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External enclosure
for one 5.25" SATA drive


The IB-525-U3 is an external enclosure for 5.25" SATA drives or hard drive mobile racks. Whether you want to use a DVD, Blu-ray™ or an old CD drive, these devices will find a new home in this sleek, black aluminium enclosure. Even internal mobile racks can now be used externally. With USB 3.2 Gen 1, a data transfer rate of up to 5 Gbit/s is available, which can be established via a USB Type-C® or Type-A connection to the host computer.

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5.25" SATA drives

Enclosure for one 5.25" SATA drive - supports CD/DVD/Blu-ray™


Internal SATA III interface up to 6 Gbit/s

USB Type-A/Type-C®
USB Type-A/Type-C®

5 Gbit/s
5 Gbit/s

USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface with up to 5 Gbit/s

HotSwap & Plug & Play
HotSwap & Plug & Play

HotSwap and Plug & Play allow easy connection with a computer

Power supply
Power supply

Including 12 V/3 A power supply

For standard DVD or Blu-ray™ drives

For standard DVD or Blu-ray™ drives

You still have a drive available from your old desktop PC? Or a standard DVD or Blu-ray™ drive? That’s great, because you can now simply use them externally by inserting the drive into the IB-525-U3. The ICY BOX enclosure is suitable for all 5.25" SATA drives.

Flexible use

Flexible use

Not only standard DVD or Blu-ray™ drives can now be used externally with the IB-525-U3, but the functional case can also be used to accommodate mobile racks in 5.25" format. This means that one or the other piece of hardware can be brought back to life.

High-quality aluminium

High-quality aluminium

The enclosure is made of high-quality aluminium and is therefore robust and particularly durable. The simple, black design integrates well into the IT periphery of most workplaces.


Technical data
Model IB-525-U3
Article no. 60955
EAN Code 4250078172888
Colour Black
Material Aluminium, plastic
Interface to host computer USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A and Type-C®
Cable length 100 cm
Transfer rate Up to 5 Gbit/s
HotSwap Yes
Plug & Play Yes
ON/OFF button Yes
Power supply 12 V/3 A power adapter
DC-Plug dimension Ø Outside: 5.5 mm, Ø Inside: 2.1 mm, Length: 9.5 mm
Length of cable power adapter 145 cm
Operating system Windows®, macOS® and Chrome OS™
System requirements One free USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A or Type-C® port on your host computer. One free EU 230 V power socket
Logistical data
Packing content 1x IB-525-U3, 1x manual, 1x power adapter, 1x USB Type-B to Type-A cable with Type-A to Type-C® adapter, 4x rubber feet, 1x screw set (screws & screwdriver)
Packing unit 5 pcs. / carton
Total weight 6.60 kg
Gross weight (with packing) 1.16 kg
Net weight 0.66 kg
Dimension/carton 450x310x260 mm
Dimension (with packing) 235x290x85 mm
Dimension of article 228x164x54 mm
Country of origin China




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