date published: 2016-10-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Unreliable, and not accurately made. This product appeared to be working at first, but then would disconnect at random when transferring large files, or stay connected but just get stuck doing nothing at 0 kb/s! Also, the pictures may be pretty, but on closer inspection, the casing was not well aligned, and just looked generally lackadaisical in construction.
Date published: 2015-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Enclosure Got this product for a laptop Hdd that was replaced by a SSD, worked as soon as the drive was put in, and as quick as USB 3 is expected to be.
Date published: 2015-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast and flawless Needed to transfer data from my old laptop drive after it died. It looks great and is superfast connected to a USB 3.0 host. Having bought it as a cheap disposable option, it is now my #1 go-to external hdd.
Date published: 2015-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Laptop drive life saver This enclosure is so useful, letting you create a bootable C: disc that can then be installed in the Icy Box and used as a data disc. Should the boot drive fail you have a replacement bootable drive ready and waiting. Ideal to make good use for an upgraded drive, cheap insurance and peace of mind. Well made, good quality data cable was included.
Date published: 2015-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality 2.5" SATA HDD enclosure You can get a very cheap 2.5" SATA HDD enclosure for under £5. These enclosure are bad quality, you may see the PCB quite dirty, screw may be the wrong size or missing. It's sometimes not detected by your computer. That's what you pay for. But with Icy Box, you will get a good quality enclosure. Even they're more expensive than others. But its quality is worth the money. The colour is black with blue LED light. It's always detected by your computer. The transfer rate is good. And it fit most 2.5" SATA hard disk (9.5mm).
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nice external case Seems to be a well made enclosure and good value for USB 3. It does look a little bit like it's trying to be an iPhone when it's off. the blue ring lights when in use which makes it less iPhone like. The supplied protective case is good for preventing any scratches but is a bit cheap looking - you get what you pay for.
Date published: 2014-02-16
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Questions & Answers

Does this need a micro USB 3.0 cable?

The photo suggests the unit provides a micro USB 3.0 interface - does this item come supplied with an appropriate micro USB 3.0 to standard USB 3.0 cable?
Asked by: docsuperb
Yes, but my example proved unreliable.
Answered by: mastigo4
Date published: 2018-02-16
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Icy Box USB 3.0 SATA External 2.5" SSD/HDD 9.5mm Aluminium Enclosure
Icy Box USB 3.0 SATA External 2.5" SSD/HDD 9.5mm Aluminium Enclosure