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X862 SSD Socket
X862 Packing List
X862 with X735
X857-C1 Case


This is the X862 M.2 NGFF SATA SSD Shield for Raspberry Pi 4 model B, it provides a complete storage solution for raspberry pi 4. It supports multiple M.2 NGFF SSD lengths including: 2280, 2260, 2242, 2230.

Important NOTE:

This X862 is not fit to ROCK64 and Raspberry Pi 3B+ /3B because the difference of USB 3 position. Please refer to X860 if you want use M.2 NGFF SATA SSD on the Raspberry Pi 3B+/3B or ROCK64 board.



Raspberry Pi 4 Model B

Operating System

All Raspberry Pi operating systems

  • Ideal storage solution for Raspberry Pi 4 - M.2 NGFF SATA SSD Shield
  • Supports up to 2TB m.2 NGFF SSD solid-state drive
  • Supports multiple M.2 NGFF SSD lengths including: 2280, 2260, 2242, 2230[1]
  • Integrated USB 3.1 Gen1 to SATA 6Gb/s bridge controller
  • Integrated high efficiency step-Down Converter, 3.3V max 4A to power the SSD
  • USB3.1 Gen1 5Gb/s connectivity offers plug-and-play functionality on your Raspberry Pi 4
  • Allows booting OS from your HDD/SSD for faster app opens, web serving and file copying [2]
  • LED blue indicator indicates drive status
  • External self-powered or USB bus-powered
  • Onboard DC jack & XH2.54 connector for extra SSD power supply
  • Specially-made USB3.1 jumper to connect with Raspberry Pi - no cabling required!
  • Fully compatible with X735 for intelligent power management and cooling your Raspberry Pi
  • Fully compatible with X710 for wide input voltage (6~36V) and intelligent power management
  • Fully compatible with X765 for powering over Ethernet (POE, 5V 5A)
  • Fully compatible with X728 for uninterruptible power supply (18650 UPS, 5.1V 8A, smart power mgmt)
  • Power supply:
  1. 5Vdc +/-5% , Powered via USB port by Raspberry Pi
  2. 5Vdc via DC power jack or XH2.5 connector, Extra power supply for SSD
  • Ports & Connectors:
  1. USB socket - USB 3.0 type A x1
  2. Power input jack 5.5*2.5mm x1
  3. XH2.54 SSD power input connector x1
  4. 67Pin M.2 connector P=0.5mm, H3.2mm, Key B x1
  • PCB Size 87mm x 56mm
  1. Additional spacer required for SSD lengths 2260, 2242 and 2230 (not supplied with X862)
  2. A microSD card is required for forcing the Raspbian OS to use the HDD/SSD for its "root" partition
  • NGFF SATA SSD is not included
  • Compatible with M.2 NGFF SATA SSDs only, not compatible with NVMe M.2 SSDs
  • As with all SSDs, new media must be formatted before use
  • SSDs use exceptionally high performance storage media that will run hot when under load
  • Older SSD drives with less efficient flash media may not perform as well as newer drives

How to Power

How to Power X862

Packing List

  • X862 M.2 NGFF SATA SSD Shield x 1
  • USB3.1 jumper x 1
  • Screw M2.5 *6mm x 4
  • Spacer M/F M2.5 *12mm x 4
  • Spacer F/F M2.5 *8mm x 4
  • Screw driver x 1
  • Screw M2 *4mm x 1

Matching Metal Case

Please refer to X857-C1 Case

Installation video for Raspberry Pi 4+ X862 + X735 + X857-C1 Case: https://youtu.be/TrQwcPBU9S0

User Manual

About USB boot please refer to Does the X825/X855 support USB boot

Customer video for your reference: https://youtu.be/Q1btyPoL0GI

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