The Areca ARC-8050T2 Thunderbolt 2 hardware RAID storage delivers the best in class performance by incorporating the latest 800Mhz Dual-Core RAID-on-Chip processor combined with ultra-fast DDR3 ECC memory protection to deliver true proven performance and reliability.

The Power to do More

While others claim to be the world's fastest Thunderbolt 2 hardware RAID storage solution, the Areca ARC-8050T2 proves it and delivers. The ARC-8050T2 was designed for the most intensive media application requiring fast sustained data throughput for smooth, real-time playback and edit to meet professional users demands.



Proven Performance






Instantaneous capacity expansion capabilities by simply daisy-chaining multiple ARC-8050T2 storage systems as you need, up to 6 units total.





Intelligent Power

The ARC-8050T2 automatically powers on and off

when connected to directly to a computer via the

Thunderbolt port and the host computer is turned on of off.





RAID Features

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

  • Multiple RAID selection

  • up to 1MB stripe size support

  • Online array roaming

  • Online RAID level/stripe size migration

  • Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously

  • Global & Local Hot-Spare support

  • Instant availability and background initialization

  • Automatic drive insertion / removal detection and rebuilding

  • Disk scrubbing / array verify scheduling for automatic repair

  • Intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life

  • Multiple pairs SSD/HDD disk clone function

  • SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC) support

  • Complete configuration management suite

    • mRAID manager - Browser based management utility

    • LCD Display

    • Remote Monitoring

    • email alerts & notifications

Drive Support

  • 6Gb/s SAS/SATA HDD or SSD

  • 2.5" or 3.5" Drives

Host Connection

  • Two 20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 Ports

  • Daisy-Chain Support

Operating Temperature

  • 0~40c

Operation Humidity

  • 5% ~ 95% Non-Condensing


Dimensions / Weight

  • 5.7" (w) x 11.8" (h) x 11.4" (d)  / 15lbs (Diskless) / 22~25lbs (w/ Drives)


OS Support

Kit Contents



  • Areca 8-Bay Storage Solution

  • (8) Removable disk modules

  • (1) Thunderbolt Cable

  • Quick Start Guide

  • Power Cord







ARC-8050T2-32TB : 32TB Solution : $3999

ARC-8050T2-48TB : 48TB Solution : $4999  

ARC-8050T2-64TB : 64TB Solution : $6999

ARC-8050T2-80TB : 80TB Solution : $7999


Accessible capacity will vary from the stated capacity due to

formatting and partitioning of the hard drive, the computerís operating

system, and other factors


Warranty & Support  

3 Year Standard Warranty or  5 Year Extended Warranty on Enterprise Class Solutions

While our products are designed to be trouble free, the reality is that hardware components fail from time to time and we make it easy for you to access our support team if you need any technical assistance.

Tech Support: (909) 606-1111 x113

Sales: (909) 606-111 x103








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