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 • • • • • • • • 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 • • Available 5.25" drive bay and Serial ATA hard drive Available Serial ATA internal data port & Serial ATA power 04-0549A 1 Package Contents • • • • 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 2 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. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 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. 7. 8. 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. 3 Figure 2: SATA power connector & data cable Figure 3: 4-pin power connector & data cable Installing the Hard Drive into the Drive Bay 1. 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. 2. 3. 4 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 1. 2. 3. 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. 5 Notes 1. 2. 3. 4. 6 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. 7 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. 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