HiU2300:  Comprehensive Upgrade Solution for Dual Hot-Swappable M.2 NVMe SSD Storage




The HiU2300 stands out as a groundbreaking storage upgrade solution, expertly engineered to integrate seamlessly into a standard CD-ROM bay. At the core of its innovation is the PC05-U6P3-I Host Bus Adapter (HBA), a pivotal element equipped with a PCIe Gen -3 (40Gbs) switch. This adapter is specifically designed to support M.2 NVMe SSDs, offering hot-swappable functionality within the iU2300-U6P3 NVMe enclosure. The enclosure's design is meticulously crafted to fit precisely into a standard CD-ROM bay, ensuring effortless integration into your existing systems. The HiU2300 revolutionizes data storage by offering dual storage capabilities for M.2 NVMe SSDs, ensuring rapid data access and unmatched versatility.


Key Features


1.Complete Solution: Includes the RAIDON PC05-U6P3-I HBA adapter, bridging the gap between M.2 NVMe SSDs and the iU2300-U6P3 NVMe enclosure


2.PCIe HBA Support:  The included PC05-U6P3-I HBA card features two mini SAS (SFF-8643) connectors.


3.CD-ROM Drive Design: The iU2300-U6P3's design mirrors a standard CD-ROM drive for effortless system integration.


4.Universal M.2 NVMe SSD Support: The iU2300-U6P3 accommodates two M.2 NVMe SSDs of all standard sizes, including 2280, 2260, and 2242.


5.High-Speed Connectivity:  Both PC05-U6P3-I HBA and iU2300-U6P3 are equipped with a high-speed mini SAS (SFF-8643) connector, it's compatible with both PCIe Gen 3 and Gen 4 interfaces for rapid data transfer.


6.Versatile Applications: With support for JBOD Mode, the iU2300-U6P3 offers a range of application options to cater to diverse storage needs.


7.Hot-swappable and Plug-and-Play Disk Trays: Includes two easy-to-install disk trays with hot-swappable support.


8.Solid Metal Tray Design: The iU2300-U6P3 simplifies the plug-and-play process, ensuring a sturdy and reliable connection.


9.Enhanced Security: The key lock tray design guarantees the utmost protection for your disks, preventing unauthorized access.


10.Two silent fans are thoughtfully positioned: one directly above the NVMe SSD and the other at the rear of the device, ensuring optimal cooling and promoting extended lifespan for your M.2 NVMe SSDs.


11.Efficient Heat Dissipation: The metal shell design not only offers durability but also aids in heat dispersion, further extending the lifespan of your SSDs.


12.Broad Compatibility: The iU2300-U6P3 is expertly engineered to flawlessly integrate with both 9.5mm U.2 SSDs and the RAIDON UBOX mini disk tray, which is uniquely, designed for accommodating M.2 NVMe SSDs.


13.Secure Placement: Mounting screws ensure that your M.2 NVMe SSD or U.2 SSD remains firmly in place, eliminating any risk of dislodgement.


14.Optimal Heat Dispersion: The UBOX mini comes with an ultra-soft thermal silicone pad, ensuring efficient heat dispersion and maintaining optimal M.2 NVMe SSD performance.


The HiU2300 is a testament to technological innovation, blending high-speed performance, advanced security features, and versatile functionality in a compact, efficient design. Upgrade your storage experience with the HiU2300 - where speed meets security.




The HiU2300 offers a range of application benefits that make it an exceptional choice for various storage needs. Here are some of the key advantages:


1.Enhanced Data Speed and Efficiency: With support for M.2 NVMe SSDs, the HiU2300 provides significantly 40Gbs data transfer speeds compared to traditional SATA SSDs or HDDs. This will result in quicker boot times, faster file transfers, and overall improved system performance.


2.Increased Storage Flexibility: The HiU2300's dual hot-swappable drive bays allow for easy expansion and replacement of SSDs without needing to power down the system. This feature is particularly beneficial for environments requiring continuous uptime, such as servers and high-performance workstations.


3.Compact and Seamless Integration: Designed to fit into a standard CD-ROM bay, the HiU2300 offers a space-saving solution that can be easily integrated into existing computer systems, saving valuable workspace and maintaining the aesthetics of the setup.


4.Broad Compatibility: The HiU2300 is compatible with a wide range of SSD sizes and interfaces, including U.2 SSDs and various sizes of M.2 NVMe SSDs. This broad compatibility ensures that the device can be used in a diverse array of systems and with different types of storage drives.


5.Enhanced Reliability and Durability: With its solid metal tray design and secure mounting screws, the HiU2300 ensures a stable and reliable connection, reducing the risk of physical damage to the SSDs. This feature is crucial in environments where data integrity is paramount.


6.Effective Cooling and Heat Dissipation: The inclusion of two silent fans and the metal shell design aids in efficient heat management, prolonging the lifespan of the SSDs by keeping them at optimal operating temperatures.


7.Advanced Security Features: The key lock tray design provides an additional layer of security, protecting sensitive data from unauthorized access.


8.Easy Installation and Maintenance: The plug-and-play functionality and hot-swappable trays make the HiU2300 user-friendly, requiring minimal technical expertise to install and maintain.


9.Versatile Application Use: From high-performance computing environments to video editing and gaming, the HiU2300 caters to various applications that demand high-speed storage and reliability.


10.Energy Efficiency: The HiU2300, with its efficient design and cooling system, helps in reducing energy consumption compared to larger, more power-intensive storage solutions.


To summarize, the HiU2300 stands out as a robust, adaptable, and user-friendly storage solution, perfectly suited for high-performance computing. It delivers exceptional speed, versatility, and dependability, making it an excellent option for both professional and enthusiast users.


Complete Solution


Building upon its 'Complete Solution' attribute, the RAIDON HiU2300 transcends conventional storage paradigms by delivering a full-suite expansion package. It includes the sophisticated PC05-U6P3-I Host Bus Adapter (HBA), a critical component that bridges M.2 NVMe SSDs with the high-bandwidth PCIe interface. This integration occurs within the confines of the iU2300 NVMe enclosure—a precision-engineered chassis that assures an exact fit within a standard CD-Rom bay.



Retaining the same form factor as a CD-ROM drive


Discover the elegant combination of design and utility with the iU2300-U6P3. This device, compact as a traditional CD-ROM drive, is packed with state-of-the-art technology. Engineered for individuals who prioritize efficiency and high performance, it is tailored to meet diverse storage requirements.



Features a high-speed mini SAS (SFF-8643) connector compatible with both PCIe Gen 3 and Gen 4 interfaces


Expanding on the feature of PCIe HBA Support, the RAIDON HiU2300 leverages the advanced capabilities of the PC05-U6P3-I Host Bus Adapter (HBA) card. This card is equipped with two mini SAS connectors, establishing a robust and high-speed connection channel to the iU2300-U6P3 NVMe enclosure. The HBA card is designed to support both PCIe Gen3 and Gen4 protocols, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of system architectures and future-proofing the solution for next-generation storage technologies.

Accommodates a dual M.2 NVMe (PCIe Gen3 x4) SSD


The iU2300-U6P3 excels in compatibility. It is built to support two M.2 NVMe SSDs, accommodating a variety of sizes, including 2280, 2260, and 2242. This flexibility ensures the device can effortlessly adapt to your individual requirements, providing you with the capacity you need when you need it.


Support Hot-swappable and Effortless Integration with Plug-and-Play Disk Trays


A key highlight of the HiU2300 is its support for JBOD mode. This feature extends the device's application flexibility, allowing you to utilize your storage in ways that best suit your needs. Additionally, the device offers user-friendly functionality with two plug-and-play disk trays. Users can swap drives without powering off the system, thanks to PC05-U6P3-I's hot-swappability. They can also plug in new drives and use them right away, without any hassle. These easy-to-install trays streamline the device setup, ensuring you can get up and running in no time.


Every disk tray is equipped with an individual security key lock for elevated safeguarding


The construction of iU2300-U6P3 incorporates an impressive metal tray design, which not only ensures robust durability but also offers heightened security via its key lock tray design. This distinct feature substantially aids in preventing unauthorized access, delivering peace of mind alongside exceptional storage performance.



Status indicators with LED light


The HiU2300 is equipped with a vivid and legible LED display for each M.2 NVMe SSD. This intuitive feature keeps users updated on the device's overall status, facilitating easier operation and maintenance at all times.


Durable Design and Secure Storage: Emphasizing Robustness and Unauthorized Access Prevention in the HiU2300


The construction of HiU2300 incorporates an impressive metal tray design, which not only ensures robust durability but also offers heightened security via its key lock tray design. This distinct feature substantially aids in preventing unauthorized access, delivering peace of mind alongside exceptional storage performance.

Dual silent fans for superior heat management


Equipped with dual silent fans, the iU2300-U6P3 prioritizes the longevity of your storage. This feature, combined with a heat-dissipating metal shell design, optimizes the device's cooling capabilities. These measures are designed to extend the lifecycle of your M.2 NVMe SSDs and ensure they perform at peak levels.

The UBOX mini on the drive tray can be detached, allowing for the installation of 2.5-inch U.2 SSD


The iU2300-U6P3's disk tray includes an UBOX mini, making it convenient for users to install M.2 NVMe SSDs. If the need arises to use a 2.5-inch U.2 SSD, simply remove the UBOX mini after unloading, and then you can install a standard 2.5-inch U.2 SSD (with a height of up to 9.5mm).

Perfect for a Wide Range of Data Storage Applications


The HiU2300's internal storage module delivers a JBOD function, enabling the distinct storage of varying file formats, for instance, separate storage for O.S and Data. Should there be a need for higher data security backup functions or more extensive storage space, you can conveniently upgrade to a software RAID setup via the operating system or third-party software. This instant upgrade equips the platform with a disk array function, meeting your higher storage needs!




The HiU2300 : Dual M.2 NVMe and U.2 SSD JBOD Storage is a versatile storage solution that can be applied in various sectors and scenarios. Given its features and capabilities, here are some potential applications, including IPC (Industrial PC) and AI:


1. Data Centers: With its high-speed data access and broad compatibility, the HiU2300 can be integrated into data centers to enhance storage capacities and improve data retrieval rates.


2. Workstations: Professionals working with large datasets, such as video editors, graphic designers, and engineers, can benefit from the rapid data transfer rates and expansive storage options.


3. IPC (Industrial PC) Applications:

Manufacturing Control: In manufacturing environments, the HiU2300 can be used in IPCs to store and manage data related to quality control, machinery operations, and production schedules.

Surveillance Systems: For IPCs used in security and surveillance, the device can store vast amounts of video data, ensuring smooth playback and rapid data retrieval.

Automation Systems: In automated factories or facilities, the HiU2300 can store program data and logs, ensuring seamless operations and real-time data access.


4. AI Applications:

Training Datasets: AI researchers and developers can use the HiU2300 to store large datasets required for training machine learning models.

 Edge Computing: In edge devices where AI computations are done closer to the data source, the HiU2300 can provide fast storage solutions, ensuring real-time AI processing.


 Neural Network Simulations: For simulations and testing of neural networks, the device can store multiple versions of models and their respective datasets.


5. Gaming PCs: Gamers can benefit from the rapid load times and expansive storage capacities, enhancing the overall gaming experience.


6. Media Servers: The HiU2300 can be integrated into media servers, ensuring smooth streaming and quick access to large media libraries.


7. Research and Development: Scientists and researchers dealing with vast amounts of data, such as genomics or climate modeling, can utilize the storage solution for efficient data access and management.


8. Backup and Archival: Organizations can use the HiU2300 as a backup storage solution, ensuring data redundancy and quick recovery in case of primary storage failures.


In essence, the HiU2300's combination of speed, versatility, and capacity makes it suitable for a wide range of applications, from industrial settings to advanced AI research labs.



Performance test result for reference. The test result will vary depend on the test environment.

Product View


Model No HiU2300
Interfaces 2 x SFF-8643 (PCIe Gen3/4)
Compatible Drive 2 x M.2 NVMe SSD (2242/2260/2280)
2 x U.2 SSD (height 9.5mm) 
Tray with lock
Storage Mode JBOD
System Monitoring LED hard drive indicators / Fan Failure / Overheat
Operating System Windows, Linux
Cooling System 4 / 6 cm Low noise fan
Electrical and 
* Line voltage: 12V + 5V DC, SATA 15pin (12V/5V)
* Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
* Storage temperature: -4° to 116° F (-20° to 47° C)
* Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Size and Weight 146(W)x 42(H) x 198(L) mm
Carton 8 pcs per carton
Package Accessories * iU2300-U6P3 x 1
(with removable 2 x M.2 NVMe Converter)
* PC05-U6P3-I
* SFF-8643 to SFF-8643 Cable x 2
* Accessory kit
* Quick Installation Guide


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