Experience OWCtoberfest's monstrously amazing deals!

Unearth the savings »

We're sorry, but this item is no longer for sale. However, there may be more External Drives and Enclosures items available.

This was an Open Box product listing. For more great deals on Open Box, Refurbished and Used items, keep an eye on our Garage Sale page. Or join our email list and be the first to know when new items become available!


2.0TB SK-3501 U3
3.5" External Storage Solution

New Condition | Open Box

USB 3.0 / SATA 6.0GB/s
AKiTiO's SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Portable External Storage Solution for 3.5" Drives
The SK-3501 HDD external storage solution provides a combination of cutting-edge technology, durability and flexibility. Stylish, compact and simple to use, this fanless aluminum external storage solution is designed for the latest 3.5" SATA hard drives and ideal for quiet working environments.
USB 3.0 SuperSpeed
By incorporating USB 3.0 SuperSpeed technology, AKiTiO's SK-3501 U3 is able to 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

  • SM3-U3JS-AKT1U

RoHS Compliant

  • Yes


  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
  • BSMI

Drives Supported

  • 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDD (80GB to 12TB capacity)
  • Backwards compatible with SATA 3Gb/s and SATA 1.5Gb/s

Housing Material

  • High quality aluminum for optimized heat dissipation

PC Compatibility

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

Mac OS Compatibility

  • USB 3.0: Mac OS 10.7 or above
  • USB 2.0: Mac OS 10.2 or above
  • Your hardware device must have the correct corresponding port (e.g. USB 3.0, USB 2.0 or PCI card)


  • (1) USB 3.0 SuperSpeed port (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

Data Rates

  • USB 3.0: up to 5Gbps (625MB/s)
  • USB 2.0: up to 480Mbps (60MB/s)

Power Supply

  • External power supply
  • UL, cUL, PSE, CE approved

AC Input

  • 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 0.5A

DC Output

  • +12V/3A


  • Environmental (Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) 41° — 95°
    • Temperature (°C) 5° — 35°
  • Environmental (Non-Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) −4° — 140°
    • Temperature (°C) −20° — 60°


  • Height: 1.5" (39 mm)
  • Length: 8.7" (222 mm)
  • Width: 4.5" (114 mm)


  • When installing 6TB drives, only two out of the four screws can be used to mount the drive.
  • The SM3-U3AS-AKTU with the 12V/2A power adapter has been replaced by the SM3-U3JS-AKT1U with a 12V/3A power adapter.
Manufacturer provided specifications for AKiTiO p/n SM3-U3JS-AKT1UH UPC#: 888038001578



  • (1)SK-3501 External Storage Solution with (1x 2TB HDD included)
  • (1)USB 3.0 cable
  • (1)Power adapter
  • (1)User manual
AKiTiO 2.0TB SK-3501 U3 3.5" External Storage Solution Mfr P/N: SM3-U3JS-AKT1UH OWC SKU: AKTSM3U3JS2TBO SuperSpeed USB 3.0. Supports one 3.5" HDD. Includes USB 3.0 cable. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
Sold Out