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Adaptec 6805Q with maxCache™ 2.0
8 internal ports, low profile, SAS 2.0 and Gen 2 PCI-Express (PCIe) Unified Serial RAID controller with maxCache 2.0, Zero-Maintenance Cache Protection, and Intelligent Power Management delivers exceptional performance, advanced data protection, maximum scalability and the lowest total cost of ownership
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User and Install Guides
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 6/2017 (PDF 5MB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 4.5MB)
Command Line Interface v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 1.5MB)
Event Monitor v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 1.3MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Cooling & Airflow Guide (PDF 180KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Quick Install Guide 3/2014 (Multi Language) (PDF 2.8MB)
ReadMe
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe 08/2017 (PDF 603KB)
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v2.04.22665- ReadMe (PDF 904KB)
Release Notes
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Release Notes 8/2017 (PDF 21KB)
Infocenter (online html based documentation)
Documentation Infocenter - May 2016 (Online HTML)

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Archived User and Install Guides
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 9/2016 (PDF 5MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Cooling & Airflow Guide (PDF 180KB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.01.22270 - User's Guide (PDF 4.5MB)
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 4/2016 (PDF 5MB)
Command Line Interface v2.01.22270 - User's Guide (PDF 1.5MB)
Event Monitor v2.01.22270 - User's Guide (PDF 1.3MB)
Command Line Interface v1.08.21375 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
Adaptec Event Monitor v1.04.20853 - User's Guide (PDF 3MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Installation And User's Guide 6/2015 (PDF 5.3MB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.00.21811 - User's Guide (PDF 4.9MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.08.21375 - User's Guide (PDF 4.9MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.07.21229 - User's Guide (PDF 4.4MB)
Command Line Interface v1.07.21229 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Installation And User's Guide 3/2014 (PDF 5.3MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.06.21062 - User's Guide (PDF 4.9MB)
Command Line Interface v1.06.21062 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.05.20942 - User's Guide (PDF 4.5MB)
Command Line Interface v1.05.20942 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.04.20853 - User's Guide (PDF 6.6MB)
Command Line Interface v1.04.20853 - User's Guide (PDF 3.4MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Installation And User's Guide 12/2012 (PDF 4.6MB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Quick Install Guide 12/2012 (Multi Language) (PDF 2.7MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.00.20206 - User's Guide (PDF 4.2MB)
Command Line Interface v1.00.20206 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v7.31.18856 - User's Guide (PDF 2.7MB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 5/2012 (PDF 3.4MB)
Command Line Interface v7.31.18856 - User's Guide (PDF 469KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Quick Install Guide 5/2012 (Multi Language) (PDF 3.4MB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v7.30.18837 - User's Guide (PDF 2.7MB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 12/2011 (PDF 3.4MB)
Command Line Interface v7.30.18837 - User's Guide (PDF 469KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Quick Install Guide 12/2011 (Multi Language) (PDF 3.4MB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v7.00.18786 - User's Guide (PDF 2.7MB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 07/2011 (PDF 2.5MB)
Command Line Interface v7.00.18786- User's Guide (PDF 359KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Quick Install Guide 07/2011 (Multi Language) (PDF 360KB)
Archived ReadMe
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe 01/2017 (PDF 603KB)
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe 01/2017 (PDF 603KB)
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe 11/2016 (PDF 652KB)
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v2.02.22404 - ReadMe (PDF 516KB)
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v2.01.22270 - ReadMe (PDF 516KB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - ReadMe June 2015 (PDF 47KB)
Adaptec maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v2.00.21811 - ReadMe (PDF 461KB)
Adaptec maxView Storage Manager v1.08.21375 - ReadMe (PDF 46KB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - ReadMe March 2014 (PDF 42KB)
Adaptec maxView Storage Manager v1.07.21229 - ReadMe (PDF 48KB)
Adaptec maxView Storage Manager v1.06.21062 - ReadMe (PDF 46KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v1.05.20942 - ReadMe (PDF 46KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe December 2012 (PDF 32KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v1.04.20853 - ReadMe (PDF 47KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v1.00.20206 - ReadMe (PDF 31KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe May 2012 (PDF 48KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v7.31.18856 - ReadMe (PDF 48KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe Feb 2012 (PDF 48KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe Dec 2011 (PDF 44KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v7.30.18837 - ReadMe (PDF 48KB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe July 2011 (PDF 30KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v7.00.18786 - ReadMe (PDF 32KB)
Archived Release Notes
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Release Notes 11/2016 (PDF 21KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19176, Driver b41013, Storage Manager 1.08.21375 (PDF 21KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19147, Driver b30850, Storage Manager 1.07.21229 (PDF 19KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19147, Driver b30850, Storage Manager 1.06.21062 (PDF 21KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19147, Driver b30850, Storage Manager 1.05.20942 (PDF 18KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19109, Driver b19076, Storage Manager 1.04.20859 (PDF 15KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19109, Driver b30034, maxView Storage Manager 1.01.20324 (PDF 16KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19109, Driver b30034, maxView Storage Manager 1.01.20323 (PDF 20KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19109, Driver b30034, Storage Manager 1.00.20206 (PDF 17KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b19076, Driver b19076, Storage Manager 7.31.18856 (PDF 17KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b18668, Driver b18668, Storage Manager 7.30.18837 (PDF 17KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b18512, Driver b18495, Storage Manager 7.00.18786 (PDF 16KB)
Archived Infocenter (online html based documentation)
Documentation Infocenter - June 2015 (Online HTML)
Infocenter: Firmware b19147, Driver b30850, Storage Manager 1.05.20942 (Online HTML)
Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
Fedora
Debian Linux
Ubuntu Linux
Sun Solaris
FreeBSD
VMware ESX

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 17137
Benefits
  Supports Adaptec maxCache SSD caching with any SSDs.
Unified Serial storage controller supports both SATA and SAS devices.
Ideal for I/O intensive storage applications requiring low latency; NAS, OLTP servers, web servers, database, and digital surveillance.
Key Differentiators
 

Adaptec maxCache™ SSD caching support
Intelligent Power Management

Customer Needs
  High I/O transaction and high bandwidth processing.
Form Factor
  MD2 Low-Profile
Cache Memory

512MB of DDR2 memory

RAID Levels
RAID levels 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6, 10, 50 and 60
Key RAID Features

• Supports Adaptec maxCache SSD caching with any SSD
• Supports SSD cache pool capacity up to 1TB
• Supports up to 8 SSDs in cache pool
• Supports 8 direct-attached or up to 256 SATA or SAS disk drives
  using SAS expanders
• RAID levels 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6, 10, 50 and 60
• Quick initialization
• Online Capacity Expansion
• Copyback Hot Spare
• Dynamic caching algorithm
• Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
• Background initialization
• Hot-plug drive support
• RAID Level Migration 
• Hot spares – global, dedicated, and pooled
• Automatic/manual rebuild of hot spares
• SAF-TE enclosure management
• Configurable stripe size
• S.M.A.R.T. support
• Up to 512TB array sizes
• Multiple arrays per disk drive
• Bad stripe table
• Dynamic sector repair
• Staggered drive spin-up
• Bootable array support
• Optimized Disk Utilization

Bus System Interface Type
8-lane PCIe Gen2
Internal Connectors

2 internal (SFF-8087) Mini SAS

Data Transfer Rate
6 Gb/s per port
Package Contents
• Adaptec maxCache 6805Q Controller with AFM-600
• Additional low profile vented bracket
Warranty
3 years

Management Utilities

Adaptec maxView Storage Manager
• Web based GUI Management Utility
• OS Support|Windows, Linux, Solaris VMware
• Remote configuration, monitoring & notification
• Remote firmware updates
• SMI-S Support
• SMTP

ARCCONF
• Command Line Interface

Adaptec BIOS Utility (ACU)
• BIOS level configuration utility
• Flashable BIOS support

Physical Size

2.5" H x 6.6" L (64mm x 167mm)

Operating Temperature

0°C to 50°C* (with 200 LFM airflow; without battery)

Note: This Adaptec card contains a powerful RAID processor which requires adequate airflow to operate reliably. Please install this card only into server or PC chassis with recommended airflow (200 LFM).

* Ambient temperature measured 1" away from the RAID processor

Operating Voltage

0.17 A @ 3.3 VDC
1.25 A @ 12.0 VDC

Regulatory Certification

CE, FCC, UL,  C-tick, VCCI, KCC

Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)

860,953 hours at 40 degree C.

 

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