Areca ARC-8026-16 SAS Expander Module

Areca ARC-8026-16 SAS Expander Module, 3 x 6Gb/s SAS / 4 x SFF-8088 ports

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Product Overview ARC-8026 SAS Expander Module
(Three 6Gb/s SAS 4x SFF-8088 ports; one host and two for expansion to additional JBOD enclosures)
The Areca SAS Expander module ARC-8026 is based on the LSI LSISAS2x36/28 expander IC, SAS-2 chip which features 36/28 x 6Gb/s ports and 6G/3G multiplexing, SAS 2.0 zoning, self-configuration, table-to-table routing, and an integrated PPC processor for SES-2 and enclosure management support.
The ARC-8026 expander module features three 6Gb/s SAS 4x SFF-8088 ports; one host and two for expansion to additional JBOD enclosures. It is designed to fit into a stand-alone box and can be installed in a 5.25”mounting shell. The Areca SAS expander box is ideal for enclosure customers that want to support up to 24 channels 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA/SSD JBOD function units using low-cost SFF-8087 SAS cables. It has been fully tested and qualified with 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s Areca external SAS/Fibre/iSCSI/PCIe to SAS RAID controller, SAS RAID adapters and HBAs.

Data Sheet

Features Box Controller Modules
Expander Board: 1 modules
Sensors: 1 sensor on expander board

Controller External Connectors
SAS Connectors
1 x SAS “IN” connector for connection to the host
2 x SAS “OUT” connector for expasion to next JBOD enclosure

• SAS Hot-Plug Hard Drives
Up to 12/16/24 6.0 Gb/s SAS hard drives at speed of 10K or 15K rpm
• SATA Hot-Plug Hard Drives
Up to 12/16/24 6.0 Gb/s SATA hard drives at speeds of 7.2K or 10K rpm

Internal Connectors
3/4/6 SFF-8087 min- SAS connectors
1 x 6-pin PCI-E power connector
4 x 3-pin fan connector
2 x 2-pin power status connector
1 x 6-pin LCD connector

Serial Connector (per Expander Board)
1 x 6-pin UART RJ-11 connector (for expander box manager only)

LED Indicators
Internal fault/activity header
12/16/24 2.54mm activity and fault header

External SAS Port LED Indicators
Two one-color LED status indicators for each SAS host port, one for SAS port link and one for the activity status
Two one-color LED status indicators for each SAS expansion port, one for SAS port link and one for the activity status

System status indication through LCD, LED (Link status and Activity) and alarm buzzer
Enclosure management such as two power supplies status connectors and four fan monitor/speed control connectors (Protocols SES-2 over SAS ports) ready

In-band SAS port
Out-of-band RS232 serial port
CLI through RS232 serial port

41(H) x 145(W) x 200(D) mm

Operating: 10° to 40°C
Storage: –40° to 70°C

Relative Humidity
Operating 10% to 80 (non-condensing)
Storage 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Power Consumption
12V @ 0.63Amps = 7.56W
+5V @ 0.52Amps = 2.6W
Ports Total  
Ports Internal 4 Int Ports
Ports External  
RAID Support N/A
Low Profile Compatible No
Cables Inc.  
Cache Memory  

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36 months
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DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
12 months
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