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Netstor 2U 24-bay SAS to SAS/SATA JBOD with 12Gb/s SAS Expander Model #NS388S

  • High density 2U 24-Bay (2.5-inch) rackmount chassis
  • Backplane design for up to twenty-four(24) 2.5" SAS/SATA 12G/6G bps drives
  • Built in latest 12Gb/s SAS Expander for high-performance and enterprise level reliability
  • Supports Two(2) miniSAS-HD connectors for next storage expansion
  • SAS daisy chain for max 256 HDDs

NS388S 2U 24 bay 12G SAS JBOD Chassis Expander Product Description

Netstor NS388S supports fast SSDs or 2.5-inch high-reliable HDDs, providing storage capacity up to 24 drives per unit. The 12Gb/s storage ideally meets enterprises' budget plan for data storage and growth; as business and enterprises require more capacity for data archiving during NS388S employment, expansion is reached effortlessly through cascading next Netstor 12Gbps SAS Expander series for a maximum of up to 256 drives capacity. In addition to the easy data growing characteristic, the NS388S supports LSI DataBolt™ technology for transmission: when 6Gbps SAS/SATA drives are used, the system can aggregate 6G/3Gbps data and transfer it at 12Gb/s speed, delivering up to a double increase in throughput performance.

Due to 12Gb/s NS388S's support of SES-2 protocol, users can monitor enclosure temperature and fans of all components via web GUI when RAID card with SES-2 function is utilized. All the management and configuration to NS388S can be achieved simply and conveniently through the dedicated Command Line Interface. Furthermore, the 2U 24-drive storage is whole modular and cable-less design covering SAS Expander, fans, and power supply unit. Owing to the easy maintenance feature of unit modularizing, the enclosure applies exactly to the present-day professional and business applications. Also, the Netstor NS388S is certified with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, which is fully compatible with server operating system and providing higher security, better management efficiency and complete data backup.


Host Interface           miniSAS-HD(SFF8644) up to 48Gbps Highest Bandwidth
HDD Interface SAS (12G/6Gbps) - Single or Dual Expander Model SATA (6Gbps/3Gbps) - Single Expander Model
No. of Disk(s) Up to 24 hot-swappable 2.5"(SFF) drive bays
SAS Expander Built-in 12Gb/s SAS Expander
Expansion Port Two miniSAS-HD(SFF8644) ports for next storage expansion
LED Display for each Tray White - Power On Indicator Flash Blue - HDD Accessing Indicator Red - HDD Failure Indicator
Enclosure Management SES-2 standard
LED Display for Enclosure 1. Enclosure power LED Green - Power On 2. Busy LED Flash green - Host computer accessing the enclosure 3. Fault LED Red - Enclosure failure
Material Heavy-duty cold-rolled steel Housing
Dimension 45.0(D) x 48.2(W) x 8.8(H) cm 17.7 (D) x 19 (W) x 3.48 (H) inch
Power Supply 80 Plus_Silver650W Redundant PSU (Server-grade) Input: 90-230 VAC/50-60 HZ Output: +5V and +12V
Cooling Two 8.0 x 8.0 x 3.8 cm hot-swappable Fan Modules 
O.S. support OS Independent
Operating Temperature 5 to 40°C  (41 to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -10 to 50°C  (14 to 122°F)
Relative Humidity 20 to 80% (non-condensing)
  • Enclosure x 1
  • HDD Tray x 24
  • Power Cord x 2
  • Manual CD-ROM x1
  • Hard Disk Drive mounting screw x 96
  • Key for HDD tray x 2