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The ARO-1130CA RAID Option Card turns a PC workstation equipped with Adaptec SCSI and RAIDport II technology into a powerful performance engine. Advanced caching technology delivers unrivaled productivity gains--up to a twofold performance increase for specific applications.
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Bios Updates and Other Downloadable Files

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Microsoft Windows NT

Hardware Installation
aic-7890 features (html 72 kb)
dimm compatibility list (html 68 kb)
aro compatibility list (html 75 kb)
Product Documentation
Install Guide for the ARO-1130CA (PDF 678 KB)
Cache Memory
Write Cache--Write-back and Write-through

Bus System Interface Type

32-bit PCI Local Bus plus RAIDport II socket connector
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 133-MByte/sec burst rate
System Requirements
PC workstation featuring a PCI-RAIDport II slotOne or more SCSI disk drives attached to the motherboard 64-MBytes of system memory Windows NT Workstation 4.0 or 3.51Visit Adaptec's web site at to verify PC workstation compatibility
Package Contents
ARO-1130CA RAID Option Card with 16-MByte EDO DIMM installedArray1000CA Family Manager Set software for Windows NT Workstation 4.0Adaptec ArrayConfig CA initial boot array installation softwareAdaptec CI/O Workstation Array Management softwareARO-1130CA user documentation set Note: ARO-1130CA RAID Option Card works with PC workstation featuring PCI-RAIDport II slot.

Supported Protocols

SCSI Ultra,
and Wide (8- and 16-bit) 20 MHz

RAID Technology

Data striping (RAID 0) for performance
Mirroring (RAID 1) for fault tolerance
Hot Swap
Hot Spare
Automatic Rebuild

Array Configuration Features

Installation Wizard
Bootable Arrays

Board Dimensions

4.2" x 7.825" (10.67 cm x 19.89 cm)

Power Consumption

5V +/- 5%

Operating Characteristics

41 F to 131 F(5 C to 55 C)
20% to 90%, non-condensing Relative Humidity

Storage Characteristics

-67 f to 203 F(-55 C to 95 C)