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Vantec NexStar Vault 2.5" SATA to USB 2.0 Security Hard Drive Enclosure - Model NST-V290S2

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  • 2.5" USB 2.0
  • 6-digit pin with Encryption Technology
  • Blue LED indicatings power & HDD activity
  • Screw-free design

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NexStar Vault

Protect Your Data From Unwanted Access!
The Vantec NexStar® Vault is a portable security enclosure. With its simple-to-use keypad design, simply enter your six-digit password to guard your data from unwanted access. Whether it is financial documents, passwords, or any type of sensitive materials, the NexStar® Vault will keep your data safe with its integrated encryption technology. The hard drive is formatted into two partitions; an open drive (Public) and a private drive (Vault). Store and share your files under the "Public" drive and keep your sensitive materials safely guarded in the "Vault". Simply connect the NexStar® Vault to any PC or Mac with an USB port—no drivers are required. Start protecting your valuable data with the Vantec NexStar® Vault!


  • Protect your data from unwanted access
  • Encryption Technology
  • Six-Digit PIN
  • Supports PC or Mac
  • Hard Drive is Divided into "Public" and "Vault"
  • Attractive Blue LED Indicates Power and HDD Activity
  • Screw-free Design
  • Protective Hard Case Included
  • No Drivers Required
  • USB 2.0

  • Model: NST-V290S2
  • Device Support: SATA I/II Hard Drive
  • Device Size: 2.5''
  • Internal Interface: SATA
  • External Interface: USB 2.0
  • HD Capacity: Up to 750GB*
  • Material: Plastic and Alloys
  • Dimension: 130 x 76 x 16mm

System Requirements:

  • PC or Mac
  • Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 or Mac OS 8.6 and Greater
  • USB-equipped system with available USB port.
  • For USB 2.0 Speeds, the system must support USB 2.0 specifications.
*Supports 9.5mm width hard drives.

Package Contents:

2.5" NexStar Vault, USB 2.0 Y-Cable, User's Manual, Plastic Hard Carrying Case


It's designed to protect your data from unwanted access. Once connected to the computer, a hard disk will be partitioned into two (public and private) drives, and the private one can not be accessible until the six-digit password set previously is entered correctly.


The USB 2.0 interface enables high data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps so you save time while copying or moving data. Support for plug-and-play significantly decreases the need for driver installations (Windows 2000/XP or above editions of OS).

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
  • This item is covered by's Standard Return Policy.
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