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StarTech SATADOCK22UE eSATA USB to SATA External HDD Dock for Dual 2.5 or 3.5in Hard Drive

  • 2.5" & 3.5"
  • USB2.0 & eSATA
  • Tested to 2TB (3.5") & 1TB (2.5")
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  • newegg Dual Slot, Three Ports HDD Dock Equipped with two eSATA ports and one USB 2.0 port, the StarTech SATADOCK22UE HDD dock enables easy and quick access to two 2.5"/3.5" HDDs/SSDs at up to 1.5Gbps (via eSATA) or 480Mbps (via USB) data transfer rates.
  • newegg Ease of Use A top slot-loading design and unique drive ejection mechanism provides hassle-free installation and removal without having to install drives into an enclosure or tray. Power button with integrated Power/Activity LED indicator for each drive allows intuitive, error-free operation.
  • newegg Power Adapter Included A high-output power adapter is included to provide reliable power for large capacity/high RPM SATA hard drives.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year

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  • Wesley S.
  • 2/28/2015 11:22:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs4 years and still working

Pros: Still working 4+ years after purchase. I'm only using the USB port. I never tried the eSata port so I can't tell you how well it works.

It has been powering a 500GB and a 1TB drive for years. No complaints.

Cons: None.

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  • Shad S.
  • 1/22/2015 8:27:24 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSimple & works well

Pros: Easy access to two 3.5" or 2.5" SATA disks without opening the case. Makes room for a 3.5" disk by folding down a flap with a 2.5" cutout in it - better than my old dock which had a piece that had to be removed.

Cons: None for me. Other reviewers complain about needing two eSATA cables, and I can see how that's inconvenient, but enough controllers don't support port multipliers that I like not having to worry about compatibility.

Other Thoughts: Didn't try the USB interface. Requires two eSATA ports on your computer.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/18/2015 12:43:05 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsgood till premature death

Pros: the esata part is cool but requires two controller connections

Cons: die way too soon [ 5 months of actual use stored past warranty ]

Other Thoughts: get the comparable rosewill unit, and get more for less

Manufacturer Response:


Thanks for taking the time to leave your review of the SATADOCK22UE. We are sorry to hear the docking station stopped working, and would like to help out, as well as understand the issues you experienced.

What type of failure did you experience? Did the unit stop working all together, or was there a physical breakage? Did the power lights illuminate when the unit was plugged in and a hard drive connected? Did the enclosure stop being recognized via USB?

We have opened a support ticket for you under case number 308-181968. We would like to hear more about your experience with this docking station. Please reference the above case number when speaking to us.

Thank You,

Customer Support

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  • Thomas J.
  • 12/18/2014 12:15:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFast, Expandable, Connection options

Pros: Bought this two years ago to dock a 2TB seagate to my laptop for more storage (I do a lot of gaming and record the footage) this external dock operated as if the drive was in my computer

Cons: took one egg off because of two things
wish i could have docked two drives through one eSATA cable instead of two

one of the eSATA cables ?lock fingers? broke, could still use cable but it was loose and didnt facilitate a reliable connection

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  • David F.
  • 7/5/2014 7:58:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsCheaply made

Pros: Fits two bare drives and has eSATA and USB ports

Cons: The power cord attaches very loosely to the unit. It very easily comes unattached unless it's kept very still. The power button to one of the slots became jammed and is now permanently on.

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  • Michael R.
  • 1/29/2014 6:13:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPiece of Junk

Pros: Started out good with separate esata I/Os working well.

Cons: After a year the esata died. Switched to USB, which worked for a few months more then also died. StarTech is now on my "list" of companies that I will never buy anything from again.

Other Thoughts: Good luck with StarTech and their poor quality

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  • Karl L.
  • 12/12/2013 2:59:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsEffective Storage Expansion

Pros: Dock is well-constructed
Simple to use
eSATA ports recognized at 3Gb/s in BIOS

Cons: None worth mentioning

Other Thoughts: I purchased two eSATA docks for my home PCs. One PC uses an extension cable from two internal SATA ports, converting to eSATA in a slot cover; the other PC uses a two-port eSATA PCIe card. I can drop drives into the dock and have them recognized in the OS with no issue. Performance is more than adequate, as I use the docks to duplicate drives with tools like Partition Magic and CloneZilla. I've recommended these to friends and coworkers and have been very satisfied.

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  • Cameron H.
  • 9/19/2013 6:23:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsLoving it!

Pros: This is the tops! I am saving so much time at work now that I have this! I used a toaster like this before and loved it so I order one for work and I have it hooked up with eSATA. I guess the USB port works on it I have not used it. USB is to slow for me. I work for a school district and when I have to do something I have to do it then and now. I love how it has 2 spots for hard drives and they both work perfect!

Cons: NONE!

Other Thoughts: Don't use USB and eSATA at the same time they will fight on who is going to do what and never stop so that means that your drive(s) will not show up.

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  • Patrick B.
  • 6/13/2013 2:00:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: lol

Cons: DOA

Other Thoughts: How can these manufacturers offer warranties when they can't even manage to get working units to leave the factory?

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  • Stephen E.
  • 6/4/2013 9:25:58 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsStarTech falls short

Pros: It was compatible with all types of drives and was easy to use. It had USB 3.0 and appeared to be a clever design.

Cons: The power button for drive 2 (for PATA drives) would not turn on the hard drive for accessing data, made evident by the dead LED indicator light and silent drive - lack of activity sound. I don't really think it was the switch that was broken, more like an internal circuit, practically impossible to fix. However, the port for hard drive 1, SATA drives, works just fine. I think the quality and workmanship on this product really lacks, and the product is completely overpriced indicated by poor tolerances, play in the connections, and cheap plastic. I will keep it to use on SATA drives, but now I have to fork out more cash for a PATA dock. And it was nice that it would support all hard drives but what good is it if it short-circuits in less than a dozen uses.

Other Thoughts: Don't by this drive dock it sucks because it breaks.

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