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1.0TB Neutrino U3
Portable Bus-Powered Storage Solution

USB 3.0 / SATA 6.0GB/s
Slim, compact, and simple to use
The Neutrino U3 storage solution provides a combination of cutting-edge technology, durability, flexibility and portability. The incorporation of the latest USB 3.0 technology provides users with super fast transfer rates up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. Slim, compact and simple to use, this portable aluminum storage solution is designed for the latest 2.5" SATA hard drives.
USB 3.0 SuperSpeed with UASP
By incorporating USB 3.0 SuperSpeed technology and UASP, AKiTiO’s Neutrino is able to easily break the USB 2.0 barrier, delivering up to 10 times the speed of the older USB connection. At the same time, it is still backwards compatible with the widely used USB 2.0 technology.

Product Specifications:

AKiTiO Part Number


macOS Compatibility

  • Mac OS X 10.0 and above

Windows OS Compatibility

  • Windows XP and above

Other Requirements

  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or PCI card)


  • (1) USB 3.0 Port

Data Transfer Speeds

  • USB 3.1 gen 1 : 5.0 Gb/s (or 625 MB/s)
  • USB 2.0 : 480 Mb/s (or 60 MB/s)


  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI

Physical Housing

  • High Quality Aluminum For Optimized Heat Dissipation

Security Slot

  • No

Number of Bays

  • 1

Physical Housing

  • High Quality Aluminum For Optimized Heat Dissipation

Power Supply

  • Bus-powered (Optional AC adapter) universal auto-switching

Power Requirements

  • Bus Power 5V/900mA (host computer has to provide sufficient USB bus power)

AC Input

  • 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 0.6A

DC Output

  • +5V, 2A


  • Environmental (Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) 41° — 95°
    • Temperature (°C) 5° — 35°
    • Altitude -304.8 m to 3,048.0 m (-1,000 ft to 10,000 ft)
    • Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • Environmental (Non-Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) −4° — 140°
    • Temperature (°C) −20° — 60°
    • Altitude -304.8 m to 12,192.0 m (-1,000 ft to 40,000 ft)


  • Height: 2.3 cm (0.9 in)
  • Width: 7.9 cm (3.1 in)
  • Length: 12.4 cm (4.9 in)


  • 1.1 kg (2.48 lbs)


  • To achieve the best possible transfer rates, install a SSD drive, make sure that the USB 3.0 host also supports the UAS protocol (UASP) and use one of the latest operating systems like Windows 8 or Mac OS X v10.9.
  • If the host computer does not provide sufficient bus power and/or the power consumption of the drive is too high, an external power adapter (not included) is required.
Manufacturer provided specifications for AKiTiO p/n SK2-U3AS-AKTH UPC#: 888038000618



  • (1) 1.0TB Neutrino U3 Storage Solution
  • (1) USB 3.0 cable
  • (1) Setup guide
AKiTiO Neutrino U3 1.0TB Portable HDD Storage Solution Mfr P/N: SK2-U3AS-AKTH OWC SKU: AKTSK2U3ASH External bus-powered storage. USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface (backwards compatible with USB 2.0). Includes USB cable. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
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