The NexStar 3 NST-266S3 enclosure is a high-performance, portable, and durable external storage solution. It supports all the latest 2.5" hard disk drive/solid state drives and is designed to be very fast when linked to your SSD or HDD using the latest UASP protocol for Windows 8 to shuttle data around at high speeds. It boasts a USB 3.0 interface for the maximum data transfer speed and is backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1. The sleek aluminum casing protects the drive and draws heat effectively, while the clear LED indicator shows the power and HDD activity at a glance. No drivers needed (NDN) for Windows OS and OSX.


  • Brand VANTEC
  • Model NST-266S3-BK
  • Spec Color
  • Black
  • Size 2.5"
  • Material Aluminum / Plastic

Internal Interface

  • External Interface
  • USB 3.0
  • Maximum Capacity (per Bay)
  • Up to 1.5TB


  • No


  • SATA III specification max 6Gbps (Backwards Compatible With SATA II/I)
  • Specially design for SSD to be a Ultra-Fast performance enclosure
  • Adopt UASP to enhance maximum performance of SSD for Windows 8
  • Compact, slim, rigid Aluminum case, and portable
  • No Drivers Needed (NDN) for Windows OS and OSX
  • Clear LED Activity Indicator


  • Operating Systems Supported
  • Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (32/64 bit) 
  • Mac OS X v10.6 and Up 
  • USB 3.0, 2.0 or 1.1 Equipped System 
  • For USB 3.0 Speeds, System Must Support USB 3.0 Specifications

Dimensions & Weight

  • 4.72" x 3.03" x 0.61"

Package Contents

  • 2.5" NexStar 6G 
  • Installation Guide 
  • USB 3.0 Cable 
  • Installation Screws

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  • Product Code: NST-266S3-BK
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $42.84

Tags: Vantec, NST-266S3-BK, Peripherals, External Enclosures

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