16Bay/3U Rackmount 12Gb SAS Hardware RAID Storage

Single or Dual Redundant RAID Controller

Dual HD MiniSAS Ports + Expansion Port Per Controller

DAS / SAN Ready

          The CineRAID 800S series is a high capacity cable-less and fully redundant RAID solution with proven and reliable performance. Fully Hot-Swappable controllers, active fans and enterprise grade power supplies. The robust Dual-Port 12Gb HD MiniSAS connectivity and expansion port provide massive bandwidth and scalability of up to 256 drives by simply adding additional 12Gb SAS JBOD units when you need more capacity. The 800S series delivers fast sustained  throughput by using a built-in hardware RAID controller powered by a Dual-Core 1.2Ghz RAID-on-Chip processor, DDR3 4GB Cache (upgradable to 8GB) and a PCI-Express 3.0 bus architecture with end-to-end 12Gb/s SAS backplane supporting the latest 12Gb SAS/SATA drives (backwards compatible with 6Gb SAS/SATA drives) for uninterrupted fast transfers and smooth real-time playback that professional users need.

         The 800S proven performance delivers best in class 12Gb HD MiniSAS RAID solution required for taking on high resolution media formats like Ultra HD, 4K, 6K and even 8K workflows with ease. Making it the perfect choice for leading post production, content creators and broadcasters worldwide.

Single Controller

Dual-Redundant Controller


  • Hardware RAID-on-Chip (ROC) 1.2Ghz Dual Core Storage Processor

  • 16 Hot-Swap Drive Bays

  • 4GB DDR-1866 ECC Cache (Optional 8GB available)

  • Advanced PCI-Express 3.0 bus architecture

  • End-to-End 12Gb SAS Backplane

  • Single or Dual Active RAID controller support

  • 2x 12Gb MiniSAS HD (SFF-8644) Ports per controller

  • 1x 12Gb MiniSAS HD (SFF-8644) Expansion Port per controller

  • Low-Noise Hot-Swap Smart Exhaust Fans (2x2 Design)

  • Redundant Hot-Swap Power Supply

  • Support Global and Dedicated Hot-Spare Drive

  • LCD Panel for easy configuration and instant alert notification

  • Optimized for Cinema - Designed for HD, 4K, 6K, 8K, VR, AR and 360 workflows

  • Optional - Battery Backup module to preserve cache contents during a power failure

Work Applications

  • Video Editing HD, UltraHD, 2K, 4K, 6K and 8K

  • Digital Video Recording

  • Media Servers

  • Audio & Video Streaming

  • Grading

  • VFX

  • Imaging

  • Disk-to-Disk Backup

  • Forensics Archiving

  • File Servers / Data Archiving

  • CCTV

  • Virtualization

  • Database Server

  • Mail Server

Hardware RAID

  • Hardware RAID-on-Chip (ROC) 1.2Ghz Dual Core Storage Processor

  • 4GB DDR-1866 ECC Cache (Optional 8GB available)

  • RAID Levels: 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 50, 60 & JBOD

  • Multiple RAID Selection

  • Online RAID level/stripe size migration

  • Online Array Roaming

  • Support Global Hot Spare and dedicated Hot Spare Disk

  • Automatic parity rebuild with hot-spare drive

  • Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously

  • Instant availability and background initialization

  • Drive Spin Down function - Saves Power Consumption

  • Automatically starts bad Block-Scrubbing by "Schedule Volume Checking"

  • Max 256 Physical Drives

  • Online Volume Set Growth

  • Max 128 LUNs (Volume Set) per controller

  • Support S.M.A.R.T, NCQ and OOB Staggered Spin-UP capable drives

  • Automatic drive insertion / removal detection and rebuilding

Host Port

  • 2x 12Gb HD MiniSAS ports per controller

    • SFF-8644

Expansion Port

  • 1x 12Gb/s HD MiniSAS port per controller

    • SFF-8644

    • Supports up to 256 drives total (w/ additional JBOD units)

Drive Support

  • Up to 16 HDD or SSD / 2.5" & 3.5"

  • 12Gb/s or  6Gb/s SAS/SATA 

  • SAS drives required in Dual Controller configurations

Management / GUI

  • Firmware-embedded Web Browser-based RAID manager via Ethernet port

  • LCD Panel for easy configuration and instant alert notification

  • Firmware-Embedded SMTP manager for email notifications

Monitors / Indicators

  • System status indication through LCD, LED and alarm buzzer

  • LED Activity/Fault status indicator on each individual drive bay

  • All system events can be sent to multiple user alerts via email

  • Firmware-embedded SNMP agent for remote monitor of all events through LAN with no SNMP agent required

OS Support

  • Mac OSX, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Linux, VMware, ESX

SAN Compatibility

  • MetaSAN, SANmp, StorNext, Xsan, OpenE, VMware

System Cooling

  • Redundant Hot-Swappable Low-Noise exhaust fan modules (x2)

  • Wide range smart dual-airflow fans to eliminate hot-spots

  • Self regulating speeds to automatically maintain optimal temperatures

Power Supply

  • Redundant 2 +1 Hot-Swap 500W 80+ Rated Energy Efficient, PFC, Load-Balancing

  • AC Voltage 110-230 VAC/AC Frequency 50-60Hz

Operating Temperature

  • Operating temperature: 40 to 95F

  • Non-Operating temperature: -40 to 140 F

Relative Humidity

  • 20% to 80% Non-condensing

Dimensions / Weight

  • 446.5mm (W) x 517mm (D) x 3U

  • 45 lbs (without HDD's)


  • RoHS, CE, TUV, FCC


  • 3 Year Parts and Labor Warranty w/ 1st Year Advance Replacement for defective parts.

  • 5 Year Enterprise Hard Drive Warranty

  • 1 Year BBM - Battery Backup Module Warranty - If Applicable

  • Optional 2 Year Extended Warranty (5 Year Total)



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