■ USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C connector with up to 10Gb/s super speed transfer rate

■ Supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) function for even faster performance

■ Configurable RAID function (RAID 0, 1, JBOD, Non-RAID)

■ Aluminum body with tool-free hard drive installation design

■ Supports 2.5-inch SATA drives up to any capacity

■ USB bus powered included, no adapter required



Model No.
Color Black
Material Aluminum body
Power requirement USB BUS powered (Support up to 5V/3A)
Cooling system 30mm x 30mm low noise fan x 1
HDD size support 2.5" HDD/SSD (Support up to 12.5mm)
Enclosure interface USB 3.1 Gen2 up to 10Gb/s (Compatible with USB 3.0 / 2.0 / 1.1)
LED indicator Solid blue: Power on
Blinking blue: Read / Write
Solid red: Rebuilding
Blinking red: HDD cannot be recognized
Operating system support Microsoft Windows 7 (32bit/64bit), 8/8.1/10 (32bit/64bit) or future release version.
Mac OS 10.5* or above
Chipset ASM1352R A1, ASM1542
Drive interface support SATA I / II / III
Enclosure connector USB 3.1 Type-C
RAID mode support RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD, Non-RAID
Environment Operating Temperature: 5°C ~ 35°C
Operating Humidity: 20%RH ~ 80%RH
Storage Temperature: -20°C ~ 50°C
Storage Humidity: 20%RH ~ 80%RH
Net weight 500±20g
Dimension 80mm (W) x 60mm (H) x 140mm (D)
3.15" (W) x 2.36" (H) x 5.51" (D)

* User should check for XHCI function in Mac OS, if computer system supports XHCI function then it can support DS223 automatically without additional driver installation.

  • Q&A

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Enable trim function of DS223 firmware 1,822 KB
DS223 eDM (ds223_edm_en.pdf)   125 KB

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Mostly yes, but depending on the environment in which the drive was previously used, there may be incompatibility, so to avoid unpredictable data loss, please backup first before using it in DS223.
The product can support 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD, but not IDE, SAS, SCSI HDD.
This product’s SATA connector durability is rated up to 10,000 cycles.
You can select quick format when performing the format function.
This product does not support S.M.A.R.T function.
Yes, but your system also needs to support USAP for it to work.