ToughTech m3

    • Handheld USB 3.0 enclosure
    • Unique WriteProtect read-only mode
    • Sturdy aluminum construction
    • Truly portable - no AC power required
The ToughTech® m3 is a small, portable storage enclosure. It is trusted by creative professionals such as photographers, videographers, and musicians.

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Technical Specs

Part Number 36270-1210-0000
Product Name ToughTech m3
Host (I/O) Ports (1) USB 3.0: up to 5 Gbps
Drive Types Supported SATA 2.5" drives
SATA SSD (solid state drives)
Number of LEDs 1
Operating system compatibility Windows 10 and 11
macOS 11 “Big Sur” or newer
Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu LTS
Construction material(s) Aluminum alloy case with ABS end caps
Bus power Yes
Dimensions 5.20" x 3.07" x 0.71" (132mm x 78mm x 18mm)
Weight 0.30 lbs. (0.14 kg)
Populated Weight 0.55 lbs. (0.25 kg)
Write Protection Yes
Kensington Slot Yes
Compliance FCC, UL, CE, RoHS, RCM, TAA
Warranty CDSG provides a 2-year limited warranty for this product.
Technical Support Your investment our product is backed up by our free technical support for the lifetime of the product. If you need to contact us for any reason, visit our website.
Resources and Documents

Quick Start Guide for ToughTech m3
Apr 22, 2015 - 311.55 KB

Product Description

Professional photographers, musicians, and creatives rely on CRU® ToughTech® drive enclosures, like the ToughTech m3, for safe, secure storage of their images, recording sessions, and other important data. Its rugged portability and small size makes the ToughTech m3 perfect for storing data on the set or on the stage - and then tossing it into a bag for travel back to the studio.

It features a unique WriteProtect read-only mode that "locks down" your data and prevents someone from accidentally deleting or modifying it. This is a handy way to protect your drive when loaning it to a client or someone else to distribute files or data.

The ToughTech m3 drive enclosure is made from strong aluminum to protect your drive when you're carrying it with you. The ToughTech m3 connects to your computer via speedy USB 3.0, and does not require additional AC power.

Additional features:

  • Protects a 2.5” hard drive or SSD (see part numbers for option to buy the ToughTech m3 with a 1 TB hard drive or 256 GB SSD already installed)
  • Free US-based customer support
  • Bus power with included USB 3.0 micro cable
  • Soft drawstring carrying bag
  • Kensington security slot
  • Status LED

Anyone who needs a small, easy-to-use data storage enclosure for 2.5-inch hard drives or SSDs will find the ToughTech m3 enclosure a convenient device.


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