Adaptec Serial ATA RAID 1210SA
The two-port Adaptec Serial ATA RAID 1210SA provides cost-effective storage connectivity and data protection for desktops, workstations and sub-entry servers. Featuring Adaptec HostRAID, the controller supports up to two Serial ATA drives with RAID levels 0, 1, and JBOD. Managed by Adaptec Storage Manager.
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Note: Only drivers that are not included or embedded within a supported operating system are listed below. To see a complete list of supported operating systems see the Product Specifications

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Bios Updates and Other Downloadable Files

Bios Updates and Other Downloads


Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows XP

Storage Manager

Storage Manager Downloads

SuSE Linux

SuSE Linux 8

Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 10937
Product Documentation
Adaptec Storage Manager v4.30 - User's Guide (PDF 3 MB)
Command Line Utility v4.30 - User's Guide (PDF 327 KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v4.30 - Readme (PDF 52 KB)
User Guide for Adaptec Serial ATA RAID 1210SA (PDF 816 KB)
  Low-cost Serial ATA RAID controller for data protection and increased performance.
Key Differentiators
  • 48-bit LBA supports drive sizes larger than 137GB
  • Supports bootable arrays
  • Adaptec Storage Manager simplifies array creation and management through pop-up tips and online help.
  • Customer Needs
      Ideal for desktop and workstations as well as sub-entry servers requiring RAID mirroring or striping
    System Environment

    Max. physical disk drive size: 1TB

    RAID Levels
    0, 1, JBOD
    Key RAID Features
  • Background initialization
  • Support bootable arrays
  • Number of devices
    Up to 2 Serial ATA drives

    Bus System Interface Type

    32-bit/66MHz PCI
    Internal Connectors
    Two Serial ATA ports
    Data Transfer Rate
    Up to 1.5 Gbits/sec per port
    System Requirements
    • Pentium or equivalent PC with available 3.3V or 5V PCI slot
    • 32-bit PCI bus 2.2 compliant, CD-ROM drive
    • Floppy disk drive
    Package Contents
    • Adaptec Serial ATA RAID 1210SA
    • Quick Installation Guide booklet
    • Bootable CD-ROM with RAID management software, device drivers and documentation
    • Two 1-meter Serial ATA cables
    • Low-profile bracket (in addition to full-size bracket installed on card)
    3 years

    Device Support

  • Up to two Serial ATA disk drives
  • 48-bit LBA supports drive sizes larger than 137 GByte

  • Board dimensions

    Low-profile card: 2.5 inch H x 6.6 inch L
    6.4 cm H x 16.8 cm L

    Operating temperature

    0° to 55° C

    Power consumption

    0.3 amps@+5V

    Regulatory Certification

    FCC, UL, C-tick, CE, VCC