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TowerRAID TR8X+BHP - 8 Bay SAS / SATA RAID 6 Storage Tower with RAID Controller (Black)


Overview


The TowerRAID TR8X+BHP is a 8-bay RAID 6 tower with mini-SAS (SFF-8088) connection for high transfer rates of up to 700MB/s. The TR8X+BHP is bundled with a high-performance RAID controller card that offloads complicated RAID calculations from the computer or the enclosure to the delicate RAID engine. High performance could be achieved with a lower cost of ownership compared to RAID embedded subsystems. RAID setup and maintainence could be controlled via built-in Web Browser interfaces, and the unit is supportive of e-mail notication and SNMP trap. Utilizing high bandwidth 2400MB/s mini-SAS (SFF-8088) cabling, the TR8X+BHP supports 6G SAS or 6G SATA hard drives to deliver superior read / write speeds that are crucial in performance-driven environments such as video editing industry. The mini-SAS connection combine eight hard drives connections into two ports, reducing possible points of failures, while preserving uninterrupted data transfer. The TR8X+BHP also supports SATA drives, allowing users the option to choose between high performance and high capacity storage solutions.

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)
  • Seagate 1TB (ST1000NM0011)
  • Seagate 2TB (ST2000NM0011)
  • Seagate 3TB (ST33000650NS)
  • Western Digital 500GB (WD5002ABYS)
  • Western Digital 1TB (WD1002FBYS)
  • Western Digital 2TB (WD2003FYYS)
  • Hitachi 500GB (0F11000)
  • Hitachi 1TB (0A39289)
  • Hitachi 2TB (0F10452)
  • Hitachi 2TB (0F12455)
  • Hitachi 3TB (0F12456)


Features

  • Complete RAID storage solutions, no extra componment needed.
  • Supports Eight 3.5-inch 6G SAS or 6G SATA hard disk drives
  • PCIe 2.0 x8 controller allows the offload of RAID calculation to controller card.
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 1+0, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60 and JBOD with delicated or global spare.
  • Easy to setup Web-browser interface.
  • High Performance delivery over 700MB/s read write performance.
  • Cable-less backplane design supporting the hot-swap of SATA and SAS hard drives with removable trays.
  • Supports plug & play for easy installation.
  • Compact enclosure with dust-free cover.
  • Supports PC, MAC, Linux, VMware, FreeBSD and Solaris.


 

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Specifications


 Model  TR8X+BHP
 Form Factor  Compact Tower
 HDD Trays  8 Hot-Swappable 3.5"
 RAID Level

 0, 1, 1+0, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60 and JBOD (w/ Hot Spare)

 Maximum Capacity  24TB
 Host Interface  Mini-SAS (w/ PCIe 2.0 8x Controller)
 Control Interface  Web Based Interface 
 Drive Interface  3.5” SATA or SAS
 Cooling Fan  4.7" Ball Bearing
 Power Supply  250W (90V-264V)
 Status Indicators  Status and Power LEDs
 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 Year
 Package Contents

 TR8X+BHP (1)
 Hard Drive Trays (8)
 PCIe x8 RAID controller HA-ARC-1223X (1)
 Power Cord (1)
 Mini-SAS to Mini-SAS Cable (2)
 Screws (1 set)
 Quick Installation Manual & CD (1)


Available Models


Enterprise RAID Edition Hard Drive
 Model  TR8X+HP  TR8X+BHP8E  TR8X+BHP16E  TR8X+BHP24E  TR8X+BHP32E
 Hard Drive  No HDD 
 Bundle
 1TB RAID 
 SATA x8
 2TB RAID 
 SATA x8
 3TB RAID 
 SATA x8
 4TB RAID 
 SATA x8
 Total
 Storage Size
 N/A  8TB  16TB  24TB  32TB

SAS Hard Drive Bundle
 Model  TR8X+HP8  TR8X+BHP8S  TR8X+BHP16S  TR8X+BHP24S  TR8X+BHP32S
 Hard Drive  No HDD 
 Bundle
 1GB
 SAS x8
 2TB
 SAS x8
 3TB
 SAS x8
 4TB
 SAS x8
 Total
 Storage Size
 N/A  8TB  16TB  24TB  32TB

15K SAS Hard Drive Bundle
 Model  TR8X+BHP2K  TR8X+BHP4K
 Hard Drive  300GB SAS
 15K RPM * 8
 600GB SAS
 15K RPM * 8
 Total Storage Size  2.4TB  4.8TB

Downloads


 Manuals  Version
 TR8X+BHP Quick Installation Guide  1.0
 File  Version
 TR8X+BHP Performance Benchmarks  1.0

 
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