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Internal RAID Converter for 2x M.2 SATA to 2.5" U.2 SSD


• Internal RAID for 2x M.2 SATA to 2.5" U.2 SSD
• Internal interface SATA III up to 6 Gbit/s
• Host interface SATA Express up to 10 Gbit/s
• Enclosure in 2.5" SSD form factor, 9.5" mm building height
• For M.2 SATA SSD with B-Key or B+M-Key, 22x 30/42/60/80 mm
• Supports RAID 0, 1 and Single Mode
• Windows, Linux, Mac OS compatible





Internal RAID Converter for 2x M.2 SATA to 2.5" U.2 SSD

2x M.2 SATA to 2,5" U.2 SSD


RAID 0, 1, Single mode

Flexible use of RAID modes

With the hardware RAID controller the operation of the M.2 SSDs is possible in RAID 0, 1 and additionally in the single mode. Depending on the application, the IB-M2U02-R can be adapted to your wishes or specific situations.

Each SSD its socket

Both internal connections have an M.2 B-Key socket and achieve a data transfer rate of up to 6 Gbit with the SATA III interface and per module.

New is always faster

The external interface is the new SATA Express port. With its capacity of up to 10 Gbit/s bandwidth, this provides you with the best performance in RAID 0 mode. The simultaneous use in the single mode and the increased reading speed in the RAID 1 are thus always ensured without the bottleneck effect.

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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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Questions concerning external enclosures


The hard drive / SSD is not recognized?
- Make sure that your HDD/SSD is placed correctly inside the NAS and that the connectors are connected.

- If the HDD or SSD is new, it must be first formatted and partitioned before it can be used by the operating system. This is how to partition you HDD/SSD with Windows 7 [] / Windows 8 [] / MacOS X []

- Please use the USB ports on the back side of your PC. the front USB ports might not provide enough power for the enclosure to properly function.

- Make sure that the power supply is connected to the external enclosure and that the power switch is turned ON (Only by 3.5" enclosures).

- Try connecting the external enclosure to a different USB port.

- Try connecting the external enclosure with a different USB cable.

- Update the USB 3.0/USB 3.1 drivers for your OS/Motherboard. The most actual USB drivers can be found on the internet website of your motherboards manufactorer.

- While connecting with an eSATA connetion: Connect your external enclosure with eSATA when the system is running. Your motherboard must have HotSwap support. In your motherboard's manual and on your motherboard's manufactorer website you can find further information if your motherboard has HotSwap support. In order to make sure the enclosure itself is working, try connecting it via the USB port.

Can i connect my enclosure with eSATA and USB at the same time?
- No. Both interfaces cannot run at the same time.

Where can i find drivers for my device?
- The actual drivers for your device can be found in the [LINK]Download Center[/] in the support category. The support category can by each product directly above the product description. When using the msot current operating systems it is mostly already pre-installed with current drivers therefore the need to install the driver manually is less probable.

Do i need a power supply for my 2.5" enclosure?
In general, an additional power supply is not necessary. Many ICY BOX external enclosures have a 5 V connection available in case more power is needed. A power supply is not included in the package content.

Interesting facts about the new USB 3.1 standard
The USB interface has been the standard for PC hardware and the new USB 3.1 standard entails several improvements. Not only the data transfer rates are much faster but also the charging of smart devices. And finally, the reversible-plug connector is introduced to USB as well.

Compared to USB 3.0 the transfer rates are doubled, thus the USB 3.1 interface achieves speeds of up to 10 Gbit/s which makes the interface fast enough to even max out current SSDs.

Another novelty, the reversible-plug USB Type-C connector, can be plugged into an appropriate USB Type-C connector. Without worrying about its directions, it will fit either way. USB Type-C is able to connect monitors via its USB interface. At the same time, data can flow further using the very same USB port. Theoretically, the transfer rates should suffice to connect 5K monitors which are not yet widely-used.

On top of that the new Type-C connector allows the use of Power Delivery (PD). A feature which provides the possibility to charge devices using up to 100 Watt. Supposably, even notebooks could be charged via USB. In the near future it might even be possible for the new Type-C interface to become the new standard for smartphones, tablets and other smart devices because of the connector's small size.

The already well-established USB 3.0 interfaces Type-A and Micro-B will still be preserved for the future, though, and will also have transfer rates of up to 10 Gbit/s. Whether Type-C is completely going to replace the old-established USB interfaces is yet to be awaited. In the meanwhile, the compatibility between the old USB types and the new Type-C is ensured by already available USB adapters or a PCI-E expansion card. This way the new USB type remains compatible with older PCs or notebooks, even without having Type-C ports.

IP protection classes and their meaning
Several ICY BOX and KeySonic products have a so called IP protection class (e.g. IP54 or IP66). This IP indication specifies the level of protection against certain environmental conditions, particularly against foreign particles (e.g. dust) and water.

The IP protection classes are defined by two digits and are subdivided into different levels. While the first digit specifies the protection against foreign particles, the second digit defines the degree of protection against moisture.

IP protection classes:

Level      Meaning
0               No protection
1               Protection against objects with a diameter > 50 mm
2               Protection against objects with a diameter > 12.5 mm
3               Protection against objects with a diameter > 2.5 mm
4               Protection against objects with a diameter > 1.0 mm
5               Dust protected
6               Dust tight

Level      Meaning
1               Protection against dripping water
2               Protection against dripping water when tilted up to 15°
3               Protection against spraying water
4               Protection against splashing of water
5               Protection against water jets
6               Protection against powerful water jets
7               Protection against temporary immersion
8               Protection against permanent immersion
9               Protection against high-pressure cleaning / steam cleaning

This means that the external ICY BOX enclosure IB-276U3 with protection level IP66 is dust tight and protected against powerful water jets.

In addition to the dust and water proof IB-276U3, there is the IB-278U3 (IP54) and the IB-279U3 (IP65), all of which are external enclosures for 2.5" drives. Regarding KeySonic keyboards mainly those from the industrial line (like KSK-5230IN) comply with IP68 protection class.

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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SSD systems





HDD size (inch):

22x 30/42/60/80 mm

Drive interface:

2x M.2 SATA with B-Key or B+M-Key (each up to 6 Gbit/s)

CF-Card capacity:

No limit

HDD height:

9.5 mm

HDD space:

2.5" SSD

HDD size:

Plug & Play:

Hot Swap:

Host interface:

1x U.2 SFF-8639

RAID Level:

0, 1, Single

RAID function:

0, 1, Single


ASM1062R H/W



User interface:

Operating system:

Transfer rate:

SATA Express up to 10 Gbit/s

Power switch:

Auto rebuilding:

Power connector:

Bus powered


RAID Function:


Box content:

1x IB-M2U02-R, 4x screw set, 1x manual

Packing unit:

50 pcs./carton

Total weight:

6.4 kg/carton

Gross weight (incl. packing):

0.118 kg

Net weight:

0.052 kg


410x330x200 mm

Dimension of packing box:

135x100x25 mm

Dimension of article:

100x70x10 mm

Country of origin:


Import tax: