Areca 12Bay 2U Rackmount Thunderbolt 3 RAID Diskless 0TB ARC-8050T3-12 – MacHollywood | Your Premier Tech Partner
Areca 12Bay 2U Rackmount Thunderbolt 3 RAID Diskless 0TB ARC-8050T3-12R

Areca 12Bay 2U Rackmount Thunderbolt 3 RAID Diskless 0TB ARC-8050T3-12R


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Areca 12Bay 2U Rackmount Thunderbolt 3 RAID

  • Delivers enterprise-class data protection and security
  • Built-in Hardware RAID - Supports RAID 0,1,1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
  • Supports Multiple RAID arrays and volumes. 
  • Supports the latest Apple M1 and M2 Solutions 
  • Controller level Hardware Encryption and SED Drive management
  • Redundant Hot-Swap Low-Noise 2700RPM Cooling Fans
  • Redundant Hot-Swap 400W Power Supply

ARC-8050T3 Rackmount is a 12bay Thunderbolt 3 rackmount SAS/SATA RAID storage with RAID control capabilities solution for both PC and Mac. ARC-8050T3 Rackmount incorporated on-board 1.2GHz dual core ROC and 2GB DDR3-1866 ECC SDRAM memory to deliver true high performance hardware RAID protection against drive failure.

This combination helps to provide a high performance storage device perfect for the video editor working with Real time multi-stream HD and 4K workflows.

Thunderbolt™ 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps, creating one compact port that does it all – delivering the fastest, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or data device. ARC-8050T3 rackmount is equipped with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for connecting to any Thunderbolt 3-enabled host and offers an additional Thunderbolt 3 port for daisy-chaining other peripherals, while also supplying power for quick notebook charging. The Thunderbolt daisy-chaining allows connection of up to six devices, so customers can connect ARC-8050T3 rackmount for massive amounts of video storage with a single Thunderbolt connection to their host computer.



  • High performance 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 interface
  • Support simultaneous 4K in/output workflow
  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining
  • EFI Option ROM supported for macOS multi-boot
  • Configuration by Thunderbolt/LAN port/LCD
  • Support bootable drive via Thunderbolt
  • Advanced configuration for video optimized performance settings
  • Delivers enterprise-class data protection and security
  • Controller-level hardware encryption
  • Support FBM/BBM option for cache protection
  • Intelligent power On/Off function for data integrity
  • Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) cable included



Form Factor

12Bay 19-inch Rackmount Chassis

Host Connection

Thunderbolt 3 x 2 / Display Port x 1

Disk Support

12/24 x 12Gb/s SAS/SATA 3.5”/2.5”HDDs/SSDs

OS Support

macOS 10.12 or later & Windows 8/10 or later

Enclosure Management

Thunderbolt Port, LAN Port, and LCD

Expansion Support

One SFF-8644 expansion up to 512 HDDs

Cooling Fan

2 x 2700rpm

Power Supply/In/out

Dual 400W power (100-240V,47/63Hz)

Dimension (W x H x D) (Without handles)

• ARC-8050T3-12R
2U: 88.2 x 445 x 448 mm
(3.5 x 17.5 x 17.6 in)

3U: 5.2 x 17.5 x 17.6 in
(132.6 x 445 x 448 mm)

• ARC-8050T3-24R
4U: 176.4 x 445 x 448 mm (6.9 x 17.5 x 17.6 in)

Weight (W/O Drives)

12-bay: 59.5 lbs / 27Kg

16-bay: 68.3 lbs / 31Kg

24-bay: 75 lbs / 34Kg

ARC-8050T3 Rackmount


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