Adaptec AAR-2820SA Kit


Key Features:

  • Eight ports support up to eight Serial ATA and Serial ATA II drives
  • PCI-X 64-bit/133 MHz host interface (3.3 volts only)
  • Standard Features: RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, and JBOD, hot swap, hot spares, Online Capacity Expansion, RAID Level Migration, Optimized Disk Utilization and the Adaptec Advanced Data Protection Suite with RAID 1E, 5EE, 6, 60 and Copyback Hot Spare
  • Optional Feature: Snapshot Backup
  • Half-size PCI form factor
  • RoHS compliant
  • Optional battery backup module
  • Complete List of Supported Operating Systems

Serial ATA II (SATA II), the successor to SATA technology for data storage, is a point-to-point connection that delivers full throughput to each storage device by allowing multiple ports to be managed by a single controller. Adaptec SATA II technology delivers data transfer rates with 3 Gb/s while also supporting 1.5 Gb/s (SATA I).

The Adaptec Serial ATA II RAID 2820SA card is an eight-port controller that supports SATA or SATA II direct attached disk drives. It features the Adaptec AIC-8210 SATA RAID-on-Chip (ROC) ASIC and Adaptec RAID Code (ARC) with standard RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 50, and JBOD, as well as the Adaptec Advanced Data Protection Suite with RAID 1E, 5EE, 6, 60, Copyback Hot Spare and optional Snapshot Backup. With the industry’s most advanced feature set, the Adaptec 2820SA provides the highest level of data protection.

AAR-2820SA Kit  Specifications

  • Warnings
    WARNING Installation in low profile enclosures is not possible due to the high height of the circuit board.
  • Key Features
    Manufacturer Adaptec
    Model AAR-2820SA Kit
    Hardware type SATA RAID controllerfind similar controller
    Description Eight channel Serial ATA RAID controller.
    Supports Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP x64, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 x64, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000, Red Hat Enterprise Server 5, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, FreeBSD 6, SCO UnixWare 7, SCO OpenServer 6.0, NetWare 6.5, Sun Solaris 10, VMware ESX 3.5
  • Disk System
    Supported RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10, 50
    Connector on loopback side of SATA controller
  • Configuration
    Adaptec AIC-8210 chip
    128MB DDR SDRAM parity memory (ECC) with 2213700-R battery backup capability
    Number of supported devices Up to 8 devices with direct connections
  • Performance parameters
    Operating Temperature 0 ~ 55°C
  • Interface, Connectors and Outputs
    Internal port 8x SATA connectors with Hot-swap and Hot-spare support
    PCI-X interface, 64 bit, 133 MHz
    Interface bandwidth 300 Mbytes/sec
  • Compatible with
    Supported Serial ATA-II HDD/SSD Interface
  • Options
    Options (Emergency Backup Battery) ABM-500
  • Logistics
    Dimensions (width x height x depth) 78.7 x 167.6 mm
    Package dimensions  9.1 x 20 x 30 cm
    Gross Weight  0.9 kg


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