Newer Technologies ( has announced the NewerTech AdaptaDrive™ converter bracket for installing any capacity size 2.5-inch SATA hard drive or Solid State Drive in a 3.5-inchSATA drive bay equipped desktop Mac, PC or external enclosure.

The NewerTech AdaptaDrive is available immediately at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$24.99 from NewerTech’s exclusive distributor, Other World Computing ( It supports 1.5GB/s and 3.0GB/s drives, so existing notebook hard drives can be utilized for extra storage. Or a high performance 3G SSD such as the Mercury Extreme Pro can be added.

The AdaptaDrive is fully SATA 3.0 Revision 3.0 (6GB/s) compatible. It measures 5.77 x 3.98 x .35 inches and comes in a black painted aluminum design.