Sans Digital AccuRAID AR212F8R 2U 12-Bay 6G SAS/SATA RAID 6 Array

Sans Digital AccuRAID AR212F8R 2U 12-Bay 6G SAS/SATA RAID 6 Array

Sans Digital AccuRAID AR212F8R 2U 12-Bay 6G SAS/SATA RAID 6 Array

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Product Highlights

  • 6G SAS/6G SATA Drive Interface
  • Dual Redundant Controller
  • 12 x 3.5" Hot-Swappable HDD Trays
  • 36TB Capacity (Expandable to 288TB)
  • 800 MHz Processor
  • 1GB On-Board ECC Cache Memory
  • 6G SAS/6G SATA RAID 60 ASIC Engine
  • Auto Rebuilding
  • Platform Independent
  • CE, FCC, UL, & RoHS Certified
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  • 1Description

The AccuRAID AR212F8R 2U 12-Bay 6G SAS/SATA RAID 6 Array from Sans Digital is a redundant controller rack-mountable RAID solution designed for data centers, file servers, backup, audio/video streaming, and digital video recording. With redundant components including a controller, cooling fans, and power supply, it provides a high-availability solution for mission-critical applications. With a capacity of up to 36TB, this array is perfect for any application that requires a high volume storage solution. With an eight channel high-performance Fibre Channel (4 channels per controller) host interface and cutting edge SAS and SATA dual hard drive support, the device delivers 8 Gb/s performance per channel. You can flexibly choose between high-performance SAS drives or cost-effective / high capacity SATA drives (SATA drives required for an optional MUX board).

With SAS expander support, the device is capable of up to 288TB of capacity with additional AS212X6R JBOD expansion units. The feature-rich array allows you to configure the unit to suit current demands and expand later when needed. The array utilizes sixteen hot-swappable 3.5" trays with 2.5" screw holes for 3.5" and 2.5" SAS/SATA/SSD drives, allowing for quick replacement and simple troubleshooting. The AccuRAID subsystem can also be easily scaled to RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, or JBOD configurations. Featuring durable, heavy-duty steel housing and a user-friendly LCD panel, the array meets the demands of all data intensive applications.


The array has a built-in redundant controller to provide high availability and high performance
The array offers a 800 MHz processor with 1GB on-board ECC cache memory (upgradeable to 4GB) per controller
Supports both 3.5" and 2.5" form factor hard drives and solid state drives
6G SAS/6G SATA II RAID 60 ASIC engine provides superior data protection
Eight channel Fibre Channel 8 Gb/s connector supporting fail-over (4 channels per controller)
Supports SAS JBOD AS212X6R expansion with up to total of 112 drive bays
Redundant and hot-swappable power supply and cooling fans
Platform independent and host transparent RAID solution


Supports RAID 0, 1, 1E, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60 and JBOD with hot spare and multiple volumes
RAID 6 tolerates multiple drive failures without downtime or data loss, providing advanced levels of data protection
Supports online array roaming, online RAID level / stripe size migration, and online capacity expansion
Hot-swappable drives support hot spare and automatic hot rebuilding with automatic drive insertion / removal detection
NVRAM transaction log and S.M.A.R.T. to improve the RAID system integrity, reliability, and availability


Embedded enclosure management through WEB GUI, LCD control panel, and online RAID management via the RS-232 port
Intuitive, yet comprehensive GUI for configuration and monitoring from remote and local locations
Field-upgradable firmware in flash ROM, redundant RAID controller firmware upgrade via RS-232 and WEB GUI
In the Box
Sans Digital AccuRAID AR212F8R 2U 12-Bay 6G SAS/SATA RAID 6 Array
  • Rackmount Rail Set
  • 2 x Power Cords
  • 2 x Fibre Optic Cables
  • 2 x 8G SFP Modules
  • Serial Cable
  • 48 x Hard Drive Mounting Screws
  • CD Manual
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Form Factor 2U rackmount
    Drive Interface 6G SAS / 6G SATA

    Additional MUX board required when use with SATA drives and redundant controller option.

    Control Interface LCD panel, RS232 and RJ-45 Ethernet
    Controller Dual redundant controller (upgradeable to redundant controller)
    HDD Tray 12 x 3.5" hot-swappable (2.5" form factor supported via screw holes)
    RAID Level 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, JBOD
    Capacity 36 TB (expandable to 288 TB)
    Auto Rebuilding Yes
    Hot Spares RAID 1, 1+0, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60
    Host Interface and Transfer Rate 8 channels Fibre Channel (8 Gb/s) (4 FC channels per channel)
    Expansion Ports 2 x mini-SAS; expandable to 7 JBOD arrays (AS212X6R)
    Cooling Fan 2 x hot-swappable modules and blowers
    Power Supply 2 x 500 W redundant
    Safety Regulations CE, FCC, UL, and RoHS
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 19.0 x 3.7 x 21.0" (48.2 x 9.3 x 53.3 cm)
    Weight 38 lb (17.2 kg)
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