RAID Tower V - eSATA/USB 3.0

The RAID Tower V is built basing on the Storage Tower platform that features five 5.25" drive bays in a sturdy and small foot print chassis with a stylish front bezel. Depending on the model, up to eight 3.5" hard drives can be installed into the RAID Tower V. The drives can be configured as individual drive or as a RAID set and be connected to the computer via the high speed eSATA or USB 3.0/2.0 connection. Each model comes with everything required for connecting to a computer. All you need is to add your own hard drives and configure the RAID via a set of dip switches or Windows software utility depending on the model of the RAID Tower.

 

About This Model:

The RT55SNHXU3 supports up to five SATA 3.5" drives. Using the Disk Array 5SA, drives are added or removed like tape cartridge from each drive bay with no special tool required. The RAID Tower is connected to a system equipped with a USB port or a PM compatible controller with an eSATA port. Depending on your application, the five drives can be used as 5 individual drives or formed as a RAID group. It is perfect solution for attaching large number of hard drives to any system for a variety of storage applications - external RAID storage, Video storage or Server storage.

 

    • Connect to system via superspeed USB 3.0 or eSATA port (connecting cable included).
    • Install up to five 3.5" SATA hard drives of any capacity (drives not included).
    • Drives are added or removed like tape cartridge from each drive bay with no special tool required.
    • Drives can be configured as RAID0 (Striping), RAID1 (Mirroring), RAID 5 (Parity), RAID10 (Mirrored Striped), JBOD (Concatenation), Clone Mode (N-Way Mirror) using built-in hardware RAID or as five individiual drives without RAID
    • Individual drive setting requires connecting to Port Multiplier compatible controller or USB port
    • RAID setting via software utility under Windows or via dip switches on the back
    • OS independent, can be used on any system
    • RAID diagnostic via LED light or utility software under Window

Major components list for this model:
Storage Tower V (ST5), 5X1 HPM-XA Enclosure Version (AD5HPMRXA-E), 5 units Snap-In Mobile Rack (AESNAPMRSA), USB 3.0 to eSATAp Adapter (ADU3ESA), one 3-foot eSATA cable (AAESATA100C), power cord and user guide

Optional: ADSA6GPX1-2E,  AD4ESA6GPX4,  NAS 4.0 adapter for sharing over LAN and WAN

  • Great for variety of storage applications - external RAID storage, Video storage, Server storage
  • Sturdy and attractive black metal frame construction
  • Compact size - 7.5 x 16 x 10.4 inches
  • Support any SATA 1.0, 2.0 or 3.0 hard drive
  • Sturdy metal frame construction
  • Ball bearing high CFM low noise cooling fans
  • 320 watts 110/240V AC power supply
  • LED indicators for each storage device, RAID status, host connection and power
 

PRODUCTS

RT55SNHXU3 - (RT5, 5X1 HPM-XU, 5x Snap-In MR, eSATA/U3)
Content: RAID Tower V (black color) integrated with one 5X1 HPM-XU, one 3-foot eSATA cable (AAESATA100C), one 6-foot USB 3.0 A-B cable (AAU3AB6F), power cord, user guide
Price: 355.00

ACCESSORIES

ADSA6GPX1-2E (6G 2-port eSATA PCI-Express Controller)
6G 2-port eSATA PCI-Express Controller, low profile bracket, Driver CD, User guide,
Price: 39.99
AD4ES6GPX4 (4-eSATA 6G PCIe 4X Controller)
Content: 4-eSATA 6G PCIe 4-lane Controller, user guide
Price: 169.00
AD2U3PX1 (2-port USB 3.0 PCIe-1X controller)
2-Port USB 3.0 PCI-Express 1X Controller, low profile bracket, Driver CD, User guide,
Price: 22.00
AD2U3PCI (2-port USB 3.0 PCI controller)
2-Port USB 3.0 PCI Controller, low profile bracket, Driver CD, User guide,
Price: 39.99
NAS40ESU (NAS 4.0 adapter)
Package content: NAS 4.0 unit, 5V 110/240V AC adapter, 6" CAT5e cable, User guide
Price: 89.00
Datasheets
RAID Tower V
Applies to: RT55SNHXU3
Drivers
USB timeout fix
Applies to:

Disable the time out or disconnection issue for the  RAID tower, Optical tower and AD5HPMXU or products that has this Port Multiplier inside. The problem is mostly associated with USB connection.

Instructions: Unzip the downloaded file, launch the FwUpdateTool_v1_19_01_T1.exe and load the bin file.

HPM RAID Management Utility for Linux
Applies to: AD5HPMSXA, AD5HPMREU, CDC5HMEU3

RAID Management Utility for Linux Operating systems for HPM-XA (AD5HPMRXA-E or AD5HPMSXA), HPM-XU (AD5HPMREU), Port Multiplier Ultra (AD5EHPMEU3) or on any Addonics storage products equipped with one of these port multipliers. Executable file must be run with root privileges to communicate with port multiplier.

HPM RAID utility for Mac
Applies to: AD5HPMRXA-E, AD5HPMSXA, AD5HPMREU

RAID Management Utility for Mac operating systems for HPM XA (AD5HPMRXA-E or AD5HPMSXA), HPM-XU (AD5HPMREU), Port Multiplier Ultra (AD5EHPMEU3) or on any Addonics storage products that are equipped with one of these Port Multipliers

HPM RAID Management Utility for Windows
Applies to: AD5HPMSXA, AD5HPMREU, CDC5HMEU3

RAID Management Utility for Windows operating systems for HPM XA (AD5HPMRXA-E, AD5HPMSXA), HPM-XU (AD5HPMREU), Port Multiplier Ultra (AD5EHPMEU3)  or on any Addonics storage products that are equipped with one of these Port Multipliers