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ICY DOCK Introduces MB994SP-4SB-1 Quad Bay SATA 6Gbps Backplane

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Introducing the Icy Dock MB994SP-4SB-1 Full Metal Quad Bay 2.5" SATA 6Gbps backplane for use in a single 5.25" device bay. This new model uses a SATA 6Gbps interface and adds a fan power switch to control when you need it. The dual 40mm cooling fans in addition to the power switch for the fans allow for the best flexibility - Turn off when using SSD's and on when using mechanical SATA hard drives. The single 4 pin power connector reduces the amount of cables required and making installation simpler.

    The MB994SP-4SB-1 utilizes our EZ Slide Mini Trays that accommodate 9.5mm & 12.5mm drives which makes drive interchangeability and maintenance completely hassle free. The MB994SP-4SB-1 is made completely of metal to ensure protection of your drives as well as reliability. With it's small form factor, the MB994SP-4SB-1 is perfect for use in gaming PCs, RAID systems, and in small form factor cases where 5.25" bays are limited and large drive capacity or SSD's are needed.

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    Key Features:
    • Fits 4 x 2.5" SATA I / II / III HDD/SSD.
    • Accommodates Drives with up to 12.5mm Height.
    • Fits 4 Drives into a Single 5.25" Device Bay.
    • 1 x 4 pin power connector to reduce cable connections.
    • Status LED on Front for Each Drive.
    • Full Metal EZ Slide Mini Tray System with Full Cage Design.
    • Small Form Factor Perfect for IPC, Servers, and Small Form Factor Cases.
    • Fan Power Switch Allow User to turn off the fans when using SSD.
    • Front, Rear, Top, and Bottom Ventilation Slots.
    • Dual 40mm Cooling Fans.
    • eavy Duty Full Metal Construction.
    • Support SATA 6Gbps.
    • Top Cover for the Tray Adds Extra Drive Protection.
    • Active Power Technology - Device only power up if there are drive installed.
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    10 Year Member at TPU
  2. ironwolf


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    Any word on price/availability? The fan off/on switch on the front IMO would have been nice. Guess they felt people wouldn't have the need/desire to turn the fans on/off constantly.
  3. jsfitz54


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    Very nice!

    When and Where?
  4. Chaitanya


    Mar 7, 2011
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    hopefully newegg will be selling these. I got my first icy dock from newegg. :respect:
  5. Sinzia

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    That'd be perfect for my SSD's / 2.5 Momentus XT's raid... I'm currently using two dual bay backplanes, this would save me some room!

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