CX-RANGER-SAS

HIGH PERFORMANCE REDUNDANT RAID SYSTEM

The CX-Ranger-SAS is a unique Ciphertex product with eight 3.5” SAS hard drives or solid-state-drives (SSD) with up to 80TB of storage and an integrated 6G SAS RAID controller.

Dual fail-over power supplies and a rugged design with an integral carry handle provides further protection, making the CX-Ranger-SAS the ideal solution for on-the-go data storage.

Using a SAS 2.0 (6G) interface, the CX-Ranger-SAS manages large capacity drives better than SATA providing the best performance and total redundancy for creative media professionals.

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OVERVIEW

CIPHERTEX CX-RANGER-SAS

HIGH PERFORMANCE REDUNDANT RAID SYSTEM

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  • Redundant data paths, dual power supplies, dual system fans
  • Four built-in mini-SAS ports with failover support
  • Battery back-up in case of power failure
  • Faster performance than SATA
  • Rugged construction - environmental lab certified (DoD Approved)
  • Portability aluminum handle
  • Preformatted for RAID selection of your choice
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KEY FEATURES

PERFORMANCE

Businesses today have experienced a dramatic growth in digital storage needs in the broadcast, post production and other enterprise applications.

To meet these growing demands we designed an enterprise-class RAID system with the highest throughput and reliability/scalability under severe use conditions. The CX-Ranger-SAS optimizes performance, enabling creative media professionals to increase productivity by up to 2.5 times.

RAID PROTECTION

The Ciphertex CX-Ranger-SAS features RAID capabilities to protect from drive failure. RAID 0, 0+1, 1, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, and 60 are supported.

JBOD RAID is also supported for additional drives. Learn more about RAID>

RUGGED DESIGN

Every CX-Ranger-SAS server is sent to an environmental test laboratory to undergo rigorous inspection, including: vibration tests, shock tests, temperature tests, altitude tests, humidity tests and much more.

Today, our products are used by the most critical government and commercial institutions in the world to protect confidential data under any circumstance

RELIABLE SECURITY AND REDUNDANCY

The CX-Ranger-SAS comes with comprehensive redundancy mechanisms to ensure business continuity. Redundant data paths, dual power supplies , dual system fans and four built-in mini-SAS ports with failover support provide the reliable redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure.

The high reliability system design including fan-less CPU heat-sink and efficient cooling technologies prevents single point of failure.

GET A HANDLE ON YOUR DATA

Our secure handle and lightweight chassis enables data transport between remote locations via air, ground, or an individual.

It also withstands any vibration or pressure changes truly allowing you to get a handle on your data.

COMPATIBLE OS

Windows XP or later
mac Mac OSX 10 or later
Linux Kernel 2.6 or later

HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS

  • CAPACITY & PART NUMBDER
  • 8TB SA31E00802
  • 16TB SA31E00163
  • 24TB SA31E00243
  • 32TB SA31E00323
  • 48TB SA31E00483
  • 64TB SA31E00643
  • 80TB SA31E00803
  • DRIVES
  • 8 - 3.5" SATA II HDD
  • 8 - 2.5" SATA II HDD
  • 8 - 2.5" SATA II SSD
  • HOT SWAPPABLE
  • 7200 RPM (or equivalent)
  • CARRY HANDLE
  • Aluminum Composite, secure with PEM nuts to aluminum case
  • RUGGEDIZED CHASSIS
  • Forged aluminum frame 5mm, drive shock dampening, vibration-isolation rubber feet, locking drive trays
  • INTERFACES
  • 4 - mini-SAS 6G (SFF-8088)
  • Host Bus Interface: 1 - 6Gb/s SAS (SFF-8088) port for host, 1 - 6Gb/s SAS (SFF-8088) port for host or expansion (configurable)
  • Drive Bus Interface: 6Gb/s SAS , 6Gb/s SATA
  • SAS EXPANSION
  • 1 - 1 Gb/s SAS (SFF-8088) (configurable)
  • NUMBER OF CHANNELS
  • 2 + 8 (host + drive)
  • RAID PROCESSOR
  • 8000Hz RAID-On-Chip Storage Processor
  • RAID LEVELS
  • 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10 (1E), 30, 50, 60, JBOD
  • REDUNDANT FANS
  • 2 fans
  • BATTERY BACKUP
  • Yes
  • BUS POWERED
  • Yes
  • DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
  • 13.8 x 6.1 x 15.8 inches
  • 351 x 155 x 401 mm
  • 27.2 lbs (with HDDs)
  • 16.8 (with SSDs)
  • ACCESSIBILITY
  • Yes. Ciphertex lightweight & portable product design is accessible for people with disabilities.
  • REDUNDANT POWER SUPPLY
  • 1 - 400W (upgradable) with PFC (EP-T803-S6S6-S)
  • 2 - 400W (redundant) with PFC (EP-T803-S6S6-R)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Operating Temperature:50° to 104° F (10° to 40° C)
  • Relative Humidity:10% to 85% noncondensing
  • POWER REQUIREMENTS
  • Line Voltage: 100 - 120V AC 50/60Hz
  • Maximum Continuous Power: 60W
  • COMPLIANCE
  • FCC, CE, Environmental Labs Certificate (DoD Approved) #38434-122870-1
  • WARRANTY
  • Ciphertex's 5 year extended warranty available by purchasing additional 4th and 5th year. Call for Details.
  • Ships with standard 3 year limited warranty with free technical support.
  • IN THE BOX
  • 1 - CX-Ranger-SAS Unit
  • 8 - 3.5 “ SATA II Drive
  • 1 - EXT. mini SAS Cable, 100cm
  • 1 - Ext. RS232 Cable/RJ11-DB9F, 180cm
  • 1 - Ext. RS232 Cable DB95*2, 180cm
  • 1 - RJ-45 Ethernet Cable, 180cm
  • 2 - Power Cord
  • 1 - Product CD
  • 1 - Quick Start Guide

Accessories

CX-RANGER SAS HARD TRANSPORT CASE
Tough, rugged and lightweight
Airtight, watertight and dustproof
Dent-resistant, shatter-resistant, virtually unbreakable
HARD DRIVE

Enterprise Class Drive
Available in 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 TB
SSD
Enterprise Class
Solid State Drive

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