DriveWire

DriveWire USB to IDE/PATA/SATA Adapter

Apricorn’s DriveWire Universal Hard Drive Adapter is the perfect tool for IT departments, techies, or anyone that needs to interface to a hard drive. Simple and easy to use, DriveWire provides a USB interface to virtually any PATA/IDE or SATA hard drive, 2.5” or 3.5”.

DriveWire is the ideal solution for transferring the data from a desktop or notebook PC to a new hard drive in a few easy steps. It makes what can otherwise be a daunting and tricky process, painless and easy.

DriveWire is bundled with Apricorn's "Upgrade Suite" which features the award winning "EZ Gig III" cloning software for Windows and "Shirt Pocket's SuperDuper!" for Mac. When used together, DriveWire makes it easy to transfer your OS, data, applications, documents, address books, e-mail, settings and preferences - from the old drive to a new drive, in few easy steps.

Start by attaching the new 2.5" or 3.5" hard drive to the appropriate connector on DriveWire's cable head. Then connect the AC power adapter and the USB cable. Now, boot up your computer using the "Upgrade Suite" bootable CD and make and exact clone of the old drive onto a new drive. After the transfer is completed, install the new hard drive into the desktop or notebook, and the computer will boot up just like normal.

DriveWire includes: Apricorn's Upgrade Suite with EZ Gig III Cloning software for Windows and Shirt Pocket's SuperDuper! for Mac, a hybrid adapter that connects to any 2.5" , 3.5" IDE/PATA or SATA Hard Drive, USB 2.0 cable (USB 1.1 compatible) and high quality UL Listed power adapter.

This unique adapter provides a SATA connector for the new style drives as well as 44 pin connector for a 2.5" Notebook IDE/PATA Hard Drive and 40 pin connector for a standard 3.5" IDE/PATA Hard Drive, allowing you to connect a hard drive to any desktop or notebook computer with a USB 2.0 port. This is the perfect solution for anyone needing immediate or temporary access to a Hard Drive.

You won't need to buy a different enclosure for every Hard Drive or worry about whether or not you have enough power through your USB ports run the device. Because DriveWire is guaranteed to safely provide all the power you need and it is compatible with all of today's 2.5, 3.5 IDE/PATA or SATA Hard Drives. When you combine DriveWire with Apricorn's Upgrade Suite you will have the perfect solution to upgrade the hard drive on all of today's most popular desktop and notebook computers.

Product Features

  • Portable design -- No Enclosure - Just connect adapter directly to hard drive
  • Included Hard Drive Cloning Software -- Create an exact duplicate or your hard drive with EZ Gig II
  • Compatibility -- Hybrid adapter that connects to any 2.5" , 3.5" IDE/PATA or SATA Hard Drive
  • Plug-n-Play -- Drivers not required for Windows XP, 2000 & Vista or Mac OS
  • 1 year limited warranty