Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Storage (ARC-8050T3-8)



ARC-8050T3 is the most complete 12Gb/s SAS 8-bay Thunderbolt™ 3 desktop SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. ARC-8050T3 incorporated on-board RAID-On-Chip and ECC SDRAM memory to deliver true high performance hardware RAID protection against drive failure. This combination helps to provide a high performance storage device perfect for the video editor working with Real time multi-stream HD and 4K workflows.

Thunderbolt™ 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps, creating one compact port that does it all – delivering the fastest, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or data device. ARC-8050T3 is equipped with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for connecting to any Thunderbolt 3-enabled host and offers an additional Thunderbolt 3 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals. The Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-8050T3 for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer.


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  • High performance 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface
  • Support simultaneous 4K in/output workflow
  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining
  • EFI supported for macOS multi-boot
  • Configuration by the Thunderbolt/LAN port/LCD
  • 1m 40Gb/s active Thunderbolt™ 3 (USB-C) cable included
  • Advanced configuration for video optimized performance settings
  • Delivers enterprise-class data protection and security
  • Controller-level hardware encryption (not available for 4-Bay)
  • Intelligent power On/Off function for data integrity
  • Support BBM option for cache protection (not available for 4/6M model)
  • Hard drive firmware update all at once



Drive Bays8 x SAS 12 Gb/s
Disk Support3.5″/2.5″ 12 Gb/s SAS/SSD or 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA/SSD
Cache Memory2 GB DDR3 1866
Cooling2 x 2700 rpm fans
Power Supply270 W
Connections2 x Thunderbolt 3
1 x DisplayPort
RAID Level0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk, JBOD
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 8 or later
Mac OS X 10.12 or later
Operating Temperature32 to 95°F / 0 to 35°C
Operating Humidity5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.7 x 11.8 x 11.4″ / 144.8 x 299.7 x 289.6 mm
Weight14.9 lb / 6.8 kg


Packaging Info
Package Weight18.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)15.2 x 14 x 7.6″


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