Areca ARC-8050T3-4 (4 Bay Thunderbolt 3 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Storage)

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ARC-8050T3 Features:

  • High performance 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface
  • Support simultaneous 4K in/output workflow
  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining
  • EFI supported for macOS multi-boot
  • Configuration by the Thunderbolt/LAN port/LCD
  • 1m 40Gb/s active Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB-C) cable included
  • Advanced configuration for video optimized performance settings
  • Delivers enterprise-class data protection and security
  • Controller-level hardware encryption (not available for 4-Bay)
  • Intelligent power On/Off function for data integrity
  • Support BBM option for cache protection (not available for 4/6M model)
  • Hard drive firmware update all at once

ARC-8050T3 is the most complete 12Gb/s SAS Thunderbolt™ 3 desktop SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. ARC-8050T3 incorporated on-board RAID-On-Chip and ECC SDRAM memory to deliver true high performance hardware RAID protection against drive failure. This combination helps to provide a high performance storage device perfect for the video editor working with Real time multi-stream HD and 4K workflows.

Thunderbolt™ 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps, creating one compact port that does it all – delivering the fastest, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or data device. ARC-8050T3 is equipped with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for connecting to any Thunderbolt 3-enabled host and offers an additional Thunderbolt 3 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals. The Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-8050T3 for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer.

  Thunderbolt™ 3 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Storage
ARC-8050T3-4 ARC-8050T3-6M ARC-8050T3-6 ARC-8050T3-8 ARC-8050T3-12
Form Factor Desktop 4-Bay Desktop 6-Bay Desktop 8-Bay Desktop 12-Bay
Connection Thunderbolt 3 x 2 / Display Port x 1
Disk Port 4 x 6Gb/s SAS/SATA 6 x / 8 x / 12 x 12Gb/s SAS or 6Gb/s SATA
I/O Processor One Core 800 MHz SAS ROC Dual Core 1.2 GHz SAS ROC
On-Board Cache 1GB DDR3-800 2GB DDR3-1866
Expansion Support N/A SFF-8644 (2-lanes) N/A SFF-8644 (4-lanes)
Cooling Fan 1 x 2700rpm 2 x 2700rpm
Power Supply 135W 180W 270W 400W
Physical Dimensions
(H x W x D)
4.84 x 6.51 x 9.11 in
(123 x 165.6 x 232 mm)
4.84 x 8.45 x 9.11 in
(146 x 255 x 290 mm)
5.7 x 11.8 x 11.4 in
(146 x 302 x 290 mm)
8.1 x 12.2 x 11.4 in
(206 x 310 x 290 mm)
Weight 8.0 lbs / 3.6 Kg 13.2 lbs / 6.0 Kg 14.9 lbs / 6.8 Kg 20.8 lbs / 9.5 Kg
DC_IN N/A 4-pin XLR N/A
RAID Level 0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, Single Disk, JBOD 0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk, JBOD
OS Support macOS 10.12 or later & Windows 8/10 or later