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Jetson Nano 2.5 inch SATA SSD/HDD Shield
Jetson Nano 2.5 inch SATA SSD/HDD Shield - Front
Jetson Nano 2.5 inch SATA SSD/HDD Shield - Back
Jetson Nano 2.5 inch SATA SSD/HDD Shield - How to power
T300 V1.1 Packing List
T300-C3 Packing List
T300 PCB Layout


NVIDIA Jetson Nano 2.5 inch SATA SSD/HDD Shield Storage Expansion Board USB 3.1 T300 V1.0 for NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit

This is an expansion board designed specifically for NVIDIA Jetson nano developer kit that supports up to 4TB 2.5-inch ssd/hard drives, it allowing you to expand your storage with high-speed SSD drives on NVIDIA Jetson nano developer kit.

Please refer to NVMe M.2 SSD Shield if you want use extrem high performance NVMe M.2 SSD on jetson nano.

How to boot the rootfs from external drive: https://www.jetsonhacks.com/2019/04/25/jetson-nano-run-on-usb-drive/


FOR USE WITH  Jetson Nano
OPERATING SYSTEM All operating systems
KEY FEATURES · Ideal storage solution for Jetson Nano - 2.5"" SATA HDD/SSD Shield
· Supports up to 4TB 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives (HDD) / solid-state drive (SSD)
· USB 3.1 Gen1 to SATA 6Gb/s bridge controller
· USB 3.1 Gen1 connectivity offers plug-and-play functionality on your Jetson Nano
· Quick file transfer with high-speed USB3.1 Gen1 connectivity  from a PC or a Mac
· Specially-made USB3.1 bridge to connect with Jetson Nano - no additional cables needed
· On-board DC power jack allows to provide enough power to HDD/SSD
· Intelligent power management - Automatic powering off when system shutdown
· With 1 Female to 2 Male DC cable supplied to power both T300 and Jetson Nano
· USB bus-powered or powered by external power adapter
· LED blue indicator indicates drive status
POWER SUPPLY · Power supply via DC jack :  5VDC ±5%.
· A good quality power supply is required, otherwise the hard disk will not be recognized or the system will automatically shut down.THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT!!
I/O PORTS · USB Type-A socket x 1
· DC Jack  5.5x2.1mm x 1
· 22Pin SATA socket x 1
DIMENSION PCB Size: 123mm x 79mm

Power supply

There are 3 power supply methods:

  • Directly power the motherboard is acceptable if use a good quality DC 5V 4A power adapter.(otherwise the current is not enough to 2.5 inch sata ssd)
  • Power the jetson nano and T300 vith 1 female to 2 male DC cable, require a good quality DC 5V 4A power supply, otherwise jetson nano will be automatically shut down.
  • Can power the T300 separately, but will lose the power management function.

How to power T300 on Jetson Nano

Packing List

  • 1 x T300 V1.1 2.5 inch SATA SSD/HDD Shield
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Bridge
  • 1 x 1 Female to 2 Male DC cable (length: 15cm)
  • 1 x installaton screw pack

Installation Guide

T300 installation guide((jetson nano 2.5 inch sata ssd/hdd shield))

Matching Case

Please refer to T300-C3.


Q: How to boot the rootfs from external drive?

A: Please refer to https://www.jetsonhacks.com/2019/04/25/jetson-nano-run-on-usb-drive/

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Anonymous user #1

42 months ago
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Please let me know hole layout?