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8 BAY Quad Interface

RAID Enclosure

eSATA/USB/Firewire/iSCSI-to-SATA RAID Solution

Model: ARC-5040  

MSRP: $1199




Protected Quad Interface Storage Enclosure

The Areca ARC-5040 provides content creators a high-performance, true quad-interface, 8-bay RAID storage solution for every type of digital asset. Equipped with 3Gbit eSATA, FireWire 800, USB 3.0/2.0 and iSCSI connectivity.  It also features an internal RAID controller, solid, all-aluminum enclosure with (8) hot-swappable hard disk drive modules supporting SATA 3.5 or 2.5" HDD/SSD's up to 4TB drives. Intelligent dual-fan technology, keeping it quiet and continuously adapts to environmental conditions by automatically controlling the speed of the cooling fans and keeping an optimal overall drive temperature. The internal RAID controller supports RAID 0 for maximum performance or RAID 5/6 for data protection with multiple volume support. RAID configuration is accomplished via a web GUI in your Mac or PC or through the simple LCD display. The ARC-5040 small footprint and portability make it perfect for mobile or on-set environments where high capacity and RAID protection is important.

Supports multi-steam SD, HDV, DVCPRO HD, Apple ProRes 422 and uncompressed HD video workflows.

RAID Features

- 400MHz storage I/O processor

- NVRAM for events log & transaction log

- 128MB on-board cache memory

- Write-through or write-back cache support

- Redundant flash image for subsystem availability

- RAID level 0, 1, 10, 1E, 3, 5, 6, Single Disk or JBOD

- Multiple RAID selection

- Up to 16 volumes per RAID subsystem

  (port multiplier SATA Host: 8 volumes, USB3.0 Host: 8 volumes, FireWire 800 Host: 2 volumes, iSCSI/AoE Host: 16 volumes and USB2.0 Host: 16 volumes)

- Online array roaming

- Offline RAID set

- Online RAID level/stripe size migration

- Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously

- Online dynamic volume set capacity expansion

- Instant availability and background initialization

- Automatic insertion/removal detection and rebuild

- Greater than 2TB per volume set

- Support SMART, NCQ, and OOB staggered spin-up capable drives


RAID Management

- Field-upgradeable firmware in flash ROM via RS-232 and LAN port

- LCD Hot-Key supports one-step creation RAID configuration

- Firmware-embedded manager via RS-232 port

- Firmware-embedded Browser-based RAID manager, SMTP manager, SNMP agent and Telnet function via LAN port



- Push Buttons and LCD Display Panel for setup and status

- 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


Host Interface

- eSATA (3G)

- USB 2.0

- Firewire 800



Disk Interface

- Supports up to 8 x SATA 3G HDD

- Hot swappable 3.5" drive trays



146 x 302 x 290mm


14.9lbs (Without Drives)
Model Description MSRP
ARC-5040 Areca eSATA/USB/Firewire/iSCSI RAID Enclosure $1199



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