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NA381TB 4U 24 bay Thunderbolt™2 Storage and PCIe Expansion
NA381TB VideoThe Thunderbolt™2 NA381TB enclosure turns Mac mini into rackmount server, enabling power of Mac mini fully utilized by single Thunderbolt connection; it also transforms Mac mini into enterprise solution with near 100TB storage for data center, extra 3 PCIe slots for PCIe cards expansion, and is designed to fit for high-speed SAN architecture. Any preferred RAID controller card can be selected to go into the NA381TB to make RAID available to storage. Professional PCIe cards such as video card, FC or 10GbE network card (sold separately) can even be added to NA381TB to work with Mac mini. Simply, Mac mini becomes Enterprise Server
The Thunderbolt™2 NA381TB is equipped with two Thunderbolt™2 ports capable of daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt™ devices and display, supporting I/O performance 20Gbps bi-directional. Once Mac mini with Thunderbolt 2 is released, the NA381TB can perform as fast as the Thunderbolt 2 throughput of the data rates 20Gbps. Built with rear easily removable host plate, the Mac mini can be integrated to NA381TB conveniently with existing Mac I/O accessible to users. Excellent Cooling Design with Most Efficient Use of Space
Mac miniThe NA381TB rackmount enclosure is designed to have high efficiency airflow ventilation; even under the most mission-critical working environment, the Mac mini and each PCIe card are ensured to be staying at the coolest condition for running application smoothly. The Thunderbolt™ NA381TB also makes the most utilization of space for server; with the space-saving architecture, the Mac mini is transformed into enterprise server with PCIe expansion and mass storage upon no single space wasted. Features
Thunderbolt™2 interface with 20Gbps of throughput in both channels
Solid 4U 24-bay rackmount chassis
Rear swappable integrated plate drawer for Mac mini
Supports twenty four (24) SAS/SATA (6G/3Gbps) HDD Trays
Supports up to 3 PCIe slots for RAID card, Fibre Channel HBA/10G networking card, and any standard PCIe add-on cards with Thunderbotl Aware's Driver.
Individual key lock on each HDD tray for physical security
Server-grade redundant power supply for zero-down-time

Specifications   Host Interface           Thunderbolt™2 (Dual Port for Daisy Chain) Data Transfer Rate           20Gbps Bi-directional HDD Interface SAS/SATA (6G/3Gbps) No. of Disk(s) Up to 24 (For 3.5" HDD & sold separately) RAID Levels Requires a RAID card with internal 24 port and Thunderbolt driver
(RAID card sold separately) PCIe Slot Expansion Two PCIe2.0 x8 and One PCIe2.0 x4 Thunderbolt Expansion Up to Six Thunderbolt devices LED Display for Enclosure Fan normal - green; Fan failure - red
Temp. normal - green; Temp. over 50°C - red LED Display for each Tray White - Power On Indicator
Flash Blue - HDD Accessing Indicator
Red - HDD Failure Indicator Alarm Mutable buzzer beeping for fan failure or over temperature occurs Material Heavy-duty cold-rolled steel Housing Power Supply 650W Redundant PSU (Server-grade)
Input: 90-230 VAC/50-60 HZ
Output: +5V and +12V Dimension 559(D) x 482(W) x 176(H) mm
22 (D) x 19 (W) x 6.93 (H) inch Cooling Five 90 x90 x25 mm System Support New Mac Pro,Mac mini, Mac mini Server, MBP, iMac with a Thunderbolt port O.S. Support Mac OS X 10.6.8/ 10.7.x/ 10.8.x/ Mavericks PCIe card Driver Request Third-party PCIe card should support Mac OS with Thunderbolt aware's driver PCIe card  Size Available Card length within 305mm and full height PCIe card Operating Temperature 5 to 40°C  (41 to 104°F) Storage Temperature -10 to 50°C  (14 to 122°F) Relative Humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing) Package Content
Enclosure x 1
HDD Tray x 24 (Installed)
Thunderbolt cable x 1 (2 meter)
Manual CD-ROM x1
Hard Disk Drive mounting screw x 96
Key for HDD tray x 2
Power Cord x 2

Compatibility
please note - this is not a complete list       Model Host Support   MAC • Mac Pro 2013, Mac mini, Mac mini Server, MBP, iMac
   with a Thunderbolt port (Mac OS X 10.6.8+)   RAID Card Support      Areca • ARC-1882ix-24 (Driver)        • ARC-1284ML-24 (Driver)   Audio Card Support        RME • HDSPe MADI        • HDSPe AIO
• HDSPe AES          • HDSPe RayDAT      Universal Audio • UAD-2 DUO         • UAD-2 QUAD
  (version 6.3.1+)   Video Card Support      BlackMagic • DeckLink Studio   • DeckLink Quad   • Intensity Pro
• DeckLink HD 3D   • DeckLink 4K (version 9.5+)     Matrox • Mojito MAX    AJA • Kona 3G            • Kona LHi       • Kona LHe Plus
  (version 10.3+)     RED • RED ROCKET™  • RED ROCKET-X   10G Networking Card     ATTO • Fast Frame NS11  • Fast Frame NS12 
• Fast Frame NS14  Myricom • 10G-PCIE-8B-2C  • 10G-PCIE-8B-2S ?10G-PCIE-8B-C
• 10G-PCIE-8B-S    • 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2C 
• 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2S  (version v1.3.1+) Small Tree • PETG1 series    • PETG2 series     • PETG4 series
(version v2.14+)
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Stock code IB-NTB-381TB2
Brand NetStor
Series 24-Bay Thunderbolt2
Model NA381TB2
Type 19"Rack-4U; For 24x SAS/SATA HD; Bay for Mac Mini; PCIe slots for RAID Contro...
ROHS Y
Date added 04/04/2014

NA381TB2 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 55.9 x 48.2 x 17.6 cm
Platter size 3.5"
Guarantee 2yr
Redundant PSU ? Not available
Total Drives 24
Rack size 4

NA381TB2 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2
SAS/SATASFF-8482 (Internal Single)Internal24
PCIeCPCIe Internal 16xInternal3

Software

NA381TB2 Speed

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 30kg
Watts 650W
External Length (mm) 600cm
External Width (mm) 720cm
External Height (mm) 330cm
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NetStor 24-Bay Thunderbolt2 NA381TB2 19"Rack-4U; For 24x SAS/SATA HD; Bay for Mac Mini; PCIe slots for RAID Controller


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NA381TB

4U 24 bay Thunderbolt™2 Storage and PCIe Expansion
NA381TB VideoThe Thunderbolt™2 NA381TB enclosure turns Mac mini into rackmount server, enabling power of Mac mini fully utilized by single Thunderbolt connection; it also transforms Mac mini into enterprise solution with near 100TB storage for data center, extra 3 PCIe slots for PCIe cards expansion, and is designed to fit for high-speed SAN architecture. Any preferred RAID controller card can be selected to go into the NA381TB to make RAID available to storage. Professional PCIe cards such as video card, FC or 10GbE network card (sold separately) can even be added to NA381TB to work with Mac mini.

Simply, Mac mini becomes Enterprise Server
The Thunderbolt™2 NA381TB is equipped with two Thunderbolt™2 ports capable of daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt™ devices and display, supporting I/O performance 20Gbps bi-directional. Once Mac mini with Thunderbolt 2 is released, the NA381TB can perform as fast as the Thunderbolt 2 throughput of the data rates 20Gbps. Built with rear easily removable host plate, the Mac mini can be integrated to NA381TB conveniently with existing Mac I/O accessible to users.

Excellent Cooling Design with Most Efficient Use of Space
Mac miniThe NA381TB rackmount enclosure is designed to have high efficiency airflow ventilation; even under the most mission-critical working environment, the Mac mini and each PCIe card are ensured to be staying at the coolest condition for running application smoothly. The Thunderbolt™ NA381TB also makes the most utilization of space for server; with the space-saving architecture, the Mac mini is transformed into enterprise server with PCIe expansion and mass storage upon no single space wasted.

Features
Thunderbolt™2 interface with 20Gbps of throughput in both channels
Solid 4U 24-bay rackmount chassis
Rear swappable integrated plate drawer for Mac mini
Supports twenty four (24) SAS/SATA (6G/3Gbps) HDD Trays
Supports up to 3 PCIe slots for RAID card, Fibre Channel HBA/10G networking card, and any standard PCIe add-on cards with Thunderbotl Aware's Driver.
Individual key lock on each HDD tray for physical security
Server-grade redundant power supply for zero-down-time

Specifications  
Host Interface           Thunderbolt™2 (Dual Port for Daisy Chain)
Data Transfer Rate           20Gbps Bi-directional
HDD Interface

SAS/SATA (6G/3Gbps)

No. of Disk(s)

Up to 24 (For 3.5" HDD & sold separately)

RAID Levels

Requires a RAID card with internal 24 port and Thunderbolt driver
(RAID card sold separately)

PCIe Slot Expansion Two PCIe2.0 x8 and One PCIe2.0 x4
Thunderbolt Expansion

Up to Six Thunderbolt devices

LED Display for Enclosure

Fan normal - green; Fan failure - red
Temp. normal - green; Temp. over 50°C - red

LED Display for each Tray

White - Power On Indicator
Flash Blue - HDD Accessing Indicator
Red - HDD Failure Indicator

Alarm Mutable buzzer beeping for fan failure or over temperature occurs
Material Heavy-duty cold-rolled steel Housing
Power Supply

650W Redundant PSU (Server-grade)
Input: 90-230 VAC/50-60 HZ
Output: +5V and +12V

Dimension

559(D) x 482(W) x 176(H) mm
22 (D) x 19 (W) x 6.93 (H) inch

Cooling

Five 90 x90 x25 mm

System Support New Mac Pro,Mac mini, Mac mini Server, MBP, iMac with a Thunderbolt port
O.S. Support Mac OS X 10.6.8/ 10.7.x/ 10.8.x/ Mavericks
PCIe card Driver Request Third-party PCIe card should support Mac OS with Thunderbolt aware's driver
PCIe card  Size Available

Card length within 305mm and full height PCIe card

Operating Temperature 5 to 40°C  (41 to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -10 to 50°C  (14 to 122°F)
Relative Humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing)

Package Content
Enclosure x 1
HDD Tray x 24 (Installed)
Thunderbolt cable x 1 (2 meter)
Manual CD-ROM x1
Hard Disk Drive mounting screw x 96
Key for HDD tray x 2
Power Cord x 2

Compatibility
please note - this is not a complete list 
 

 

 Model

Host Support
  MAC • Mac Pro 2013, Mac mini, Mac mini Server, MBP, iMac
   with a Thunderbolt port (Mac OS X 10.6.8+)

 

RAID Card Support

 
   Areca • ARC-1882ix-24 (Driver)        • ARC-1284ML-24 (Driver)

 

Audio Card Support

 
     RME • HDSPe MADI        • HDSPe AIO
• HDSPe AES          • HDSPe RayDAT
     Universal Audio • UAD-2 DUO         • UAD-2 QUAD
  (version 6.3.1+)

 

Video Card Support

 
   BlackMagic • DeckLink Studio   • DeckLink Quad   • Intensity Pro
• DeckLink HD 3D   • DeckLink 4K (version 9.5+) 
   Matrox • Mojito MAX
   AJA • Kona 3G            • Kona LHi       • Kona LHe Plus
  (version 10.3+)
    RED • RED ROCKET™  • RED ROCKET-X

 

10G Networking Card

 
  ATTO • Fast Frame NS11  • Fast Frame NS12 
• Fast Frame NS14
 Myricom • 10G-PCIE-8B-2C  • 10G-PCIE-8B-2S ?10G-PCIE-8B-C
• 10G-PCIE-8B-S    • 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2C 
• 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2S  (version v1.3.1+)
Small Tree

• PETG1 series    • PETG2 series     • PETG4 series
(version v2.14+)

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Specifications

General

Stock code IB-NTB-381TB2
Brand NetStor
Series 24-Bay Thunderbolt2
Model NA381TB2
Type 19"Rack-4U; For 24x SAS/SATA HD; Bay for Mac Mini; PCIe slots for RAID Contro...
ROHS Y
Date added 04/04/2014

NA381TB2 Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 55.9 x 48.2 x 17.6 cm
Platter size 3.5"
Guarantee 2yr
Redundant PSU ? Not available
Total Drives 24
Rack size 4

NA381TB2 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2
SAS/SATASFF-8482 (Internal Single)Internal24
PCIeCPCIe Internal 16xInternal3

Software

NA381TB2 Speed

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 30kg
Watts 650W
External Length (mm) 600cm
External Width (mm) 720cm
External Height (mm) 330cm
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16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Is there a difference between network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and nas drive?

There is no physical difference between a network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and NAS drive, the MAIN difference is about the use of the equipment. So:

A Network Drive is a area on storage that is useable to anyone on the network and will be visible to the device you are using if you have the correct login/password.

A Backup Drive is a storage device is a area of NAS or DAS storage that is used JUST for backups and only for writing, not reading - it backs up one or multiple devices on a regular basis.


A Network Hard Drive is the same as a network drive, but instead of a portion of online storage that is network/internet accessible, it is an entire disk drive. Much larger and often includes a RAID drive acting as a fall-back.

A NAS Drive can do all of the above. It can be set up to be a backup drive for all your devices, it can make either a portion or ALL of the storage available over the internet or network, it can do all of these at the same time and can give you much, much more access options thanks to NAS software from the likes of QNAP, Synology, WD, Asustor, Buffalo and Drobo.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a server at home?

A server at home is a network attached storage device (NAS) that is like a computer, but with the emphasis on storage space. They can be purchased for as little as £100 and mean all your data can be accessed, used and backed up to and from overt the internet or your home network (WiFi etc). Bigger and more expensive home servers can do more, such as virtual computers, surveillance recording and multimedia access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is meant by diskless NAS?

A Diskless NAS means that it a network storage device that is sold without any Hard Drives inside. Many NAS Brands like WD and Buffalo will only sell their NAS server devices with Drives already installed - this can often increase the price significantly, as well as limit the Hard Drives you want to install. A diskless NAS is a device that you can choose which drives, how many and the capacity you want and install them yourself, for a more bespoke NAS storage device. Installing the Hard Drives is very easy and you can often save a lot of time and improve your long term storage by choosing a diskless NAS and selecting the drives yourself.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS external hard drive?

A NAS external Hard Drive is an external storage device that, unlike USB 3.0 and eSATA external Hard Drives, is accessed used the internet or your home network. So that means you can access the contents (DATA) of the NAS on your iPhone, iPad, Smart TV, PS4, XBOX One, Sonos Sound System, Bose system, Laptop, Smartphone and pretty much any DLNA enabled device without having to connect to it with a cable. Meaning you do not need to carry duplicates of all your data on all your devices, but can have one central NAS storage devices that all the other devices can access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do I connect to my NAS remotely?

You can connect to your NAS server remotely with the mobile applications that are free with your NAS Brand manufacturer for iOS and Android. Alternatively you can use a number of desktop applications from the big brands QNAP and Synology NAS to access your device remotely. Lastly you can create a network and internet accessible drive with iSCSI and then setup software (Virtual Machine, backup, Surveillance and more) on your Mac or Windows machine to read and write to the NAS remotely.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drive used for?

A NAS drive can be used for the following:

Apple Time Machine Backups
Synchronized Backups of Windows and Android devices
A Plex Media Server
DLNA Media Server
Download Server
Printer Server
Virtual Machine Deployment
Email Server
CRM and/or CMS System
A CCTV IP Camera Enabled Surveillance station for your home or office
File Server
and more...


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What are the different types of RAID?

The most popular and recommended RAID levels for a 2-Bay NAS and 4-Bay NAS from Synology and QNAP are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a RAID hard drive?

A RAID Hard drive is a Hard Disk Drive that is designed to be used in a RAID configuration - in simple terms it is a drive that can be installed with multiple other drives of the same type (such as WD Red RAID Drives, WD Purples Surveillance RAID Drives and Seagate Ironwolf NAS RAID Drives). These are designed to be on for long periods of time and for handling data that is shared and/or duplicated across multiple drives at once - constructed with better vibration, head and access controls). Most other drives are designed to work on their own.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is raid on a NAS?

RAID on a NAS is a means to protect yourself from losing your data due to hard drive failure. Hard Drives are the 2nd most vulnerable area of a NAS device and if a drive fails and you do not have a copy of the data elsewhere, you will most likely lose it all. RAID gives you a safety net (called REDUNDANCY) which means you can afford to lose 1, 2 or even 3 hard drives with the right configuration. The most common options are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a personal cloud storage device?

A personal Cloud storage device is a piece of Hardware, Like a NAS, that gives you the access, freedom, speed and utility of popular 3rd party cloud providers such as Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Amazon S3 and more. However unlike those providers that hold your data on a server farm hundreds or thousands of miles away, where you it can be broken into, a Personal Cloud (NAS) lives in your home/office and can be protected with both bespoke AES-256bit encryption, individual login credentials and if the worst case scenario, can be simply unplugged from the network/internet.


It is also considerably cheaper in the long term.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do you connect to a NAS?

You can connect to a device in several ways:


- You can connect to a NAS via your home network as long as it is connected to the same router/switch that your other devices are connected to, via cable or over Wi-Fi (the devices, not the NAS)


- You can connect over the internet using the NAS manufacturer’s respective software on desktop or mobile platforms for Mac, Windows and Android devices


- You can also access the data as a network drive (where the location of the drive with be an IP - 192.168. etc.) and then the drive can be read and written to as needed


Thank you


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How does a NAS device work?

Excellent Question. A NAS devices like a computer that is dedicated to storing data that is made accessible across all your internet enabled devices. It connects to your home network (in simple terms, the internet connected network in your home or office) and makes the data that is store on it accessible. You can also access the data from outside the phone via WiFi at hotspots and other buildings, or via your mobile 3G or 4G internet connection.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Do you really need a NAS?

If you have data spread across multiple devices without a single backup location, then YES, you really do need a NAS drive. As it will make backing up with multiple devices easier, more automated and reliable.


If you are a business with large amounts of data that needs to be accessible quickly, across multiple machines or outside your office environment for off-site staff or clients, then YES you needs a NAS.


If you want your internet accessible data to be 100% inaccessible when needed (for security) and are considering a Cloud provider or a NAS, BUY A NAS!!! It is cheaper in the long run and can have individual and bespoke security measures. 


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drives for home?

A NAS drive for Home is the means of storing your data in a central location that can be used for more home and entertainment based applications. Often these are 2-Bay or 4-Bay NAS Devices that support applications such as Plex, DLNA Server support, Backups like Apple Time Machine and Surveillance over IP cameras from companies such as Edimax and Reolink. The Hard drives in a NAS Drive for Home are recommended to be WD Red NAS Drives or Seagate Ironwolf NAS drives.


 

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