• Thunderbolt™2 interface with 20Gbps of throughput in both channels 
  • Solid 2U 16-bay(2.5″) rackmount chassis
  • Rear swappable integrated plate drawer for Mac mini
  • Supports sixteen (16) 2.5 inch SSD or HDD Trays
  • Supports up to 3 PCIe slots for full length and full height PCIe cards
  • Individual key lock on each HDD tray for physical security
  • Server-grade single power supply

NA338TB 16 Bay Thunderbolt 2 Storage 2U & PCIe Expansion Product Description

Host InterfaceThunderbolt 2 (Dual Port for Daisy Chain)
Data Transfer Rate20Gbps Bi-directional
HDD InterfaceSAS/SATA (12G/6Gbps)
No. of Disk(s)Up to 16 (For 2.5″ SSD/HDD & sold separately)
RAID LevelsRequires a RAID card with internal 16 port and Thunderbolt driver(RAID card sold separately)
PCIe Slot ExpansionTwo PCIe2.0 x8 and One PCIe2.0 x4
Thunderbolt ExpansionUp to Six Thunderbolt devices
LED Display for EnclosureFan normal – green; Fan failure – red
Temp. normal – green; Temp. over 50°C – red
LED Display for each TrayWhite – Power On Indicator
Flash Blue – HDD Accessing Indicator
Red – HDD Failure Indicator
AlarmMutable buzzer beeping for fan failure or over temperature occurs
MaterialHeavy-duty cold-rolled steel Housing
Power Supply460W Single PSU (Server-grade)
Input: 90-230 VAC/50-60 HZ
Output: +5V and +12V
Dimension415(D) x 482(W) x 88(H) mm
16.3 (D) x 19 (W) x 3.48 (H) inch
CoolingFour 60 x60 x25 mm
System SupportNew Mac Pro,Mac mini, MBP, iMac with a Thunderbolt port
O.S. SupportMac OS X 10.6.8/ 10.7.x/ 10.8.x/ 10.9.x/ Yosemite
PCIe card Driver RequestThird-party PCIe card should support Mac OS with Thunderbolt aware’s driver
PCIe card  Size Availablefull length and full height PCIe card
Operating Temperature5 to 40°C  (41 to 104°F)
Storage Temperature-10 to 50°C  (14 to 122°F)
Relative Humidity20 to 80% (non-condensing)


2U 16 bay 2.5″ Thunderbolt 2 Storage and PCIe Expansion
Netstor NA338TB is equipped with Intel’s latest Thunderbolt 2, 20Gbps, bi-directional interface being able to instantly, easily empower large storage capacity and PCIe expansion slots to Thunderbolt™-enabled computers. In addition to supporting any Thunderbolt™ host, Netstor’s product team innovatively designs the dedicated, tool-less integrated plate drawer for Apple’s Mac mini®; by simply inserting the petite Mac mini into the NA338TB does it build a powerful mobility 2U rackmount workstation.

Precise Design, Powerful Inside
Although designed the precise 2U short deep chassis, the front NA338TB still supports up to 16 hot-swap 2.5″ drive trays. Creators can install ultra-fast SSDs or high-capacity 2.5-inch HDDs according to their need for transmission. Also, the 2U storage has world’s exclusive expansion infrastructure for attaching up to 3 full-height, full-length PCIe cards to any Thunderbolt-equipped computers. Regardless of installing RAID card for high fault tolerance RAID protection of drive data, or essential video capture/editing cards for video professionals, the installation and expansion are achieved effortlessly through Netstor’s enclosure design. With only one single Thunderbolt™2, blazing-fast 20Gbps, cable connection between NA338TB and Mac for delivering the effective expansion capability, your Mac immediately becomes a powerful workstation.

Host Support
Mac   Apple• Mac Pro 2013, Mac mini, Mac mini Server, MBP, iMac
with a Thunderbolt port (Mac OS X 10.6.8+)
RAID Card Support
Areca   Areca• ARC-1882ix-16 (Driver)        • ARC-1264ML-16 (Driver)
• ARC-1883ix-16 (Driver)
Audio Card Support
 RME    RME• HDSPe MADI        • HDSPe AIO
• HDSPe AES          • HDSPe RayDAT
 Universal Audio    Universal Audio• UAD-2 DUO         • UAD-2 QUAD
(version 6.3.1+)
Video Card Support
 Black Magic Design BlackMagic• DeckLink Studio   • DeckLink Quad   • Intensity Pro
• DeckLink HD 3D   • DeckLink 4K (version 9.5+)
 Matrox  Matrox• Mojito MAX
 AJA  AJA• Kona 3G            • Kona LHi       • Kona LHe Plus
(version 10.3+)
10G Networking Card
 ATTO ATTO• Fast Frame NS11   • Fast Frame NS12
• Fast Frame NS14   • Fast Frame CS11
• Fast Frame CS12   • Fast Frame CS14
 Myricom• 10G-PCIE-8B-2C  • 10G-PCIE-8B-2S ?10G-PCIE-8B-C
• 10G-PCIE-8B-S    • 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2C
• 10G-PCIE2-8B2-2S  (version v1.3.1+)
 Small Tree   Small Tree• PETG1 series    • PETG2 series     • PETG4 series
(version v2.14+)

Enclosure x 1
HDD Tray x 16 (Installed)
Thunderbolt cable x 1 (2 meter)
Manual CD-ROM x1
Hard Disk Drive mounting screw x 64
Key for HDD tray x 2
Power Cord x 1

Model No.Description


2U 16 bay Thunderbolt2 to 2.5″ SAS/SATA JBOD and PCIe Expansion Chassis, with single 460W Power Supply, One Thunderbolt 2 meter cable
BARC1883IX16Areca’s ARC-1883ix-16, internal 16 port SAS/SATA RAID Adapter, Dual Core RAID-on-Chip 800MHz processor, Supports RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD, with Thunderbolt aware driver