Thunderbolt Twelve bay/drive SATA (6Gb/s) Hardware RAID5/6 Quiet Tower

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Introducing DAT Optic's T12-S6.TB, a turn-key Dual Thunderbolt (2x TBolt) - with twelve (12) tray-less hot swap SATA (6Gb) bay/drive RAID system in a Desktop Tower. Supports RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5 , 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBoD in MAC and Windows.

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T12-S6.TB - Key Features

  • Supports HDD greater than 2TB and SAS/SATAI, II, III HDD/SSD
  • Supports hardware RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5 , 6, 10, 50, 60. JBoD and hot spare in MAC OS 10.x.x and Windows
  • Thunderbolt high performance I/O technology, simultaneous bi-directional, 10 Gbps transfers over a single cable
  • Array roaming - Move RAID to different system without rebuild
  • Supports Multiple RAID Array volumes
  • Scaleable up to 128 HDDs (optional)
  • Online capacity expansion & RAID level migration simultaneously
  • Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and rebuilding
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T, NCQ and OOB staggered spin-up capable drives
  • SMTP support for email notification
  • SNMP agent support for remote SNMP Manager

Introducing the latest Thunderbolt desktop series, DATOptic's T12-S6.TB is a turn-key twelve (12) bay SAS | SATA (6Gb) JBoD/Raid system, ready to deploy in a quiet tower. It supports RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 6,10/50/60/JBoD and hot sparebased on world famous ARECA RAID engine, high performance of 800 MHz RoC for RAID core and SAS microcode with 512MB DDR2 800MHz RAM cache.

High Performance
With direct connect to system host via Thunderbolt 10Gb/s bidirectional high performance I/O, T12-S6.TB provides unparalleled, high reliability of data protection for users who demand enterprise class performance. T12-S6-TB not only provides a highly reliable sustained data rate of over 10Gb/sec bandwidth, but a massive data storage space is a reality - expandable up to 128 drives.

Here are the actual transfer rates in our lab.

Test Set up: - MAC mini Late 2012 2.5GHz Intel Core i5. 4GB RAM, OS X 10.8.2 - T12-S6.TB loaded with 12x 3TB Seagate 7200.14 - Desktop RAID HDD

Case 1 RAID 0 - Over 800MB/s

RM12_S6.TB set up at RAID0 transfer rate over 800MB/s 

Case 1 RAID 5 - Over 725MB/s

RM12_S6.TB set up at RAID0 transfer rate over 800MB/s

Case 1 RAID 6 - Over 700MB/s

RM12_S6.TB set up at RAID0 transfer rate over 800MB/s 

Easy RAID Management
T12-S6.TB utilizes built-in firmware with an embedded terminal emulation which can be accessed via hot key at BIOS booting screen (PC platform) locally or remotely accessed via http proxy and/or IP address.

  • Hot key at BIOS boot-up screen. This pre-boot manager utility can be used to simplify the set up and management of the RAID configuration (PC x86 Platform).
  • RAID set up and management can be accessed via Web browser through the Http Proxy server functions in MAC and Windows. This method allows both local and remote control, configuration, and monitoring of RAID status.
  • RAID set up and management can be accessed via Web browser through the IP address. This method allows both local and remote control, configuration, and monitoring of RAID status.

Monitor and Report
Unlike other RAID systems in the market, T12-S6.TB fully supports S.M.A.R.T. Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology, and email notification. Our T12-S6.TB can notify by email up to four email addresses on any predefined event, even just a daily report of the RAID itself. This certainly will take out the guess work and uncertainty of the storage RAID array.

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Part Number T2-S6.TB
Thunderbolt twelve (12) bay SAS | SATA (6Gb) and SSD bay RAID 0/1/3/5/6/10/50/60 with hot spare in quiet desktop
Physical Mount Space 12x Quiet tower 12x SAS/SATA/SSD
Operating System MAC, Windows
Support RAID RAID 0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, 50 and 60 with hot-spare
Sclalable up to 128 drives
Multiple RAID volumes, hot-swap tray
Online expansion
LED Display (Tray) Green - Power on indicator
Blue - Busy (HDD Accessing) indicator
LED Display (Chassis) FAN normal – Green; fail – Red (too slow RPM or stopped)
TEMP normal – Green; over 55°C – Red
Host Interface 10Gb/s Thunderbolt simultaneous bi-directional
Cooling 3x Modular 75 x 75 x 28 mm Blowers
Operating Temperature 0o C to 50o C
Operating Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
Dimensions 16.0 (D) x 8.75 (W) x 17.0 (H) in
Warranty Populated Enterprise HDD - Five years manufacture limited warranty
Populated Desktop HDD - Three years manufacture limited warranty
Power Supply 350W RAID edition Power supply
Input: 90 – 230 VAC 50- 60 Hz
Redundant 1+1 Optional
    Package Contents
  • 1x T12-S6.TB 12x bay tower SAS 6Gb/SATA I, II, III, SSD
  • 12x bay quiet desktop chassis
  • 1x 2.0 meter Thunderbolt
  • 1x AC power cable
  • 1x Set of tray lock keys
  • 1x Manual, drivers and Raid Utility CD