The Addonics 1U RAID Rack is a family of 1U Rackmount chassis with removable drive systems for easily adding and removing hard drives. Comes bundled with all the necessary connecting cables for attaching to your system, these RAID Racks are designed to accommodate as many as four 3.5" SATA or eight 2.5" HDD/SSD. You can start your RAID Rack with as little as one drive and expand by adding more drives as your storage requirement grows. Depending on the model, the hard drives can be connected to the system with eSATA, USB 3.0 , mini SAS or Firewire cable.
The R1825SN-8ES is a 1U RAID Rack that accommodates as many as eight 2.5" SATA hard drives or SSDs. Comes built-in with eight 2.5" Snap-In drive bays, drives can be added to or removed from each bay like tape cartridges without any special tool. The eight Snap-in bays are connected to eight SATA - eSATA bridge on the back of this 1U Rack, then attach to computer via eight eSATA cables. This set up is ideal for storage application that desires adding multiple external drives to a computer as individual drives without RAID. It is a great economical compact solution to use as a central storage for multiple computers.
*Note: For eSATA connection, the RAID RACK must be connected to a SATA controller with hot swap capability in order to add and remove drive without rebooting. Please consult your motherboard or the add-in card manufacturer to determine hot swap support on your SATA controller. All of the Addonics SATA Host Controllers are hot swap capable.
- 1U Rack for 2.5" HDD/SSD, 8 eSATA connectors