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TowerRAID TR8U+ - 8 Bay SATA to USB 3.0 JBOD Enclosure (Silver)


The TowerRAID TR8U+ is an 8-bay storage enclosure for high capacity storage needs. With a built-in ventilating protective screen front panel, both units utilize a cable-less backplane-design to support up to eight hard drives. Connecting to the USB 3.0 slot for 5Gb/s performance, 8 hard drives can be accessed at the same time using a single USB 3.0 cable. Backwards compatible with USB 2.0, the TR8U+ provides expandable storage with ease. Hard drives are installed on easy access hard drive trays for simple insertion and removal. With support of the latest 3TB hard drives, the TR8U+ is capable of having a total of 24TB in a single tower. Hard drive cooling is provided by a large 4.7” cooling fan located on the back of the unit. Supported in PC, MAC and Linux, the TR8U+ is an ideal solution for your storage needs. 

Note: Sans Digital recommends the use of enterprise hard drives when in use with any RAID controller applications. Standard desktop or green desktop drive may not be supported and may compromise RAID system stability and performance. For more information on the difference between RAID and desktop hard drives, please see the Western Digital knowledge base. For a list of compatible RAID Edition SATA hard drives, please refer to the list below:

  • Seagate 500GB (ST3500514NS) 
  • Seagate 750GB (ST3750330NS) 
  • Seagate 1TB (ST31000524NS) 
  • Seagate 2TB (ST32000644NS)
  • Western Digital 500GB (WD5002ABYS)  
  • Western Digital 1TB (WD1002FBYS) 
  • Western Digital 2TB (WD2003FYYS)
  • Hitachi 500GB (0F11000)
  • Hitachi 1TB (0A39289) 
  • Hitachi 2TB (0F10452)
  • Hitachi 3TB (0F12456)
  • Hitachi 4TB (0F14863)


  • Supports eight 3.5-inch SATA hard drives to USB 3.0 interface, using a single USB 3.0 cable.
  • Access 8 hard drives individually.
  • 8 * Removable Hard drive trays for easy installation.
  • Compact and stylish 8-bay tower design with protective ventilating cover.


     Model  TR8U+
     Form Factor  Compact Tower
     HDD Trays  8 Removable 3.5" SATA
     RAID Level  JBOD
     Maximum Capacity  32TB (4TB Per hard drives)
     Host Interface & Transfer Rate  USB 3.0, backwards compatible to USB 2.0
     Drive Interface  8 x 3.5” SATA
     Cooling Fan  4.7" Ball Bearing Fan
     Power Supply  250W (90V-264V)
     Control Interface  N/A
     Status Indicators  Power LED
     Dimension (in)  5.9"W x 13.4"H x 13.4"D
     Weight (lb)  13
     Safety Regulations  CE, FCC, UL, RoHS
     Limited Warranty  1 Years
     Package Contents

     TR8U+ (1) 
     Hard Drive Trays (8)
     Power Cord (1) 
     USB 3.0 Cable (1) 
     Screws (1 set) 
     Quick Installation Manual & CD (1)

    Available Models

    Enterprise RAID Edition Hard Drive
     Model  TR8U+  TR8U+8E  TR8U+16E  TR8U+24E  TR8U+32E
     Hard Drive  No HDD
     1TB RAID
     SATA x8
     2TB RAID
     SATA x8
     3TB RAID
     SATA x8
     4TB RAID
     SATA x8
     Storage Size
     N/A  8TB  16TB  24TB  32TB

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