Areca ARC-1882P (XMC x8 RAID Controller)

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Product Highlights


SAS Mezzanine Board


✵ Dual core 800MHz ROC I/O processor

✵ One XMC sites supporting PCIe3.0 x8

✵ Support up to 8 external SAS ports 6Gb/s throughput at each port

✵ Supports up to (128) 6Gb/s SAS,SATA or SSD drives using SAS expanders

✵ Support up to 1GB DDR3-1333 cache

✵ Support optional battery backup module (BBM)

✵ Board level hardware encryption

✵ SES2, SMP and SGPIO enclosure management

✵ Redundant flash image for adapter availability

✵ Dual SFF-8470 front panel connectors

✵ Front panel LEDs for global fault and activity

✵ Broad operating support including Windows, Linux (open source),FreeBSD (open source), Soaris (open source), Mac and VMware


XMC x8 RAID Controllers

The ARC-1882P is a high performance XMC (PMC with high-speed serial fabric interconnect Mezzanine Card) that is ideal for ruggedized systems requiring high bandwidth storage.

It is based on the ROC I/O controller, equipped with 8 ports of either SAS or SATA connectivity at 6.0 Gb/s per ports. Features include high performance dual core ROC processor,

1GB DDR3-1333 memory and high speed PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. A heat-sink is provided adequate cooling for the dual core ROC controller and conducts heat to front bracket. 

ARC-1882P can be used on Video/IR systems and Signal Intelligence, etc. Application areas can be found in markets such as medical, military, aerospace and automation.



 Operating Systems


  • Microsoft Windows
  • Red Hat Linux, Centos Linux, SUSE Linux, Fedora, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux
  • XenServer
  • unRAID
  • FreeBSD
  • OpenBSD
  • VMware ESXi
  • macOS

  XMC x8 Gen 3 RAID Controller
Host Bus Interface PCIe 3.0 x8 Lane XMC
Ports 8 x external
Drive Connectors 2 x SFF-8470
Data Transfer Rate Up to 6Gb/s per port
Cache Memory 1GB on-board DDR3-1333 SDRAM with ECC protection
BBM Support ARC-6120BA-T121
Physical Dimensions 140(L) x 74(H) mm
Power Dissipation Typical: 12.51W
Operating Temperature 0 °C to 60 °C
Operating Humidity 10% to 85%, non-condensing
RAID Levels RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
RAID-on-Chip Controller Dual Core RAID-on-Chip 800MHz
Key Features
  • Multiple RAID 0 and RAID 10(1E) support (RAID 00 and RAID100)
  • Support RAID 1 - Multi Mirroring and Mirrored Pass-Through Disk
  • Multiple RAID selection
  • Configurable stripe size up to 1MB
  • Support HDD firmware update
  • Online array roaming
  • Online RAID level/stripe size migration
  • Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously
  • Instant availability and background initialization
  • Support global and dedicated hot spare
  • Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and rebuilding
  • Support for native 4K and 512 byte sector SAS and SATA devices
  • Support intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life