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Thunderbolt 3 Portable 6Bay Mini (2.5inch Bays) w/V-Mount (Battery Powered) Hardware RAID

Part# ARC-8050T3-6MV (V-Mount Only)

Part# ARC-8050T3-6MVB (V-Mount+Battery)


Battery Powered Mobile Thunderbolt 3 Storage

The ARC-8050T3-6M-V Series is a battery powered 6-bay Hardware RAID Thunderbolt 3 solution that can operate anywhere and everywhere, while also supplying power for quick notebook charging. The ultimate solution for working out in the field when power outlets aren't available.


Unleash Creativity Faster than Ever and Anywhere

Our 6Bay Battery Powered RAID solutions offers Thunderbolt 3 connectivity with speeds up to 40Gbps, delivering the most compact, fastest, and versatile RAID storage solution. Transfer and store uncompressed or raw footage, create dailies, or even a preliminary edits on the spot. Immediately begin working or organizing on high-resolution raw footage or photos while still on the field from anywhere!


Advanced Power Options

The optional IDX 146Wh Li-ion V-Mount Battery has been designed to meet the most stringent PSE regulations for electrical and mechanical safety, along with protection circuitry to make sure your equipment is not damaged by over-charge or over-current events, essential for work and travel abroad. IDX Batteries offer the latest advances made in microchip technology along with improvements in battery design and build, the range provides all the benefits for today’s broadcasters and cinematographers working out in the field.


Enterprise Class Data Availability and Security

The ARC-8050T3-6M-V offers Hardware RAID 5 and RAID 6 to allow for single and dual HDDs failures respectively without impacting existing data availability or performance, allowing users to hot-swap failed drives with zero downtime and keep working. The 6Bay solution also offers board-level hardware encryption without impacting the performance for higher levels of security.


Fast and Easy MiniSAS Expansion

The ARC-8050T3-6M-V series features a 12Gb MiniSAS port for storage expansion, allowing you to add additional MiniSAS JBOD storage devices (up to 256 drives total), to enable for massive amounts of video storage when you need it.



  • High performance 40Gbps

  • V-Mount Adapter Built-in w/ XLR Cable/Connector

          (IDX 146Wh Li-ion V-Mount Battery - Optional)

  • Support simultaneous 4K in/output workflow

  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining

  • Dedicated Display Port (Support Full 4K @ 60Hz)

  • Configuration by Thunderbolt / LAN Port / LCD

  • 12Gb MiniSAS Expansion Port - Scalable up to 256 drives

  • Controller-Level Hardware Encryption

  • Support bootable drive via Thunderbolt

  • Advanced configuration for video optimized performance

  • Enterprise-Class Data Protection

  • Intelligent Power On/Off Function for data integrity

  • Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Cable Included

  • Compatible with Thunderbolt 2 (Adapter Not Included)


Hardware RAID Features

• RAID level 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60,  Single Disk or JBOD

• Multiple RAID selection

• Support up to 1MB stripe size

• Online array roaming

• Online RAID level/stripe size migration

• Support global hot spare and local hot spare

• Instant availability and background initialization

• Advanced configuration for smooth data streaming

• Disk scrubbing/ array verify scheduling support

• Multiple pairs SSD/HDD disk clone function

• SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC) support

• SED (Self-encrypting drives) function support

• Support HDD firmware update

• Support for native 4K and 512 byte sector SAS and SATA devices

• Redundant flash image for adapter availability

• System status indication through LCD, LED and alarm buzzer

• Complete configuration management suite

- McRAID manager – browser-based management (LAN or Thunderbolt)

- ArcSAP manager – multi-language management software

- 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


Product Sheet



Case Specifications


Drive Support

  • Up to 6x 2.5-inch 12Gb/s or 6Gb/s SAS/SATA HDD or SSD

Host Connection

  • Two 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 Ports

    Thunderbolt Daisy-Chain Support - Up to 6 Devices

Expansion Connection

  • 12Gb MiniSAS (SFF-8644) port

    Supports up to 256 drives total

Cooling Fan

  • 92MM 2700RPM (Self Regulating)

Operating Temperature

  • 0~40c

Operation Humidity

  • 5% ~ 95% Non-Condensing

Power Supply

  • 135W


Dimensions / Weight

  • 4.84" (w) x 6.51" (h) x 9.11" (d) inches

  • 8.0 lbs (Diskless)


OS Support

  • Mac OS X 10.10 or higher

  • Windows 7 or higher

Kit Contents

  • Areca 6-Bay Storage Enclosure

  • (6) Removable Hot-Swap disk Trays (supporting 2.5" Drives)

  • (1) Thunderbolt Cable (USB-C)

  • Quick Start Guide

  • Power Cord




Warranty & Support


3 Year Standard Warranty / 5 Year HDD Warranty

2 Year Extended Warranty (5 year Total) : Optional


Tech Support : (909) 606-1111


Pre-Sales / Sales : (909) 606-1111


Where to Buy



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