SuperFlex HDD/SSD SATA III Docking Station with USB Type-C Connectivity


iTANK i310-B31A supports 2.5" and 3.5" SATA III HDDs and SSDs, offering top-notch speed and efficiency with its USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface. This station provides lightning-fast data transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps, making it ideal for quick file transfers, backups, and easy access to your digital content. With versatile built-in USB Type-C connectivity, it's compatible with all host computers. The station comes with a Type-C to A Cable, ensuring immediate use upon unboxing. It also supports hot-swappable drives for added convenience.




1. Universal Operating System Compatibility: Designed for external hard drive storage support with both Mac OS and Windows PC platforms.


2. Broad Interface Support: Seamlessly compatible with host computers equipped with USB Type-C interface.


3. Included High-Speed Cable: Comes with a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C to A Cable for swift and efficient connections.


4. Comprehensive USB Compatibility: Supports all USB 3.2 Gen 1, 2 and USB 2.0 specifications, ensuring full versatility with various devices.


5. High-Speed Data Transmission: Capable of achieving top-notch data transmission speeds up to 10Gbps*.


6. Versatile Drive Support: The iTANK i310-B31A conveniently supports 1 x 3.5" / 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD and allows for easy, hot-swappable drive replacements.


7. Time Machine Compatibility: iTANK i310-B31A efficiently supports Mac OS's Time Machine for quick and easy file backups (requires HFS+ drive format).


8. Visible Operation Status: LED hard disk indicator simplifies operation and maintenance, providing real-time status updates for the iTANK i310-B31A.


9. Durable and Efficient Design: Built with a high-quality aluminum construction, ensuring rapid heat dissipation and a longer product lifespan.


*Note: iTANK i310-B31A is designed to be fully compatible with all USB 3.2 Gen 1,2/USB 2.0 specifications. However, to achieve the maximum transmission performance up to 10Gbps, the USB Type-A port of your computer must support USB 3.2 Gen2 or higher levels.



The SuperFlex HDD/SSD SATA III Docking Station with USB Type-C Connectivity offers numerous benefits for its users:


1. Versatility: It supports both 2.5" and 3.5" SATA III Hard Disk Drives (HDD) and Solid-State Drives (SSD), making it compatible with a wide range of storage devices. 


2. High-Speed Data Transfers: With a USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface, it can reach data transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps, allowing for quick file transfers and efficient system backups.


3. Universal Compatibility: The docking station includes  USB Type-C to A Cable, allowing it to connect with host computers that use either USB Type-A port. 


4. Hot-Swappable Drives: The ability to hot-swap drives lets users switch out storage devices without needing to power down their system, saving time and maintaining productivity.


5. Easy Operation: The presence of an LED hard disk indicator makes operation and maintenance simpler by providing a visible status update.


6. Durable and Efficient Design: Crafted from high-quality aluminum, the docking station offers rapid heat dissipation, contributing to the product's longevity and reliable performance.


7. Plug and Play: It's ready to use right out of the box, which eliminates the need for complex setup processes.


8. Space-Saving: The compact design helps to save desk space while maintaining robust functionality.


Universal Operating System Compatibility


iTANK i310-B31A boasts universal compatibility with both Windows and Mac operating systems. It ensures a smooth, hassle-free connection to any computer platform, supporting various OS versions, from the newest releases to older editions. Its flexibility extends to drive formatting, accommodating HDDs and SSDs configured for either Windows or Mac systems. This feature assures users of seamless data management across different systems, ensuring the docking station's utility regardless of your OS preference.

Broad Interface support


iTANK i310-B31A ensures broad interface support, accommodating host computers equipped with either USB Type-A port. This feature provides users with extensive connectivity options. Regardless of your computer's USB interface, the docking station seamlessly integrates with it, guaranteeing smooth and efficient data transfer processes. Whether your system is the latest model with USB Type-A, our docking station ensures complete compatibility, delivering a versatile solution for your data storage needs.


Comprehensive USB compatibility


iTANK i310-B31A delivers comprehensive USB compatibility, supporting all specifications from USB 3.2 Gen 1, Gen 2 to USB 2.0. This guarantees maximum versatility, ensuring smooth and efficient data transfers with a multitude of devices, regardless of their USB specifications. Whether you're connecting cutting-edge tech with USB 3.2 Gen 2 or older hardware with USB 2.0, our docking station ensures reliable, high-speed data management.


High-Speed Data Transmission


The iTANK i310-B31A docking station excels in delivering high-speed data transmission. Leveraging the advanced capabilities of USB 3.2 Gen 2 technology, the station facilitates speedy data transfers of up to 10Gbps. Whether it's backing up large files, transferring data, or simply accessing your extensive digital library, the iTANK i310-B31A ensures these tasks are completed quickly and efficiently. This high-speed feature saves you valuable time and enhances your productivity, making the docking station a reliable partner for both personal and professional data management tasks.


Versatile Drive Support


The iTANK i310-B31A showcases exceptional versatility in drive support. It accommodates either 1 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD, catering to various storage requirements. In addition, its hot-swappable feature allows for simple and quick drive replacements without shutting down the system. This combination of compatibility and convenience enhances usability, making the i310-B31A a practical choice for diverse storage and data management needs.



Visible Operation Status


The iTANK i310-B31A comes equipped with an LED hard disk indicator, offering instant, visual confirmation of the docking station's operation status. This feature simplifies both operation and maintenance, by providing real-time updates, letting you monitor drive activity and troubleshoot any issues swiftly. This immediate feedback enhances user experience and ensures optimal performance of the i310-B31A.

Durable and Efficient Design


The iTANK i310-B31A exhibits a robust design, featuring high-quality aluminum construction. This material choice not only lends durability to the product but also ensures rapid heat dissipation. By efficiently managing heat, it extends the lifespan of both the docking station and the drives it hosts, while maintaining optimal performance. This blend of durability and efficiency makes the i310-B31A a reliable long-term solution for your data storage and management needs.

Time Machine Compatibility


The iTANK i310-B31A offers seamless integration with Mac OS's Time Machine feature. This allows for swift, straightforward file backups, ensuring your data is always protected and readily restorable (requires HFS+ drive format). Regardless of the volume of data, the i310-B31A facilitates timely backups, making it a reliable ally for data preservation for Mac users.



The iTANK i310-B31A can be used in various applications:


1. Data Backup and Restoration: Given its support for Time Machine and high-speed data transmission, the docking station is perfect for regularly backing up important files from a computer and restoring them when needed.


2. Data Transfer: The docking station can be used for high-speed data transfers between the host computer and the HDD/SSD or between two drives, making it ideal for migrating data to a new drive or sharing large files between systems.


3. Multimedia Storage: The docking station is suitable for storing and accessing large multimedia files such as high-resolution images, audio files, and HD/4K video files. This makes it ideal for photographers, videographers, and digital content creators.


4. Extended Storage: For users who need more storage space than their computer's internal drive can provide, the docking station can be used to extend the storage capacity.


5. Drive Testing and Wiping: IT professionals can use the docking station to connect various drives for testing or wiping data securely.


6. Cross-platform Usage: Due to its universal compatibility, the docking station can be used to transfer files between Mac and Windows systems.


7. Hot-Desk Environments: In offices with shared workstations or "hot-desks," the docking station can be used by employees to quickly connect their personal drive to the shared system.


8. Data Recovery: In the event of a system failure, the docking station can be used to recover data from the affected drive.



Performance test result for reference. The test result will vary depend on the test environment.


This product is capable of achieving data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps when operated on a PC running the Windows operating system. However, it should be noted that the performance is reduced to 5 Gbps when used with systems powered by the current Apple M1 or M2 processors.


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Model No i310-B31A 
Interfaces USB 3.2 Gen 2 ( up to 10 Gbps ) 
Compatible with all USB 3.2 Gen 1,2/USB 2.0 specifications

Compatible Drive 1 x 3.5”/2.5" SATA III HDD/SSD 
Certification CE/FCC
Storage Mode JBOD - Independent Mode
Operating System 
Windows 7 or above, OS X 10.10 or above, Linux OS
Electrical and 
* Line voltage: 100-240V AC
* Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
* Maximum continuous power: 24W
* Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
* Storage temperature: -4° to 116° F (-20° to 47° C)
* Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Size and Weight Height : 131 mm     Width : 50 mm     Depth : 224 mm      Weight : 1.6 kg
Product Code EAN:4713227441025
Carton 10 pcs per carton
Package Accessories * i310-B31A x 1
* USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type-C to Type-A) Cable x 1
* AC Power Adapter x 1
* Power Cable x 1
* Accessory kit
* Quick Installation Guide             


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i310-B31A HD Compatible List

Product Name BrandHD TypeHD CategoryModel NumberCapacity Note
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST16000NM001G16TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST16000VN00116TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST14000VN000814TB
i310-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD MN06ACA10T10TB
i310-B31AToshiba 3.5" HDD HDWG11AAZSTA10TB
i310-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD HDWQ140AZSTA4TB
i310-B31AToshiba3.5" HDD HDWN180AZSTA8TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST14000NM001G14TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST12000NM001G12TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST10000NM001G10TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST16000NE00016TB
i310-B31AWD2.5" SSD WDS500G1R0A500GB
i310-B31AWD2.5" SSD WDS100T1R0A1TB
i310-B31AWD2.5" SSD WDS200T1R0A2TB
i310-B31AWD2.5" SSD WDS400T1R0A4TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST8000NM000A8TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST16000VN00116TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDD ST14000VN000814TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronwolfST6000VN0016TB
i310-B31ASeagate2.5" SSDIronWolf 125ZA4000NM10002 4TB
i310-B31ASeagate2.5" SSDIronWolf Pro 125ZA3840NX100013.84TB
i310-B31AWD3.5" HDD WD181KFGX18TB
i310-B31AWD3.5" HDDUltrastar DC HC520HUH721212ALE60012TB
i310-B31AWD3.5" HDDRed ProWD121KFBX12TB
i310-B31AWD3.5" HDDRedWD120EFAX12TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AIST16000VE00016TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST18000NE00018TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDExos X18ST18000NM000J18TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronwolfST10000VN00010TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST10000NE00010TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AI ST18000VE00218TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolfST12000VN000812TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDExos 7E10ST10000NM017B10TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST20000NE00020TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDExos X20ST2000NM007D20TB
i310-B31AWD3.5" HDDUltrastar DC HC560WUH722020ALE6L420TB
i310-B31ASeagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AIST20000VE00220TB
i310-B31AToshiba 3.5" HDD MG09ACA18TE18TB
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