Silverstone SST-DS223 External dual-Bay 2.5"" RAID enclosure w/ USB 3.1 Type-C gen 2

Silverstone External Dual-Bay 2.5" RAID enclosure with USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2, Black

Scan code: LN80288 Manufacturer code: SST-DS223 Request call
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Product Overview SilverStone DS223 is an external hard drive enclosure made to accommodate 2.5" drive at speeds up to 10Gb/s with its USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C connector. A wide range of operating modes such as RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD, and Non-RAID are supported to enable installed drives to be used for data security or extra performance. For enthusiasts or professionals requiring even greater performance, the DS223 is also equipped with UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) so those with computers that support it can take their data transfer rate up another level. For those that need a simple and convenience way to save and manage big data, the DS223 is a great choice.

• USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C connector with up to 10Gb/s super speed transfer rate.
• Supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) function for even faster performance.
• Configurable RAID function (RAID 0, 1, JBOD, Non-RAID).
• Aluminum body with tool-free hard drive installation design.
• Supports 2.5-inch SATA drives up to any capacity.
• USB bus powered included, no adapter required. Features Model No.
Color Black
Material Aluminum body
Power requirement USB BUS powered (Support up to 5V/3A)
Cooling system 30mm x 30mm low noise fan x 1
HDD size support 2.5" HDD/SSD (Support up to 12.5mm)
Enclosure interface USB 3.1 Gen2 up to 10Gb/s (Compatible with USB 3.0 / 2.0 / 1.1)
LED indicator Solid blue: Power on
Blinking blue: Read / Write
Solid red: Rebuilding
Blinking red: HDD cannot be recognized
Operating system support Microsoft Windows 7 (32bit/64bit)*, 8/8.1/10 (32bit/64bit)** or future release version.
Mac OS 10.5*** or above
Chipset ASM1352R A1, ASM1542
Drive interface support SATA I / II / III
RAID mode support RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD, Non-RAID
Enclosure connector USB 3.1 Type-C
Environment Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
Operating Humidity: 20%RH ~ 80%RH
Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 50°C
Storage Humidity: 20%RH ~ 80%RH
Net weight 500±20g
Dimension 80mm (W) x 60mm (H) x 140mm (D)
3.15" (W) x 2.36" (H) x 5.51" (D)
Edition None
Colour Black
Material Aluminium
HDD Form-Factor 2.5"
HDD Interface SAS/SATA III - 6Gb/s
Total HDD Bays 2
HDD Included No
Max. Capacity HDD Supported (Individual Drive)  
Max. Potential Storage  
External Interface  
RAID Support Yes
RAID Modes
  • JBOD (Non RAID)
  • RAID 0 (Stripe)
  • RAID 1 (Mirror)
USB Powered Yes
Card Reader No
Cooling Fan Yes
Desktop stand No
Operating System Support  
Dimensions 80 x 60 x 140 (WxHxD mm)

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DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
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Manufacturer Contact Details
0871 472 4747
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Questions & Answers

USB cables, power supply included? Max drive height?

What exact type and length USB cables are included (and are any of them dual-connect USB cables for additional power)? Is a power supply included (e.g. in case the USB port used can't power the two drives and enclosure)? What is the maximum drive height (in mm) the the enclosure supports?
Asked by: LicenseToBlah
Hello, The enclosure supports 2.5" HDD/SSD up to 12.5mm. It does not include an external PSU nor are the cables lengths specified however it is a USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C cable. Regards,
Answered by: LizN
Date published: 2017-05-15

Max drive height?

What is the maximum drive height (in mm) the the enclosure supports?
Asked by: LicenseToBlah
Hello, This can support drives up to 12.5mm in height. Regards,
Answered by: LizN
Date published: 2017-05-15
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Silverstone SST-DS223 External dual-Bay 2.5"" RAID enclosure w/ USB 3.1 Type-C gen 2
Silverstone SST-DS223 External dual-Bay 2.5"" RAID enclosure w/ USB 3.1 Type-C gen 2