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The BlueStor16 Bay SAS Expander with SAS/SATA Disk Drive Bays (48 TB) from JMR Electronics features 16 hot-swappable SAS/SATA 3 Gbps or 6 Gbps disk drive bays with fully redundant power and cooling via hot-swappable modules. The SAS Expander offers high performance and signal integrity, with cooler operating disk drives while using no cables in the data path and vertically installed disk drives. The BlueStor disk canisters are uniquely designed from lightweight and low-cost resin that reduces drive vibration while providing excellent air flow. Each canister features an integrated light pipe, latching handle and single modular EMI shield.
The BlueStor SAS Expander features dual 4x SAS ports for host connectivity and concatenation to additional storage units using low-cost multilane SAS cables. It is compatible with all SAS and SATA2 [3.5" (8.89 cm) form factor] disk drives as well as with many host adapters and SAS RAID controllers.
The SAS Expander and PeSAN3U rackmount uses interchangeable FRUs for easy expandability and low spares cost.
The SAS or SATA II drives can be connected to the SAS JBOD Expander. For high performance environments, the use of SAS disk drives provides maximum bandwidth and I/O for data intensive applications.
The SAS Expander is a 3U 16 bay rackmount enclosure
It features sixteen 3.5" (8.89 cm) canisters
It has hot-swappable HDDs and dual hot-swappable power supplies
This SAS Expander is compatible with all 3.5" (8.89 cm) SAS and SATA disk drives
It provides up to 48 TB of capacity with SATA drives and up to 9.6 TB with SAS 15K drives
The SAS Expander provides data transfer rate of up to 1700 MBps
This SES 2.0 compliant product also features a unique physical user interface with real-time disk activity/failure status indicators as well as visible and audible alarms for power or cooling system failures
The BlueStor 3U rackmount has front-panel on-off and alarm reset switches
The SAS Expander can be field upgraded to the unique, patented PeSAN direct-attached PCI storage RAID system by replacing one plug-in module
If cost is a primary issue or if the use of secondary storage is needed for Information Lifecycle Management (ILM), near line storage, Content Addressable Storage (CAS) or disk-to-disk back-up deployments, the SAS JBOD Expander supports the use of more cost-effective SATA disk drives, lowering subsystem cost and TCO
The Expander also supports the intermixing of SAS and SATA disk drives within the same enclosure for unmatched configuration flexibility
In the Box
JMR Electronics BlueStor 16 Bay SAS Expander with SAS/SATA Disk Drive Bays (48 TB)
ATTO Rtuo RAID Controller
2x CBL-00811-02 SAS External Cables
16x 3 TB HDDs
3 Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Up to 48 TB with SATA drives
Up to 9.6 TB with SAS 15K drives*
*Based on current drive capacities
Dual 4x SAS ports
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 1700 MBps
Sixteen 3.5" (8.89 cm)
Includes 2 internal cooling fans
Visible and audible alarms for power or cooling system failures
On-off and alarm reset
350 W (N+1)
Power factor correction
100-260 V AC; 50-60 Hz
+5V @ 35A
-5V @ 0.5A
+12V @ 22A
-12V @ 0.8A
+3.3V @ 20A