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This Multi-Media Bay is a perfect tool to pack more devices into any Desktop or small footprint computer. Mounted into a standard 5 1/4" drive bay, this Multi-Media Bay enables installing a standard 3.5" SATA hard drive and a slim optical drive into one single drive bay. 3.5" hard drive can be added or removed, like tape cartridge, from the Multi-Media bay via the integrated Snap-In drive bay. With the optional Addonics Snap-In 25 drive adapter, any 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD can also be added or removed from this Multi-Media Bay.


Multi-Media Bay installed into a desktop tower



Illustration of devices which can be installed into the Multi-Media Bay


Easily swap out various types of hard drives and optical media:



Product Features

  • A 5 1/4 bay system with a slot for slim optical drive and an integrated Snap-In mobile rack
  • Install any slim SATA or ATAPI optical drive and a 3.5" SATA hard drive into a single 5 1/4" drive bay
  • Choice of models with no drive or with optical drives pre-installed.
  • Hard drive can be added or removed, like tape cassette, via the integrated Snap-In mobile rack on bottom of the bay
  • Rugged steel construction for rough handling and fast cooling
  • Point to point Serial ATA connection (no cable to connect hard drive to enclosure)
  • Suspension mount to protect against vibration and shock
  • Designed for effective air flow
  • Hot swappable*, hard drive can be removed or add to the system without restarting*
  • Compatible with DOS, all Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Solaris

* Serial ATA hot swap feature works only with controllers that support this feature. You may consider adding one of the Addonics Serial ATA host controllers to your systems to ensure the hot swap capability. Controllers from your system may not support this feature. Please verify with your system or controller manufacturer if you need to have hot swap in your application.


Model and Pricing

Model
Description and Package Content
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BASE UNIT
AEMMBY

Multi-Media Bay (black bezel) only (no drive included)

Package content:
Multi-Media Bay, User guide

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BASE UNIT + SLIM OPTICAL DRIVE
AEMBRBY

Multi-Media Bay with slim Blu-Ray player

Package content:
Multi-Media Bay integrated with slim SATA combo Blu-Ray player / DVD-RRW drive, User guide

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AEMDVRBY

Multi-Media Bay with slim DVD-RRW drive

Package content:
Multi-Media Bay integrated with slim SATA DVD-RRW drive, User guide

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AEMCDBY

Multi-Media Bay with slim CD-ROM drive

Package content:
Multi-Media Bay integrated with slim ATAPI CD-ROM drive, User guide

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BASE UNIT + CF or CFAST ADAPTER
AEMMCFBY

Multi-Media Bay with Compact Flash Adapter

Package content:
Multi-Media Bay with Compact Flash Adapter, User guide

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AEMCFABY

Multi-Media Bay with CFast Adapter

Package content:
Multi-Media Bay with CFast Adapter, User guide

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Additional Accessories

Model
Description and Package Content
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AE25SN35SA

Snap-In 25 ( an adapter key for replacement 3.5" hard drive with 2.5" hard drive)
Package content:
Snap-In 25 (2.5" - 3.5" converter box), User guide

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Specifications

Supported Drive Type

on the top of the bay: slim SATA or ATAPI optical drive

on the bottom of the bay: 3.5" SATA I / II / III hard drive or 2.5 " SATA I / II / III hard drive with optional Snap-In 25

Integrated Snap-In mobile rack

Interface: SATA (standard interface)

can be converted to following interface with addition of interface converters

  • IDE (requires additional ADSAIDE converter board)
  • USB 2.0/1.1 (requires additional ADSAU2 converter board)
  • SCSI (requires additional ADSALVD160 converter board)

Power and Drive access LEDs

SATA power connector from PC power supply

Bezel Color: Black
Dimensions: 5.83 (W) x 7.2 (D) x 1.65 (H) in. (148 x 183 x 42 mm.)
Weight: 11oz (312g)
Warranty: One Year

System Requirements

  • PC/AT or Compatible System
  • One available 5 1/4" drive bay
  • 486, Pentium or greater
  • Minimum 32 MB RAM
  • 10 MB minimum free hard disk space
  • One available SATA port

specification subject to change without notice


 
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