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This adapter allows an extra hard drive to be inserted into the Serial Ultrabay Slim.
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=== Serial Ultrabay Slim HDD Adapter II ===
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This is an adapter that slides into a Serial Ultrabay Slim.
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=== Features ===
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* One SATA slot for a 2.5-inch, 7 or 9.5-millimeter HDD/SSD/SSHD
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* Weight: 91 grams or 0.2 pounds
  
=== Features ===
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=== Resources ===
* Takes any SATA 9.5mm thick, 2.5" HDD/SSD.
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* [https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/options_iso/tp_sata_hd_drive_bayadapter3_0c37220.pdf Setup guide and warranty information] (3 MB)
* If used in a Serial Ultrabay Enhanced, it will also accept 12.7mm high drives.
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* [https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/options_iso/43n3412_ug.pdf User's guide] (2 MB)
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{{footnotes|
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#This HDD adapter requires a caddy tray/bracket to be screwed onto the 2.5-inch storage drive, however if that is not possible, the screws can be used instead of the caddy tray/bracket.
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[[image:UltraBay Slim SATA HDD Adapter.gif|Ultrabay Slim ThinkPad Serial Hard Drive Bay Adapter III]]
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{{NOTE|This SATA HDD adapter only works with select ThinkPads as listed below. For other machines with UltraBay Slim, use the PATA base [[UltraBay Slim HDD Adapter]] or the previous [[Ultrabay Slim SATA HDD Adapter]] or [[Ultrabay Slim SATA HDD Adapter II]] instead.}}
 
 
 
=== Part numbers ===
 
=== Part numbers ===
*Marketing P/N: 43N3412
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==== Branded as the ThinkPad Serial ATA Hard Drive Bay Adapter III ====
*ASM P/N: 43N3414
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* 43N3412, 43N3429, 43N3428
*FRU P/N: 43N3415
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==== Branded as the ThinkPad 9.5mm Serial ATA Hard Drive Bay Adapter III ====
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* 43N3412, 43N3415, 43N3414
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=== Advice for 3rd party clones ===
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Certain clones are built in such a way that they unintentionally create a poor connection to the Ultrabay's connector, which can be seen here:<br>
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[[image:T410-hdd-caddy-loosing-connection.jpg|192px]]<br>
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Avoid these clones, as the chance of the adapter making contact with the Ultrabay will be very low.<br>
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[[image:T410-hdd-caddy-good.jpg|192px]]<br>
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If possible, try to find clones such as this adapter, as pictured above. This ensures a reliable connection as the contact with the Ultrabay is not blocked by any additional plastic.
  
 
=== Linux support ===
 
=== Linux support ===
If connected at boot time then the drive is normally {{path|/dev/sdb}}
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If connected at boot time, the drive is normally {{path|/dev/sdb}}.
 
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=== Supported with ===
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*ThinkPad {{R400}}, {{R500}}
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*ThinkPad {{T400}}, {{T400s}}, {{T410}}, {{T410s}}, {{T500}}, {{T510}}, {{T520}}
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*ThinkPad {{W500}}, {{W510}}, {{W520}}, {{W700}}, {{W700ds}}, {{W701}}, {{W701ds}}
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*[[X200 UltraBase]]
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*[[ThinkPad UltraBase Series 3]]
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=== Installation ===
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Screw 4 screws in the mounting holes of the hard disk / solid state drive.
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[[image:Hdd-screws.jpg]]
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Slide the screw heads under the plastic notches while plugging in the drive in the Ultrabay adapter.
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[[image:Ultrabay-plastic-notches.jpg]]
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Finally, close the black plastic lever to prevent the drive from sliding backwards.
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=== Vendor documentation ===
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* [http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?GroupID=38&Code=43N3412&current-category-id=6D8E5191FB0B45CBB39F45EB5B2B986E Lenovo product page]
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=== Other documentation ===
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== Models supporting this accessory ==
* [http://www.thinkpads.com/2009/06/25/about-the-thinkpad-t400s-ultrabay-devices/ Thinkpada.com entry on the T400s' ultrabay]
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* {{W500}}, {{W510}}, {{W520}}, {{W530}}, {{W700}}, {{W700ds}}, {{W701}}, {{W701ds}}
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* {{T400}}, {{T400s}}, {{T410}}, {{T410i}}, {{T410s}}, {{T410si}}, {{T420}}, {{T420i}}, {{T420s}}, {{T420si}}, {{T430}}, {{T430i}}, {{T430s}}, {{T430si}}, {{T500}}, {{T510}}, {{T510i}}, {{T520}}, {{T520i}}, {{T530}}, {{T530i}}
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* {{R400}}, {{R500}}
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* [[X200 UltraBase]], [[UltraBase Series 3]]
  
[[Category:Components]]
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[[Category:Ultrabay Devices]]

Latest revision as of 15:39, 10 July 2020

Serial Ultrabay Slim HDD Adapter II

This is an adapter that slides into a Serial Ultrabay Slim.

Features

  • One SATA slot for a 2.5-inch, 7 or 9.5-millimeter HDD/SSD/SSHD
  • Weight: 91 grams or 0.2 pounds

Resources


FOOTNOTES [Δ]
  1. This HDD adapter requires a caddy tray/bracket to be screwed onto the 2.5-inch storage drive, however if that is not possible, the screws can be used instead of the caddy tray/bracket.

UltraBay Slim SATA HDD Adapter.gif

Part numbers

Branded as the ThinkPad Serial ATA Hard Drive Bay Adapter III

  • 43N3412, 43N3429, 43N3428

Branded as the ThinkPad 9.5mm Serial ATA Hard Drive Bay Adapter III

  • 43N3412, 43N3415, 43N3414

Advice for 3rd party clones

Certain clones are built in such a way that they unintentionally create a poor connection to the Ultrabay's connector, which can be seen here:
T410-hdd-caddy-loosing-connection.jpg
Avoid these clones, as the chance of the adapter making contact with the Ultrabay will be very low.
T410-hdd-caddy-good.jpg
If possible, try to find clones such as this adapter, as pictured above. This ensures a reliable connection as the contact with the Ultrabay is not blocked by any additional plastic.

Linux support

If connected at boot time, the drive is normally /dev/sdb.

Models supporting this accessory