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Thunderbolt2 RAID Enclosure
ARC-5028T2
6-Bay, SATA RAID 0/1/5/6; 2x TB2, 1x USB3


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ARECA ARC-5028T2  (Thunderbolt 2/USB 3.0 to 6Gb/s SATA RAID Storage)  ARC-5028T2 features two cutting-edge interfaces, Thunderbolt 2 and SuperSpeed USB 3.0. Thunderbolt 2 is full backward compatibility to the same cables and connectors used with today’s Thunderbolt. It pushes speed to 20Gb/s and enables 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously. ARC-5028T2 is equipped with dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for connecting to any Thunderbolt 2-enabled host such as the new Mac Pro, and offers an additional Thunderbolt 2 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals. The Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-5028T2 for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer. ARC-5028T2 can meet the demand of users when working with rich, ultra-high resolution media through Thunderbolt 2 interface. The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface offers high-performance connectivity and is backward compatibility with any computer running compatible versions of Mac OS X (such as Mac Pro) or Windows. ARC-5028T2 is a 6-bay 6Gb/s SAS/SATA Thunderbolt 2/USB 3.0 storage with RAID control capabilities solution for Mac and PC environment. ARC-5028T2 incorporated high performance ROC and 1GB DDR3 memory with ECC protection to deliver true hardware RAID for the video editor working with real time multistream HD and 4K workflows. It runs efficiently without disruption or major drops in performance to meet the requirements of 4K data workflow. It is so quick it allows for 4K displays at the same time as daisy chaining ARC-5028T2 and doing a simultaneous 4K output and file transfers while maintaining maximum throughput.   ARM_based 800MHz storage processor
1GB on-board DDR3-800 SDRAM with ECC protection
Write-through or write-back cache support
Support 6 internal 6Gb/s SAS/SATA ports
Support bootable from RAID storage volume
Redundant flash image for controller availability
System status indication through LCD, LED and alarm buzzer
Intelligent power On/Off function
Battery Backup Module ready (optional)

RAID Features
RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Dis k or JBOD
Multiple RAID selection
Support up to 1MB stripe size
Online array roaming
Online RAID level/stripe size migration
Instant availability and background initialization
Multiple pairs SSD/HDD disk clone function
SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC) support
Support global and dedicated hot spare
Automatic drive insertion / removal detection and rebuilding
Advanced configuration for smooth data streaming
Support intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life
Complete configuration management suite
- McRAID manager – browser-based management tool (LAN or Thunderbolt)
- Push Buttons and LCD Display panel for setup and status
- Command Line Interface (CLI)- scriptable configuration tool
- API libraries support - combine GUI with user management utility
- SNMP support for remote monitoring
- SMTP support for email notification   Function Advantages
 
Feature 1
Bootable Drive Support
Provide user the capability of adding bootable drive via Thunderbolt on Apple thunderbolt-capable machine.
Feature 2
Advanced Configuration
Provide optimized parameter to adjust controlled firmware behavior for smooth data streaming.
Feature 3
USB3.0 Support
1. Offer high-performance connectivity and is backward compatibility with any computer (such as Mac Pro) running compatible versions of Mac OS X or Windows.
2. Allow both old Mac Pro and newest Mac Pro model to access same storage seamlessly.
Feature 4
BBM Support
Supports a battery backup option that protects all data in cache memory in the event of unexpected power outage for data availability.
Feature 5
Front Panel LCD and Buttons
Easy access for configuration and status report.
Feature 6
Intelligent Power On/Off Function
Turn ARC-5028T2 power in unison with the host computer power status for data integrity.
 
 
 
Product Features
 
Features
 
Form Factor
Compact – 6 Bays Disk Tower
Host Connection
Two 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 Technology Ports / One 5Gb/s USB 3.0 Port
Disk Support
6 x 6Gb/s SAS/SATA 3.5”/2.5”HDDs/SSDs
OS Support
Mac OS X 10.8.5 or Higher 
& Windows 7/8
“For Windows, Install Driver First” Enclosure Management
Thunderbolt Port, LAN Port, and LCD
Operating Temperature
0 ~ 40°C
Operation Humidity
5% ~ 95 %, Non-condensing
Power Supply/In/out
180W / 100-240V AC
Dimension 
(W x H x D)
4.84 x 8.45 x 9.11 in 
(146 x 255 x 290 mm)
Weight 
(W/O Drives)
13.2 lbs / 6.0Kg
 
 
 
Specifications
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General

Stock code ICAr-TB5028T2
Brand Areca
Series Thunderbolt2 RAID Enclosure
Model ARC-5028T2
Type 6-Bay, SATA RAID 0/1/5/6; 2x TB2, 1x USB3
ROHS Y
Date added 07/07/2014

ARC-5028T2 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height ?
Platter size 3.5"
RAM/Cache 1GB
Guarantee 1yr(3yrLabour)
Processor ARM 800Mhz
Total Drives 6
RAID 0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD

ARC-5028T2 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2
USB3USB3 type BExternal1
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal6

Software

ARC-5028T2 Speed

Speed/RPM Thunderbolt 10 Gbit/s per channel

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 10kg
Weight (bare) 6.0kg
External Length (mm) 390cm
External Width (mm) 350cm
External Height (mm) 190cm
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Thunderbolt 10 Gbit/s per channel
1000MB RAM
ARM 800Mhz
1yr(3yrLabour) Warranty


ARECA ARC-5028T2 

(Thunderbolt 2/USB 3.0 to 6Gb/s SATA RAID Storage) 

ARC-5028T2 features two cutting-edge interfaces, Thunderbolt 2 and SuperSpeed USB 3.0. Thunderbolt 2 is full backward compatibility to the same cables and connectors used with today’s Thunderbolt. It pushes speed to 20Gb/s and enables 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously. ARC-5028T2 is equipped with dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for connecting to any Thunderbolt 2-enabled host such as the new Mac Pro, and offers an additional Thunderbolt 2 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals. The Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-5028T2 for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer. ARC-5028T2 can meet the demand of users when working with rich, ultra-high resolution media through Thunderbolt 2 interface. The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface offers high-performance connectivity and is backward compatibility with any computer running compatible versions of Mac OS X (such as Mac Pro) or Windows.

ARC-5028T2 is a 6-bay 6Gb/s SAS/SATA Thunderbolt 2/USB 3.0 storage with RAID control capabilities solution for Mac and PC environment. ARC-5028T2 incorporated high performance ROC and 1GB DDR3 memory with ECC protection to deliver true hardware RAID for the video editor working with real time multistream HD and 4K workflows. It runs efficiently without disruption or major drops in performance to meet the requirements of 4K data workflow. It is so quick it allows for 4K displays at the same time as daisy chaining ARC-5028T2 and doing a simultaneous 4K output and file transfers while maintaining maximum throughput.

 

ARM_based 800MHz storage processor
1GB on-board DDR3-800 SDRAM with ECC protection
Write-through or write-back cache support
Support 6 internal 6Gb/s SAS/SATA ports
Support bootable from RAID storage volume
Redundant flash image for controller availability
System status indication through LCD, LED and alarm buzzer
Intelligent power On/Off function
Battery Backup Module ready (optional)

RAID Features
RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Dis k or JBOD
Multiple RAID selection
Support up to 1MB stripe size
Online array roaming
Online RAID level/stripe size migration
Instant availability and background initialization
Multiple pairs SSD/HDD disk clone function
SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC) support
Support global and dedicated hot spare
Automatic drive insertion / removal detection and rebuilding
Advanced configuration for smooth data streaming
Support intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life
Complete configuration management suite
- McRAID manager – browser-based management tool (LAN or Thunderbolt)
- Push Buttons and LCD Display panel for setup and status
- Command Line Interface (CLI)- scriptable configuration tool
- API libraries support - combine GUI with user management utility
- SNMP support for remote monitoring
- SMTP support for email notification

 

Function Advantages
 
Feature 1
Bootable Drive Support
Provide user the capability of adding bootable drive via Thunderbolt on Apple thunderbolt-capable machine.
Feature 2
Advanced Configuration
Provide optimized parameter to adjust controlled firmware behavior for smooth data streaming.
Feature 3
USB3.0 Support
1. Offer high-performance connectivity and is backward compatibility with any computer (such as Mac Pro) running compatible versions of Mac OS X or Windows.
2. Allow both old Mac Pro and newest Mac Pro model to access same storage seamlessly.
Feature 4
BBM Support
Supports a battery backup option that protects all data in cache memory in the event of unexpected power outage for data availability.
Feature 5
Front Panel LCD and Buttons
Easy access for configuration and status report.
Feature 6
Intelligent Power On/Off Function
Turn ARC-5028T2 power in unison with the host computer power status for data integrity.
 
 
 
Product Features
 
Features
 
Form Factor
Compact – 6 Bays Disk Tower
Host Connection
Two 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 Technology Ports / One 5Gb/s USB 3.0 Port
Disk Support
6 x 6Gb/s SAS/SATA 3.5”/2.5”HDDs/SSDs
OS Support
Mac OS X 10.8.5 or Higher 
& Windows 7/8
“For Windows, Install Driver First”

Enclosure Management
Thunderbolt Port, LAN Port, and LCD
Operating Temperature
0 ~ 40°C
Operation Humidity
5% ~ 95 %, Non-condensing
Power Supply/In/out
180W / 100-240V AC
Dimension 
(W x H x D)
4.84 x 8.45 x 9.11 in 
(146 x 255 x 290 mm)
Weight 
(W/O Drives)
13.2 lbs / 6.0Kg
 
 
 

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Specifications

General

Stock code ICAr-TB5028T2
Brand Areca
Series Thunderbolt2 RAID Enclosure
Model ARC-5028T2
Type 6-Bay, SATA RAID 0/1/5/6; 2x TB2, 1x USB3
ROHS Y
Date added 07/07/2014

ARC-5028T2 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height ?
Platter size 3.5"
RAM/Cache 1GB
Guarantee 1yr(3yrLabour)
Processor ARM 800Mhz
Total Drives 6
RAID 0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD

ARC-5028T2 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2
USB3USB3 type BExternal1
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal6

Software

ARC-5028T2 Speed

Speed/RPM Thunderbolt 10 Gbit/s per channel

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 10kg
Weight (bare) 6.0kg
External Length (mm) 390cm
External Width (mm) 350cm
External Height (mm) 190cm
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