miniStack Compact USB 3.1 Gen 1 External Enclosure
Mac / PC / USB 3.1 Gen 1
The OWC miniStack is the compact, stackable, external hard drive solution designed to complement the look and feel of the latest Mac lineup. With a footprint identical to the 2010 and later Mac mini , the two stack together for seamless desktop integration.
With a low-profile design, miniStack is a versatile storage solution. It’s perfect for adding external storage to your Mac mini. And whether on your desktop, as a media library for your home entertainment system, or doing duty in the server room, miniStack delivers reliable, high-speed performance. It’s a compact project or backup drive for any computer, but stacks perfectly with your Mac mini.
Quick and Quiet
The miniStack features a high-speed USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface combined with a stylish anodized aluminum chassis and MagLev fan for whisper-quiet, high-speed performance that makes the miniStack the perfect companion for your desktop.
Reliability and Support You Can Count On
Like all OWC drives, miniStack 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 3 year warranty and 24/7 Customer Suppor
Fast transfer speeds up to 208MB/s
USB 3.1 Gen 1 connectivity
Compact, aluminum design with MagLev cooling fan
Stacks perfectly with Mac mini
OWC miniStack enclosure
1m (36 in) USB 3.1 Gen 1 Standard-A to Standard B cable
Drive mounting screws
Power supply and power cable
Quick Start Guide
Anodized Aluminum Chassis
USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
Whisper Quiet MagLev Fan
Drive Activity Led
OS X 10.6.8 or later
Windows 7 or later
Driver not required for OS X
Driver not required for Windows
Mac or PC featuring USB 2.0interface
Recommended (Best Performance)
Mac or PC featuring USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface
Any Mac that supports booting via USB
(1) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (ASMedia ASM1153E)
(1) 3.5” SATA 6Gb/s drive OR
(1) 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s drive (no adapter required)
SATA revision 3.0 (6Gb/s) compliant
Compatible with SATA revisions 2.0 (3Gb/s) and 1.0 (1.5Gb/s)
Read: 211 MB/s
Write: 208 MB/s
Temperature (°F) 41° — 107°
Temperature (°C) 5° — 42°
Temperature (°F) &min;40° — 149°
Temperature (°C) &min;40° — 65°
36 mm (1.4 in)
197 mm (7.7 in)
197 mm (7.7 in)
Weight (without drives)
.85 kg (1.9 lbs)
Number of Bays/Drives
Australian Owned Business
Macfixit Australia is an Australian owned and operated business based in Melbourne, Victoria and we've been operating since 2005.
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