SATA Cables

What is SATA?

Short for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment, SATA is a connector interface used for computer bus connections, connecting a host bus adapter, to a mass storage device. Prior to SATA cables, PATA (Parallel ATA) technology was used to connect devices, newer SATA cable technology not only allows for faster data transfer but, when supported, SATA cables are suitable for hot plugging. SATA cables also utilise smaller cables than their PATA predecessors as well as providing an external interface, unlike PATA.

There are two types of connection most commonly found on a SATA cable, 4-pin or 15-pin connectors are standard with varying cable lengths. SATA cables can also be power split to enable connection of one port to two devices.

What is Hot Plugging?

Simply put, hot plugging is the capability to add or remove devices to a computer system whilst the system is switched on and running. As well as being able to add and remove devices while a machine is active, hot plugging functionality means operating systems can automatically recognise the device being added without any need to restarting.

SATA Devices

SATA cables are able to connect to a variety of devices and can utilise hot plugging technology only when decides and operating systems are compatible. Examples of SATA capable devices are.

• Hard disk drives
• Optical drives
• Solid state memory drives

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Description Price Connector A Connector B Length Number of Populated Ways Sheath Colour Cable Type
RS Stock No. 186-4021
Mfr. Part No.SATA18
BrandStartech
SGD6.76
Each
units
SATA (7 Pin, Data) Receptacle SATA (7 Pin, Data) Receptacle 460mm - Red Serial ATA Cable
RS Stock No. 186-4022
Mfr. Part No.LSATA12
BrandStartech
SGD6.76
Each
units
SATA (7 Pin, Data) Latching Receptacle SATA (7 Pin, Data) Latching Receptacle 300mm - Red Latching SATA Cable
New
RS Stock No. 197-5437
Mfr. Part No.SAS8087S4R50
BrandStartech
SGD75.64
Each
units
SFF-8087 36 Pin Mini SAS SATA 7 Pin 500mm - Red -
New
RS Stock No. 193-0325
Mfr. Part No.SLSATAF12
BrandStartech
SGD11.59
Each
units
13 Pin Receptacle Slimline SATA 4 Pin Male LP4, 7 Pin Receptacle SATA 304.8mm 13 (Connector A), 4 (Connector B), 7 (Connector B) Red -
New
RS Stock No. 193-0330
Mfr. Part No.LSATA6
BrandStartech
SGD5.18
Each
units
7 Pin Receptacle SATA 7 Pin Receptacle SATA 152.4mm 7 (Connector A), 7 (Connector B) Red -
RS Stock No. 186-4031
Mfr. Part No.SAS43SAT1M
BrandStartech
SGD56.48
Each
units
SFF-8643 (36 Pin, Internal HD Mini SAS) Latching Plug SATA (7 Pin, Data) Plug 10mm - White Internal Mini-SAS to SATA Cable
RS Stock No. 790-3906
Mfr. Part No.11.03.1553-50
BrandRoline
SGD8.34
Each
units
SATA Male SATA Male 1m 7 Black Serial ATA Cable
RS Stock No. 186-4020
Mfr. Part No.SATA18LA1
BrandStartech
SGD9.02
Each
units
SATA (7 Pin, Data) Receptacle SATA (7 Pin, Data) Receptacle 460mm - Red SATA to Left Angle Cable
RS Stock No. 790-3896
Mfr. Part No.11.03.1552-50
BrandRoline
SGD6.15
Each
units
SATA Male SATA Male 500mm 7 Black Serial ATA Cable
RS Stock No. 800-6835
Mfr. Part No.68561-0015
BrandMolex
SGD8.82
Each
units
Female SATA Female SATA 1m 7 Red Serial ATA Cable
New
RS Stock No. 193-0319
Mfr. Part No.SLSATAF20
BrandStartech
SGD15.84
Each
units
13 Pin Receptacle Slimline SATA 4 Pin Male LP4, 7 Pin Receptacle SATA 508mm 13 (Connector A), 4 (Connector B), 7 (Connector B) Red -
New
RS Stock No. 193-0329
Mfr. Part No.SATA12RA1
BrandStartech
SGD5.94
Each
units
7 Pin Receptacle SATA 7 Pin Receptacle SATA 304.8mm 7 (Connector A), 7 (Connector B) Red -
RS Stock No. 186-4023
Mfr. Part No.SATA12LA1
BrandStartech
SGD6.76
Each
units
SATA (7 Pin, Data) Receptacle SATA (7 Pin, Data) Receptacle 300mm - Red SATA to Left Angle Cable
New
RS Stock No. 193-0331
Mfr. Part No.SATA6LA1
BrandStartech
SGD4.97
Each
units
7 Pin Receptacle SATA 7 Pin Receptacle SATA 152.4mm 7 (Connector A), 7 (Connector B) Red -
RS Stock No. 486-6882
Mfr. Part No.88751-1410
BrandMolex
SGD5.50
Each
units
Female SATA Pigtail 1.5m 4 Black/Black/Red/Yellow Power
RS Stock No. 815-8545
Mfr. Part No.11.03.1040-25
BrandRoline
SGD10.67
Each
units
Female 4P SATA Female 3 x 4 Pin HDD 200mm 4 Black/Red/Yellow Serial ATA Cable
RS Stock No. 144-8647
Mfr. Part No.11.03.1042-25
BrandRoline
SGD11.89
Each
units
Female 15-Pin SATA Male 15-Pin SATA 300mm - Black, Orange, Red, Yellow Connector Cable Assembly
New
RS Stock No. 193-0318
Mfr. Part No.SATA18RA1
BrandStartech
SGD5.94
Each
units
7 Pin Receptacle SATA 7 Pin Receptacle SATA 457.2mm 7 (Connector A), 7 (Connector B) Red -
RS Stock No. 186-4049
Mfr. Part No.ISAS88881
BrandStartech
SGD149.14
Each
units
SFF-8088 (26-Pin, External Mini-SAS) Latching Plug SFF-8088 (26-Pin, External Mini-SAS) Latching Plug 1m 8 Black Mini SAS Cable
RS Stock No. 486-6832
Mfr. Part No.88751-1310
BrandMolex
SGD2.49
Each
units
Male SATA Female SATA 150mm 15 Black/Black/Red/Yellow PVC
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