Storage Tower II
The Storage Tower II features two standard 5 1/4 drive bays and an integrated power supply in a compact chassis with a stylish and functional front bezel. Similar to other Storage Towers in this family, the back panel on the ST II can accommodate a a varieties of Port Multipliers (PM) and connectors to meet a wide range of applications.
When configured with eSATA/USB Hardware Port Multiplier, the Storage Tower II with a pair of hard drives inside can instantly be turned into a RAID set for redundancy backup or high performance application. The entire RAID set can also be connected to any computer that has an eSATA port or USB 2.0 port. By integrating with two optional Addonics 2.5 Disk Array 4SA, as many as eight 2.5 SATA hard drives can be installed into the Storage Tower II. The back panel also can be configured with multiple eSATA connectors, a regular Hardware PM or the SATA Multilane connector to create a high performance external storage system or a terabyte storage farm that can be connected up to 6 feet away from a computer system.
For the security conscious, Jupiter Cipher Mobile Rack or Saturn Cipher Mobile Rack can be added to provide bullet proof hardware security to protect the data. The Storage Tower II includes a high CFM cooling fan and vented front panel for a well ventilated interior with superior air flow. The case cover which extends over the top and side panels can also be easily removed to provide easy access for storage device installation and cable connection
Great for variety of storage applications - external RAID storage, Video storage, Server storage
2 standard 5 1/4 drive bays
Available in ivory cover with silver front panel or black cover with black front panel
Back panels with the following connection choices or a combination:
eSATA/USB Hardware Port Multiplier with built-in eSATA and USB 2.0 to connect up to 2 SATA/SATA II hard drives to computer via any eSATA port or USB 2.0 port. Can be configured as BIG(Concatenated), FAST(RAID 0), SAFE(RAID 1), SAFE33, SAFE50, or JBOD (individual drives).
eSATA Hardware Port Multiplier to connect up to 5 SATA/SATA II hard drives to computer via any eSATA port or to USB 2.0 port (requires optional eSATA to USB 2.0 adapter, AAU2ESA). Can be configured as RAID 1, 0, 1+0, JBOD or as individual drive.
eSATA Port Multiplier to connect up to 5 SATA/SATA II hard drives to computer as via 1 eSATA port (require a PM compatible SATA controller). Can be configured as RAID 1, 0, 1+0, RAID 5, JBOD or as individual drive.
Multilane bridge for the latest SATA Multilane connection to connect up to 4 SATA/SATA II hard drives to system via 1 Infiniband Multilane cable
4 eSATA connectors for connecting up to 4 hard drives to system via 4 individual eSATA cables.
2 USIB connectors for connecting choice of USB 2.0/1.1, Firewire/iLink, SATA, or eSATA USIB interface cables.
Light weight and sturdy metal frame construction
Ventilated front panel for efficient air flow.
Low noise high CFM ball bearing cooling fan
80w 110/240 auto-sense AC/DC adapter
LED indicators for each storage device
Individual storage devices can be hot swapped* when installed with removable drive systems. Click here for a list of devices which can be installed inside the Storage Tower II.
Storage Tower II (black) with 4 eSATA interface, black color cover and front bezel - Connects up to 4 drives to system via 4 individual eSATA ports
Includes 4 Internal SATA data cables (AASAIDC8I), 2 4P-15 pins SATA power connectors (AA4PSAPC), power cord, and user guide
External interface cables are not included.