Sans Digital MobileSTOR MS8X6+ 8-Bay SATA/SAS to 6G SAS JBOD Enclosure (Silver)

Sans Digital MobileSTOR MS8X6+ 8-Bay SATA/SAS to 6G SAS JBOD Enclosure (Silver)

Sans Digital MobileSTOR MS8X6+ 8-Bay SATA/SAS to 6G SAS JBOD Enclosure (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • 32TB Maximum Capacity
  • 8 x 3.5" Hot-Swappable Hard Drive Trays
  • Supports JBOD and RAID
  • SAS Expander (SFF-8088) Host Interface
  • 6G SAS and SATA Drive Interface
  • 2 x 3.5" Ball Bearing Cooling Fans
  • 300W Power Supply
  • LED Status Indicators
  • CE, FCC, UL, RoHS Certified
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  • 1Description

The silver MobileSTOR MS8X6+ 8-Bay SATA/SAS to 6G SAS JBOD Enclosure from Sans Digital is an 8-bay mini-SAS SAS expander tower that comprises of the same engines as the AccuSTOR/EliteSTOR enterprise-level rackmount storage. It utilizes SAS expander technology and provides up to 24 Gb/s or 2400 MB/s of data bandwidth to fulfill the most demanding application. This JBOD storage enclosure supports both SATA and/or SAS 6 Gb/s solid state drives and hard drives. It is backwards compatible with 3 Gb/s SAS & SATA solid state drives and hard disk drives. By utilizing the SAS expander technology, this enclosure supports up to 8 SAS or SATA drives using only one mini-SAS cable. A built-in SAS expansion port enables the system to connect up to 5 units or 40 hard disk drives daisy-chained together. With a high-performance RAID controller card such as Areca, ATTO, Highpoint, and LSI 6G RAID controller, the enclosure is capable of delivering over 1500 MB/s read/write performance, doubling the existing 3G SAS expander bandwidth. The LED provides drives status information. This enclosure is an ideal storage expansion solution for servers or high-performance video editing workstations.

6G SAS Expander Technology
The JBOD enclosure connects up to 8 SAS or SATA drives with only one SFF-8088 to 8088 mini-SAS cable to the HBA (Host Bus Adapter) or RAID controller.
Superior Performance
With support for SATA 6G or SAS 6G hard drives and 24 Gb/s of data bandwidth, it is capable of delivering over 1500 MB/s read/write performance when used with the RAID controller.
Staggering Spin-Up
Built-in staggering spin-up for hard drives during power up extends the life/duty cycle of the hard drives and power supply.
Support Industry Standard SGPIO
Serial General Purpose Input/output (SGPIO) provides real-time information on hard drive health status via the mini-SAS connection cable to the HBA (Host Bus Adapter) without an additional serial cable.
Up to 5 enclosures or 40 hard drives can be daisy-chained together for capacity expansion.
Supports Wide Range of RAID Adapters
The enclosure is compatible with Areca, ATTO, Adaptec, Highpoint, HP, Intel, and LSI SAS RAID adapters.
Multi-Purpose Enclosure
The enclosure supports both SAS (Serial SCSI) and SATA hard drives to meet the requirements of different applications with different price/performance characteristics. Cost-effective SATA drives can be used for capacity-orientated storage such as disk-to-disk backup, data archiving, and digital video editing. Alternatively, enterprise-level SAS drives can be used for I/O intensive applications such as transactional databases.
UPC: 739410734891
In the Box
Sans Digital MobileSTOR MS8X6+ 8-Bay SATA/SAS to 6G SAS JBOD Enclosure (Silver)
  • 8 x Hard Drive Trays
  • 1 x Power Cord
  • 1 x mini-SAS Cable
  • 2 x 3.5" Cooling Fan
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Form Factor 8-bay tower
    HDD Trays 8 x 3.5" hot-swappable
    RAID Level JBOD, RAID supported by optional RAID controller
    Maximum Capacity 32 TB

    Over 2 TB requires OS and h/w support. It requires GPT disk under MS Windows OS, including XP (64), Vista & Server 2003/2008 (32/64). Mac/Linux will support over 2 TB.

    Auto Rebuilding and Hot Spare N/A, support via RAID controller
    Host Interface and Transfer Rate SAS Expander (SFF-8088)
    Drive Interface 6G SAS and SATA
    Cooling Fan 2 x 3.5" (8.8 cm) hot-swappable ball bearing fan
    Power Supply 300 W (90 - 256 V)
    Status Indicators 8 x drive LEDs
    Fan Fail LED
    Power LED
    Compatible RAID Edition SATA hard drives Seagate 500 GB (ST3500514NS)
    Seagate 750 GB (ST3750330NS)
    Seagate 1 TB (ST31000524NS)
    Seagate 1 TB (ST1000NM0011)
    Seagate 2 TB (ST32000644NS)
    Seagate 2 TB (ST32000645NS)
    Seagate 2 TB (ST2000NM0011)
    Seagate 3 TB (ST33000650NS)
    Western Digital 500 GB (WD5002ABYS)
    Western Digital 1 TB (WD1002FBYS)
    Western Digital 4 TB (WD4000FYYZ)
    Hitachi 500 GB (0F11000)
    Hitachi 1 TB (0A39289)
    Hitachi 2 TB (0F10452)
    Hitachi 3 TB (0F12456)
    Hitachi 4 TB (0F14683)
    Toshiba 1 TB (MK2002TSKB)
    Toshiba 2 TB (MK2002TSKB)
    Safety Regulations CE, FCC, UL, RoHS
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 8.0 x 15.5 x 13.0" (20.0 x 39.3 x 33.0 cm)
    Weight 20 lb (9 kg)

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