SATA MobileRack - Trayless Quick Installation Guide

SATA MobileRack - Trayless
Quick Installation Guide
Introducing the 3.5" SATA MobileRack - Trayless
The 3.5" SATA MobileRack - Trayless is a Serial ATA
enclosure for use in Serial ATA enabled systems.
Features and Benefits
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Trayless design makes switching drives fast and
tool-free - installs in any 5.25" drive bay
Easily switch drive without opening computer case
in order to move large files from one system to
another or run multiple OS on same system
Fully Serial ATA compatible - supports up to
3.0 Gbps data transfer rates
Durable & high-quality metal construction
Easy access handle for quick removal
Includes lock to prevent accidental removal & extra
security
Front LED to indicate power & HDD operation
Rear mounted ball-bearing fan keeps drive cool
System Requirements
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Available 5.25" drive bay and Serial ATA hard drive
Available Serial ATA internal data port & Serial
ATA power
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Package Contents
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3.5" SATA MobileRack -Trayless
Mounting screws
Keys
Quick Installation Guide
Layout
Power On/Off LED
indicator (Red)
Key lock switch
Drive activity LED
indicator (Blue)
Drive bay
Door handle
Figure 1: Layout
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Hardware Installation
The 3.5" SATA MobileRack - Trayless fits into the
5.25" drive bay. General instructions for installing the
mobile rack are provided below. Since the design of
computer cases and motherboards vary, refer to your
computer’s reference manual for further information, if
needed.
Static Electricity Discharge may permanently damage
your system. Discharge any static electricity build up in
your body by touching your computer’s case for a few
seconds.
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Turn OFF the power to your computer and any
other connected peripheral devices.
Unplug the power cord from the back of the
computer.
Open your computer case.
Remove a front cover plate from the computer's
5.25" drive bay before installing your 3.5" SATA
MobileRack - Trayless.
Slide the 3.5" SATA MobileRack - Trayless into the
drive bay and secure it on each side using the
mounting screws.
Connect a power cable to only one of the power
connectors that is matched with your system's power
supply, see Figure 2 and 3 on the next page.
Note: Connecting two power supplies may damage
your enclosure and hard drive.
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Connect one end of the serial cable to the 3.5" SATA
MobileRack - Trayless and the other end to the
motherboard SATA port.
Close your computer case.
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Figure 2: SATA power connector & data cable
Figure 3: 4-pin power connector & data cable
Installing the Hard Drive into the Drive Bay
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Unlock the 3.5" SATA MobileRack - Trayless then
open the door, see Figure 4 on the next page.
Note: Do not force the door to open while it is
locked. Otherwise, you will damage the lock.
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Place the hard drive in the drive bay, so that the
SATA connector is lined up with the connector
inside the drive bay.
Carefully push the hard drive into the drive bay so
that the drive's SATA connector is seated securely,
then close the door and lock it.
Figure 4: Openning door
To Verify Installation
Since we didn’t load any additional driver under these
Windows OSs, the only way to verify the 3.5” SATA
MobileRack – Trayless works is actually connecting to a
SATA controller.
To Verify Hard Disk Drive Connectivity
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Check Device Manager to verify successfull
installation.
For Windows 98/ME: Right click My Computer, click
Properties.
For Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003: Right click My
Computer, then click Manage.
For Windows Vista™ : Right click Computer, click
Manage, then Continue.
For Windows Server 2008: Right click Computer,
click Manage, double click Diagnostics.
Click Device Manager.
Double click Disk drives, the serial/model number
of the hard drive should be displayed.
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Notes
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Do not open the door of the drive bay while the hard
drive is busy, this may cause damage to your hard
drive.
The key lock must be in the lock position when in
use. This prevents unexpected removal while
working.
Connecting two power supplies may damage your
enclosure and hard drive.
Do not force the door to open while it is locked.
Otherwise, you will damage the lock.
Technical Support and Warranty
QUESTIONS? SIIG’s Online Support has answers! Simply visit our
web site at www.siig.com and click Support. Our online support
database is updated daily with new drivers and solutions. Answers
to your questions could be just a few clicks away. You can also submit
questions online and a technical support analysts will promptly
respond.
SIIG offers a 2-year manufacturer warranty with this product. Please
see our web site for more warranty details. If you encounter any
problems with this product, please follow the procedures below.
A) If it is within the store's return policy period, please return the
product to the store where you purchased it.
B) If your purchase has passed the store's return policy period, please
follow these steps to have the product repaired or replaced.
Step 1: Submit your RMA request.
Go to www.siig.com, click Support, then RMA to submit a
request to SIIG RMA. If the product is determined to be
defective, an RMA number will be issued.
Step 2: After obtaining an RMA number, ship the product.
• Properly pack the product for shipping. All software, cable(s)
and any other accessories that came with the original package
must be included.
• Clearly write your RMA number on the top of the returned
package. SIIG will refuse to accept any shipping package, and
will not be responsible for a product returned without an
RMA number posted on the outside of the shipping carton.
• You are responsible for the cost of shipping. Ship the product
to the following address:
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
RMA #:
• SIIG will ship the repaired or replaced product via Ground
in the U.S. and International Economy outside of the U.S. at
no cost to the customer.
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About SIIG, Inc.
Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading computer upgrade manufacturer
of I/O connectivity products, including PCI & ISA serial and parallel
ports, USB, Serial ATA & UltraATA controllers, FireWire (1394a/b),
networking, sound cards, and other accessories. SIIG is the premier
one-stop source of upgrades.
SIIG products offer comprehensive user manuals, many user-friendly
features, and are backed by an extensive manufacturer warranty.
High-quality control standards are evident by the overall ease of
installation and compatibility of our products, as well as one of the
lowest defective return rates in the industry. SIIG products can be
found in computer retail stores, mail order catalogs, through major
distributors, system integrators, and VARs in the Americas and the
UK, and through e-commerce sites.
PRODUCT NAME
3.5" SATA MobileRack - Trayless
FCC RULES: TESTED TO COMPLY WITH FCC PART 15, CLASS
B OPERATING ENVIRONMENT: FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT:
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause
harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
THE PARTY RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCT COMPLIANCE
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
Ph: 510-657-8688
3.5" SATA MobileRack - Trayless is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and the SIIG logo are registered
trademarks of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Other names used in
this publication are for identification only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.
March, 2009
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