This product is discontinued

DP21 has been discontinued.

For a current similar product, we recommend: DP20

    • Fast drive swapping for additional storage
    • Rugged metal construction
    • Patented cooling system
    • High-performance connectors
    • Latch or keylock security
The DP21 is a rugged and reliable removable drive for data security, transport, and backup. It accommodates certain Dell and HP small form factor computers.

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Technical Specs

Product name DP21
Host (I/O) Ports (1) SATA: up to 6 Gbps
Drive Types Supported
  • SATA 2.5" drives
  • SATA SSD (solid state drives)
SATA Speed 6G
Bay Size Optical (12.7mm height)
Insertion Rating up to 50,000 sled insertions
Number of bays 1
Lockable Bays Yes (slide switch-lock)
Number of LEDs 2
Description of LEDs Power, drive activity
Construction material(s) Rugged metal construction (plastic bezel)
Dimensions 5.75" x 5.00" x 0.50" (146mm x 127mm x 12.7mm)
Weight 0.50 lbs. (0.23 kg)
Compliancy FCC, CE, RoHS
Warranty CRU provides a 5-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 (360) 816-1800.
Resources and Documents

Product Description


Products and Accessories

DP21 Complete Assembly
Fits in many 12.7mm slimline optical bays; SATA 6 Gbps host connection; includes sled for 2.5in SATA HDDs or SSDs
part #: 8470-6409-6500
Sled for DP21
Install a 2.5in SATA HDD or SSD
Black door/bezel
part #: 36020-0000-0002
DP21 Frame Only
Fits in many 12.7mm slimline optical bays; SATA 6 Gbps host connection
part #: 8472-6409-6500