Areca ARC-4038ML 8-Bay SAS Enclosure

BH #ARARC4038ML • MFR #ARC-4038ML
Areca ARC-4038ML 8-Bay SAS Enclosure
Key Features
  • 8 x 2.5"/3.5" SAS/SATA Drive Bays
  • 2 x SFF-8644
  • 2 x 2700 rpm Fans
  • Windows and Mac Compatible
The ARC-4038ML 8-Bay SAS Enclosure from Areca provides eight storage bays and two SFF-8644 host interfaces to offer extra storage capabilities for a system outfitted with a RAID controller card. The two host interfaces utilize SAS technology that transfers data at rates of up to 12 Gb/s. The enclosure's eight bays are compatible with 2.5" and 3.5" storage drives, which feature a SAS or SATA interface. With an optional RAID adapter, you can configure the user-supplied drives for performance or redundancy. For powering and cooling the drives, one 220W power supply and two variable-speeds fans are on board. Moreover, the ARC-4038ML comes with a re-driver chip on its backplane to help ensure a reliable connection between your drives and host interface.
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Areca ARC-4038ML External HDD/SSD Overview

The ARC-4038ML 8-Bay SAS Enclosure from Areca provides eight storage bays and two SFF-8644 host interfaces to offer extra storage capabilities for a system outfitted with a RAID controller card. The two host interfaces utilize SAS technology that transfers data at rates of up to 12 Gb/s. The enclosure's eight bays are compatible with 2.5" and 3.5" storage drives, which feature a SAS or SATA interface. With an optional RAID adapter, you can configure the user-supplied drives for performance or redundancy. For powering and cooling the drives, one 220W power supply and two variable-speeds fans are on board. Moreover, the ARC-4038ML comes with a re-driver chip on its backplane to help ensure a reliable connection between your drives and host interface.

Cable-free 12Gb/s re-driver SAS/SATA backplane design for 8 removable drive trays
Compatible with 12Gb/s SAS host bus adapter and 12Gb/s SAS RAID controllers
Built-in intelligent cooling fans for self-contained ventilation and buzzer alarm
Can be used with 2.5" drives without the use of converters
LED indicators for fault and Activity/power on each HDD tray

Areca ARC-4038ML External HDD/SSD Specs

Host Interface
2 x SFF-8644
Host Cable
1 or 2 x SFF-8644 to SFF-8644
Drive Interface
8 x 12 Gb/s SAS/SATA
Power Supply
220 W
Voltage Input
90 to 265 VAC
Power Rating
+12 V/16 A, +5 V/16 A, +3.3 V/14 A
Cooling
2 x 2700 rpm (0.135 A) brush-less fans
Dimensions
5.7 x 11.9 x 11.4" / 14.6 x 30.2 x 29 cm
Weight
14.9 lb / 6.8 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
17.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
15.3 x 13.7 x 7.5"

Areca ARC-4038ML External HDD/SSD Reviews

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Will this unit work with the Areca 6 bay Raid?

Will this unit work with the Areca 6 bay Raid?
Asked by: Neal
No. According to product documentation, the ARC-4038Ml is an external solution with Mini SAS HD SFF-8644 host connectivity for use via direct attachment with your PC or Mac workstation via a ARC-1883x/1226-8x PCIe card (not included).
Answered by: Gregorio M.
Date published: 2020-10-23
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