The ST8-TB3 RAID storage supports eight 3.5" or 2.5" HDDs or SSDs and comes with dual Thunderbolt3 (Type-C) interface, the data transfer rate up to 40Gb/s, it will be four times faster than USB3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s) and eight times faster than USB 3.0 (5Gb/s).
With one MiniDisplay port, user can connect second monitor to it for monitor extension. By support daisy chain function, user can connect up to six Thunderbolt devices through one Thunderbolt cable, it is to expansion the storage. Each Thunderbolt3 port supports USB Power Delivery and provides up to 15W (5V/3A) to recharge the laptop or even the smart phone when using ST8-TB3. It also comes with the firm's standard aluminum handle for user to move the storage easier.
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Embedded one hardware RAID chip inside, ST8-TB3 provides RAID-0, 1, 10 and JBOD function. With GUI, user can set the RAID level depending on the application. If using JBOD mode, it means that PC/Mac will recognize ST8-TB3 as four independent drives, user can set software RAID groups by the OS such like Windows or macOS, or by the software provides by the 3rd party.
The aluminum chassis provides heat dissipation, ensuring the drives or ST8-TB3 itself will not be damaged due to high temperature. And the GUI provides email notification function, once the drive or ST8-TB3 has failure situation, not only the drive failure LED will lights on and ST8-TB3 will send one email to user automatically.
|Interfaces||Thunderbolt3 Port x 2( up to 40Gb/s ), Support 15W (5V/3A) Power Delivering.
Mini DisplayPort x 1
|Compatible Drive||Eight 3.5”/2.5" 6Gb SATA HDD/SSD|
|Storage Mode||RAID-0, -1, -10 and JBOD
(Two RAID group, Support four HDDs maximum per RAID group)
|Windows 7, Windows 10 or above, OS X 10.10 or above|
|Cooling System||8cm Low noise fan x2|
|* Line voltage: 100-240V AC
* Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
* Maximum continuous power: 300W
* Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40°C)
* Storage temperature: -4° to 116° F (-20° to 47°C)
* Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
|Size||Height: 282 Width: 140 Depth: 296 mm|
|Carton||Two pcs per carton|
|* ST8-TB3 x 1 (with removable drive tray enclosed x 8)
* Thunderbolt cable x 1
* AC power cable x 1
* Accessory kit
* User manual x 1