CX-8KSD Overview

Portable 8-Bay Encrypted (Optional) NAS Server

Simultaneously operate services on Mac® and Windows® with zero bandwidth interference. The CX-8KSD is ideal for Media/Entertainment, Forensics, Healthcare and Enterprise IT professionals. Supports file-sharing for Final Cut Pro X 10.3 (and later) with full 4K HDMI output.

  Specifications subject to change without notification.

  • AES-NI accelerated encryption
  • Software-based Thunderbolt™ to Ethernet (T2E) Converter
  • iSCSi for Top Performance and Compatibility
  • Two High-speed Thunderbolt™3 ports
  • Two 10GbE LAN ports: 10GBASE-T
  • Two GbE LAN Ports: Gigabit RJ45
  • Eight 2.5” SATA 6Gb/s SSD/HDD Intel Core i7-6700HQ quad-core 2.6 GHz, up to 3.5 Ghz Processor
  • Video editing and Rapid file-sharing
  • Perfect for creative professionals using 4K and 3D
  • One Type-C USB 3.1 Gen2 10 Gbps
  • One Type-A USB 3.1 Gen2 10 Gbps
  • Storage

    8 x 2.5” SATA 6Gb/s HDD/SSD
  • Ports

    2 Thunderbolt™ 3 ports
    10GbE LAN Port: 2 x 1-GBASE-T
    GbE LAN Port: 2 x Gigabit RJ45
    1 x Type-C USB 3.1 Gen2 10 Gbps
    1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen2 10 Gbps
    2 x USB 3.0 Port
  • Performance CPU

    Intel Core i7-6700HQ
    Quad-core 2.6 GHz, (up to 3.5 Ghz)
  • Sound Level (DB)

    15.2 dB (A)
  • Memory/DRAM

    16 GB (2 x 8GB), 8GB (2 x 4GB) Maximum: 32GB (2x16GB)
    2x DDR4 SODIMM slots (for dual-DIMM configuration
  • LED Indicators

    Status/Power, USB, Drive 1-8
  • HDMI

    1, up to 3846 x 2160, 30Hz
  • Push Buttons

    Power, USB copy, reset, select, enter
  • Power Consumption

    HDD sleep: 26.36W
    In operation: 43.3W
  • Temperature

    0 – 40°C (32°F ˜ 104°F)
  • Humidity

    Input: 5-95% RH
  • Flash Memory

    512 MB
  • Fan

    1 x 12cm (12V DC)
  • Dimensions

    Height: 6.97” (177mm)
    Width: 7.09” (180mm)
    Depth: 9.25” (235 mm)
    Net (NAS only): 8.75lbs

In the Box

  •    1 — CX-8KSD NAS
  •    8 — SATA III SSD
  •    2 — RJ-45 Ethernet Cable
  •    1 — Power Cord
  •    2 — Drive Tray Lock Keys
  •    Product CD
  •    Quick Start Guide

  • CX-8KSD
  • CX-8KSD







SecurityHardware based AES 256-bit Antivirus
Archive/ Backup/
Disaster Recovery
RTRR Time Machine (MAC) Remote Replication over server
iSCSIStorage Consolidation Disaster Recovery
NetworkingProxy Client, Proxy Server Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
FTP ServerFTP over SSL/TLS (explicit)
TranscodeHardware accelerated transcoding for 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p
Server SolutionCross Platform Sharing, Shared Folder Aggregation, Advanced Folder Permissions
Server Virtualization/
VMware VAAI for iSCSI and VAAI for NAS, Citrix, Hyper-V Support
File StationISO mounting Support
Cloud StorageAmazon S3
Print Server3 printers with job display and management
VPN ServerSecure Remote: Access: PPTP & OpenVPN VPN services

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