• External 2U-12 bay Rackmount Chassis
  • External PCI-e (PCI Express) x8 Host Interface
  • Supports SAS/SATA (3 Gbps/ 6 Gbps)
  • Up to 12 Removable SAS/SATA Drive Trays
  • Optional Dual Hot-Swappable Power Supplies
  • LED Indicators for Power and Activity on each HDD Tray
  • Environmental Monitoring with FAN/TEMP LEDs and mutable buzzer alarm

NA322A-R 2U-12 Bay JBOD Chassis External PCIe To SAS/SATA Product Description

Host InterfaceExternal PCI-e (PCI-Express) x8
HDD InterfaceSAS/SATA 3.0/6.0 Gbps
Data Transfer RateUp to 20Gbps
LED Display(Tray)Green – Power on indicator
Blue – Busy (HDD Accessing) indicator
LED Display for Environmental MonitoringFAN normal – Green; fail – Red (too slow rpm or stop)
TEMP normal – Green; over 55°C – Red
Dimension(W):48.2 cm (H):8.85 cm (D): 55.9 cm
MaterialHeavy-duty cold-rolled steel
Power Supply400W mini-Redundant
Input: 90 – 230 VAC 50- 60 Hz
Output: +5V and +12V DC
CoolingTwo 75 x 75 x 28 mm Hot-Swappable Blowers
O.S. supportOS Independent (OS will be provided from the PCI-e Raid Control card manufacturer)


With the innovative architecture, NA322A-R is designed to allow you plugging any standard SAS 3/6 Gbps or SATA II/III PCI-e Raid controller directly into its internal PCI-e slot and use its high speed external PCI-Express x8(20Gbps) as the host interface. Moreover, NA322A-R provides up to 12 3.5″ Hard Drives capacity with highest performance, fewer and lower-cost components. The substantial External PCI-e cable connection also gives system operations the high reliablity.

Host Requirement and Cable length available

  • Apple Mac Pro or PC workstation with one available PCI-e x8 slot
  • External PCI-e cable available length – up to 5 Meter

Compatible SAS/SATA HBA

  • Compatible with all 16 ports of SAS/SATA PCI-e controller


Model No.No. of DrivesBus TypeHDD Support
Adaptec RAID 3120512PCI-e x8SAS/SATA
Adaptec RAID 5124512PCI-e x8SAS/SATA
3Ware 9650SE-12ML12PCI-e x8SATA
Areca ARC-1231ML12PCI-e x8SATA
Areca ARC-1680ix-1212PCI-e x8SAS/SATA
HighPoint RocketRAID234016PCI-e x8SATA
Promise SuperTrak EX1235012PCI-e x8SATA

Enclosure x 1
HDD Tray x 12
PCIe x8 Host Adaptor with standard and low profile host bracket x 1
External PCI-e x8 cable (1.5 meter) x 1
Internal miniSAS(SFF8087) to miniSAS(SFF8087), 30cm x3
Power Cord x1
Hard Disk Drive mounting screw x 48
Key for HDD tray x 2