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Arena ExaRAID HD SA-6608D RAID system is built upon an innovative and useful architecture to provide great flexibility with unrivaled speed. The system also takes the full advantage of the high performance and low cost PCIe and SATA technology, which makes it the most affordable and cost-effective PCIe RAID storage in the market.


Idea Application

-Optimized for 2K/4K HD Format Video processing
-Performance Dual 2.5Gb x4 PCI-e provided 2GBps host-transferring
-RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 0+1, and JBOD
-Snapshot for fast backup and restore
-Online disk scrubbing and S.M.A.R.T monitoring
-Java-based GUI for remote management
-Windows Server 2008 32/64-bit WHQL certified
-RoHS complaint system


Host Interface 2.5Gb x4 PCI-Express
Data Transfer Rate Up to 2GBps
Host Channel No. 2, (1 per controller)
Controller CPU Intel IOP34x
Cache Memory 512-2048MB DDR II
Disk Interface SATA II (3Gbps)
Number of Disk Channels 16
Hot Swap Disk Tray 3.5" hot-swappable tray
Hot Swap Fan Module 3
Hot Swap Power supplies 460W x2 Redundant
AC Input Voltage 100 to 240V (+/- 10%), 47 to 63 Hz
Battery Backup Optional
RAID Function
RAID Levels JBOD, 0, 1, 0+1, 5, 6
Data Rebuild Automatic Data Regeneration
RAID Features • Up to 4 independent disk arrays
• RAID capacity partitioning: up to 16 slices
• Supports up to 64 LUNs
• Variable stripe sizes, up to 256KB
• Selective initialization method with on-the-fly background initialization and performance evaluation
• Supports over-2TB volumes
• Online RAID group expansion
• Online RAID level migration
• Snapshot for fast backup and restore
• Supports write-back and write-through caching
• Selective and adaptive read/write optimization policies
• Fast read response by intelligently bypass slow drive
• Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and fast disk rebuilding
• Online bad block data recovery and reallocation
• Online disk scrubbing with data refresh and parity regeneration
• Disk health monitoring by S.M.A.R.T.
• NVRAM-based transaction log and auto parity resynchronization
• Array roaming and drive traveling with redundant on-disk meta data
• Array recovery to restore RAID configurations
• Dual firmware images for firmware recovery
• Supports boot from RAID
• Enclosure components monitoring and control
• Optimized for multiple-stream video processing
• Reliable multi-lane SATA connectors
Front Panel LCD and Buttons Easy access for configuration and status report
RS-232 Terminal Connects to maintenance equipment
Web browser GUI Java-based management GUI for configuration and status monitoring
Event Notification Built-in buzzer, e-mail, LCD indicator
Snapshot Yes (firmware embedded)
Humidity 20% to 80% non-condensing
Operating Temp 5 °C to 40 °C (41 °F~104 °F)
Non-Operating Temp -25 °C to 60 °C (-13 °F~104 °F)
Safety Regulatory UL, CUL, CB
EMC Standard FCC, CE, C-Tick, BSMI
Dimension & Weight
Physical Dimensions 485(W) x 565(D) x 132(H) mm
Physical Weight 24Kgs (without drives)
Packed Dimensions 610(W) x 790(D) x 450(H) mm
Packed Weight 33Kgs (without drives
* Specifications and product offerings may vary without notice.

Key Features

Extreme Performance

Dual 2.5Gb x4 PCI-e provided 1.5GBps host-transferring bandwidth with upgraded Intel CPU which delivers high performance for heavy duty storage applications.
User Friendly Management

Front Panel LCD, Buttons, and Java-based GUI make RAID functions set up and managed in an easier way.
Unique disk lag proof tachnology

Guarantee the respond time for several disk while they are with inconsistent disk read speed.
Remarkable Equalization mode (EQ mode) adjustment

EQ mode is able to improve the video quality especially when it comes for HD or 2K/4K video editing application.


User Manual: Hardware
SA-6608D Datasheet

GUI Preview

Spare Parts

Photo Part No. Part Name
49-08808-5000-001 Controller Module, for SA-6608D
46-62100-5000-110 Controller Board, for 3U 16bays
46-92100-5010-110 Back Plane, for 3U Series
46-92102-5170-100 LCD Button Board, for ExaRAID Series
46-92100-5030-110 IO Board
51-30000-5003 Power Supply, 460W
42-01620-5013 HDD Tray
49-00001-5900-008 Fan Set, for 3U series
51-60000-5001 Rail
42-00000-5010 Extender
42-36000-5004 Key, 2pcs
43-00003-5080 Power Cable-US, L=180cm
43-00003-5090 Power Cable-EU, L=180cm
43-00003-5100 Power Cable-AUS, L=180cm
43-00003-5110 Power Cable-PSE, L=180cm
43-00003-5120 Power Cable-UK, L=180cm
43-00038-5020 PCIe Cable, L=200cm
43-00009-5080 RS232 Cable, L=180cm
46-62000-5020-100 Dual Port Re-drive Card
42-24632-5001 Screw Pack #6/325mm, 30pcs
42-24545-5001 Screw Pack #M5, 2pcs
42-24645-5001 Screw Pack #M6, 2pcs
42-24045-5001 Screw Pack #10-32, 2pcs
60-06692-5001-001 Tray Board Set with box
49-00003-5012-001 BBM Module, for 3U ExaRAID series