1

I'm looking for a ruggedized enclosure for 3.5" hard drives. These exist for 2.5" drives (like this one), but I haven't seen one for 3.5" drives.

My requirements:

  • Disk enclosure for one 3.5" form-factor SATA disk
  • Compatible with large discs, i.e. 8TB++ (electronically and mechanically)
  • Good passive cooling
  • USB 3.x data interface
  • Externally powered with a switch to turn it off
  • Available in Germany

Wanted, but not required:

  • eSATA data interface

My use case is intermittent backup where the disks and enclosure are only on and spinning during the backups and then transported off-site for use in disaster recovery.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.