ICY DOCK MB508SP-B ToughArmor 8 Bay 2.5 inch to dual 5.25" Bay
ICY DOCK ToughArmor MB508SP-B Rugged Full Metal 8 Bay 2.5” SAS/SATA SSD/HDD Backplane Cage for 2x External 5.25” Bay
By DPD On 11th Dec To 13th Dec
to your specified address. |
Receive SMS with one-hour delivery window
Weekend, timed and European delivery options are available at checkout
Have your parcel delivered by DPD to your specified address. Receive SMS with one-hour delivery windowWeekend, timed and European delivery options are available at checkout
Collect from our Bolton store, BL6 6PE |
Order online, collect from our Bolton store (25-28 Enterprise Park, Middlebrook, Horwich, Bolton, BL6 6PE)
UPS and DPD Pickup Pickup from local convenience store |
Collect your parcel from your newsagents, petrol stations and convenience stores
Protect against installation damage for 28 days.
ScanProtect is an enhanced warranty specifically designed and offered by Scan to reduce the risk of any mishap or damage to components during installation.
Our aim with ScanProtect is to encourage our customers to upgrade or build their own PC confidently. For a small additional fee our customers are provided with complete peace of mind.
Dense Enterprise Storage Solution
ICY DOCK’s MB508SP-B packs 8x full-height SATA/SAS HDD/SSDs into just 2x 5.25” CD/DVD optical drive bays. This makes it perfect for applications requiring lots of storage using enterprise SAS hard drives, such as server and data-center PCs storing large amounts of data.
To protect against environmental damage, your drives are surrounded in a full metal chassis with full-metal trays, meeting the ruggedized flammability requirements of industrial, military, and medical applications.
Designed for applications where regular drive swap may be required, the MB508SP-B EZ slide mini drive trays are hot-swappable, to allow for drives to be added and replaced easily, without restarting the whole machine. Hot-swap allows failed drives to be replaced in seconds, without any costly downtime to the rest of the system. To ensure a long life, the internal SAS/SATA connectors are rated to support up to 10,000 swapping cycles in each bay.
Highly Compatible EZ Slide Tray System
The EZ slide mini tray system supports full-height 2.5” mechanical hard drives and solid state drives, including high capacity SATA and SAS drives. SAS drives are used in enterprise applications such as long-term archival for their long lifespan, higher reliability, and faster rotational speeds up to 15,000 RPM for fast data access. All SAS drives are supported, including Seagate Exos, HGST Ultrastar C series, and Dell, HPE, and Toshiba SAS drives.
ToughArmor series trays are designed for maximum interoperability; the trays on MB508SP-B can be used with many other ToughArmor models, including the MB991 series and the MB994 series. This means drives can easily be transported and used in other systems, without having to reattach drives to another tray.
Next Generation Connection Standard
- Two Mini-SAS HD (SFF-8643) ports connect all 8 drives, vastly reducing cable clutter and adding compatibility for a larger selection of RAID controller cards. Compared to SATA, Mini-SAS HD can travel further without signal degradation, keeping your data transfers clear from the static noise that can result in data loss.
- Featuring a large, powerful 80mm fan with high, low, and off settings that is designed to remove as much heat as possible from your drives rapidly. The fan works together with ventilation holes amply placed throughout the enclosure, ensuring drives run only at their optimal temperatures.
- For further expandability, the stock fan can be easily replaced with any aftermarket 80mm cooling fan, giving you a choice of your preferred fan for improved cooling performance or quieter operation.
Packed with Features
- Each of MB508SP-B’s drive bays has its own LED indicator light to notify you of any drive activity, preventing drive damage by alerting you when your drive is in use.
- Never lose track of which drives go where. Individual numbered drive ID labels let you maintain the order of your drives in RAID arrays. The drive labels can be easily rearranged or removed entirely for a cleaner look.
- Supports Mini-SAS HD data and SATA power cables with locking latch designs, ensuring that once installed, your cables will never slip out of place and cause data loss from accidental drive ejection.
Perfect for applications requiring dense storage of SSDs and full-height mechanical hard drives or solid-state drives, particularly high capacity SATA drives and enterprise-grade SAS drives of 15mm height; Military and Medical systems requiring ruggedized construction, and small-form-factor servers using mechanical 2.5” HDDs for mass storage.
Removable drive tray system for easy maintenance
Rugged heavy duty full-metal construction of all internal and external components
Perfect for rugged and industrial applications that must meet flammability requirements
Fits 8x 5-15mm 2.5” SATA/SAS hard drives or SSDs in 2x 5.25” external CD/DVD drive bays
Large 80mm cooling fan with high, low, and off settings for full control
The cooling fan is replaceable for maximum expandability
Uses 2x Mini-SAS HD port for all 8 drives
All 8 drives powered by 2x SATA 15-pin power cables
LED status lights give you drive updates at a glance
Optional drive ID labels to maintain order when using RAID
Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT) – Creates a safe environment for hard drives and SSDs
Active Power Technology (APT) - individual LED & cooling fan only powers up if there is a drive installed in the bay
Eagle-hook lock system keeps drives secured within the enclosure
Supports enterprise SAS drives including seagate Exos, HGST Ultrastar C series, Dell, HPE and Toshiba SAS drives
Supports SAS & SATA 6Gbps and hot swap
Supports MiniSAS HD and SATA power cables with locking latch design
Industry leading 3 year warranty with exceptional customer support
Please note your statutory rights are not affected.
For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions
- 36 months
- Return to base
- DOA Period:
- 28 days
- RTB Period:
- 36 months
Date Issued: 21st Oct 2008
In computing terms, system buses are used to connect various components to the motherboard’s core logic and, often, to each other. Modern PCs run with a multitude of high-speed buses ranging from the interconnects between, say, the chipset and the CPU, graphics card, memory, and peripherals.
Date Issued: 2nd Jul 2008
Serial ATA, or SATA, is a relatively new storage technology that is now being adopted in computers. It is the successor to Parallel ATA. SATA allows for faster transfers between the hard disk and the system, uses thinner cables and is easier to physically install
Date Issued: 14th Jun 2008
In this guide we will be examining a popular method used for increasing the performance and reliability of your hard drives and data storage
Date Issued: 23rd Aug 2005
If you've used a computer for any duration of time you'll have come across the terms “kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte” and so on. Then there's “kilobit, megabit and gigabit” to add a bit of confusion and to top it all off you've maybe heard or read terms like “gibibyte” on occasion.