4U RAID Rack Introduction

The Addonics 4U RAID Rack is a family of Rackmount chassis with built-in Port Multipliers and removable drive systems for easily adding and removing hard drives. It comes bundled with all the connecting cables needed to attach it to your system, these RAID Racks are designed to accommodate as many as twenty SATA hard drives in 3.5" or 2.5" form factor, for a total storage capacity of a whopping 80TB per Rack using today's largest 4TB hard drive! It is the ideal storage solution for video storage, storage farm or any applications that require a high capacity, reliable storage system.

You can start your RAID Rack with as little as one hard drive and expand by adding more hard drives as your storage requirement grows. Depending on the model, the 20 hard drives are set up as 4 RAID groups that connect to the system with 4 eSATA cables or a single mini SAS cable cable. There is also choice of models with hot swappable redundant power supply for mission critical applications.


About This Model

The RR2035RPHMS features a 500w redundant power supply, Disk Array 5SA for adding and removing drives via removable drive tray like a tape cartridge and a mini SAS connector (SFF-8088) on back of the unit for connecting to computer with a mini SAS cable or mini SAS to Infiniband cable.

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  • Built-in hot swappable500W redundant power supply
  • Connect to system via single mini SAS (SFF-8088) cable or mini-SAS to Infiniband cable (cable is not included).
  • Install up to twenty 3.5" SATA hard drives of any capacity (drives not included)
  • The drives in a group of 5 are connected to 4 PMs inside. Each PM is connected to one of the 4 channels of the mini SAS cable.
  • Each set of 5 drives can be configured as RAID0 (Striping), RAID1 (Mirroring), RAID3, RAID5 (Parity), RAID10 (Mirrored Striped), JBOD (Concatenation), Clone Mode (N-Way Mirror) using built-in hardware RAID or set as five individual drives with no RAID
  • OS independent, can be used on any system
  • Individual drive configuration requires connecting to Port Multiplier compatible controller
  • For Windows operating systems, configure RAID using RAID diagnostic software utility or dip switches on each Port Multiplier
  • For Linux, Mac or other operating systems, configure RAID using dip switches on each Port Multiplier
  • Windows utility - RAID monitoring and email notification


Components list made up this model:
Storage Rack DA base unit with redundant power supply (SRDA460R), four Disk Array 5SA (AE5RCS35NSA), four 5X1 HPM-XA System Version (AD5HPMSXA), one 4X SATA- Mini SAS (SFF-8088), rack mount (AD4SMSAS)

  • Rackmount chassis
    • 4U height
    • Constructed in heavy duty cold rolled electroplated steel
    • Redundant power supply
    • Integrated dual 90x90mm cooling fans (51CFM each)
  • Intelligent Thermal Management Card
    • Supports connection of up to 8 cooling fans
    • Two ambient temperature detect terminals
    • Built-in overheat buzzer
    • LED connectors for fan, temperature, and power
    • On / Off control for each cooling fan and temperature setting (40°C, 50°C, 60°C)
  • Front Panel
    • LED displays - Power, HDD Activity, Fan, and Temperature
    • Front accessible switches - Power On / Off, System Reset, Buzzer Reset
    • Three Disk Array 5SA with 15 removable drive trays
  • Rear panel
    • one mini SAS (SFF-8088) connector
    • One Disk Array 5SA with 5 removable drive trays
  • Hardware Port Multiplier (HPM) - model: AD5SAHPMXA), 4 units included.
    • 5 drives are connected to each HPM which connects to the 4X SATA- Mini SAS (SFF-8088) connector mounted on the back panel
    • Each set of 5 drives can be configured as RAID0 (Striping), RAID1 (Mirroring), RAID5 (Parity), RAID10 (Mirrored Striped), JBOD (Concatenation), Clone Mode (N-Way Mirror) using the built-in hardware RAID.
    • Drives can also be set to appear as individual drive (JBOD) when the RAID Rack is attached to a PM compatible controller.
    • RAID configuration can be set via included software utility (for Windows OS only) or onboard jumper
    • Compatible with any OS.

*Note: 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.


RR2035RPHMS - (RR DA w/ redundant PS,4 HPM-XA, mini SAS)

RR2035RPHMS     Rack Rack with redundant 500W power supply, 4 HPM-XA, 4 Disk Array 5SA and 1 mini SAS connector (SFF-8088).

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Price: 1699.00


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