DriveLink Combo USB 3.0

The DriveLink Combo USB 3.0 is a USB 3.0-enabled adapter, allowing both SATA and IDE devices to be conveniently and easily connected via a fast USB 3.0 interface to a computer or laptop. The adapter is ideal for hard drives, SSDs and optical drives in sizes 2.5", 3.5" and 5.25" which have an external SATA or IDE interface. Since the cable adapter is connected directly with the corresponding SATA hard drives or drive, annoying wiring is not a factor. A power adapter is included with the DriveLink Combo USB 3.0, providing a stable power supply to the connected devices.

To ensure that there is no accidental overwriting of important data, the DriveLink Combo USB 3.0 offers a write-protection function for the SATA and IDE interfaces. This function can be activated or disabled via a selector switch. An on/off switch and LED indicators are also located on the top of the device. In addition to the power adapter mentioned above, accessories also include a 100 cm long USB 3.0 cable to connect IDE devices, and a short instruction manual for quick startup.

External Interface: USB 3.0 (Type B Port)
Internal Interface SATA: 2.5", 3.5", 5.25"
Internal Interface IDE: 2.5", 3.5", 5.25" *
Chip: IS611
Max. Data Transfer Rate USB: 5 Gbit/s
Sleep Mode: After 30 Minutes
Optional Write Protection:
On/Off Switch:
Status LED:
Cable: USB 3.0 (Type A Plug to Type B Plug)
USB Cable Length: 100 cm
Power Supply: External Power Supply
Weight: 90 g
Dimensions (L x W x H): 85.5 x 83 x 26.5 mm

SATA Compatibility: Revision 1.0, 2.0, 3.0
Plug and Play:
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7/8/10
Package Contents:
DriveLink Combo USB 3.0
External Power Supply
USB Cable
Silicone Protector 2.5"
Silicone Protector 3.5"
IDE Cable for 3.5" Devices
* 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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