Areca ARC-4883T2 Thunderbolt 2 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID Controller

High performance Thunderbolt 2 to 12Gb/s SAS RAID controller. Connect your SAS enclosure (with or without expander) to Thunderbolt 2 with this box. Supports up to 256 SAS or SATA devices. All major RAID levels supported. Mac OS X 10.8.5 and later and Windows 7/8 supported.
Manufacturer: Areca

The Areca ARC-4883T2 is a high-end Thunderbolt 2 to 12Gb/s SAS box with RAID capability for both Mac and PC. A second Thunderbolt port is offered to allow for daisy-chaining other peripherals. The ARC-4883T2 has an on-board dual core 1.2GHz RAID-on-Chip with 2GB DDR3 memory to provide true high performance hardware RAID protection. This combination is an excellent solution for video editing, such as 4K workflows, etc.


  • 1.2 GHz dual core ROC for RAID core and SAS microcode
  • 2GB on-board DDR3-1866 SDRAM with ECC protection
  • Support up to 8 external 12Gb/s SAS ports
  • Supports up to 256 SATA or SAS devices using SAS expanders
  • RAID level 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
  • Dimensions: 4.97 x 2.13 x 6.35 inches


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