Manufacturer’s Description

The HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array 50 Enclosure MSA50 is a 1U Serial Attach SCSI disk drive storage enclosure supporting Small Form Factor SAS or Serial ATA drives. This enclosure delivers industry-leading data performance, availability, storage density, and upgradeability to meet customers' demanding and growing storage needs. The all new SFF drive carrier is designed to support the new Universal form factor hard drive in either SAS or SATA. This new form factor provides optimized performance per U of space while delivering unparalleled power consumption. The MSA50 enclosure supports direct attach storage to HP ProLiant and Integrity Servers. The MSA50 supports the cascading of shelves in a 1+1 configuration to allow a maximum of 20 SFF drives in a 2U configuration attached to a single controller port. This single controller port incorporates four lanes for a total max throughput of 12Gb/s for SAS.

The Specs

Number of Drives Supported 10 x 2.5" - 1/8H Front Accessible
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Additional Specifications
Temperature -40F (-40C) to 151F (66.1C) Shipping
Maximum Power Supply Wattage 180 W
normalized-Weight 480
Frequency Band A common storage platform allows the potential for future storage consolidation to the SANModular design allows the MSA50 to be used in any storage configuration from JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks) to Smart Array storage enclosuresFront panel LEDs indicate drive activity, required drive service, and power, giving a quick visual assessment of overall system storage statusEach MSA50 model is equipped with an EMU that constantly monitors the enclosure, the power supplies, and fans to ensure suggested operating tolerances are maintainedButtons/LED Indicators (on front right panel-listed top to bottom) :UID Button (top)System Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) LEDEMU Status LEDFault LED (bottom)Drive LED Indicators (on drive trays) :Drive LED (top) - On-line/ActivityDrive Failure LED (bottom) - Drive Fault/LocateEnclosure Button/ LED (back of unit) :UID Button (top)System FRU (middle)EMU Status LED (bottom)Indicators (back of unit)
Brand Name HP
Humidity 5 to 90% Non-condensing Relative Humidity Shipping
Product Model 364430-B21
Number of Total Expansion Bays 10
Interface Type Serial ATA|SAS
Number of 2.5" Bays 10
Product Line StorageWorks
Device Width Supported 10 x 2.5" - 1/8H Front Accessible
Drive Interface SAS
Weight 30 lbs - Loaded|20 lbs - Unloaded
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Interfaces Serial ATA|SAS
HDD Array Interface Serial ATA|Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
RAID Levels 1|0+1|5|ADG