Rapid-Case 3.5" eSATA

The Rapid-Case series is an economically priced range of external cases for HDDs. The cases provide internal connectors for IDE or SATA HDDs. As external interfaces USB or the combination USB & eSATA are supported. HDD mounting is very simple and convenient. The cases may be operated either upright (using the included desktop stand) or flat on the desk.

Type: Desktop (3.5")
External Interface: USB 2.0 (Type B Port), eSATA (Port)
Internal Interface: SATA
Chip: Initio INIC1610P
Power Supply: Power Adapter
Max. Data Transfer Rate USB: 480 Mbit/s
Max. Data Transfer Rate eSATA: 3 Gbit/s
Material: Aluminium
On/Off Switch:
Status LED:
Cable: USB 2.0 (Type A Plug to Type B Plug) / eSATA
USB Cable Length: 100 cm
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions (L x W x H): 205 x 115 x 35 mm

SATA Compatibility: Revision 1.0, 2.0, 3.0
Max. HDD Capacity: 8 TB
Plug and Play:
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7/8/10
Package Contents:
Rapid-Case 3.5" eSATA
Power Adapter
USB Cable
Set of Mounting Screws
EAN Code:


  • My hard drive does not appear in My Computer.
    If the hard drive is new, it should be partitioned and formatted in Windows Disk Management, then is should appear in My Computer/Explorer.
  • My USB hard drive is not detected in Device Manager.
    Check to ensure there is enough power coming from your USB port. Normally, 500 mA for USB 2.0 and 900 mA for USB 3.0 is sufficient. If your hard drive requires more power, a Y-adapter with an external power supply or a second USB port must be used.
  • Does the case have sleep mode?
    It is recommended that our case goes into sleep mode after 30 minutes. Unfortunately this is not feasible for all chipsets.
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