Printable SATA hot swap hard disk caddy
by ginge, published
Liked ByView All
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
This caddy system for 3.5" hard disks
- Fully 3d printed
- hot swap
This is designed to fit into an existing enclosure, hence the non standard size. This will not fit into a 5.25" bay!
Video of it working
print the parts.
shell should be sliced at 0.2mm with single wall and 10% infill
everything else should be printed 0.2mm double wall 25% infill.
no supports required apart from ont he SATA backplane.
the lever is the hardest part to attach. You will need a nice long screw that has a small head. The head should not protrude over the top of the inner caddy tray.
it should be long enough to ready through to the bottom. Again it should not stick out of the bottom.
Once you have put the parts together, use superglue to attach the backplane of your choice. Currently there is only SATA.
Once glue is set, put a hard disk in the caddy, and push it into the shell.
Put the SATA connectors into the harddisk, and apply glue around the back SATA plate.
Wait for it to set.
DO NOT glue your had disk in the caddy!
Upgrade this Thing with Thingiverse AppsCustomization
Edit, personalize, or revise this ThingPrint Fulfilment
Order a print of this ThingTools and Utilities
Repair, slice, or enhance this Thing
Printable SATA hot swap hard disk caddy by ginge is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving ginge a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure ginge would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).