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Create a high performance, redundant 5 drive RAID set in a small form factor

The Compact RAID is one of the smallest versatile storage appliances in the market. It weights just a little over a pound in roughly the size of a 4" cube. Despite its compact size, the Compact RAID packs with the power, features and capabilities equivalent to many large RAID storage devices that are 2 - 3 times more expensive.

The Compact RAID can accomodate as many as five 2.5" hard drives or SSD. The drives are easily added or removed from the unit like a tape cartridge without any special tool. RAID configurations is set via a simple dip switch on the back of the unit. Come built-in with a powerful RAID engine and a high speed eSATA connnection, the Compact RAID can deliver a screaming throughput up to 300 Mbytes/sec.

The Compact RAID is fully OS independent. It can be connected to any computer running Windows, Linux or Mac OS. The eSATA port can also be converted to USB 3.0/2.0 connection with the addition of the Addonics optional USB 3.0 - eSATA adapter. The power and the small size of the Compact RAID make it an ideal high performance RAID storage solution in varieties of applications, particularly in mobile enviornment or for situation with limitation of space or power.


Key Features

  • Compact size - small enough to fit into your hand
  • Weight less than 22 oz.
  • Install up to five 2.5" SATA hard drives or SSD of 9mm - 9.5mm height, or CF media (using optional Addonics SATA CF hard drive adapters)
  • Convenient RAID configuration via simple DIP switches
  • Drives can be configured as one RAID volume or as individual drive*
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 3, 5, 10 , JBOD (Concatenation), Clone Mode
  • Built-in high speed eSATA connection
  • Connect to USB 3.0 / 2.0 port with optional USB 3.0 to eSATA adapter
  • Integrated hardware RAID controller to maximize performance
  • Low power and silent operation
  • Use as a boot drive or as additional storage
  • OS Support: Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Mac OS X and above, Linux kernel 2.6 and above

* Individual drive configuration is available only when connecting to controllers with Silicon Image Sil3124, Sil3132 chip set or controllers that are PM compatible. Please confirm with your system supplier if you need this feature and plan to connect to your system SATA/eSATA port

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Compact RAID

Package content:
Compact RAID, 100cm eSATA - eSATA connecting cable, 100~240V 50/60Hz 5V power adapter, Driver CD, User guide

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USB 3.0 to eSATAp Adapter

The USB 3.0 to eSATAp Adapter is the easiest solution for connecting any eSATA device to the latest USB 3.0 (Superspeed) or the ubiquitous USB 2.0 port.

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  • Support up to five 2.5" SATA hard drives or SSDs
  • Compatible SATA I / II/ III type of drives
  • Individual drive activity LED
  • Auto-negotiation support for 1.5Gbps and 3.0Gbps SATA
  • Compliant with SATA I/II specification
  • RAID management and configuration software utility for Windows
  • Buzzer alarm for overheating
  • Drive activity LED for 5 SATA devices
  • Chipset : JMicron JMB393
  • Support 48-bit LBA addressing
  • Supports Hot-swapping
  • Supports NCQ (Native Command Queuing)
  • OS support: Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Mac OS X and above, Linux kernel 2.4 and above, Mac OS X 10.4.x
  • Dimensions: (W x D x H) - 3.03 x 5.43 x 4.88 in. (77mm x 138mm x 124mm)
  • Weight: 610g (21.5oz) without drive
  • Power adapter: 110/220V AC/DC 5V, 4A
  • Cooling fan -
    • dimension: 40 x 40 x10 mm
    • air flow: 7.7 CFM
    • accoustic noise: 22.5 dB
    • power: 5V, 0.2A typical
  • Operating temperature range: 0 °C to +70 °C
  • Operating humidity range: 5% to 90%
  • Storage temperature range: -40 °C to +85 °C
  • Storage humidity range: 5% - 95% (non condensing)
  • 1 year warranty

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