The CX-RANGER-E is a portable, rugged, 5-Bay RAID system that provides outstanding performance, high storage capacities, and AES-256-bit hardware encryption without any loss of speed. The CX-RANGER-E supports direct connection to HDD imagers for forensic or other security applications. Full hardware encryption means there is absolutely no communication between the host OS and the drive until the User connects the Data Encryption Key (DEK). Only at this time will the interface controller be unlocked to communicate between the CX-RANGER-E and the host OS.

Capacity up to 38 TB

Experience the Ciphertex Edge 

When data security is paramount oranizations turn to Ciphertex. Our products are subjected to extensive environmental testing for heat, vibration and shock. With multiple Data Encryption Keys you can feel confident your data is secure when unattended or in transit between locations. High speed RAID provides hardware redundancy for added security.


Key Features


  • Light weight and Portable 5-Bay RAID with 2.5” HDD and hardware RAID controller for exceptional speed and protection. Supports hot spare and automatic hot rebuild
  • Delivered in User’s preferred RAID configurations: Supports RAID 0,1,5, and JBOD
  • Supports hot spare and automatic rebuild
  • AES-256-bit full hardware encryption using Data Encryption Keys (DEK)
  • Three (3) DEK keys included with unit. (Additionalkeys available for purchase) Ideal for a wide range of applications including storage and back-up for bothon-site and during transport
  • Interchangeable interface options - USB 3.0 or eSATA
  • Intuitive graphical user-interface (GUI) for easy systemsetup and real-time drive activity and status
  • 3 year warranty with optional 2 years for purchase


Hardware Specs


  • Storage
    5 x 2.5” SATA HDD
  • Interchangeable Ports

    1 x USB 3.0 1 x USB 2.0 1 x eSATA 1 x Firewire 800
  • LED Indicators
    Status/Power, USB, Drive 1-5
  • Push Buttons
    Power switch
  • Power Consumption
    100-120V AV 50/60Hz
    Max continuous power: 60W
  • Operating Temperature
    50 – 104°F (10- 40°C)
  • Relative Humidity
    10-85% noncondensing
  • Fan
    1 x 3"
  • Size

    Height: 6.97” (177mm)
    Width: 7.09” (180mm)
    Depth: 9.25” (235 mm)
    Net: 11lbs

*Specifications subject to change without notification