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 Areca PCIe 4.0 Hardware RAID Controller

  ARC-1886-8i : 8 Port Internal / 1x SFF-8654 8i





  • RAID Levels - 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
  • Multiple RAID 0 and RAID 10(1E) support (RAID 00 and RAID100)
  • Support RAID 1 - Multi Mirroring and Mirrored Pass-Through Disk
  • Multiple RAID selection
  • Configurable stripe size up to 1MB
  • Write-through or write-back cache support
  • Support read/write cache allocation by policy
  • Support HDD firmware update
  • Online array roaming
  • Online RAID level/stripe size migration
  • Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously
  • Instant availability and background initialization
  • Support global and dedicated hot spare
  • Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and rebuilding
  • Support for native 4K and 512 byte sector SAS and SATA devices
  • Support UNMAP command
  • S.M.A.R.T. support
  • Multiple pairs SSD/HDD disk clone function
  • SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC)
  • Controller based hardware encryption function
  • SED (self-encryption drives) function support
  • Support backplanes based on the SFF-TA-1005 specification (UBM)
  • Redundant flash image for adapter availability
  • Support intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life
  • Support NTP protocol synchronize RAID adapter clock over the onboard Ethernet port

Monitors / Notification

  • Global HDD activity/fault connector, individual fault connector
  • LCD/I˛C connector and alarm buzzer
  • SNMP
  • SMTP
  • enclosure management (UBM, SES-2 and SGPIO) ready

RAID Management

  • Web-based GUI management utility
  • Remote configuration, monitoring, and notification
  • Graphical-based management utility

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Red Hat Linux, Centos Linux, SUSE Linux, Fedora, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux
  • FreeBSD
  • XenServer
  • unRAID
  • macOS
  • VMware ESXi

Package Contents

  • PCIe Hardware RAID Controller

  • User Manual

  • Low-Profile Bracket

  • User Manual


  ARC-1886 Series 8-Ports PCIe Gen 4.0 Tri-Mode RAID Adapters
Physical Dimensions Low Profile: 167.65(L) x 64.4(H) mm
Ports 8 x internal
Drive Connectors 1 x SFF-8654 [x8]
Host Bus Interface 8-Lane PCI Express® 4.0
I/O Processor Tri-Mode Dual Core ARM A15 1.6GHz ROC
Cache Memory 8GB on-board DDR4-2666 SDRAM with ECC Protection
Data Transfer Rate Up to 12Gb/s SAS/SATA/Gen 4.0 PCIe (NVMe) per port
Drive Support
  • Up to 512 12Gb/s SAS or 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA HDDs/SSDs, using 12Gb/s SAS expander
  • Up to 32 NVMe drives through the PCIe switches
  • Power Consumption Approximately 12 Watts
    Operating Temperature 0 °C to 60 °C
    Operating Humidity 10% to 85%, non-condensing
    Cache Protection ARC-1886-CBM

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