Areca ARC-8050T3-12R

The Areca ARC-8050T3-12R rackmount is the 12-bay Thunderbolt 3 rackmount SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. With an incorporated on-board 1.2GHz dual core ROC and 2GB DDR3-1866 ECC SDRAM memory, the ARC-8050T3-12R delivers 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 rackmount 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, while also supplying power for quick notebook charging. The Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-8050T3 rackmount for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer.

Price available upon request.

Product Specifications

Product Features
Features  ARC-8050T3-12R
Form Factor

2U-12 bays

19-inch Rackmount Chassis                                                    

Disk Support 12 x 12Gb/s SAS/SATA 3.5”/2.5”HDDs/SSDs
Expansion Support

One SFF-8644 expansion 

up to 512 HDDs

Cooling Fan 2 x 2700rpm
Power Supply Dual 400W

Dimension (W x H x D)

Without handles: 
3.5 x 17.5 x 17.6 in (88.2x445x448 mm) 

With handles: 
3.5 x 18.9 x 19.0 in (88.2x482x484 mm)

Weight 59.5 lbs / 27Kg
Connection Thunderbolt 3 x2 / Display Port x1
OS Support Mac OS X 10.12 or higher & Windows 8/10 or higher
Function Advantages
Features  Advantages
Advanced Configuration Provide optimized parameter to adjust controlled firmware behaviour for smooth data streaming.
Controller-level Hardware Encryption Board-level hardware encryption manages any kinds of drives attached to ARC-8050T3 without impacting the performance for higher levels of security.
Flash-based/Battery Back-up Module Support Support a battery backup option that protects all data in cache memory in the event of unexpected power outage.
Intelligent Power On/Off Function Turn ARC-8050T3 power in unison with the host computer power status for data integrity.
Front Panel LCD and Buttons Easy access for configuration and status report.
Network Interface Embedded web server for remote control from one 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45).
Bootable Drive Support Provides user the capability of adding bootable drive via Thunderbolt on Apple thunderbolt-capable machine.

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

Product Attachments

View FileARC 8050T3 - 12/24R User Manual    Size: (22.78 MB)
View FileARC 8050T3 - 12R/24R Installation Guide    Size: (1.77 MB)


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