OWC ThunderBay 6 48TB 6-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID 5 Array (6 x 8TB, Enterprise Edition )

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OWC ThunderBay 6 48TB 6-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID 5 Array (6 x 8TB, Enterprise Edition )
Key Features
  • 6 x 8TB 3.5" 7200 rpm Enterprise HDD
  • 6 x 3.5" SATA III 6 Gb/s Drive Bays
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3 Interfaces
  • Supports RAID 0, 1,4, 5, 10 & JBOD
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This ThunderBay 6 48TB 6-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID 5 Array from OWC / Other World Computing is pre-configured with six 8TB 7200 rpm HGST Ultrastar He8 Enterprise-grade drives set up in RAID 5 for data redundancy via SoftRAID XT software. With two Thunderbolt 3 port featuring transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s, it's suitable for a wide variety of workflows such as video and photo editing, audio production, and much more. If needed, Thunderbolt 3 connectivity also supports daisy-chaining with up to six devices as well as DisplayPort-equipped displays. Using the SoftRAID XT software, you can reconfigure these drives from RAID 5 to alternate configurations including RAID 0, 1, 4, 10, and JBOD.
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OWC ThunderBay 6 Overview

This ThunderBay 6 48TB 6-Bay Thunderbolt 3 RAID 5 Array from OWC / Other World Computing is pre-configured with six 8TB 7200 rpm HGST Ultrastar He8 Enterprise-grade drives set up in RAID 5 for data redundancy via SoftRAID XT software. With two Thunderbolt 3 port featuring transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s, it's suitable for a wide variety of workflows such as video and photo editing, audio production, and much more. If needed, Thunderbolt 3 connectivity also supports daisy-chaining with up to six devices as well as DisplayPort-equipped displays. Using the SoftRAID XT software, you can reconfigure these drives from RAID 5 to alternate configurations including RAID 0, 1, 4, 10, and JBOD.

Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 3 is a hardware interface that utilizes the reversible USB Type-C connector. Doubling the speed of its predecessor, Thunderbolt 3 features a maximum throughput of 40 Gb/s when used with compatible devices. The connector also transmits data via USB 3.1 at up to 10 Gb/s, and dual-bandwidth DisplayPort 1.2 allows you to connect up to two 4K displays simultaneously. Additionally, you can daisy chain up to six devices from a single Thunderbolt 3 port.

Optional NVMe M.2 SSD Storage

For improved performance, you can install an optional NVMe M.2 SSD. The NMVe protocol offers improved efficiency, suitable for the fast transfer rates of SSDs.

OWC ThunderBay 6 Specs

General
Number of Bays6 x 2.5"/3.5"
Connections2 x USB Type-C (Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gb/s))
1 x DisplayPort
Compatible Drive InterfaceSATA III, NVMe
Maximum RAID Transfer Rate1500 MB/s
RAID ModesRAID 0, 1, 10, 4, 5, JBOD
Hot-Swap SupportYes
Operating System SupportWindows, macOS/OS X
Drives
Total Raw Capacity48 TB (6 x 8 TB)
TypeHard Disk Drive
Rotational Speed7200 rpm
InterfaceSATA III
Initial RAID ConfigurationRAID 5
Electrical
Power SourceAC Adapter
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Security
Security FeaturesKensington Security Slot
Environmental
Operating Temperature41 to 107°F / 5 to 42°C
Operating Humidity8 to 90%
Storage Temperature-40 to 149°F / -40 to 65°C
Storage Humidity5 to 95%
Physical
Cooling1 x Fan
Status MonitoringLED Indicator
Dimensions (W x H x D)7.76 x 7.24 x 9.49" / 19.7 x 18.4 x 24.1 cm
Weight11.68 lb / 5.3 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight24.97 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)16.4 x 14.1 x 13.4"
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