Lycom ST-172A SATA III-6Gbps 1-to-5 Port Multiplier Low Profile Host Adapter

Lycom ST-172A SATA III-6Gbps 1-to-5 Port Multiplier Low Profile Host Adapter

Lycom
Scan code: LN55362 Manufacturer code: ST-172A Request call
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Product Overview 5 Ports 6Gbps SATA III Port Multiplier Low Profile Host Adapter expands main board SATA one port to connect 5 units of SATA Device!
Features • 5Ports SATA III 6Gbps Port Multiplier Host Adapter
• Fully compliant with Serial ATA specifications 3.0
• Expand Main Board one SATA port to five SATA Drives connection
• Supports Port Multiplier-aware SATA II and SATA III host
• Fully support for FIS-based switching and command-based switching SATA host controllers
• Supports any type of SATA Device (Blu-ray Disc, SSD, DVD, DVD-RAM, CD-ROM, CD-RW, Hard Disk)
• Auto-negotiation support for 1.5Gbps, 3Gbps and 6Gbps SATA devices
• Supports Native Command Queue (NCQ)
• Supports Hot-Plug
• LED Pin Headers for SATA Host & 5 devices (Link & Active)
• Low Profile PCIe Form Factor
• Regular size PCIe bracket on board and Low Profile PCIe Bracket included
• Require an empty mechanical space of PCI or PCIe slot in computer
• 100% OS-transparent hardware bridge converter to support PC, MAC and Linux, no driver required
• PCBA Powered by 15pin SATA power connector
• Fully RoHS compliant
Specifications
Specifications
Ports Total 5 Port
Ports Internal 5 Int Ports
Ports External Ext Ports
Connectors 5 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
Interface  
JBOD No
RAID Support N/A
Low Profile Compatible No
Cables Inc.  
Cache Memory  
Notes  
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
1 days
RTB Period:
12 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good kit for beginners Never used one of these before but easy to install and doubled the amount of sata drives I could use. If I could afford it though I would still recommend one of the pcie sata expansion board's as you get much faster transfer rates. 27 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Does the job. This adaptor converted my 6-port storage controller on my motherboard (Asus Sabretooth 990FX R2.0) into a 10-port one. It's a much cheaper and reliable solution than buying a separate PCIE storage controller and it doesn't even need to take up a PCIE slot: I've secured mine in my computer's case, with cable ties. Well worth the money. 30 September 2014
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I already have a Lycom ST-126 set up with 5 x 1TB in RAID 5 and an spare cold 1TB so I'm cool if a disc fails however if the controller fails I am screwed.

So my question is: Is the ST-172A disc compatible with the ST-126.

As it has a faster SATA III interface I'd prefer to use this and keep the ST-126 as the reserve, so if I swap over the boards will the disc array be recognised by the ST-172A?

Equally important if there is compatibility is it both ways so if the ST-172A was to fail, once reconnected would the ST-126 pick up the array correctly?
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Lycom ST-172A SATA III-6Gbps 1-to-5 Port Multiplier Low Profile Host Adapter
Lycom ST-172A SATA III-6Gbps 1-to-5 Port Multiplier Low Profile Host Adapter