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ICY BOX

IB-234U3
Elegant and very stable USB 3.0 enclosure for 2.5" SATA Hard disks


Features

•     Aluminium case cover with brushed surface
•     USB 3.0 interface 5 Gbit/s
•     LED for Power and HDD access
•     HDD heigt up to 9.5 mm, HDD capacity no limit
•     Downwardly compatible with USB 2.0/1.1
•     Supports Windows XP/Vista/7/8 und Mac OS > 9.1
•     Plug & Play and Hot Swap
•     Toolless HDD installation with click-cover


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Features
IB-234U3

Elegant and very stable USB 3.0 enclosure for 2.5" SATA Hard disks

Aluminium enclosure for 2.5" (6.35 cm) SATA HDDs/SSDs up to 9.5 mm high.

USB 3.0 up to 5 Gbit/s - Backwards compatible to USB 2.0/1.1

HotSwap and Plug & Play

LED indicator for power and HDD activity

Quiet - Fanless












Plain elegance
This simple, noble-looking enclosure is made of finely brushed aluminum and hard black plastic. Thanks to the aluminum outter surface, this  enclosure dissipates the heat from inside and provides an espeically silent working environment.








Save yourself the searching
Screws are nowhere here. Thanks to the toolless mounting the effeciency hits the roof. The time saved here could be used elsewhere. For example, when assisted by HotSwap and Plug & Play, changing of an HDD is as easy as a children game.








And even faster!
Since USB 3.0  provides transfer rates of up to 6 GBit/s the LED indicator provides information concerning power and HDD activity (read/write).







Support

In our support area you can find our download center, where we provide you with up to date firmware updates, drivers and software for many RaidSonic products. We answer your most frequently asked questions and if the need arises, you could contact our support team directly.

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Data sheets, manuals, firmware updates, drivers and other software.

Datasheet

IB-234U3

Data sheet download
User Guide

IB-234U3

Manual download
up-downFrequently Asked Questions

Here you can find answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding our products.

External Enclosures

 

What do I have to know before buying?

Compatibility with the host computer

For USB 3.0 and 3.1 enclosures of ICY BOX, make sure that the corresponding USB port is available on your host computer. Although our enclosures are always USB downward compatible, please note that the specified data transfer rates cannot be achieved with an older USB version.

Are cables included in the package contents?

• All our ICY BOX enclosures are supplied with cables. Whether integrated in the enclosure or included, the cables are always part of the ICY BOX enclosure.

• If you want to connect a USB Type-C™ enclosure to a USB Type-A connector, it is possible to use an adapter from ICY BOX (IB-CB015). The same works in the other direction from USB Type-A to USB Type-C™ (IB-CB003).

Up to what hard disk capacity can I equip the ICY BOX?

The capacity of all our enclosures is unlimited.

 


 

Starting up

 

Are special drivers required?

No, only the standard USB drivers are required, which are already pre-installed on your system by default. Please make sure that the USB drivers are up to date.

Can the enclosure also be connected to USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 ports?

Yes this is possible. Please note, that the data transfer rates are much lower in this case.

Do I need a power supply for my external 2.5" enclosure?

An additional power supply for your 2.5" enclosure is usually not required. However, some of our external cases still have a 5 V connection to which you can connect an external power supply if required. An external power supply is not included.

 


 

Troubleshooting

 

Why is the HDD/SSD not recognized?

• Make sure your HDD/SSD is correctly connected to the external enclosure and its connectors.

• If the HDD/SSD is new, it must first be correctly formatted and partitioned before it is displayed in the system.

• Use a different USB port on your notebook or PC.

• Check if the power supply is connected and the external enclosure is switched on with the on/off switch (only for 3.5" enclosures).

• Update the USB 3.0 / USB 3.1 drivers of your notebook/PC or mainboard. Current USB drivers can be found on the website of your mainboard manufacturer.

Everything is connected, but no function.

To avoid possible problems, there are some quick tests that you can perform. You can test if the following components work correctly and are not the source of the problem:

• Cables - HDD/SSD - Enclosure To test your components, proceed as follows:

• Use the cables, hard drives, and enclosures on another system to see if your system is the source of the problem.

• Use a different cable, HDD/SSD, and hard disk enclosure one after the other to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in a different setup.

Where can I find drivers for my device?

If drivers or firmware updates are available for your device, you can find them in the Download Center in the Download / FAQ / Support category. The category Download / FAQ / Support can be found for each product directly above the product description under the main features. However, if you are using a current operating system, it will rarely be necessary to install drivers at a later date.

 


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RaidSonic Support and Service


When you have purchased a product from us our relationship doesn’t end, rather a new kind of relationship will start. It doesn’t matter if you have questions or you want to update an older product or you have a problem (with the product) that we shall solve, you are welcome. By the way, RMA means returnmerchandise authorization.

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Specifications

Below you can find general information regarding the product.



Model:

IB-234U3

Article No:

20236

EAN Code:

4250078188643

Brand:

ICY BOX

Category:

External enclosure

Material:

Aluminium + Plastic

Colour:

Silver

HDD size (Zoll):

2.5"

HDD interface:

1x 2.5" SATA I/II/III

HDD height:

Up to 9.5 mm

HDD capacity:

Unlimited

HotSwap:

Yes

Plug & Play:

Yes

External data interface:

1x USB 3.0

Transfer rate:

USB 3.0 up to 5 Mbit/s

LED:

Power and HDD access

Operating system:

Windows XP/Vista/7/8 und Mac OS > 9.1

Power connector:

USB powered


Box content:

1x IB-234U3, USB 3.0 cable, manual





Packing unit:

20 pcs./carton

Total weight:

3.5 kg/carton

Gross weight (incl. packing):

0.175 kg

Net weight:

0.140 kg

Dimension/carton:

390x285x255 mm

Dimension of packing box:

186x133x45 mm

Dimension of article:

121x77x12 mm

Country of origin:

Taiwan