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NICE Arena RackForce II AI-8298
Ultra 160 SCSI to IDE
Disk Array System w/ 8x000GB Drives


Equipment Notes:

Contains Eight 000GB ATA-100 Hard Drives
Ultra 160 SCSI to IDE
RAID i8030 64bit RISC CPU
RAID 0 , 1 , 0+1 , 3 or 5 , JBOD
Ultra 160 LVD SCSI
300W 2 Redundant
Rack Mount (4U)


Microprocessor Intel i80303 Firmware Flash EEPROM ,512K x 8
Cache Memory 64MB* SCSI I/O Processor SYMBIOS 53C1010R
Maximum 512MB Serial Port 1x RS232 (Asynchronous) Port
DRAM Slots One Baud Rate 115,200 (Bits Per Second)
Module Type 144 Pin DIMMs RAID Levels JBOD , 0 , 1 , 0+1, 3 or 5
DRAM Type SDRAM RAID Sets Multiple RAID Groups (Max. 4)
DRAM Speed PC 100/133 Slice Max 8 slices per RAID Groups
Read Cache Read-Ahead LUN Mapping Max 8 LUNs per SCSI Channels
Write Cache Write Back* Data Transfer Rate Up to 160MB/s
SCSI ID Assignment 0~14 ( 0*) Tagged-command queuing Up to 255 requests
Interface : Host Bus Ultra 160 LVD SCSI Disk Bus Ultra ATA-100 * 8
Drives Hot Swap, User Replaceable Up to Eight 3.5 drives ( 1 height )
Maximum Fault >2 TB Drive MTBF >1,000,000 hrs
LCD Display Panel 2 x 16 Characters 2 Cooling Fans 12cm Ball Bearing Fan
AC Input Voltage 115 / 230V , 60/50 Hz Power Supply Capacity Dual 300W
Weight 18 kgs ( W/O Disk Drive ) Dimensions 175mm(H) * 483mm(W) * 445mm(D)


Supports virtually all popular operating systems, platforms and network environments because it works independently from the O.S.

Ultra 160 LVD SCSI channel interface to your Host computer, up to 160MB data transfer rate provides the processing and access power for you to handle complex and large files.

Selective SCSI ID 0 ~ 14 , support with active termination.

Tagged-command queuing : allows processing of up to 255 simultaneous data requests.

Selective RAID levels 0, 1, 0+1, 3 or 5 , JBOD.

Build-in 64MB cache memory, expandable up to 512MB.

Serial communication port ( Terminal Port ) permits array controller operation through a standard VT100 terminal
(or equivalent).


This item is sold with a 3 Day Satisfaction Guarantee.  So bid with confidence.
As our many customers will attest, we will do our very best to resolve any customer problems. But our official policy is:

This item comes with a 3 day right of return policy.
All returns must be made within 3 days of receipt.
All warranties are void if the calibration / warranty seals are broken.
Equipment must be shipped correctly and returned with all accessories.
Customer is responsible for all shipping charges on returns.
Foreign Buyers please be aware: We offer no warranty or returns on items shipped outside the USA

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About Us:

Ascent Concepts and Technologies is a Research & Development Lab. As a service to the companies and institutions we work with, we broker their excess equipment & act as application specialists on their new equipment needs. We are now offering quality used equipment to the public with the same level of professionalism and service.

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