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Proavio DS316F8-SF64T 3U Rackmount 16-Bay 64TB 4-Port 8G Fibre Channel System

MPN: DS316F8-SF64T

Proavio DS316F8-SF64T 3U Rackmount 16-Bay 64TB 4-Port 8G Fibre Channel System

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DS 316F8 delivers the ultimate in rock-solid system reliability, redundancy and unmatched performance for any mission critical post production workflow. An active-active, dual 8G, 8-channel, Fibre controller system design provides users with continuous availability of media files at data transfer rates up to 2,700MB/s in RAID 5 mode. A dual-port, 6G SAS expansion bus offers massive growth capabilities by simply adding multiple 16-disk expansion nodes (up to 192TB). The DS316F8 features a self- monitoring, thermal controlled cooling system that provides a perfect balance of cooling and fan-speed noise for sensitive studio environments.

Key Features

  • Dual Controller, 8G FC Storage Array with Expansion 
  • 16-Disk Design Supports up to 48TB (Expandable up to 144TB) 
  • RAID Storage Platform Optimized for Video 
  • Professional, Redundant, Hot-swap PSU Modules and Cooling 
  • Delivers up to 2,700MB/s of Sustained Throughput for Professional Workflows Cost-effective, Fail-safe Solution for Post Production Professionals 
  • 3-Year Factory Warranty with 1-Year Advanced Replacement

Be More Creative

Make the DS316F8 the centerpiece of your editing, color grading or visual effects studio. The DS316F8 features an easy-to-use hardware design which allows users to spend more time being creative and less time optimizing computer technology to meet their unique workflow demands. Empower your workstation with the speed and reliability needed for today's high-resolution post production and VFX workflows. Achieve smooth, real-time playback of complex visual effects compositions, preview projects at full native resolution and gain higher track counts in the edit process - all while enjoying fail-safe RAID protection of your most valuable digital assets.

Optimized for Digital Intermediate and VFX Workflows

With a sustained throughput of over 2,000MB/s (RAID 5), the DS316F8 unlocks your workstation's true creative potential by giving facilities the option to take on a wider range of projects, formats and possibilities. From HD to 4K, the DS316F8 is the best storage solution for high resolution media formats such as DPX, RED R3D, ARRIRAW, Arri Alexa, uncompressed HD, DSLR RAW and more. Create, grade and render with total confidence knowing your system is ready to meet the demands of your next big project. The DS316F8 professional storage platform will allow you to create more content, achieve higher quality results, meet the tightest deadlines and engage in a wider range of projects than ever before. You will soon realize the DS316F8 is powerful storage platform capable of revolutionizing the way you create content. The Proavio DS316F8 is backed by a standard 3-year factory warranty and leading next-business day advanced replacement service program on all solution packages.

Enterprise-class Reliability for Post

At the heart of DS316F8 is lies the industry's most dependable RAID technology. Designed to meet the high demands of professional users, the DS316F8 represents a new milestone in the development of storage for cinema, broadcasting, audio post production and visual effects. The DS316F8 uses the latest generation of Intel IOP RAID technology and features a powerful active-active/fail-over storage engine that delivers unimpeded, non-stop media availability - critical to the post production process. Proavio has been an integral part of leading post production and broadcasters worldwide, including the FOX, German broadcasters NDR, Industrial Color, HBO and The Station in New York. The DS316F8 is fully designed to accomodate your facility's growing capacity requirements by offering a robust and affordable expansion solution . A dual 6G SAS expansion bus (12G) allows storage capacity growth up to 144TB using IS316JS expansion enclosures.The DS316F8 features new high capcity SAS drive technology that delivers the perfect balance of performance, capacity and cost efficiency. Supercharge your workflow with a storage solution that is ready for any project.

Technical Specs

Learn more about Proavio DS316F8-SF64T 3U Rackmount 16-Bay 64TB 4-Port 8G Fibre Channel System

Brand Proavio
Series 3U DS316F8 16 Bay 4-Port 8G Fibre Channel System
Model DS316F8-SF64T
Type JBOD External Hard Drive Array
Form Factor Single Controller 16-Disk, 4 RU Storage/SAN Array
System Configuration 6G JBOD SAS Expander Array. PCI-e RAID Controller-based Solution
Storage Expansion 6Gb/s SAS Expansion Bus (SFF8088), Up to 256TB, 64 Disks Max
Disk Support - 3.5", 7.2K SATA, 6G
- 3.5", 7.2K SAS, 6G
RAID Settings RAID 0, RAID 1 , RAID 10, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 50 and RAID 60
Enclosure Management Hardware-driven GUI
LCD Control Panel LCD for Configuration, Alarm Mute and Quick Setup
Disk, Power and Cooling Status LEDs
SNMP-based Email Notifications
Disk Drive Support - 6G 7200RPM SATA-3
- 6G 7200RPM NL-SAS
System Cooling (2) Hot-Swap Smart Fan Modules
OS Support Mac OS, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Linux®, VMware®, ESX
Package Content - 16x 4TB SATA Disk
- 1x L Shaped bracket & accessory box - single controller
Warranty 3 Years from Proavio
Return Policy
Limited Replacement Return Policy
- Return for refund within: non-refundable
- Return for replacement within: 30 days (no return shipping provided)
Products eligible for replacement must be returned to SabrePC within 30 days of the invoice date for this policy to apply. Products covered by this return policy may only be returned for a replacement of the same or equivalent item, if the original is no longer available. "Return;" constitutes receipt of the product by SabrePC, and not the mere issuance of an RMA
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