USB 3.1 Type-C M.2 2230/2242/2260/2280 Portable SATA & NVME Hard Drive Enclosure

USB 3.1 Type-C M.2 2230/2242/2260/2280 Portable SATA & NVME Hard Drive Enclosure
Are you looking for an easy solution to copy over data from an old computers SATA M.2 drive? Or maybe you'd like to repurpose a newer NVME drive and utilize it as a fast external drive?

In either case our USB M.2 enclosure should work perfectly out of the box on any recent GNU/Linux system as well as across systems and distributions!

Need help achieving maximum OS compatibility? Checkout our guide on formatting your drive for a variety of use cases: Including EXT4, FAT32, and NTFS.

Note: This includes a USB Type-C cable only. Your system must have a USB-C port for this adapter to work.

  • Supports both SATA & NVME M.2 cards (both M-key and B-key)

  • Supports UASP transport protocol for faster performance

  • Supports USB 2.0 for backward compatibility (at slower speeds)

  • M-key interface: Supports the more modern NVME protocol

  • Backward compatible: B-key interface supports NGFF (SATA III) protocol

  • Supports TRIM directives: Works with active garbage collection to clean up drive

  • No dependencies on NDISWrapper, binary blobs, or proprietary drivers-firmware

  • Supports all Linux and Linux-Libre (free) distributions with USB mass storage support

  • Great documentation & easy to follow video demonstrations: Haven't formatted a disk before? Want to learn how? Check out our video demonstration on managing removable disks with GNOME disks (ships with many popular desktop distributions). Learn to format, properly utilize, dismount, backup, and repair damaged disks.

  • Format a drive with ext4 and acl configured properly and use the enclosure/drive for easily performing offline backups of your data: Need a tutorial check the demonstration on how to securely perform a backup up & restore of your entire home folder using Déjà Dup even between different distributions and releases (included with many popular distributions)

Note: This item is only available for shipping within the United States or when purchased with a computer.

M.2 SSD drives are a new smaller form factor type of hard drive that are much faster than traditional 'spinning disk' drives. SSD drives will usually cut boot and application start times by about half. The newest of NVME M.2 SSD drives are even faster.