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FAQs about SATA Thumb Drive Compatibility

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Serial ATA, or SATA, is an interface that connects storage to the motherboard in an array of devices. You can find SATA interfaces used with hard disk drives, solid state drives, and optical drives. Even if you aren’t familiar with SATA, you’ve almost certainly used a large number of devices that rely on SATA connectors for data storage and access. Thumb drives, or USB drives, are portable flash storage devices. They can be plugged into most desktop and laptop computers via a USB port. Thumb drives are often used with SATA interfaces to save data from internal drives in computers that have experienced a failure. Continue reading for a closer look at SATA thumb drive compatibility.

 

Do SATA and thumb drives work together?

SATA and thumb drives can work together. SATA connectors are interfaces for internal storage systems to connect to the motherboard. Thumb drives are external storage devices. They can be plugged into a system via a port on the outside of the computer. Data can then be transferred via the USB port from the thumb drive to the internal storage device in the computer, and vice versa. However, there is also an option to create a SATA thumb drive connection via an adapter.

 

How do SATA to USB adapters work?

A SATA to USB adapter is a cord with attachments at each end. One end of the adapter plugs into the SATA interface of an internal drive, and the other end plugs into a USB port. Through this connection, it is possible to transfer data from an SSD or hard drive inside a computer that won’t boot to a USB thumb drive. After transferring data via the SATA thumb drive connection, you can remove the drive from the corrupted system and install a new drive. After that, you can transfer the data from the thumb drive to the new internal drive.

 

If you’re ready to learn more about SATA thumb drive technology, get in touch with Delkin. Our customer applications team will be happy to provide more information about our rugged storage options.

 

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