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Proavio 16TB RS16SS Array System

B&H # PRRS16SS16TB Mfr # RS16SS-F16T
Usually ships in 7-14 business days

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This is a special order item and is non-cancelable and non-returnable. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.

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You Pay: $6,018.25
Product Highlights
  • miniSAS Interface
  • SAS and SATA Drive Compatibility
  • Hardware RAID Controller
  • Redundant Power and Cooling
  • 3U Rackmount
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 0+1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6

The 16TB RS16SS Array System from PROAVIO is an external RAID storage system for Windows and Mac computers. The array features sixteen swappable drives, which can be configured in hardware RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5, or 6 modes.

The array connects via miniSAS for the ultimate in performance. It uses comparatively low-cost SATA II or SAS hard drives, making hardware replacement an easy task. It is an excellent solution for the large storage needs and intense performance requirements associated with video editing applications.

RAID Flexibility
You'll be able to configure the RAID in mode 0, 1, 0+1, 5, and 6 for extreme flexibility. RAID 0 offers full storage capacity and high performance, without any sort of data protection. RAID 5 uses parity data to protect your data in the event of a drive failure, but only delivers 75% of the total physical storage capacity of the array.
Cross-Platform Compatibility
The array is compatible with Windows and Mac systems. It is compatible with editing hardware and software from most major developers.
Remote Management
The array features an Ethernet connection for remote network management. Any computer with a web browser can perform said management.
Rackmount Design
The array is housed in a 3U rackmount chassis. This makes it ideal for installation in professional environments.
Expansion Options
The array feature an SFF8088 expansion port, which can be used to connect RS16JS expansion systems. One RS16SS can host up to 80 disks -- 4 expansion units in addition to itself. That translates into capacities of up to 80GB.
Capacity 16TB
Array Type Swappable
Bays 16x
Drive Types Supported SATA II, SAS
Channels 2x
Sustained Data Transfer Rate RAID 0: 800MB/sec
RAID 5: 650MB/sec
Video Stream Playback Not Specified by Manufacturer
Array Configuration RAID
RAID RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5, 6
Desktop/Rackmount Rackmount
Status Indicator LCD Control Panel
Input and Output Connectors 2x SFF8470 SAS
1x RJ-45 Ethernet
1x DB-9
1x SFF8088 Expansion Port
Fan 2x Hot-Swappable Fan Module
Security None
System Compatibility Windows, Mac
Compatibility AJA, Apple, Assimilate, Avid, Autodesk, Bluefish444, Grass Valley, Matrox
Agency Certifications None
System Requirements Operating System: Windows XP, Vista; Windows 2003; Mac OS X (10.4, 10.5)
Hardware: miniSAS Controller
Electrical Requirements AC: 110-220VAC
Consumption: 460W per power supply
Environmental Requirements Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensions (WxHxD) 19 x 5.25 x 19.5" (48.3 x 13.3 x 49.5cm)
Weight 75 lb (34.1kg)
Proavio 16TB RS16SS Array System
  • Power Cord
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
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