DriveLink USB 2.0

The DriveLink is a a multi-functional cable adapter that can be used to connect regular IDE and SATA drives (2.5", 3.5" as well as 5.25") to a computer/laptop via USB. To protect the "naked" drives, two premium silicone protectors are included which are suitable for taking in and decoupling one 2.5" and one 3.5" drive each.

External Interface: USB 2.0 (Type A Plug)
Internal Interface SATA: 2.5", 3.5", 5.25"
Internal Interface IDE: 2.5", 3.5", 5.25" *
Chip: JMicron JM20337
Max. Data Transfer Rate USB: 480 Mbit/s
Backup Function:
On/Off Switch:
Status LED:
Cable: USB 2.0 (Type A Plug)
USB Cable Length: 50 cm
Power Supply: Power Adapter, USB
Weight: 90 g
Dimensions (L x W x H): 85 x 68 x 24 mm
SATA Compatibility: Revision 1.0, 2.0, 3.0
Max. HDD Capacity USB: 8 TB
Plug and Play:
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7/8/10

Package Contents:
DriveLink USB 2.0
Power Adapter
Backup Software
Silicone Protector 2.5"
Silicone Protector 3.5"
Power Cable for IDE Devices (3.5" and 5.25")
CD with Software and Manual
* IDE drives must be jumpered to "Master".
EAN Code:


  • My hard drive does not appear in My Computer.
    If the hard drive is new, it should be partitioned and formatted in Windows Disk Management, then it should appear in My Computer.
  • My hard drive is sporadically ejected from Windows or the data transfer stops.
    Ensure that your USB or eSATA uses the latest firmware and driver. If the problem is not resolved, please downlowd the latest firmware for the docking station from the Sharkoon homepage.
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