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areca ARC-8050 RAID 0/1/1E/3/5/6/10/30/50/60/Single Disk or JBOD 8 x 6Gb/s 3.5 Images from retail item, box contents may vary.

areca ARC-8050 RAID 0/1/1E/3/5/6/10/30/50/60/Single Disk or JBOD 8 x 6Gb/s 3.5" Drive Bays Two Thunderbolt Channels 8-Bay Thunderbolt to 6Gb/s SAS RAID Storage w/ LCD

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  • SAS & SATA
  • 8 x 6Gb/s 3.5" Drive Bays
  • RAID 0/1/1E/3/5/6/10/30/50/60/Single Disk or JBOD
  • Mac OS X 10.6.x/10.7.x/10.8.x

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  • Warranty & Returns

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External I/O
Two Thunderbolt Channels
RAID Levels
RAID 0/1/1E/3/5/6/10/30/50/60/Single Disk or JBOD


3.5" Drive Bays
8 x 6Gb/s

System Management

OS Supported
Mac OS X 10.6.x/10.7.x/10.8.x
Windows 7 Storport (i368/x86_64)


Controller Architecture:
800 MHz Dual core ROC for RAID core and SAS microcode
1GB on-board DDR3-1333 SDRAM with ECC protection
Write-through or write-back cache support
Support 8 internal 6Gb/s SAS ports
Multi-RAID storage support for large storage requirements
Support EFI BIOS for bootable from RAID storage volume
NVRAM for RAID event & transaction log
Redundant flash image for adapter availability.

Host Connection:
Two Thunderbolt Channels- dual 10 Gbps channel per channel
-Simultaneous bi-directional, 10 Gbps transfers over a single cable
-Dual-protocol support (PCI Express and DisplayPort)
-Compatible with existing DisplayPort devices
-Daisy-chaining devices

RAID Features:
RAID level 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
Multiple RAID selection
Online array roaming
Online RAID level/stripe size migration
Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously
Online volume set growth
Support global hot spare and local hot spare
Instant availability and background initialization
Automatic drive insertion / removal detection and rebuilding
Disk scrubbing/ array verify scheduling for automatic repair of all configured RAID sets
Support intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life
Support NTP protocol to synchronize RAID controller clock over the on-board LAN port.

Environment and drive failure indication through LCD, LED and alarm buzzer
Keep silent and adequate air flow and cooling by intelligent cooling fan speed controller
Enclosure management ready

RAID Management:
Field-upgradeable firmware in flash ROM
Firmware-embedded RAID manager via McBIOS Setup and LCD
Firmware-embedded browser-based RAID manager, SMTP manager, SNMP agent and Telnet function via out-of-band 10/100Mbit LAN port or in-band Archttp utility
API library for customer to combine GUI with its own monitor utility
Command Line Interface.
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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