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TowerRAID TR8MHA - 8 Bay SATA to eSATA (Port Multiplier) JBOD/RAID 0, 1, 1+0, 5 Enclosure (Silver)


The TowerRAID TR8MHA is a compact RAID tower utilizing the latest SATA II port multiplier feature, where one single eSATA cable connects to five 3Gpps SATA II hard drives. Bundled with a high performance RAID controller card RR2314, its RAID 5 performance is capable of reaching over 350MB/s. Online expansion is a feature included in the controller card so that RAID could be expanded without the need to recreate the storage space or erase the existing data. Advanced monitoring functions include real time hard drives health status and e-mail notification for critical events. Designed with easy installation in mind, the TR8MHA is designed with five hot-swappable tray modules so that hard drives could be removed and installed with ease. The included 4-port eSATA PCIe x4 controller card allows the connection of up to two TR8M units (up to 16 hard drives) using only four cables, while all drives could be configured into a single or multiple RAID arrays, providing over 300MB/s in performance.


  • Bundled with RR2314 RAID controller card for over 350MB/s RAID 5 performance.
  • 4 eSATA ports PCIe x4 RAID controller supports up to 2 units or 16 hard drives in a single or multiple RAID array.
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 5+ spare, spanning and JBOD.
  • Supports online expansion to expand capacity without the need to recreate the RAID volume and erase the existing data.
  • Built-in real time hard drive health monitoring and e-mail notification for critical events.
  • Supports PC, Linux and MAC OS, including Windows 7 and Snow Leopard.
  • Accesses eight hard drives using only two cables.
  • Host interface: eSATA with Port Multiplier.
  • Drive interface: 4 x 3.5" SATA I / SATA II.





 Model  TR8MHA
 Form Factor  Compact Tower
 HDD Trays  8 Hot-Swappable 3.5"
 RAID Level

 RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 5+spare, Spanning and JBOD
 (via Bundled RR2314 RAID Controller Card)

 Maximum Capacity  16TB
 Host Interface & Transfer Rate  eSATA 3Gbps (via Port Multiplier)
 PCIe x4 for RR2314 RAID Controller
 Drive Interface  8 x 3.5” SATA I/ SATA II
 Cooling Fan  4.7" Ball Bearing Fan
 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

 TR8M (1)
 Hard Drive Trays (8)
 Power Cord (1)
 eSATA Cable (2)
 4-Port eSATA PCIe RR2314 RAID Controller Card (1)
 Screws (1 set)
 Quick Installation Manual & CD (1)

Available Models

Enterprise RAID Edition Hard Drive
 Hard Drive  No HDD
 SATA II * 8
 SATA II * 8
 SATA II * 8
 SATA II * 8
 Storage Size
 N/A  8TB  16TB  24TB  32TB

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