External 4 Bay RAID System for 3.5" SATA HDD USB 3.0 from Icy Box IB-RD3640SU3

4 Bay Icy Box IB-RD3640SU3 External RAID System for 3.5" SATA HDD with USB 3.0 + eSATA Host

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Product Overview External 4-bay RAID system for 3.5" SATA I/II/III HDDs
Features • Silent operation by thermal controlled fan
• Energy saving by supporting sleep modus
• Easy assembling by trayless design
• HDD capacity unlimited
• Supports: Windows XP/Vista/Win7, MAC OS X
• Plug&Play and Hot Swap
NAS Form Factor  
Storage (Included) N/A
Max. Storage Capacity  
HDD Interface 4 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
HDD Form Factor 4 x 3.5"
Internal Flash Memory No
Internal Flash Memory Capacity  
DOM Module No
DOM Capacity  
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RAM Memory Included  
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Cache Drive Interface  
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LAN Type N/A
Expansion Slots  
External Connectivity
  • 1 x eSATA
  • 1 x USB 3.0/2.0
Cooling Fan
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Weight kg

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4 Bay Icy Box IB-RD3640SU3 External RAID System for 3.5" SATA HDD with USB 3.0 + eSATA Host is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to set up - well built unit Purchased this unit for media storage purposes and configured it as Raid 10, using 4 x 6 TB HDD's. Seems to work well with my Dune media player and also with a laptop and desktop running Windows 10. The hibernation feature is useful as, providing the mains adaptor is always on, the unit will power up automatically when a connected computer or media player is switched on.
Date published: 2017-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent product The product was exactly as advertised, service was prompt and delivery arrived as promised. Excellent service.
Date published: 2014-05-31
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Questions & Answers

Can this unit be used just as extra storage?

Can I fit several drives, say 4 x 3 TB to give a total of 12TB of storage, to utilise 100% for such things as a music and/or film library, running as eSATA or USB and attached to either my main pc or laptop? I don't need a backup or mirror really just raw storage.
Asked by: Navydog
Hello, It depends whether you want your 12 TB of storage to show up as one big drive or you are happy to have 4 individual 3 TB drives. This unit is primarily for Raid's and Raid 0 will give you one big drive with the downside that if one drive fails there is no backup. Icybox also make a JBOD unit with 4 drive bays, It's cheaper and also sold by Scan. With that unit, the drives will appear individually. I have one unit of each type although there are more issues with the JBOD unit as it can shutdown when not accessed for a time when using USB. I think it is a Windows driver issue as it only happens with one of my computers.
Answered by: Tony38
Date published: 2017-03-12

What RAID mode does this support,

I am looking to make a JBOD to act as a backup device for my home server (Server is running 4 x 2Tb disks as 2 x 2TB volumes using Windows Mirrored disks, so moderately safe'ish) I have the old 4 x 1Tb disks to back up onto, would be easier if it was a simple RAID so the 4 x 1Tb were addressable as single 4Tb space, but with 4Tb disks coming in at lower prices, I currently use a second home server as the backup device, but this could be neater and use less electricity if it works,
Asked by: Chief
I have both the IcyBox 4 bay Raid and the 4 bay JBOD, using the latter to house 4 x 3 TB HDD which show up as individual drives. The JBOD has an issue with one of my computers as it shuts down if not accessed for about 5 minutes (USB). It only happens with one of my computers and both are running Windows 10. The manufacturers seen to think it's an outdated Windows USB driver so I am investigating. Other than that, it is a neat solution for housing 4 drives.
Answered by: Tony38
Date published: 2017-03-12
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External 4 Bay RAID System for 3.5" SATA HDD USB 3.0 from Icy Box IB-RD3640SU3
External 4 Bay RAID System for 3.5" SATA HDD USB 3.0 from Icy Box IB-RD3640SU3