Adaptec SC4100 JBOD
The Adaptec SC4100 offers increased performance, flexibility, and reliability while minimizing the risk of migrating to a new technology. It delivers transfer rates of up to 320 MByte/sec per bus, and incorporates a number of additional features to ensure data integrity, improve bus utilization, and increase speeds. Incorporating PCI based RAID into the solution offers an additional layer of reliability and delivers increased transfer rates.
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Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows NT
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows XP

Red Hat Linux

Red Hat Linux 7
Red Hat Linux 8

SuSE Linux

SuSE Linux 7
SuSE Linux 8


Sun Solaris

Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
RedHat Linux 8.0 (2.4 Kernel)
  High performance Ultra320 SCSI JBOD solution fully implements the Ultra320 SCSI feature set.
Key Differentiators
  This generation incorporates a number of additional features to ensure data integrity, improve bus utilization, and increase speeds.
Customer Needs
  Increased performance, flexibility, and reliability. Mature SCSI technology.
System Environment
  Adaptec Storage Examiner management GUI under Windows, Linux.
  Up to a maximum of 12 drives (3.6 TB) capacity per subsystem (with 300GB drives)
Hot Swap and Redundant Components
  • Two independent AC power inlets
  • Two advanced power and cooling modules (APC)
  • Enclosure services module (hot-swappable, not redundant)
  • Up to 12 drives
  • No active components on data path
Network or Host Interface
Two Ultra320 SCSI ports
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 320 MByte/sec per bus (640 Mbytes/sec, aggregate bandwidth)
Package Contents
  • Storage enclosure pre-configured for dual bus mode
  • Quick Install Guide
  • CD containing Adaptec Storage Examiner management software and user documentation
  • (Disk drives sold separately)
3-year warranty on subsystems (5 year warranty on SCSI disk drives)

Enclosure Service Module

Provides SCSI bus input and output connections and SCSI bus termination

Bus configurations

  • The default configuration is dual bus of six drives each
  • Joiner module can be used to join the buses, providing a single SCSI bus of 12 drives

Disk drive interface

12 Ultra320 SCSI disk drives on a single bus or two buses of six drives

Measured performance

Up to 370 MB/s (sustained reads), 200 MB/s (sustained writes), 50,000 I/Os

Maximum cable lengths

Up to 5 meters per bus

Pedestal cabinet dimensions

19.5in H x 4.6in W x 21.5in D (49.53cm H x 11.7cm W x 54.6cm D) Weight with drives: 60 lbs (27 kg) max

Rackmount enclosure dimensions

3.5in H x 17.6in W x 19.5in D (8.9cm H x 44.7cm W x 49.53cm D) Weight with drives: 60 lbs (27 kg) max


Temperature, advanced power and cooling modules including fan speed control, disk drives, and I/O module(s)

Failure notification

SES and SAF-TE, LEDs, audible alarms, FRU (field replaceable unit) revision and serial number reporting, events reported to Adaptec Storage Examiner software

Disk drives

300GB 10K rpm SCSI
146GB 10K rpm SCSI
73GB 10K rpm SCSI

146GB 15K rpm SCSI
73GB 15K rpm SCSI
36GB 15K rpm SCSI

AC Power

Input voltage: Autoranging, 85-264 VAC
Input frequency: 47-63Hz
Power factor correction: Per EN61000-3-2
Input current: 100-240 VAC @ 4-2.5 A
Output power: 491 W peak, 430 W average

Operating temperature

0° to 40° C

Temperature gradient

20° C per hour

Relative humidity

5 to 95 percent (non-condensing)


-200 to 10,000 feet

Shock tolerance

5G @ 11ms, 1/2 sine wave pulse

Vibration tolerance

0.2G @ 5 Hz to 350 Hz

Electromagnetic emissions standards

CE Mark, EN55022 Class A, EN61000 Class A, FCC Class A, Canadian DOC Class A, VCCI Class A

Safety standards

UL 1950, CSA 22.2-950, EN 60950

Quality standards

Manufactured under an ISO 9002 registered quality system