DA212 - DAS Enclosure



Up to 36 TB Storage (12 Disks)

The Spectrum DA212 are direct attached storage (DAS) systems that provides up to 36TB of RAID or non-RAID storage. It connects to one or two servers via an external SFF-8088 cable and a controller card of your choice. You can instantly expand your business's storage capacity by simply attaching a host bus adapter (HBA) to an existing server and connecting it to one or more of our DA212 DAS enclosures.

SAS, SATA, SSD Compatibility

The Spectrum DAS enclosures allows for flexible and intermixed implemenation of enterprise level Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) drives, large capacity serial ATA (SATA) drives and ultra high performance solid state disks (SSD). Drives can be configured and grouped in different means to accomodate your company's varying storage needs and requirements. A wide variety of RAID levels can also be implemented for mission critical, fault tolerant storage applications..

Easy Expandibility of current infrastructure

By simply installing the optional HBA or RAID adapter into a Spectrum or exisiting server, the Spectrum DAS enclosures can allow for a significant expansion of your company's storage infrastructure. Drives installed in these DAS enclosures will work as if they were interenally connected to the attached server unit. A various selection of RAID and non-RAID controllers are available in both PCI-Express or PCI-X varieties along with external cables of various lengths.



  • Supports 12 Hot-Swap 3.5" SATA\SAS Drives: Up to 3TB Capacity per Drive
  • Up to 36TB total capacity per enclosure
  • 2.5" SSDs possible with optional convertor brackets
  • 6 Gb/s throughput per SAS / SATA port
  • Optional HBA Controller for JBOD non-RAID applications
  • Optional 6Gb/s SATA+SAS+SSD RAID controller
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
    (Dependant on controller card selection)
  • Optional battery backup module
  • Connect intermixed SAS and SATA devices within the same array
  • Comprehensive management tools
  • Optional Redundent Hot Swap Power Supplies

Chassis and Power Supply


  • 12x Hot Swap Capable 3.5" Hard Drive Trays
  • Power Supply

  • 650W Active PFC (full range)
  • Optional 820W 1+1 Redundant Power Supply
  • Cooling

  • 3x 80mm How-Swap Fan w/Anti-vibration

Weight and Dimensionts

    Form Factor

  • 2U Rackmount
  • Dimensions

  • 3.5" Height X 17.5" Width X 27.5" Depth
  • Weight (varies on configuration)

  • 45 lbs (Empty Chassis)

DA212 - DAS Enclosure