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PROAVIO® DS316JS
High Performance 12G SAS Storage Solution for 2K/4K Editing, Grading and VFX

Harness the power to create compelling high resolution 2K/4K media and VFX with Proavio DS316JS. The DS316JS is a performance-driven,  direct attached storage array that combines high-speed 12Gb/s SAS technology, professional grade redundant/hot-swappable components and capacity expansion up to 384TB. An optional PCI-Express RAID controller provides real time, fail-safe RAID protection against drive failure during operation, ensuring your sessions always run smoothly and without interruption.

 

  1. Overview
  2. Specifications
  3. Features
  4. Images
  5. Performance
  6. Available Models

 

Think outside the box
The first affordable 12G SAS storage solution for 4K media.

Upgrade your editing, grading or visual effects studio with the industry's most affordable 4K capable storage solution. The DS316JS features an easy-to-use hardware design which allows users to spend more time being creative and less time optimizing computer technology to meet their unique workflow demands. Empower your workstation with the speed and reliability needed for today's high-resolution post production and VFX workflows. Achieve smooth, real-time playback of complex visual effects compositions, preview projects at full native resolution and gain higher track counts in the edit process - all while enjoying fail-safe RAID protection of your most valuable digital assets.

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Optimized for high resolution workflows
Create, grade and render 4K-quality media with total confidence.

With a sustained throughput of up to 2,000MB/s (RAID 5), the DS316JS unlocks your workstation's true creative potential by giving facilities the option to take on a wider range of projects, formats and possibilities. From HD to 4K, the DS316JS is the best storage solution for high resolution media formats such as DPX, RED R3D, ARRIRAW, Arri Alexa, uncompressed HD, DSLR RAW and more.

 

No-Compromise reliability for your creative business
Enterprise-class reliability, highest level of service and support
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The DS316JS professional storage solution includes the industry's best performing PCI-e, hardware RAID controller that is fully optimized for digital video and large file size applications. An easy-to-use web interface and selectable RAID levels makes the DS316JS a flexible solution for any media application that requires data bandwidth in excess of 1,200MB/s. A high-speed PCI Express-based RAID design delivers data rates up to 2,000MB/s in RAID 5 for your most demanding, storage intensive, media applications.

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Room to grow
Instant capacity expansion
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The DS316JS is engineered to accomodate your facility's growing capacity requirements. Scale storage capacity from 16TB up to 384TB by simply connecting multiple DS316JS arrays. Select from cost-effective SATA, Enterprise SAS or Data Center-grade SSD flash drives to meet any application requirements. Supercharge your workflow with a storage solution that is ready for any project.

 

Thunderbolt-ready solutionds316js to-TB2
Add Thunderbolt connectivity using the industry's most trusted bridging technology
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Add instant compatibility with today's Apple and Thunderbolt equipped systems with Proavio's AC-TB2E, 12G SAS-to-Thunderbolt 2 adapter. DS316JS users can take full advantage of Proavio 12G SAS storage solutions without compromising reliability or performance.

 

Technical Specifications

Form Factor
3U, 16-Disk, 12G SAS, Direct Attached Storage Solution for HD / 2K / 4K Production
System Configuration 12G JBOD SAS Expander Array. PCI-e RAID Controller-based Solution. SFF8644 Connectivity.
Storage Expansion
12G SAS Expander Port. Supports Four DS316JS Units in Series.

Disk Support

  • 3.5", 7.2K SATA Disks, 6Gb/s /12Gb/s
  • 3.5", 7.2K/10K/15K SAS Disks, 6Gb/s / 12Gb/s
  • 2.5" 6Gb/s and 12Gb/s SSD (SAS/SATA)

*NOTE: See models for available capacity configurations

RAID Controller (Option)
  • PCI-e: AC-1883x, 12G SAS PCIe, x8 Lane Host Interface, Mac OS, Windows and Linux
  • Thunderbolt: AC-TB2, 12G SAS-to-Thunderbolt 2 Host Interface, Mac OS, Windows
RAID Settings
RAID 0, RAID 1 , RAID 10, RAID 5 and RAID 6
Enclosure Management

In-band SES System Monitoring / Disk, Power & Cooling Status LED Indicators

 Thunderbolt [1]
Requires AC-TB2E Additional SAS-to-Thunderbolt Adapter

General OS Support

Mac OS, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Linux®, VMware®, ESX

Hot-swap Power
Dual Redundant, 500W PSU Modules. AC Input: 90-264V Full Range, 9~4.5A 47/63 Hz

Power Requirements

  • AC 90V ~ 264V Full Range
  • 8A ~ 4A, 47Hz ~ 63Hz

System Cooling

Self-monitoring Thermal-controlled Cooling System

Operating Temperature

50°F ~ 104°F

Relative Humidity 10% ~ 85% Non-condensing
Weight 78 lbs
Dimensions (H) x 18.97" (W) x 23.22" (D)
Compliance RoHS, CE, TUV, FCC
Warranty 3-Year Standard Warranty, [2] Includes 1-Year ARP (Advance Replacement Warranty)

 

[1] Requires Optional AC-6328 SAS-to-Thunderbolt 2 RAID Controller
[2] Applies to Capacity Systems. Not Valid Outside the Continental US and Canadas

 

  Product Features

96tb capacity

Massive Capacity

Available in capacity options from 16TB up to 96TB per shelf (up to 384TB).
sas disk

12G SAS Interface

Supports 12Gb/s (6Gb/s) SATA, SAS  or Solid State disk drives.
for video

Optimized for Cinema

Designed for 2K/4K/6K resolution file formats and workflows.

 

 

 

performance

High Performance

Experience ultra-fast read and write speeds up to 2,000MB/s.

hot swap

Professional Grade

Professional-grade, How-swap components for 24/7 operation.

warranty

Service & Support

3-year factory warranty with the 1st year of advance replacement.

 

 

 

tbolt ready

Thunderbolt-Ready!

Instantly add high-speed desktop storage to any Thunderbolt enabled system.

massive capacity

Expandable Storage

Scale capacity by connecting additional DS316JS systems.


 

 

 

 

 

  Product Performance


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Performance (MB/s) Read Write


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  • READ: 1,965MB/s
WRITE: 1,551MB/s

Operating System

  • Mac OS 10.8.2

CPU/RAM

  • Quad Intel Xeon 2.8GHz / 16GB of RAM

Host Bus Adapter

  • ATTO R680

Disk Drive Model

  • 4TB, Hitachi UltraStar, 6Gb/s 7200RPM, 32MB Cache
 Benchmark Utility
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  • AJA System Test (Ver. 6.01)
  • File Size: 16GB
  • Video Frame Size: 4096x2160 10-bit RGB

Configuration

  • RAID 5, (1) Volume

 

 DS316JS PCI-e RAID Models

  SYSTEM MODEL
DESCRIPTION CAPACITY [1]
  DS316JS-F96TR Includes (16), 6TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and PCI-e 2.0 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS
96.0TB
  DS316JS-F64TR Includes (16), 4TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and PCI-e 2.0 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS
64.0TB
  DS316JS-F48TR Includes (16), 3TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and PCI-e 2.0 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS
48.0TB
  DS316JS-F32TR Includes (16), 2TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and PCI-e 2.0 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS

32.0TB
  DS316JS-F16TR Includes (16), 1TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and PCI-e 2.0 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS

16.0TB

  [1] Actual formatted capacity will depend on filesystem and selected RAID configuration.

 



 DS316JS Thunderbolt 2 RAID Models

  SYSTEM MODEL
DESCRIPTION CAPACITY [1]
  DS316JS-F96T2E Includes (16), 6TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and External Thunderbolt 2 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS
96.0TB
  DS316JS-F64T2E Includes (16), 4TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and External Thunderbolt 2 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS
64.0TB
  DS316JS-F48T2E Includes (16), 3TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and External Thunderbolt 2 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS
48.0TB
  DS316JS-F32T2E Includes (16), 2TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and External Thunderbolt 2 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS

32.0TB
  DS316JS-F16T2E Includes (16), 1TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Drives,
SAS Cables and External Thunderbolt 2 RAID Controller for
Windows, Linux & Mac OS

16.0TB

  [1] Actual formatted capacity will depend on filesystem and selected RAID configuration.

 


 

  Spare/Replacement Disk Drive Modules spare disk

  SYSTEM MODEL
DESCRIPTION CAPACITY [1]
  DS316-HDDSK-6T 6TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Module 6.0TB
  DS316-HDDSK-4T 3TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Module 4.0TB
  DS316-HDDSK-3T 3TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Module 3.0TB
  DS316-HDDSK-2T 2TB, 7.2K, 3.5" SATA Disk Module 2.0TB