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8-bay mini-SAS Drive Enclosure

Mac / PC / mini-SAS
Up to 48TB of storage in a single, portable enclosure.
Massive Storage To Go For Video
Compact and portable too
Standing no more than 12 inches tall and only 5 inches wide, the ST8 Series is the market's most compact eight drive system enclosure to fit anywhere without taking much room. For field editing applications, the ST8 can also be made portable as it comes equipped with a grip handle that you can choose to install yourself, making creative contents mobile convenient and less bulky.
Ruggedly built with aluminum cooling
The ST8 is built tough with all aluminum surroundings to protect the enclosed drives, but when in operation, cools the system faster! Moreover, the system is equipped with 2 large quiet fans for continuous drawing away heat from the inside of the system for you drive to run comfortably.
Secure with confidence, remove with ease
Equipped with removable hard drive trays, installing or removing a drive would be absolutely hassle-free. There are no extra wires to attach, simply insert the drive to the designated slot and go! Each drive tray is also equipped with a locking mechanism to secure the drive into place to keep the drives and data safe.

Product Specifications:

Stardom Part Number

  • ST8-U5

Host Interface / Ports

  • 2x Mini SAS port (36pin)

Mechanisms Supported

  • Supports eight identical 3.5" SATA (Serial ATA) hard drives up to 6.0TB each.

Drive Rotation Speed

  • Varies with drive mechanisms installed

Drive Cache Size

  • Varies with drive mechanisms installed

Data Transfer Rate

  • mini-SAS up to 6.0Gbps (600MB/s)

System Requirements

  • Mac OS 10.2.8 or later
  • Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista™ or later
  • Computer with mini-SAS port

Case Material

  • Aluminium for optimized heat dissipation


  • Two 9cm Ball Bearing Fans

Power Supply

  • 100-240V 120W External Power adaptor (CB, cUL, UL, TUV, CE)
  • Input: AC 100-240V, 50-60Hz
  • Output: DC +12V/14A, +5V/17A


  • CE, FCC


  • Operating: 5°C ~ 40°C
  • Non-Operating: -20°C ~ 70°C


  • Operating: 20%RH ~ 80%RH
  • Non-Operating: 10%RH ~ 90%RH


  • Height: 282mm
  • Width: 142mm
  • Depth: 228mm


  • 5.8 kg


Manufacturer provided specifications for Stardom p/n ST8-U5 UPC#: 884826502418



  • SOHOTANK ST8-U5 Enclosure
  • (8) Drive trays
  • Mini SAS cable (36pin to 36pin) x 2
  • Power cord
  • Manual
Stardom SOHOTANK ST8-U5 8-bay mini-SAS Drive Enclosure Mfr P/N: ST8-U5 OWC SKU: RTIST8U5 Massive storage to go for video. Ruggedly built 8 drive storage system with optional grip handle (included) for portability. Stardom 2 Year Limited Warranty
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