Areca ARC-1686-6NOD

Areca ARC-1686-6NOD

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6-Slot PCIe 4.0 Tri-Mode Entry Level M.2 NVMe Hardware RAID Adapter

6x M.2 Slots

The ARC-1686 series presents the advanced hardware RAID technology in enhanced performance of using 2/4/6 Bays M.2 NVMe. The hardware RAID adapter support off module power loss protection (PLP), on-board hold up supercapacitor, and M.2 slot Power Disable feature for guaranteed data protection. This is designed in a 1.6 GHz dual-core ROC processor and PCIe Gen 4.0 host/device interface and supports RAID levels 0, 1 (Simple/Multi Mirroring), 10, Single Disk (Single/Dual/Triple) or JBOD.


✵ Supports 2/4/6 Bays M.2
✵ Hardware secure boot ready
✵ x8 PCIe Gen 4.0 host interface
✵ Support individual NVMe PowerDisable feature
✵ Redundant flash image for adapter availability
✵ Capacity expansion, RAID level/stripe size migration
✵ SED support for hardware NVMe encryption capable drives
✵ Tri-mode interface at each M.2 bays - 12Gb/s SAS/SATA / Gen 4.0 PCIe (NVMe)
✵ RAID levels 0, 1 (Simple/Multi Mirroring), 10, Single Disk (Single/Dual/Triple) or JBOD ✵ Device interface PCIe Gen4 NVMe / 6Gbps SATA per M.2 slot
✵ Support off module power loss protection for Non PLP NVMe drive using on-board supercapacitor
✵ Broad operating support including Windows, Linux (open source), FreeBSD (open source), Mac and VMware