Areca ARC-1883IX-12

The new third generation ARC-1883 family offers advanced technology for increased performance and improved enterprise data protection. They were designed with 1.2 GHz dual core ROC processor, DDR3-1866 memory architecture and PCIe 3.0 interface for the most performance-hungry database and IT applications. The ARC-1883 family includes 8 ports low profile as well as full height 12/16/24 internal ports with additional 4 external ports with mini SAS HD connectors for 12Gb/s throughput on each port.

Price available upon request.

Product Specifications

Adapter Architecture

Dual Core   RAID-on-Chip (ROC) 1.2GHz processor

PCIe 3.0 x8   lane host interface

2GB on-board   DDR3-1866 SDRAM with ECC (ARC-1883LP/1883i/1883x)

One 240-pin   DIMM socket for 2GB(default) DDR3-1866, 1RX8, ECC module (ARC-1883ix series)

- up   to 4GB or 8GB DDR3-1866, 1RX8, Unbuffered/ Registered ECC module or

- up   to 4GB or 8GB DDR3-1600, 2RX8, Unbuffered/ Registered ECC module

Write-through   or write-back cache support

Support up to   4/8/12/16/24 internal or 4/8 external 12Gb/s SAS ports

Multi-adapter   support for large storage requirements

BIOS boot array   support for greater fault tolerance

Supports up to   256 SATA or SAS devices using SAS expanders

Boot support   for the uEFI host BIOS

NVRAM for RAID   event & transaction log

Redundant flash   image for controller availability

Flash-based or   battery backup module (FBM/BBM) ready (Optional)
  Model: ARC-1883-BAT(Flash+LiOn   Battery)/ARC-1883-CAP(Flash+Supercap)/ARC-6120BA-T121-12G (Traditional LiOn   Battery)

RoHS compliant


System status   indication through global HDD activity/fault connector, individual   activity/fault connector, LCD/I2C  

connector and alarm buzzer


SMTP support   for email notification

SNMP support   for remote manager

Enclosure   management (SES-2, SMP and SGPIO) ready

Out-of-Band Manager

Firmware-embedded   web browser-based McRAID storage manager, SMTP manager, SNMP agent and Telnet   function via Ethernet port

API library for   customer to write monitor utility

Support push   button and LCD display panel (optional)



Temperature:   +5°c to +60°c

Humidity:   15-80%, non-condensing



Temperature:   -40°c to 70°c

Humidity:   5-90%, non-condensing

RAID Features

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

Multiple RAID 0   and RAID 10(1E) support (RAID 00 and RAID100)

Multiple RAID   selection

Configurable   stripe size up to 1MB

Support HDD   firmware update

Online array   roaming

Online RAID   level/stripe size migration

Online capacity   expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously

Online volume   set growth

Instant   availability and background initialization

Support global   and dedicated hot spare

Automatic drive   insertion/removal detection and rebuilding

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

Support   intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life

Support NTP   protocol synchronize RAID controller clock over the on board Ethernet port

Multiple pairs   SSD/HDD disk clone function

SSD automatic   monitor clone (AMC) support

Controller   level hardware encryption function support

RAID Management
Field-upgradeable firmware in flash ROM
In-Band Manager

Hot key   "boot-up" McBIOS RAID manager via M/B BIOS

Web   browser-based McRAID storage manager via ArcHttp proxy server for all   operating systems

Support Command   Line Interface (CLI)

API library for   customer to write monitor utility

Single Admin   Portal (SAP) monitor utility

Operating System

Windows   8/Server2012/7/2008/Vista/Server 2003/XP



VMware (only   driver package available w/o in-band management utility)

Solaris 10/11   x86/x86_64

Mac OS   X 10.5.x or Higher

Electrical Requirements:

Power   Dissipation:






How to Order

To place an order, please make an enquiry using the 'Request More Information' form at the bottom of the page and one of our experienced sales team will contact you shortly.

Alternatively, you can call or email us and speak to one of our experienced technical sales team. 

Tel: 01438 842 300

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