RAID Tower II (RTII425SMR5)

The RAID Tower II is built basing on the Storage Tower II platform that features two 5.25" drive bays in a lightweight and compact chassis with a stylish and functional front bezel. Depending on the model, up to three 3.5" hard drives or as many as five 2.5" hard drives can be installed into the RAID Tower II. The drives can be configured as a RAID set and be connected to the computer via a single USB 3.0 or the high speed eSATA connection. Each model comes with everything needed for connecting to the computer. All is needed is to add your own hard drives and configure the RAID via either on board dip switches or software utility depending on the model of the RAID Tower.

 

About this model

RAID Tower II with integrated HMP-XU that supports connecting to PC via a single eSATA or USB 3.0/2.0 cable. As many as four 2.5" SATA hard drive or SSD can be installed into this RAID Tower.

  • Install up to four 2.5" SATA hard drives or SSD of any capacity (drives not included)
  • Drives are installed onto drive tray that can be added or removed like tape cartridge from each drive bay
  • Connect to system via superspeed USB 3.0 or eSATA port (connecting cable included)
  • 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
  • Sturdy metal frame construction
  • Compact size - 7.48 x 10.63 x 6.5 inch (190 x 270 x 16.5 mm) (W x D x H)
  • Ventilated front panel for efficient air flow.
  • Low noise high CFM ball bearing cooling fan
  • Integrated 80W 110/240 auto-sense power supply
  • LED indicators for each storage device, RAID status, host connection and power

 

 
RTII425SMR5
Maximum number of drives installable  
3.5" SATA NA
2.5" SATA or SSD 4
3.5" IDE N/A
2.5" IDE N/A
Connection to System  
Via any eSATA port Yes
Via USB 2.0 port Yes
Via USB 3.0 port Yes
Via any PM-compatible
eSATA port
Yes
Supported type of RAID  
RAID 1, RAID 0 Yes
RAID 10 Yes
BIG (SPAN) Yes
RAID 5 over 4 drives Yes
RAID 5+S Yes
JBOD
(individual drive)
Yes
RAID Setup Via Windows Utility software or dip switches
Integrated Port Multiplier AD5HPMREU
RAID setup software
utility support
For Windows OS only
RAID Diagnostics via LED lights
Drive installation  
direct drive
insertion
4 drives
via removable
drive drawer
N/A
via removable
drive enclosure
N/A
Hot Swappable
Drives
Yes
Supported OS OS Independent

 

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RAID Tower II
Applies to: RTII235SMH, RTII235DCSH, RTII3DAR5, RTII425SMR5

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