U2EIDE525D-1 is an USB 2.0 to IDE (ATA/ATAPI) dual 5.25" bay enclosure. U2EIDE525D-1 is ideally suited for tailgate interface applications for removable-media drives CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, tape drive, and hard disk drive. It allows IDE drives (Master and Slave) to be connected to USB 2.0 serial bus in a plug-and-play fashion. Both ATA and ATAPI devices are supported using the same firmware.

U2EIDE525D-1 allows users to easily hot-swap IDE drive without interrupting the current operation. U2EIDE525D-1 provides the perfect solution for data backup and transferring of data between computers using IDE (ATA/ATAPI) devices.

Technical Specifications

U2EIDE525-1 combines two key components:
1). USB 2.0 to IDE (ATA/ATAPI) Bridge Board
2). Mechanism and Power supply

1).USB 2.0 to IDE (ATA/ATAPI) Bridge Board:

  • USB 2.0 Interface: One USB B-Type connector
  • USB Bus Transfer Rate: High Speed (480 Mbit) and Full Speed (12 Mbit)
  • USB Bus Power: Self Powered Mode Operation
  • USB 2.0 to ATA/ATAPI Native Bridge Controller:ALi. M5621
  • Complies with T13's ATA/ATAPI-6 Draft Specification:
    • PIO Mode 0 ~ 4
    • Multiword DMA Mode 0 ~ 2
    • Ultra DMA Mode 0 ~ 4
    • Supports 48-bit addressing for large hard drives (>128GB)
  • IDE (ATA/ATAPI) Interface: Male IDC 2X20 Connector
  • Both ATA and ATAPI devices are supported using the same firmware.
  • High Speed indicator LED and HDD Access LED

2).Mechanism and Power supply:

  • Provide two 5.25" device bay
  • Inner metal mounting bracket provides screw holes for 5.25" IDE devices
  • Built-in 80x80 mm cooling fan
  • Provide one RCA Jack
  • Power indicator LED and HDD access LED
  • Built-in 80W power supply/Universal auto-switching input 90-240V AC
  • Provide Power Switch on the front panel.

Operating System Requirements
  • Windows ME/2000 SP3/XP; MacOS X or higher
Kit includes
  • U2EIDE525D-1 Enclosure
  • USB 2.0 A-to-B type Cable (1.0m length)
  • AC Power Core (2.0m length)
  • Installation guide
  • Screws for CD-ROM drive