Gen-Z 1C to U.2 SSD Adapter with 3.5 Inch Metal Caddy

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This adapter provides a seamless and efficient solution for integrating high-performance U.2 SSDs into existing infrastructure.

The Gen-Z 1C to U.2 SSD Adapter with a 3.5-inch metal caddy is a computer part designed to enable the connection and installation of U.2 solid-state drives (SSDs) into systems that support the Gen-Z 1C interface. This adapter provides a seamless and efficient solution for integrating high-performance U.2 SSDs into existing infrastructure.

The adapter is built with a sturdy 3.5-inch metal caddy, ensuring durability and compatibility with standard 3.5-inch drive bays commonly found in desktop and server systems. It securely houses the U.2 SSD, providing a safe and reliable enclosure for the drive.

At the heart of the Gen-Z 1C to U.2 SSD Adapter is the Gen-Z 1C interface. Gen-Z, short for Gen-Z Consortium, is an open systems interconnect standard that enables high-speed communication and data transfer between various computer components. The Gen-Z 1C interface specifically focuses on providing a high-bandwidth link for storage devices, such as SSDs.

By utilizing the Gen-Z 1C interface, this adapter unlocks the full potential of U.2 SSDs, which are known for their exceptional speed and performance. The Gen-Z 1C interface supports blazing-fast data transfer rates, ensuring that the U.2 SSD can deliver its maximum throughput without any bottlenecks.

The adapter features a compact form factor and a simple installation process. It connects to the system's Gen-Z 1C interface using a compatible cable, establishing a reliable and efficient connection. The U.2 SSD is then inserted into the adapter's slot, and the entire assembly is secured in the 3.5-inch metal caddy, which can be easily mounted in the system's drive bay.

Notably, the Gen-Z 1C to U.2 SSD Adapter supports hot-plugging, allowing for the connection and disconnection of the U.2 SSD while the system is powered on. This feature enhances flexibility and ease of use, as it eliminates the need for system shutdowns or restarts when adding or replacing U.2 SSDs.

Micro SATA Cables PN # GENZ-1811-MC

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Part # GENZ-1811-MC
Bar Code (UPC) 611851924874

Gen-Z 1C to U.2 SSD Adapter with 3.5 Inch Metal Caddy


  • U.2(SFF-8639) to Gen-Z 1C convert
  • Build-in SATA 15-pin power connector
  • Build-in SFF-8639 connector, contact finish : 30”GOLD
  • Build-in Gen-Z 1C connector, contact finish : 30”GOLD
  • Built-in SMBus Bidirectional Hot Swappable Bus Buffers controller
  • Built-in SMBus I/O Expander for PWRDIS control
  • Built-in 12V Hot Plug Power controller with eFuse protection circuit
  • Built-in 3.3V Power load switch protection circuit
  • Supports CLKREQ# for Gen-Z 1C to U.2 connection
  • Supports WAKE# for Gen-Z 1C to U.2 connection
  • LED 1 Green LED Blinking indicates SSD power ready
  • LED 2 Red LED on indicates SSD active status

Specifictions :

  • Compliant with NVM Express 1.4a
  • Support PCI Express Base Specification Rev 4.0
  • PCIe_CEM_SPEC_R4_V1_0_08072019_NCB
  • Support SSD_Form_Factor_Version1_a
  • Compliant with PCIe_SFF-8639_R3.0_V1.0
  • Compliant with SFF-TA-1002 Specification Version 1.3
  • Compliant with SFF-TA-1009 Specification Version 2.0

Applications :

  • Servers
  • HBA(Host Bus Adapter)
  • Data Center
  • Storage Racks
  • Storage Controller
  • Servers RAIDs(Redundant Array of Independent Disks)
  • Routers
  • Switchs

Micro SATA Cables PN # GENZ-1811-MC

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