Other World Computing’s (OWC) OWC Drive Dock is a docking station that allows creative professionals and other users of large amounts of data to hot-swap, and quickly access, store and transfer information from bare SATA drives.
The OWC Drive Dock is compatible with both Mac and PC systems, and provides two drive bays that each can accommodate either 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch drives. The two drives can be accessed simultaneously for improved data access and transfer speed, ensuring convenient access to multiple drives.
The OWC Drive Dock sports an aluminum enclosure and quiet, fanless operation. It also has internal universal auto-switching power supply, so no external power brick needed.
The OWC Drive Dock provides a quick way to access bare SATA drives. Users can hot swap drives, read multiple drives simultaneously, or boot from bare drives, all with the speed of the Thunderbolt 2 and USB 3.0 Gen 1 interfaces. For video and audio content creation professionals, Drive Dock delivers rapid read/write transfer speeds with Thunderbolt 2 of 522 MB/s and 477 MB/s and 427 MB/s and 347 MB/s via USB, making it an important tool in high-demand creative workflows.
The OWC Drive Dock’s unique design makes hot-swapping a breeze. Each bay features its own independent power switch and an LED activity monitor. Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports deliver extreme-speed data transfers, and support daisy-chain expansion with up to five additional Thunderbolt devices. An USB 3.0 port is also provided for versatile compatibility.
The OWC Drive Dock is available now for same-day shipping at http://tinyurl.com/qzsp3lx. The Drive Dock is priced at US$247.99, which includes a one meter Thunderbolt cable and a 0.6 meter USB 3.0 cable. It comes with a three year warranty.