Accusys A12S3-PS ExaSAN PCIe 3.0 RAID System - Final Sale/No Returns

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Accusys A12S3-PS ExaSAN PCIe 3.0 RAID System

The ExaSAN PCIe 3.0 RAID Storage for your Desktop


A12S3-PS with 12 units of SAS/SATA/SSD HDD support, over 2500MB/s read and 2000 MB/s write performance, making A12S3-PS both powerful yet versatile to handle most tasks associated with 4K editing software and storages. 

Lower cost less complexity

A12S3-PS based on PCIe3.0 technology offers both impressive speed and capacity, which is why production companies select ExaSAN to avoid the high cost and complexity associated with more traditional DAS and SAN solution.


Key Features

  • 12 Bay, maximum 3 JBOD
  • Compatible with C1M, PCIe to Thunderbolt converter
  • Supports RAID Level 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
  • PCIe 3.0 32 Gb bandwidth
  • Compatible with 3.5” and 2.5” SATA/SAS/SSD enterprise HDD
  • PCIe SAN ready
  • Single or redundant power option (A12S3-PS plus & A12S3-SJ plus)



  • Up to approximately 2500 MB/s
  • Max. Capacity: 168TB


JBOD Expansion with A12S3-SJ

  • 12 Bay enclosure
  • Mini SAS HD interface
  • One A12S3-PS RAID system supports up to three A12S3-SJ for storage capacity expansion; the total capacity is 672TB (fully loaded with 14TB HDD)
  • JBOD Compatible with 3.5” and 2.5” SATA/SAS/SSD enterprise HDD
  • PCIe SAN ready


4000 MB/s Ultra Speed Double DAS

For users who seek extreme speed, Accusys ExaSAN offers the Z2D HBA Card, striping two RAID systems to double the speed. With A12S3-PS, the 12-bay PCIe3.0 RAID system, the total throughput achieved can be up to 4000 MB/s. Even a single A12S3-PS can get 2500 MB/s and process multiple video streams.


Technical Specifications 

  • System Type: 12-bay Tower RAID system
  • Host Interface: PCIe 3.0
  • Data Transfer Rate:    32 Gb/s
  • Disk Interface: SAS / SATA * 12
  • Disk Type: 3.5" / 2.5" / SSD
  • RAID Level: 0, 1, 5, 6, 0+1, JBOD
  • Cache Memory: 2G DDRlll 1866 with ECC-protected
  • JBOD Expansion: JBOD * 3
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C ~ 40°C
  • Storage Temperature: -20°C~ 70°C
  • Operating Humidity: 5%~85%, Non-condensing
  • RAID Controller Functions     
    • Online RAID Set Expansion and RAID LEVEL Migration
    • Online bad block data recovery and reallocation
    • Online disk scrubbing with data refresh and parity
    • Disk health monitorning by S.M.A.R.T
    • Array Roaming and Drive Traveling
    • Mirror Snapshot for fast backup and restore
    • Disk Lag Proof Technology to guarantee disk timely response
    • Equalization Mode to smooth the performance of sequential I/Os and reduce large fluctuation
  • Management 
    • Java-based RADIGuard X GUI
    • Event log saving in text file for quick trobleshooting
    • Event notification by email (SMTP)
    • LED indicator for RAID & disk drives status in front
    • 400W (Single or Redundant). 110V~240V power supply
    • Two 12cm x 12 cm Fan with Smart Fan Control feature

Dimensions: L:369mm, W:175mm, H:394.6mm

Weight: 3.64kg / 30 lbs