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Areca ARC-1880IXL-8 12-Port Low Profile PCI-Express x8 SAS/SATA RAID Controller w/ 512MB ECC Cache

Package: RETAIL
Ma Labs List#: 67793
Ma Labs SKU#: ARC180IXL8
Mfr#: ARC-1880IXL-8
UPC Code: 471277441086
Special Order: Non-cancellable!
Mfr Warranty: 3 YEARS

  • Mfr Part Number: ARC-1880IXL-8
  • I/O Processor: RAID-on-Chip 800MHz
  • On-Board Cache: 512MB DDR2-800 SDRAM
  • Host Connectivity: PCI-Express 2.0 x8
  • Driver Connector:
    • External: 1x SFF-8088 Mini-SAS
    • Internal: 2x SFF-8087 Mini-SAS
  • Disk Interface:
    • 8x internal and 4x external 6Gb/s SAS ports
    • Up to (128) 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA SSD drives using 6Gb/s SAS expanders
    • Up to 6 Gb/s per SAS port
  • Adapter Architecture:
    • 800 MHz RoC for RAID core and SAS microcode
    • 512MB on-board DDR2-800 SDRAM with ECC protection
    • Support write-through or write-back cache
    • Multi-adapter support for large storage requirements
    • BIOS boot support for greater fault tolerance
    • BIOS PnP (plug and play) and BBS (BIOS boot specification) support
    • Support EFI BIOS for Mac Pro
    • NVRAM for RAID event & transaction log
    • Redundant flash image for adapter availability
    • RoHS compliant
  • RAID Features:
    • RAID level 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6,10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
    • Multiple RAID selection
    • Online array roaming/Offline RAID set
    • Online RAID level/stripe size migration
    • Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously
    • Online volume set growth
    • Instant availability and background initialization
    • Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and rebuilding
    • Greater than 2TB capacity per disk drive support
    • Greater than 2TB per volume set (64-bit LBA support)
    • Disk scrubbing/array verify scheduling for automatic repair of all configured RAID sets
    • Support intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life
    • Support NTP protocol synchronize RAID controller clock over the on board LAN port
  • Monitors/Indicators:
    • System status indication through global HDD activity/fault connector, individual fault connector, LCD/I2C connector and alarm buzzer
    • SMTP support email notification
    • SNMP support for remote notification
    • 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 BIOS
      • Web browser-based McRAID storage manager via ArcHttp proxy server utility
      • 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 LAN port
      • API library for customer to write monitor utility
      • Support Push Button and LCD display panel
  • Operating System:
    • Windows 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP/ 2008/ Server 2003/ Server 2012
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD
    • Solaris 10/11 x86/x86_64
    • Mac OS X 10.4.x/ 10.5.x/ 10.6.x/ 10.7.x/ 10.8.x
    • VMware
  • Power Dissipation: 19.7W (16.5W + 3.2W), 12V + 3.3V
  • Form Factor: Low Profile
  • Dimensions (LxH): 210.0 x 64.4 mm