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The ARC-1686 series presents advanced hardware RAID technology in enhanced performance of using 2/4/6 Bays M.2 NVMe. The hardware RAID adapter support off module power loss protection (PLP), on-board hold up supercapacitor, and M.2 slot Power Disable feature for guaranteed data protection. This is designed in a 1.6 GHz dual-core ROC processor and PCIe Gen 4.0 host/device interface and supports RAID levels 0, 1 (Simple/Multi Mirroring), 10, Single Disk (Single/Dual/Triple) or JBOD.

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Product Highlights:

  • Supports 2/4/6 Bays M.2
  • Hardware secure boot ready
  • X8 PCIe Gen 4.0 host interface
  • Support individual NVMe PowerDisable feature
  • Redundant flash image for adapter availability
  • Capacity expansion,RAID level/stripe size migration
  • SED support for hardware NVMe encryption capable drives
  • Tri-mode interface at each M.2 bays – 12Gb/s SAS/SATA/Gen 4.0 PCIe (NVMe)
  • RAID levels 0, 1 (SImple/Multi Mirroring), 10, Single Disk (Single/Dual/Triple) or JBOD
  • Device interface PCIe Gen4 NVMe / 6Gbps SATA per M.2 slot
  • Support off module power loss protection for Non PLP NVMe drive using onboard super capacitor
  • Broad operating support including Windows, Linux (open source), FreeBSD (open source) and Mac
Form Factor64.41(H) x 167.65(L) mm107.2(H) x 205(L) mm107.2(H) x 262(L) mm
I/O ProcessorTri-Mode Dual Core ARM A15 1.6GHz ROC
Drive Connector2 x M.2 Connector4 x M.2 Connector6 x M.2 Connector
Drive Support6Gb/s SATA, Gen 4.0 PCIe (NVMe)
Management PortIn-Band: PCIe
Operating Voltage12V
Power ConsumptionApproximately 12/14 Watts (without M.2 drive)
Operating Temperature0 °C to 55 °C
Operating Humidity10% to 85%, non-condensing
Hold-up SupercapacitorOn-board
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