Introducing ICY DOCK flexiDOCK MB511SPO-B, the world's first tray-less 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD docking station enclosure for the 12.7mm Slim CD/DVD/Blu-Ray drive bays available on desktops, laptops, and workstation PCs. flexiDOCK makes it easy to expand the capabilities of your system with a second storage device, allowing you to effortlessly install and remove 2.5" HDDs and SSDs without the hassle of trays or screws. We designed the flexiDOCK to give you all the easy hot-swappable convenience of a docking station, with the durability and security of a fully enclosed mounting rack. ICY DOCK's MB511SPO-B uses a rugged full-metal enclosure meeting flammability requirements, ensuring that your drives are protected through at least 10,000 insertion/removal cycles. The enclosure has ventilation holes on the top and bottom of the enclosure for additional heat dissipation, keeping your SSDs cool under the heaviest of loads. A power switch allows you to shut down your drive without needing to eject it, saving power when the drive is not needed. FlexiDOCK is the perfect solution to anyone needing a high-quality, reliable drive docking system for their sensitive data, including video / photo editors, and IT professionals. MB511SPO-B is also compatible with any laptop that uses a 12.7mm optical disk reader, including models from Dell, HP, Lenovo ThinkPad, Acer, Gateway, Asus, Sony, Samsung, and MSI. ICY DOCK's flexiDOCK MB511SPO-B installs into your existing Slim 12.7mm CD / DVD bay, converting it into an easy hot-swappable docking station for your 2.5" HDD / SSDs. It replaces your existing 12.7mm optical disk reader, and has the exact same dimensions, screw hole locations, and port locations, and comes with all necessary screws for installation. MB511SPO-B is perfect for small-form-factor systems that require an additional drive beyond the usual mounting capabilities of your computer system. Because of this, the flexiDOCK is ideal for laptops, desktops, server racks, home theater PCs (HTPC), in-vehicle systems and portable system. With the flexiDOCK MB511SPO-B you can consolidate your disk-based media onto an HDD or SSD, which have capacities nearly 500 times greater than a standard DVD. ICY DOCK's flexiDOCK MB511SPO-B is designed to improve your workflow in any application that requires hot-swap by making it quick and easy to swap your drives. Thanks to the unique drive docking design, you can simply press a bare drive into the flexiDOCK and start your tasks. FlexiDOCK is completely tray-less, with tool-less drive installation saving the time it takes to screw drives in and out of trays and lowering potential labor costs in the event of drive failure. Once a drive is inserted into flexiDOCK, an ejection button is revealed. The ejection button is a special designed two-segmented drive release mechanism that prevents accidental / unwanted drive ejection. To eject the drive, slide the ejection button to the left and then push inward to engage the drive release mechanism. Whether you're performing scheduled backups, or working on a media editing project that spans multiple SSDs, flexiDOCK makes it easy to swap your 2.5" SSDs & HDDs without needing to restart your computer. This means drive changes happen in seconds, not minutes, getting you back to work quicker without interrupting your workflow. Packed with Features ICY DOCK's flexiDOCK MB511SPO-B surrounds your drive in a ruggedized metal housing with ample ventilation holes, designed to improve protection and maximize airflow, keeping drives cool under the heaviest loads.