RAID Tower IV (RTIV535HEU3)

The RAID Tower IV is built basing on the Storage Tower 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 six 3.5" hard drives can be installed into the RAID Tower IV. The drives can be configured as a RAID set and be connected to the computer via a single USB 3.0, USB 2.0 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 a simple on board rotary switch or software utility depending on the model of the RAID Tower.

About This Model:

The RTIV535HEU3 supports up to five SATA 3.5" drives. 3 drives are installed onto drive trays and added or removed like a tape cartridge. The other 2 are directly installed using Snap-In. It connects to the computer via USB 3.0/2.0 or eSATA.

  • Connect to system via USB 3.0 / 2.0 or eSATA port (connecting cables included).
  • Install up to five 3.5" SATA hard drives of any capacity (drives not 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

Components list made up this model:
Storage Tower (STMPC-B) with SCSI-I back panel, 5-port HPM-XU (AD5HPMREU), one Disk Array 3SA (AE3RCS35NSA), two Snap-In Mobile Rack (AESNAPMRSA), 6 feet USB 3.0 cable (AAU3AB6F), 3 feet eSATA cable (AAESATA100C)

Optional:  NAS 4.0 adapter (NAS40ESU) for sharing over LAN and WAN, USB 3.0 hub (AD4U3HE)

  • Great for variety of storage applications - external RAID storage, Video storage, Server storage
  • Sturdy and attractive black metal frame construction with carrying handle
  • Compact size - 8.19 x 12.94 x 8 inch (W x D x H)
  • Support any SATA I / II / III hard drive
  • Stylish clear acrylic exterior
  • Light weight and sturdy aluminum construction
  • Ventilated side panels for efficient air flow
  • Ball bearing high CFM low noise cooling fans
  • 150W 110/220 power supply
  • LED indicators for each storage device, RAID status, host connection and power

 
RTIV35M2SU3
RTIV435DCSR5
RTIV435SMR5
RTIV535HEU3
Maximum number of drives installable
3.5" SATA
3
4
4
5
2.5" SATA or SSD
2
Yes (with optional bracket)
N/A
N/A
3.5" IDE
N/A
Yes (with optional IDE drive enclosure, model: DICSB)
N/A
N/A
2.5" IDE
N/A
Yes (with optionalIDE drive enclosure, model: DICSB and 2.5" connector kit)
N/A
N/A
Connection to System
Via any eSATA port
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Via USB 2.0 port
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Via USB 3.0 port
Yes
Yes (with optional
USB 3.0 - eSATAp adapter (model - ADU3ESA )
Yes (with optional
USB 3.0 - eSATAp adapter (model - ADU3ESA )
Yes
Via any PM-compatible
eSATA port
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Supported type of RAID
RAID 1, RAID 0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RAID 10
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
BIG (SPAN)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RAID 5 over 4 drives
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RAID 5
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RAID 5+S
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Clone mode Yes
N/A
N/A
Yes
JBOD
(individual drive)
Yes (when connected to eSATA port of a PM compatible controller or USB port)
N/A
N/A
Yes (when connected to eSATA port of a PM compatible controller or USB port)
RAID Setup via computer software or onboard jumpers via onboard rotary switch via onboard rotary switch via computer software or onboard jumpers
Integrated Port Multiplier AD5HPMREU AD4SR5HPMU-E AD4SR5HPMU-E AD5HPMREU
RAID setup software
utility support
available for Windows OS N/A N/A available for Windows OS
RAID Diagnostics via Windows software or LED lights via LED lights via LED lights via Windows software or LED lights
Drive installation
direct drive insertion 5 drives N/A  4 drives 2 drive
via removable drive drawer N/A N/A N/A 3 drives
via removable drive enclosure N/A 4 drives N/A N/A
Hot Swappable
Drives
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supported OS OS Independent OS Independent OS Independent OS Independent

 

PRODUCTS

ACCESSORIES

NAS40ESU (NAS 4.0 adapter)
Package content: NAS 4.0 unit, 5V 110/240V AC adapter, 6" CAT5e cable, User guide
Price: 89.00
AD4U3HE (4-port USB 3.0 hub, external)

4-port external USB 3.0 hub with built-in 3 feet USB 3.0 cable, user guide.

Price: 25.99
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
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
Datasheets
RTIV535HEU3
Applies to:
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