iStarUSA T5F-SS SAS/SATA Hard Drive Mobile Rack

iStarUSA is a company with almost 20 years of experience in manufacturing their own industrial switching power supplies, rackmount chassis and server cabinets. Expanding their product catalogue, iStarUSA also makes workstation and server accessories including mobile hard drive racks. Used in situations where hard drives need to quickly swapped, mobile racks help to make the task easier. iStarUSA has many internal hard drive enclosure options, and today we'll be looking at the T5F-SS, a single drive SATA/SAS hard drive mobile rack.

The specification of iStarUSA's T5F-SS mobile hard drive rack are as follows:

  • - fits in a 5.25" drive bay
  • - accepts 3.5" SATA I/II and SAS hard drives (using the SATA power connector)
  • - 40mm cooling fan
  • - plastic face, steel frame, lockable
  • - trayless and screwless design for hard drive installation
  • - requires 4-pin molex power source

A video from iStarUSA helps to give a short overview of the T5-SA mobile rack (a slightly different model than the T5F-SS).

The front of the T5-SS mobile rack is black plastic. It has a door for hard drive access, and a keylock to prevent the rack from being opened. Hard drive activity LED's surround the keylock.