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Drive Dock USB-C
Dual Drive Bay Solution

Mac / PC / USB 3.1 Gen 2
For Bare 2.5" and 3.5" SATA Drives
The Workhorse Drive Dock
Drive Dock is the ultimate, high-performance bare drive access tool. For creative workflows, backup, or other tasks requiring constant access to multiple drives, Drive Dock delivers a compact, easy solution with the performance of a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface.
An Essential Workflow Solution
OWC Drive Dock is the easiest way to access bare SATA drives. Hot swap, read multiple drives simultaneously, or boot from bare drives.

For video and audio content pros working with multiple bare drives on big projects, Drive Dock delivers amazing flexibility and convenience, making it an indispensable drive tool.
Designed to Accommodate Your Life
Drive Dock's unique design makes hot-swapping a breeze. Two drive bays accommodate both 2.5" and 3.5" drives and can access a drive in each simultaneously.

Each bay features its own independent power switch and LED activity monitor. Drive Dock uses a USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface with data rates up to 981MB/s for versatile compatibility and an auto-switching internal power supply compatible with standard dual-prong power cables.
Customized Flexibility
Drive Dock is flexible enough to use on almost any system and is compatible with Thunderbolt 3 ports. It works perfectly as an on-location backup solution, or for industry professionals using multiple bare drives.
Featuring rugged aluminum construction, quiet, fanless operation, and complete with both a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C cable and a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C to Type-A cable, the OWC Drive Dock streamlines high-demand workflow.
Reliability and Support You Can Count On.
Like all OWC products, Drive Dock is built to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because our goal is always 100% reliability, it's rigorously quality tested, and backed by our 2 year warranty and award-winning U.S. based Technical Support.

Product Specifications:

Software Requirements

  • OS
    • OS X 10.6.8 or later
    • Windows 7 SP1 or later
    • ChromeOS (latest version recommended)
  • Driver
    • Driver not required for OS X
    • Driver not required for Windows

Hardware Requirements

  • Minimum
    • Mac or PC featuring USB 2.0 interface
  • Recommended (Best Performance)
    • Mac or PC featuring USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface

Bootability

  • USB: Any Mac that supports booting via USB

Interface (Chipset)

  • USB 3.1 Gen 2: Via Labs VL820
  • SATA 6Gb/s (drive bays): ASMedia ASM1351

Ports

  • (1) USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C

Drives Supported 1

  • (2) 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives
  • or (2) 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s drives

Performance 2

  • Compressible Data
    • Read: Up to 698MB/s
    • Write: Up to 981MB/s

Power

  • Power Supply
    • Internal UL-listed universal auto-switching
    • AC input: 100 ~ 240V, 50/60Hz
    • DC output: 12V, 4A
    • Adapter plugs for international use sold separately.

Operating Environment

  • Environmental (Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) 32° – 104°
    • Temperature (°C) 0° – 40°
  • Environmental (Non-Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) −4° – 158°
    • Temperature (°C) −20 – 70°

Dimensions

  • Height: 85 mm (3.3 in)
  • Width: 160 mm (6.3 in)
  • Length: 150 mm (5.8 in)

Weight (Without Drives)

  • 2.20 lb (1.000 kg)
  1. Device may encounter wake from sleep issues on Mac operating systems when using any of the following drives sold by OWC: TOSDT01ACA100, TOSDT01ACA200, TOSDT01ACA300.
  2. Benchmark testing performed by OWC in August 2018 using a 2017 iMac (iMac18,1) running macOS 10.13.6. Tests conducted with two 480GB OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSDs in a RAID 0. Tested using QuickBench™ 5.0 Extended Test (20-100 MB) over 10 cycles, cache disabled. Results represent the extended test average. Speeds will vary based on drives used, setup, and other factors.

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n TCDRVDCK UPC#: 810586031028

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Includes

  • OWC Drive Dock Dual Bay Solution
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-C to Type-C) cable
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C to Type-A) cable
  • Power cable
  • User Guide

Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use - but should the need occur - we're proud to provide a superior level of support and service coverage to our customers.

2 Year OWC Solution Limited Warranty

OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.7 / 5 56 out of 65 (86%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Athos411
Rating: 5/5 Dual Drive Dock is the perfect solution! July 19, 2021 So far the Dual Drive Dock is the perfect solution to my need to reuse hard drives from my tower to the Mac Mini.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Response from OWC, Support July 20, 2021 Thank you for your review! We are so pleased to hear that the Dual Drive dock has become the perfect solution to allow you to still utilize and access your old hard drives!
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Reviewer: TiredLizard-74094
Rating: 5/5 Great system for backup July 12, 2021 Very well designed and works perfectly.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Response from OWC, Support July 13, 2021 Thanks for the review! We are very glad to hear that this is working nicely for you and couldn't be happier. Each product we make we craft with the intent to make it not only high quality but user friendly as well. In short we try to keep our user in mind. :) With that comment we thank you as the encourages us to keep going making great products for customers like you. As always if you ever need anything, reach out to us anytime, we are always happy to help. :)
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Reviewer: EncouragingChameleon-43429
Rating: 5/5 Productivity continues! July 10, 2021 I LOVE THIS DRIVE DOCK! WORKS PERFECTLY AS DESCRIBED.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Response from OWC, Support July 12, 2021 We are so happy to hear that you are loving your new OWC drive dock! Thank you for your review and for being apart of our OWC family!
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: fbeacham
Rating: 5/5 Very Good Quality Product June 22, 2021 Worked flawlessly and that's all one can ask!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Response from OWC, Support June 22, 2021 Glad to hear you are satisfied with your purchase, please let us know if we can help you with anything else!
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Reviewer: waylonis
Rating: 5/5 Fast and works great! June 9, 2021 It's a simple plug and play with modern macOS. And USB-C is so fast, that copying things (using rsync or Finder) take no time at all!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: SuccessfulAnteater-21223
Rating: 5/5 This thing rocks! June 7, 2021 I've owned a lot of drive docks over the years and this is perhaps the last one I'll ever want. It is well built, self powered, has great transfer speeds and it is every bit as good as the other products I've purchased from OWC over the years. They are awesome and make such good products I almost want to move to MacOS from Windows so I can really embrace all of the products they sell and more importantly the ones they engineer and make.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: GlamorousEagle-95661
Rating: 5/5 Great, flexible solution June 4, 2021 Good performance for USB 3.1 Gen 2 that would only be improved upon by Thunderbolt 3 or USB 4.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: EnergeticDolphin-16702
Rating: 5/5 Outstanding tool June 3, 2021 Very well built and flexible design

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: FoolishBat-17957
Rating: 5/5 Works Great May 31, 2021 Works Great No Problems I have three.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: FrankKriegseis
Rating: 5/5 NAS BU May 27, 2021 Bought this to be able to back up my NAS. Works great, plug in bare drive, BU and then store in the faraday box.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: BraveZebra-84405
Rating: 5/5 Excelente May 26, 2021 Excelente, muy rápida entrega, excelente producto

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Bayu
Rating: 4/5 Power LED indicator broken after 1 month. May 23, 2021 The drive worked just as I'd expected. It's solid, fast and reliable. But the power led indicator of the 1st drive bay stop blinking within a month of use (while the data transfer indicator led still works fine). So now when I'm turning off the 1st drive bay, I have to press-hold the power button while "manually" count for 4-5 seconds before releasing it, to make sure it's properly turned off. Contacted OWC and they told me to send the drive back, but it's just to complicated to do it as I'm an international customer. So, I just hope that the led indicator faulty won't have any excess toward other parts of the dock.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: VastCobra-35763
Rating: 4/5 Good product so far. May 19, 2021 Good product so far. Easy to set up and use. Does have some vibration and noise issues when the drives are spinning. Not the fastest data transfer in the world. But, overall, it serves the purpose I needed it to serve.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: johnrbrand
Rating: 5/5 Excellent tool May 10, 2021 Allowed quick analysis and reformatting of several hard drives. Even supported checking out a two-drive mirrored combo from a RAID set. Exactly the functionality I needed.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: GentleChipmunk-64794
Rating: 5/5 Constantly high quality, plus outstanding staff May 10, 2021 Constantly high quality, plus outstanding staff professional make my days special, expect more sales once new Mac Pro 2022 has m Apple chips

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: SuccessfulDeer-23293
Rating: 5/5 Great hub April 26, 2021 This was perfect for the task i needed to accomplish

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from (*) OWC Drive Dock with USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2) Dual Drive Bay Solution.

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Reviewer: magneticarrow
Rating: 5/5 Good dock August 4, 2020 Was looking for an upgrade to an old eSata and the USB 3 from OWC hit the sweet spot. Seems rugged and well built. I trust OWC build.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from (*) OWC Dual Drive Dock w/USB 3 - Load in and out up to 2 drives, 2.5" or 3.5".

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Reviewer: GregS Location: Vero Beach Florida Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Perfect answer after getting a new Mac December 9, 2019 I purchased a 2019 iMac to replace my 2012 Mac Pro. My old Mac Pro had 4 hard drives and 2 SSD drives. I did not want to buy additional drives and this enables me to use them as backups when needed. Great to be able to insert an SSD as well as HD into the dock.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from OWC Drive Dock: Thunderbolt 2 + USB3 Dual Drive Bay Solution.

Reviewer: drsound Location: Hollywood, CA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Love It! July 14, 2019 We are using this in Post Production Sound and the speeds are great. Gives us flexibility and is very reliable. Never had an issue. Allows us to hook up to Thunderbolt 2 or USB 3.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from OWC Drive Dock: Thunderbolt 2 + USB3 Dual Drive Bay Solution.

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Reviewer: Owen Location: New Braunfels, TX Age: Over 65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Excellent solution for video editing May 28, 2019 I have used the original OWC Drive Dock for over 7 years with a busy video schedule of editing and posting hours of church services each week, along with promotional videos, events and weddings. The new Drive Dock USB C is the perfect complement for my new iMac, and it offers some new features I love. Besides being lightning fast, it has power switches for each drive. On the original Drive Dock, I had to unplug the Thunderbolt cable to power down the disk. Now I push the power switch and it is done. This means I can leave two drives mounted and only power up one if I want to.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Gida Location: Kuwait Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Good choice July 29, 2018 Exactly as described. Nice and functioning properly.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from OWC Drive Dock USB 3 - Dual Drive Bay Solution.

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Reviewer: DockedAndSpeedy Location: Perth, Western Australia Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Saved my much-loved iMac! July 12, 2018 I was on the verge of getting rid of my old iMac 2011 as a workhorse for editing because it bogged down so easily. I didn't want to take the risk of installing an internal SSD and pulling apart such an old machine, fearing some bits would be more fragile.

I'd looked into external enclosures and carefully researched how much faster a thunderbolt drive would be than the FireWire800 (I already use with a Drobo). However, I use a 2nd monitor and all the small drive solutions were end-of-chain with a single port..

With the Dock I was able to put a 500GB SSD in there AND daisy-chain to my display. My machine is now so fast again I'm not just using it for writing, I effectively got it back as a development machine. I have not had a single hardware purchase deliver such value and relief.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from (*) OWC Drive Dock: Thunderbolt 2 + USB3 Dual Drive Bay Solution.

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Reviewer: PDUBS Location: Vancouver, BC Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Ability to turn on/off drives independently July 1, 2018 Great dock. Looks and feels pretty solid. I was looking for a external hard drive solution with moving to a laptop from a mac pro and this dock seems to be a great fit for what I was looking for. The ability to have 2 drives on at the same time or individually. This allows me to have two external drives like typical 2 drive enclosures however, I can keep one offline and bring online only when needed to keep my backup safe.

Highly recommend this product.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from OWC Drive Dock USB 3 - Dual Drive Bay Solution.

Verified Buyer
Reviewer: JayDE1 Location: Smyrna, Delaware Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Nice and Easy! February 16, 2018 This caddy is very versatile. I have a lot of hard drives of various sizes and to be able to use them the way I want is great. Raid, no problem on Mac! I've already used it to fully clone data laden drives I don't want to loose. Great construction of the unit with the added feature of getting a usb and firewire cable included.

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from OWC Drive Dock: Thunderbolt 2 + USB3 Dual Drive Bay Solution.

Reviewer: VonSki Location: Nashville, TN Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 Absoultly Perfect February 1, 2018 Use mine for demanding Audio/Video, and it's been perfect ... I've thrown a lot of different drives at it too ... old & new, Large and small form factor ... it does great with them all!

I would recommend this item to a friend! This review is from OWC Drive Dock USB 3 - Dual Drive Bay Solution.

OWC Drive Dock USB-C Dual Drive Bay Solution Mfr P/N: TCDRVDCK OWC SKU: OWCTCDRVDCK High-performance, swappable, bare drive access tool with USB-C connectivity for reading multiple 3.5" and/or 2.5" drives simultaneously. 2 Year OWC Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day Only $119.99Cyber Saver $89.75
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Additional Options:
  • USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2)
  • Power Supply
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