Scan code: LN94394 Manufacturer code: IB-1816M-C31

Icy Box USB 3.1 Type-C and A M.2 Portable Aluminum Enclosure

ICY BOX IB-1816M-C31 Portable M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure, Aluminum 10Gbit/s USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C /A

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Scan code: LN94394 Manufacturer code: IB-1816M-C31
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  • SCANPROTECT Protect against installation damage for 28 days. More info

    ScanProtect is an enhanced warranty specifically designed and offered by Scan to reduce the risk of any mishap or damage to components during installation.

    Our aim with ScanProtect is to encourage our customers to upgrade or build their own PC confidently. For a small additional fee our customers are provided with complete peace of mind.

Frequently Bought Together
Product Overview Your M.2 Becomes Mobile - M-Key socket for most NVMe and ACHI SSDs, 22x30/42/60/80 mm. PC & MAC Bus Powered
With the help of the external USB 3.1 Type-C™ enclosure IB-1816M-C31 you can take one NVMe card with you quickly and easily. It allows access to M.2 SSDs of up to 2 TB no matter to which host you connect it. The IB-1816M-C31 is compatible with M.2 cards of 30, 42, 60 and 80 mm length, operating system-independent and suitable for a variety of applications such as high-speed storage, cloning a drive or running a mobile operating system.

• Interface to host computer: USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C™, up to 10 Gbit/s.
• Supports PCIe 3.0 x2 transfer rate of up to 1000 megabyte per second.
• M-Key socket for NVMe, ACHI SSDs, 22x30/42/60/80 mm.
• Housing made of high-grade aluminium.
• LED for power and access.
• Supports Windows®, macOS®.

Lightweight Aluminium - Acts as a Heat-sink too!
Weighing less than 40 g, the IB-1816M-C31 features a sleek, compact, and crush-resistant aluminium enclosure that safeguards the M.2 SSD against shock and vibration. Its grooved finned heatsink design supports heat dissipation for an excellent cooling effect and protects the SSD from overheating and thermal throttling even under heavy use.

USB Type-C™ Controller Based on NVMe - Fast USB Gen 2 Speed
If you wanted to connect an external case with an M.2 SSD via USB Type-C™ in the past, you were limited to SATA models. The new chipset allows NVMe M.2 SSDs to be connected to a USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C™ host computer and enables the full data transfer rate of up to 1000 MB per second.

Fast on the Move
With USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C™ even higher data transfer rates can be achieved. The high transfer rate of up to 10 Gbit/s is ensured by the supplied USB 3.1 Type-C™ cable and only needs a matching end device in the form of a PC, tablet or similar with Windows® or macOS®. Features Contents
1x IB-1816M-C31,
1x Type-C™ to Type-C™ cable (45 cm length),
1x Type-C™ to Type-A cable (45 cm length),
1x Screwdriver,
1x Screws set,
2x Cover panels,
1x Quick installation guide
Warranty

Please note your statutory rights are not affected.

For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions

Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Scan
Telephone:
0871-472-4747
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Reviews
ICY BOX IB-1816M-C31 Portable M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure, Aluminum 10Gbit/s USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C /A is rated 2.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Do not buy this one, buy the silver IB-1817M-C31 This enclosure is not terrible, but it is missing a lot of things that would make it good. The internal drive does not contact the enclosure, so the heat sink design cannot work effectively. It has nothing included with it that would allow you to fill the gap between the drive an enclosure. It does not come with the right screws to properly hold the Nvme in place, so it can wiggle up and down. It is unlikely to become unseated as a screw holds it in place horizontally but it is far from ideal. But its main death knell is being the same price as the silver IB-1817M-C31 version which solves all of this enclosures faults. don't bother with this one, get the '7' version.
Date published: 2019-07-10
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