Epica EP-2243D1-F8S6
2U 8Gb FC – 6Gb SAS Redundant RAID Subsystem

Feature Highlights

EPICa Series EP-2243D1-F8S6

The EP-2243 series RAID subsystem features 6Gb SAS or 8Gb FC-AL host performance to increase system efficiency and performance. It features high capacity expansion, with 24 hot-swappable SAS2/SATA3 hard disk drive bays in a 19-inch 2U rackmount unit, scaling to a maximum storage capacity in the terabyte range. The EP-2243D1 series also supports dual controllers which provide better fault tolerance and higher reliability of system operation.

Highest Density Available

• 2U chassis with 24 bays carriers
• Support the latest 2.5”enterprise class SAS/SATA disk drives

Unsurpassed Data Availability

• RAID 6 capability provides the highest level of data protection
• Expansion capability up to 11 enclosures – total of 288 drives

Unparalleled Energy Saving

• Low power consumption & Low heat production
• MAID 2.0 20%~60% power savings

Exceptional Manageability

• The firmware-embedded Web Browser-based RAID manager allows local or remote management and configuration
• The firmware-embedded SMTP manager monitors all system events and user notification automatically
• The firmware-embedded SNMP agent allows remote to monitor events via LAN with no SNMP agent required
• Menu-driven front panel display
• Innovative Modular architecture

EP-2243D1-F8S6 Specifications

RAID Controller 8Gb FC – 6Gb SAS
Controller Single or Redundant
Host Interface Four / Eight FC-AL (8 Gb/s)
Disk Interface 6Gb/s SAS, 6Gb/s SATA
SAS expander One / Two 6Gb/s SAS (SFF-8088)
Capacity Direct Attached: 24 Disks
Expansion: Up to 288 Disks
Processor Type: 800MHz Dual Core RAID-On-Chip processor
Cache Memory: 2GB ~ 8GB / 4GB ~ 16GB DDR3-1333 ECC SDRAM
Battery Backup: Optional
Management Port support: Yes
RAID Features RAID level: 0, 1,10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60 and JBOD
Array Group: Up to 128
LUNs: Up to 128
Hot Spare: Yes
Drive Roaming: Yes
Online Rebuild: Yes
Variable Stripe Size: Yes
E-mail Notification: Yes
Online capacity expansion, RAID level /stripe size migration: Yes
Online Array roaming: Yes
Online consistency check: Yes
SMTP manager and SNMP agent: Yes
Redundant Flash image: Yes
Instant availability and background initialization: Yes
S.M.A.R.T. support: Yes
MAID 2.0: Yes
Bad block auto-remapping: Yes
Enclosure Platform: Rackmount
Form Factor: 2U
# of Hot Swap Trays: 24 (2.5”)
Disk Status Indicator: Access / Fail LED
Backplane: SAS2 / SATA3 Single BP
# of PS/Fan Modules: 400W x 2 w/PFC
# of Fans: 2
Power requirements:
AC 90V ~ 264V Full Range
8A ~ 4A, 47Hz ~ 63Hz
Environmental Relative Humidity: 10% ~ 85% Non-condensing
Operating Temperature: 10°C ~ 40°C (50°F ~ 104°F)
Physical Dimension: 559(D) x 483(W) x 88(H) mm
Weight (Without Disk): 14 / 15 kg


* All specifications and figures are subject to change without prior notice.