6 BAY Thunderbolt 2 & USB 3.0

Hardware RAID Storage Solution


The new ARC-5028T2 is a compact 6-Bay Hardware RAID Thunderbolt 2 & USB 3.0 storage solution for Mac and PC environments. The ARC-5028T2 provides up to 800+ sustained transfer rates with Thunderbolt 2 technology for ultimate speed without disruption or major dips in performance to meet the high end requirements of HD, 2K and 4K workflows. The ARC-5028T2 also gives you the ability to daisy-chain via dual Thunderbolt 2 ports,  up to six devices so you can add more storage as you need it or other Thunderbolt devices.  In addition, the ARC-5028T2 also provides the user USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connectivity option when a Thunderbolt port is unavailable. CineRAID ships ready-to-use RAID solutions with Enterprise Class hard drives available up to 48TB* solution, making it the best in class 6bay Thunderbolt 2 around with 3/5 Year Warranties. 



Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 Connectivity         

The ARC-8028T2 features two cutting-edge interfaces, Thunderbolt 2 and SuperSpeed USB 3.0

Thunderbolt 2 pushes performance up to 20Gbs and enables 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously. The ARC-5028T2 is equipped with dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for connecting to any Thunderbolt 2 enabled host such as the new Mac Pro, and is backwards compatible to the same cables and connectors used with current Thunderbolt devices. In addition to high performance Thunderbolt 2, the ARC-5028T2 also gives the user the option to connect by SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface for environments not having a Thunderbolt port.






  • ARM Based 800Mhz ROC

  • 1GB on Board DDR3 SDRAM with ECC Protection

  • Dual Thunderbolt Ports + Single USB 3.0 Port

  • Real-Time LCD and LED Status Indicator

  • Intelligent power On/OFF function when connected to host

  • Battery Backup Module Ready (optional)


Built-In RAID Features

  • Supports RAID level 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD

  • Multiple RAID selection

  • Support for up to 1MB stripe size

  • Multiple pair SSD/HDD disk clone function

  • SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC) support

  • Online array roaming

  • Online RAID level/stripe size migration

  • Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously

  • Online Volume set growth

  • Advanced configuration options for smooth data streaming

  • Support global hot spare and local hot spare

  • Instant availability and background initialization

  • Automatic drive insertion / removal detection and rebuilding

  • Disk scrubbing / array verify scheduling for automatic repair of all configured RAID sets

  • Support intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life

  • Support NTP protocol to synchronize RAID controller clock over the on-board LAN port

  • Complete configuration management suite

    • McRAID manager - browser based management tool (By LAN or Thunderbolt)

    • Push buttons and LCD display panel for setup and real-time status

    • Command Line Interface (CLI) - scriptable configuration tool

    • API libraries support - combine GUI with user management utility

    • SNMP support for remote monitoring

    • SMTP support for email notification



















Drive Support

  • Up to 8x 3.5" and 2.5" 6Gb/s SATA/SAS HDD or SSD (3Gb/s backwards compatible)

  • Up to 6TB SATA / SAS Drives in each drive bay

  • Hot swappable drive trays

Host Connection

  • Two Thuderbolt Ports - 20Gb/s per Channel

    • Dual-Protocol support (PCI Express and Display Port)

    • Compatible with existing Display Port devices

    • Daisy-Chain Support

    • Backwards compatible to Thunderbolt 1 host connections

  • One USB 3.0 Port - 5Gbps

    • Backwards compatible to USB 2.0 host connections

Operating System

Dimensions & Weight

  • 4.84(w) x 8.45 (h) x 9.11 (d) inches (146 x 255 x 290 mm)

  • 13.2 lbs - without drives

  • 20~25 lbs (Approximately) - with drives


Operating Temperature

  • 0~104F (0~40C)

Operation Humidity

  • 5% ~ 95%, Non Condensing

Power Supply

  • 180W / 100-240V AC


  • 3 Year Limited Warranty

  • 5 Year Enterprise Class Hard Drive Warranty

Product Information Sheet









  • ARC-5028T2 - Diskless - $1499

  • ARC-5028T2-24TB - 24TB Solution - $2899

  • ARC-5028T2-36TB - 36TB Solution - $3599

  • ARC-5028T2-48TB - 48TB Solution - $4499

*Raw capacity shown. Actual capacity will vary depending on RAID level, formatting, partioning, computer's operating system and other factors.




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