OWC Drive Dock USB-C dual drive bay

Drive Dock USB-C dual drive bay at equip-u.com

- Two drive bays for 2.5" or 3.5" hard drives and SSDs
- USB-C connectivity
- Up to 981MB/s speeds
- Independent power switches, and simultaneous operation
- Internal power supply with universal compatibility
- Mac, PC and Chrome compatible

The Workhorse Drive Dock
Drive Dock is the ultimate, high-performance bare drive access tool. For creative workflows, backup, or other tasks requiring constant access to multiple drives, Drive Dock delivers a compact, easy solution with the performance of a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface.

An Essential Workflow Solution
OWC Drive Dock is the easiest way to access bare SATA drives. Hot swap, read multiple drives simultaneously, or boot from bare drives.

For video and audio content pros working with multiple bare drives on big projects, Drive Dock delivers amazing flexibility and convenience, making it an indispensable drive tool.

Designed to Accommodate Your Life
Drive Dock's unique design makes hot-swapping a breeze. Two drive bays accommodate both 2.5" and 3.5" drives and can access a drive in each simultaneously.

Each bay features its own independent power switch and LED activity monitor. Drive Dock uses a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface with data rates up to 981MB/s for versatile compatibility and an auto-switching internal power supply compatible with standard dual-prong power cables.

Customized Flexibility
Drive Dock is flexible enough to use on almost any system and is compatible with Thunderbolt 3 ports. It works perfectly as an on-location backup solution, or for industry professionals using multiple bare drives.

Featuring rugged aluminum construction, quiet, fanless operation, and complete with both a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C cable and a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C to Type-A cable, the OWC Drive Dock streamlines high-demand workflow.

OWC Drive Dock Dual Bay Solution
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-C to Type-C) cable
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C to Type-A) cable
Power cable
User Guide


Software Requirements

- OS X 10.6.8 or later
- Windows 7 SP1 or later
- ChromeOS (latest version recommended)
Driver not required for OS X / Windows

Hardware Requirements
Minimum: Mac or PC featuring USB 2.0 interface
Recommended (Best Performance): Mac or PC featuring USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface

USB: Any Mac that supports booting via USB

UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) Compliant

Interface (Chipset)
USB 3.1 Gen 2: Via Labs VL820
SATA 6Gb/s (drive bays): ASMedia ASM1351

(1) USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C

Drives Supported1
(2) 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives
or (2) 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives

Compressible Data
- Read: Up to 698MB/s
- Write: Up to 981MB/s

Power Supply
Internal UL-listed universal auto-switching
AC input: 100 ~ 240V, 50/60Hz
DC output: 12V, 4A
Adapter plugs for international use sold separately.

Environmental (Operating)
Temperature (°F) 41° – 104°
Temperature (°C) 0° – 40°

Environmental (Non-Operating)
Temperature (°F) −4° – 158°
Temperature (°C) −20 – 70°

Height: 85 mm (3.3 in)
Width: 160 mm (6.3 in)
Length: 150 mm (5.8 in)
Weight (Without Drives): 2.20 lb (1.000 kg)

1. Device may encounter wake from sleep issues on Mac operating systems when using any of the following drives sold by OWC: TOSDT01ACA100, TOSDT01ACA200, TOSDT01ACA300.
2. Benchmark testing performed by OWC in August 2018 using a 2017 iMac (iMac18,1) running macOS 10.13.6. Tests conducted with a 480GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSD. Tested using QuickBench™ 5.0 Extended Test (20-100 MB) over 10 cycles, cache disabled. Results represent the extended test average. Speeds will vary based on drives used, setup, and other factors.