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Areca ARC-1883X 8-Port Low Profile PCI-Express x8 SAS/SATA RAID Adapter w/ 2GB ECC Cache

Package: RETAIL
Ma Labs List#: 67839
Ma Labs SKU#: ARC-1883X
Mfr#: ARC-1883X
Special Order: Non-cancellable!
Mfr Warranty: 3 YEARS

  • Mfr Part Number: ARC-1883X
  • I/O Processor: Dual Core RAID-on-Chip 1.2 GHz
  • On-Board Cache: 2GB DDR3-1866 SDRAM w/ ECC
  • Host Bus Type: PCI-Express 3.0 x8
  • Driver Connector: 2x SFF-8644
  • Drive Support: Up to 256 12Gb/s SAS or 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA HDDs/SSD, using 12Gb/s SAS Expander
  • Adapter Architecture:
    • Write-through or write-back cache support
    • Support up to 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
    • RoHS compliant
  • 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 RAID 100)
    • 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
  • Monitors/Notification:
    • 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
  • 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
    • 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
  • Operating System:
    • Windows 10/ 8/ Server 2012/ 7/ 2008/ Vista/ Server 2003/ XP
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • 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 (EFI BIOS support)
  • Power Dissipation: 14.4W, 12V
  • Form Factor: Low Profile
  • Dimensions (LxH): 169.5 x 64.4 mm