AccuRAID AR316SX - 3U 16 Bay Rackmount SAS to SATA RAID 6 Storage

AccuRAID AR316SX - 3U 16 Bay Rackmount SAS to SATA RAID 6 Storage
AccuRAID AR316SX - 3U 16 Bay Rackmount SAS to SATA RAID 6 Storage
Item# ST-SAN-AR316SX
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The AccuRAID AR316SX Series is a 3U rack-mountable RAID solution designed for file servers, backup, audio/video streaming, and digital video recording. With capacity up to 48TB, this unit will be prefect for any application that requires a large storage solution. With an industry proven SAS host interface and cutting edge SATA II HDD technology, the AR316SX is guaranteed to achieve the most cost-effective performance and data protection. Sixteen hot-swappable 3.5 trays for Serial-ATA drives allow quick replacement and simple trouble-shooting of the storage array. The AR316SX RAID subsystem could be easily scaled to RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6 or JBOD configuration. Featuring durable, heavy duty steel housing and a user-friendly LCD panel, the AR316SX is able to meet all data intensive application demands.

Note: Please allow 3 days for rackmount testing before shipment.
Unique Features

  • Fully leverages the latest SATA II technologies: NCQ and 3.0Gb/sec transfer rate while fully backward compatible with SATA I HDDs.
  • Dual Flash ROMs with redundant firmware images guarantee the RAID controller to function.
  • Supports greater than 2TB for single volume (LUN).
  • Multi-layer power conversion: AC-to-DC & DC-to-DC; eliminating disk bad sector caused by power input fluctuation.
  • Up to 14MB read ahead for professional video applications.


  • Intel 80321, 400Mhz/64bit RISC processor.
  • 256GB ECC DDR standard, upgradeable to 1GB ECC DDR 1 x 184 pin DDR DIMM Socket.
  • SAS interface suppored for more stable and better support for over 2TB compare to SCSI.


  • RAID 6 can tolerate multiple drive failures without downtime or data loss which helps to provide the highest level of data protection.
  • Online Array roaming, Online RAID level/stripe size migration and online capacity expansion.
  • Hot swappable drives that support hot spare and automatic hot rebuilding with automatic drive insertion/removal detection.
  • NVRAM transaction log, and S.M.A.R.T. for drives to improve the RAID system integrity, reliability, and availability.


  • Embedded Enclosure management through LCD control panel, online RAID management via RS-232 port, or RJ-45 Ethernet.
  • Intuitive, comprehensive GUI for configuration and monitoring from remote and local.
  • Field-upgradeable firmware in flash ROM, Redundant RAID controller firmware.
  • Support SNMP traps & SNMP 2.0 MIBs with get and set command.
 Model  AR316SX
 Form Factor  3U Rackmount
 HDD Trays  16 Hot-Swappable 3.5"
 RAID Level  0, 1, 0+1, 3, 5, 6, JBOD
 Maximum Capacity  48TB
 Auto Rebuilding  Yes
 Hot-Spare  RAID 3, 5, 6
 Host Interface & Transfer Rate  SAS
 Drive Interface  SATA II
 Cooling Fan  4 x Blower Fans
 Individual Temperature Sensor for each Disk
 Power Supply  400W x 1 + 1 Redundant
 Optional 3rd or 4th Hot-Swap Power Supply Modules
 Control Interface  LCD Panel, RS232, RJ-45 Ethernet
 Status Indicators  1 LED/ HDD
 Dimension (in)  5.5" H x 17.5" W (body only, without Ear)
 19" W (with Ear) x 21.5" D (without Handle)
 22.75" D (with Handle)
 (30.5" x 25.2" x 15" with Packaging)
 Weight (lb)  56lb.(Net Weight)
 63lb. (Gross Weight)
 Limited Warranty  2 Years
 Model  AR316SX  AR316SX8T  AR316SX16T  AR316SX32T  AR316SX48T 
 Hard Drive  No HDD
 SATA II * 16
 SATA II * 16
 SATA II * 16
 SATA II * 16 
 Total Storage Size  N/A  8TB  16TB  32TB  48TB

Note: All hard drive bundles are pre-installed and tested before shipment. Hard drives are then packaged individually to avoid damage during shipping.