Drive Dock with USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2) Dual Drive Bay Solution


Mac / PC / USB 3.1 Gen 2

For Bare 2.5″ and 3.5″ SATA Drives

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.Highlights

  • 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

Product Specs

Software Requirements

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

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 Supported 1

  • (2) 3.5″ SATA 6Gb/s drives
  • or (2) 2.5″ SATA 6Gb/s drives

Performance 2

  • 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.

Operating Environment

  • Environmental (Operating)
  • Temperature (°F) 32° – 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)
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