Adaptec ATA RAID 1200A
This 32-bit PCI ATA/100 RAID card is targeted for entry-level servers, workstations and rackmount servers using ATA hard drives. The two 40-pin connectors support up to 4 drives with a maximum transfer rate of 100 MB per second per channel. Supports JBOD and RAID Levels 0, 1, and 0/1
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Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows Millennium
Microsoft Windows NT
Microsoft Windows XP

Hardware Installation
how to install your adaptec pci card (html 74 kb)
Product Documentation
Install and User's Guide for the Adaptec ATA RAID 1200A (PDF 2 MB)
Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Server
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  Ideal for RAID workstation and sub entry-level servers requiring up to four ATA/100 or ATA/66 disk drives
Key Differentiators
  Supports bootable arrays
Customer Needs
  Ideal for ATA servers and workstations requiring basic mirroring/striping functionality
System Environment
RAID Levels
RAID 0, 1, 0/1, JBOD
Key RAID Features
Low-profile form factor for rackmount server platform
Supports bootable arrays
Hot spare support
Number of devices
Up to 4 ATA 66/100 disk drives; 48-bit LBA supports drive sizes larger than 137GB

Bus System Interface Type

32-bit PCI
External Connectors
Internal Connectors
Two 40-pin connectors
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 100 MB/sec per channel
System Requirements
  • Pentium 266 MHz Processor or higher system
  • PCI 2.2 or previous version compliant
  • An available, unobstructed PCI slot that supports Bus Mastering
  • A minimum of one ATA drive
  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
  • Floppy Disk Drive
  • 64 MB or more of system memory
  • 5 MB of free hard disk space for the Adaptec ATA RAID Management Software
Package Contents
  • Adaptec ATA RAID 1200A card
  • CD containing Adaptec RAID Management Software Suite
  • Documentation
  • Drivers
  • Installation Manual
  • Two 40-pin, 80-wire ATA/100 cables
3 years
Supports RAID 0, 1, 0/1, JBOD
Not expandable

Board Dimensions

6.62 inch L x 2.50 inch H
16.81 cm L x 6.35 cm H

Power Consumption

0.15 Amps @ 5V

Operating Characteristics

32 F to 131 F (0 C to 55 C)