RAID Machine 2.5" 24-bay 12G SAS JBOD - S5224RM & D5224RM

Supports up to 24 2.5" SAS, SATA drives or SSDs. High-end cableless solution; hot swap components, thermal management, high performance. Single or dual 12G SAS expander configuration. Storage Spaces support.
Manufacturer: RAID Machine
Manufacturer part number: 5224RM



The RAID Machine S5224RM 24-bay SAS Expander Enclosure is a 2U chassis rated at 12Gb/s using an SFF-8644 HD MiniSAS connection to the controller in your server or storage subsystem. It is an excellent choice for proven, reliable and high performance DAS, JBOD or RAID.

The S5224RM design is completely plug & play, with all hotswap components, redundant power supply and complete thermal management. We combine solid construction, 48-hour burn-in testing, lifetime phone and email support, and 3-year warranty to provide you with a robust package.

Special Notes

  • Single expander configuration is model S5224RM. With dual expanders the RAID Machine model is D5224RM.
  • We recommend SAS drives be used. SATA drives will work fine in single expander configurations. For dual expander configurations SAS drives are required.

Key Features

  • 24-disk 2U JBOD enclosure with 12G LSI expander, 4800MB/s max throughput
  • Cableless design - everything except backplane is hot swappable
  • Upgradable to redundant expanders (see drop down menu)
  • Compatible with a vast array of HBAs, RAID Controllers, SAS, SATA HDDs and SSDs
  • Supports 2TB or larger HDDs. SAS HDDs recommended.
  • Drive trays support 2.5" drives
  • 24 trays included, with full hot swap capability
  • Disk activity/failure indicators; fan control and monitoring
  • Zoning support for partitioning the unit between multiple servers (max 3 groups)
  • Three SFF-8644 connectors with daisy chaining capability for adding more storage later
  • 4 80mm speed adjustable fans up to 140 CFM total
  • Expander adjustments available through LCD and serial port for link speed, fan speed, alarm settings. Primary management through server controller card.
  • Supports SES, I2C and SGPIO
  • Enterprise grade 3Y 595W Redundant PSU
  • Rackmount rails included (21" to 35.5")
  • Dimensions: 18.5" x 17.5" x 3.2" (L x W x H)
  • Weight: 62 lbs without drives
  • 3 year parts & labor warranty. Lifetime phone and email support.

(dual expanders pictured above)

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