Access eSATA storage devices containing HDD, SSD or ODD drives from a USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 laptop. This USB-C to eSATA cable is an external drive adapter that gives you quick and easy access to an eSATA storage device through the USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 port on your laptop.
Even if your laptop doesn't have eSATA ports, the USB 3.0 to eSATA cable makes it easy to connect it to an external storage device. The cable supports connections to standard SATA hard drives (HDD) and solid-state drives (SSD).
The cable also supports connections to optical drives (ODD), enabling you to connect a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive to your laptop.
The cable supports eSATA commands and functions such as SMART self-monitoring. It's also compatible with eSATA drive management hardware and software, such as backup utility software.
When connected to a storage device housing HDD or SSD drives, the USB-C to eSATA cable lets IT professionals connect to drives for: Data recovery; Repairing failing drives; Re-using or re-purposing old drives; Running drive diagnostics; Disk imaging; Backing up and archiving drives to prevent data loss; Transferring content between the drive and the laptop.
The 1-meter cable lets you set up anywhere, enabling you to perform any one of these tasks in a lab, at someone's desk or out in the field. With plug-and-play installation, it's easy to connect on any operating system, without any extra software to install.