Netstor NS780TB3 Desktop 16 bay (3.5" / 2.5") Thunderbolt™ 3 Storage

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The Simplest Way to Connect–Thunderbolt™ 3

The blazing-fast, Thunderbolt™ 3 interface 40Gbps has been thoughtfully designed for the Netstor desktop NS780TB3 storage enclosure to allow the unit to be kept at the highest, full performance and achievements of up to 2750 MB per second, which is two times (2x) Thunderbolt™ 2’s throughput and eight times (8x) USB 3’s performance.

Up to 16 Bays Mass Storage Capacity

Created desktop 16-bay storage chassis with support of sixteen hot-swappable drive trays inside, the NS780TB3 supports the most space utilization efficiency characteristic, featuring the utmost high-density trait that allows the storage to be excellently situated at any site for production. As each tray attached with a present maximum 20TB HDD, the total usable storage will reach up to 320TB raw capacity in favor of any mass content creation work and application; additionally, as future drives whose capacity greater than the current 20TB are utilized in NS780TB3 will the eventual total capacity be even greater.

Broad Range of RAID Card Support

Based on the application and requirement, users can choose their own desired brand and model of RAID card or SAS Host Bus Adapter (HBA) to be installed in the desktop storage in support of operation. By utilizing a sixteen port RAID controller card, the Netstor desktop Thunderbolt™ 3 JBOD immediately turns into an enterprise RAID storage with RAID level protection including 0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, and 60 for the secured stored data and archiving.

Ideal Companion to Mac Studio

The all-new desktop Mac Studio freshly debuts with multiple high-speed Thunderbolt™ 4 ports, allowing multiple external devices and mass storages to be connected with in support of production, and the NS780TB3 will surely be the very ideal choice for the mass data storage expansion by way of next-level and blazing-fast data transmission rate in favor of varied demanding workflows in all fields to the Mac Studio.

Best Airflow Ventilation Framework with Ultra Quiet Trait

Built with two front and two rear 12×12 cm cooling fans, the well-devised airflow ventilation architecture does genuinely allow the warm air to be smoothly ventilated out of the desktop storage enclosure in the company of ultra low dBA sound level to suit all sorts of production and environment.

Capacity, Ultra Performance, and High Security Made for 8K Editors

NS780TB3 is the first ever finest storage created for the digital content creation, video editing, color-grading, post production and playback. With two NS780TB3 storage units each with a RAID 6 volume over the hard drives connected to a Mac Studio, the two Netstor units can eventually be grouped for a RAID 0 volume via macOS, achieving up to 4200 MB/s throughput to Mac Studio in support of the 8K video production performance for the pro colorists, video editors, and content creators.

Works with both Windows and macOS Platform

The Netstor 16-bay desktop storage is designed to support Windows 10, Windows 11, and macOS operating system platforms; also, the storage enclosure itself simply doesn’t require a driver for operation and application. Thus the NS780TB3 does truly work with all computers and servers running Windows 10/11 and Mac computers including Mac Studio running macOS.

Host Interface Thunderbolt™3 (USB-C Interface, compatible with Thunderbolt™4)
Data Transfer Rate 40Gbps High Bandwidth
HDD Interface SAS (12G/6Gbps)/ SATA (6Gbps)
No. of Disk(s) Up to 16 (For 2.5 or 3.5 inch SSD/HDD & sold separately)
RAID Levels Requires a RAID card or HBA card(JBOD) with internal 16 port (RAID card/HBA card sold separately)
PCIe Slot Expansion None
LED Display for each Tray Flash Blue - HDD Accessing Indicator
Red - HDD Failure Indicator
LED Display for Enclosure 1. Global HDD LED
Flash Blue – HDD access;
Red – HDD failure;
Flash Purple – HDD rebuilding
Green – TEMP normal; Red -over 50°C
Green – FAN normal; Red – FAN failure
Alarm Mutable buzzer beeping for fan failure or over temperature occurs
Material Aluminum housing with solid metal structure
Power Supply 500W Single PSU
Input: 90-230 VAC/50-60 HZ
Output: +5V and +12V
Dimension 450(D) x 176(W) x 374(H) mm
17.7 (D) x 6.9 (W) x 14.7 (H) inch
Cooling Front: Two 120x120x25 mm cooling fans
Rear: Two 120x120x25 mm cooling fans
System Support Windows, Mac OS (M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, and M1 Ultra or Intel)
O.S. Support OS Independent
Host Requirement One Thunderbolt 3/ Thunderbolt 4 port
Operating Temperature 5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -10 to 50°C (14 to 122°F)
Relative Humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing)
Package Content Enclosure x 1
HDD Tray x 16 (Installed)
Thunderbolt3-40Gbps cable x 1 (2 meter)
Internal miniSAS cable x 4
Hard Disk Drive mounting screw x 64
Power Cord x 1

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Incorrect items

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