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TrayFree™ 3.5-inch SATA bay with USB 3.0 and FireWire
    • Increased storage space in an affordable enclosure
    • TrayFree™ bays for fast drive swaps
    • Multiple connection types including USB 3.0


Built to store all of your most important data, the RTX100-3Q is a convenient backup system for any computer user who wants quick and easy additional storage. With USB 3.0 (backwards compatible to USB 2.0), eSATA, and FireWire 800 connections, the RTX100-3Q is an ideal option for increased storage space, data backup, or data transportation.

TrayFree bays make adding drives effortless. It's as easy as opening the door, sliding the drive in, and closing the door. No screws, no trays. It just works.

With the included vertical stand, you can place the RTX100-3Q on your desk to save valuable space.

Additional features:

  • Support for any capacity 3.5” SATA hard drive
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Free tech support by phone or email for the life of the product

Anyone who needs additional data storage, backup, or data transportation will find the RTX100-3Q a reliable choice.

Part Numbers


1 TrayFree SATA bay, USB3/eSATA/FW800; passive cooling system

0TB (accepts SATA drives); US plug
part #: 35100-3130-0000

0TB (accepts SATA drives); UK plug
part #: 35101-3130-0000

0TB (accepts SATA drives); EU plug
part #: 35102-3130-0000

2TB; formatted NTFS (for Windows); US plug
part #: 35100-3136-2000

2TB; formatted HFS+ (for Mac); US plug
part #: 35100-3136-3000

4TB; formatted NTFS (for Windows); US plug
part #: 35100-3138-2000

4TB; formatted HFS+ (for Mac); US plug
part #: 35100-3138-3000


Product name RTX100-3Q
Host (I/O) Ports (1) pair of FireWire 800: up to 800 Mbps
(1) USB 3.0: up to 5 Gbps
(1) eSATA: up to 3 Gbps
Drive Types Supported
  • SATA 3.5" drives
SATA Speed 3G
Bay Type TrayFree
Insertion Rating up to 50,000 drive insertions
Number of bays 1
Lockable Bays Yes (slide switch-lock)
Number of LEDs 2
LEDs on each bay Power and drive access
Operating system compatibility Windows XP or later
Windows Server 2003 or later
Mac OS X
Linux distributions that support the desired connection
Fan(s) Passive cooling - no fan needed
Construction material(s) Aluminum alloy case
Power switch 2 position: On / Off
Dimensions 8.98" x 5.24" x 1.46" (228mm x 133mm x 37mm)
Weight 1.20 lbs. (0.54 kg)
Populated Weight 2.70 lbs. (1.22 kg)
Compliancy FCC, CE, RoHS
Warranty CRU provides a 3-year limited warranty for this product.
Technical Support Your investment in CRU products is backed up by our free technical support for the lifetime of the product. If you need to contact us for any reason, visit cru-inc.com/support or call us at 1-800-260-9800 or +1-360-816-1800.

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User Manual for RTX100-3Q
Dec 3, 2013 - 786.81 KB
Quick Start Guide for RTX100-3Q

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