Areca ARC-4038-12 12-bay 12G SAS Tower JBOD

Areca's latest tower offering, the ARC-4038-12, is a 12Gb/s SAS JBOD supporting up to 12 SAS or SATA hard drives, or SSDs. Easy expansion capability allows you to daisy chain additional enclosures as your storage needs grow. Supports 3.5" and 2.5" drives without the need for converters.
Manufacturer: Areca
SKU: SC-ARC-4038-12
Manufacturer part number: ARC-4038-12


The ARC-4038-12 is designed with an integrated ARM Cortex-R4 processor for topology management functions such as discovery, enclosure and drive management, and LED management. Each ARC-4038 compact tower JBOD supports four 12Gb/s SFF-8644 and expansion connections. Out-of-band CLI can re-define manufacture default setting on those connections. Configuration and environmental information is accessible either via in-band (SES-3.0 over SMP) or out-of-band serial port.


  • Supports up to twelve 2.5" or 3.5" SAS or SATA hard drives or SSDs
  • Daisy chain additional ARC-4038 units when storage needs increase
  • 4 x SFF-8644 connectors for connection to host or for expansion
  • 1 x 6-pin UART RJ11 connector for management
  • 400W PSU, 90-256V rated
  • 2 x 2700rpm brushless fans
  • 206mm x 310 mm x 290mm (H x W x D)
  • 21lbs weight without disks

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