QX448 Ingestion Dock

Ingest four SHIPS modules, CRU’s interoperable and removable NVMe data storage platform, into any standard 5.25-inch drive bay.

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Storage Supported SHIPS modules
Bay Size 5.25″
Insertion Rating 20,000
Number of bays 4
Lockable Bays Yes
Number of LEDs 4 tricolor LEDs
Description of LEDs Power, activity, high temperature, and fan failure indicators
Fan(s) Dual low-hal 40mm x 15mm rear fans
Construction material(s) Rugged all-metal construction
Power input connector Dual floppy power
Dimensions Width: 146.40 mm • Length: 142.00 mm • Height: 41.40 mm
Weight 467 g
Compliancy EMI Standard: FCC Part 15 Class B • EMC Standard: EN55024, EN55032 • CE, RoHS, RCM

The QX448 with its supporting accessories have been tested to be PCIe Gen3 compliant per the Add in Card criteria of the PCIe Specification 3.1.

Warranty CRU provides a 3-year limited warranty for this product.
Technical Support If you need to contact us for any reason, visit cru-inc.com/support or call us at 1-800-260-9800 or +1-360-816-1800.


Installed in a standard 5.25-inch drive bay, the QX448 makes it easy to ingest the interoperable SHIPS module into desktops, workstations, or custom systems. The QX448’s four SHIPS bays are lockable with a physical key, securing them in place when in use. With optimal thermal management, the QX448 unlocks the highest degree of NVMe storage performance.


The QX448 houses four, easily ejectable SHIPS modules which can be secured in place with a physical key.


The QX448 ingests four SHIPS modules, which are designed to run at the full PCIe 3.0 spec, and built to be futureproof.

Development Kits

Interested in exploring what the SHIPS platform can do in your project and solution development? CRU is making available development kits that include all of the components needed to design and test complete PCIe/NVMe removable storage solutions: SHIPS storage modules, host bus adaptors, cables, ingestion frames, and technical documentation.

Contact us today to learn more and order a development kit for your project development.

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