8 x 6.35 cm (2.5") SATA/SAS HDD/SSD in 2x 13.335 cm (5.25") , SATA III & SAS II 6 Gbit/s
ICY BOX IB-2280SSK, 1 ventilator(en), 6 Gbit/s, Zwart, 160 mm, 145 mm, 85 mm
HDDs in the 2.5" form factor are getting more and more popular as their storage capacity is growing. It is a logical consequence to employ them in servers. That's why ICY BOX offers a backplane that fits into 2x 5.25" unit bays and holds 8x 2.5" SATA/SAS HDDs or SSDs. The height of the HDDs may even be 15 mm, for greatest storage capacity.
This ICY BOX works reliably even with huge amounts of data being transfered. That's a great recommendation for the hard duty in RAID systems. Accordingly demanding is the layout of the cooling. While the aluminium casing cools a 70mm fan works silent and reliable. Everything is as solid and safe as you might know it from the ICY BOX backplanes for the "big ones".
Now for the little ones The IB-2280SSK is the big brother of the IB-2240SSK, now there is a solution for 2.5" HDDs and SSDs in 2x 5.25" bay. It can hold 8 HDDs/SSDs with a maximum height of 15 mm.
An elaborated system To prevent overheating of the HDDs and SSDs at full duty, the aluminium case provides a good heat dissipation and is a perfect match wit the70-mm Fan.
Fast transport ... is assure by SATA III and a SAS chipset. Due to Sata Power no extra powerline is needed for the Backplane. The status led can be switched off. If the HDDs fail or overheat there is an visual alarm signal.