The German peripherals manufacturer Sharkoon has unveiled its new docking station for a single hard drive, accepting both units of 3.5 and 2.5 inches, Sharkoon QuickPort USB 3.1 Type C , at the same time also unveiled its expansion card PCIe x1 by Sharkoon USB 3.1 Host Controller Card type A + C that allows you to expand a computer with two USB 3.1 ports, one type A and other C.
Sharkoon expands its range of docking stations and introduces the fastest QuickPort family of products, thanks to USB 3.1 offers a data transfer rate of up to 10 gigabits per second. The Sharkoon QuickPort USB 3.1 Type C is a compact docking station to conveniently connect a SATA hard drive to a PC or laptop. With the help of USB 3.1, the new Sharkoon QuickPort offers a transfer rate of up to 10 gigabits per second and is compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. The docking station is suitable for a 2.5 solid state or a 3.5 mechanical hard disk which easily slips into the drive bay of the new Sharkoon QuickPort.
Installation is also simple; your operating system recognizes the QuickPort without having to install any kind of controller. If there is a hard drive inserted a spring tab protects the interior from dust and dirt. The internal SATA interface docking station is compatible with SATA 3.0 and is compatible with earlier SATA reviews. A status LED on the front indicates operation and data transfer. The ignition switch unit is located on the back, along with the power input and USB 3.1 connection type C port for connection to a computer. a USB 3.1 cable also included (connector type A to type C) and a power adapter.
Fittingly, Sharkoon also presents a new expansion card: The USB 3.1 Host Controller Card Sharkoon Type A + C conveniently expands a PC with two USB 3.1 ports. In it, both connections Type A and Type C pueros are available. Each port provides a transfer rate of up to 10 gigabits per second. PCIe expansion card supports PCIe 2.0 x2 and x1 PCIe 3.0 and is compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. An internal power input provides power SATA. This card is compatible with Windows 7, 8 and 10 operating systems.
The Sharkoon QuickPort USB 3.1 Type C is now available at a recommended retail price of 39.99 € from authorized dealers. The Sharkoon USB 3.1 Expansion Card Host Controller Card Type A + C is also available for the suggested retail price of € 29.99.
Posted by Kamaldeep Singh on March 17, 2016