ULTRAbloc 320 JBOD
The ULTRAbloc™ 320 JBOD provides a highly flexible, high performance Ultra320 JBOD storage solution that offers unprecedented investment protection as Ultra320 technology evolves. User maintainable, the ULTRAbloc delivers exceptional functionality that can be tailored to a broad range of applications. The midplane contains no active components, support 640 MB/s aggregate bandwidth in split bus mode, and the system is downward compatible to Ultra2. The ULTRAbloc features hot-swappable, redundant power supply modules with dual inputs, advanced cooling modules and disk drives, as well as redundant environmental monitoring and I/O modules.
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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

Select your operating system or software below

Bios Updates and Other Downloadable Files

Bios Updates and Other Downloads


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

Product Documentation
Adaptec Storage Examiner User Guide ver2.3 (PDF 994 KB)
ULTRAbloc User Guide (PDF 1 MB)
ULTRAbloc Quick Install Guide (PDF 1 MB)
Customer Needs
  Cost-effective SCSI JBOD solution for DAS and PCI RAID
System Environment
  Adaptec Storage Examiner management GUI under Windows, Solaris, Linux.
Data Transfer Rate
Dual Ultra320 SCSI busses, 320 MB/s each (640 MB/s total)Note: Limited to Ultra160 SCSI speed in single bus mode
Package Contents
ULTRAbloc U320 JBOD including:3U Ultra320 SCSI drive enclosure14 drive slots2 Power Supply Units2 Advanced Cooling ModulesPower cordsHardware Installation GuideCD containing:Adaptec Storage Examiner management softwareUser Manual and Quick Install Guide (PDF)
3-year warranty on subsystems (5 year warranty on SCSI drives)

Product Description

3U, 14-drive Ultra320 SCSI JBOD solution

Key Differentiators

Adaptec Storage Examiner for monitoring and firmware downloads


Ultra320 SCSI

Hot-swap and Redundant Components

Disk drives, Power supplies, AC power cords, cooling modules, Concentrator Services Modules (not hot-swappable) Enclosure Services Modules (not hot-swappable)

Number of RAID Controllers


Host/Device Data Burst Rate

Up to two buses at 320MB/s, 640MB/s

Number of Host Channels

One or Two

Number of Device Channels

One or Two

Bus Configurations

Single or Dual Bus

Backplane Design

Single Backplane Design

Error Notification

In-band (SES or SAF-TE), audible alarms, FRU revision and serial number reporting, events reported to Storage Examiner

Number of Drive Bays


Drive Types

3.5" form factor, 1.0" height

Drive Capacity

18GB, 36GB, 73GB, 146GB (10K RPM and 15K RPM)

Maximum Capacity per Enclosure


Advanced RAID Features


Input Voltage

85 264 VAC (autoranging)

Input Current

100-240 VAC @10-5 A

Input Frequency



H- 5.22 inches W- 17.5 inches D- 20 inches


60Lbs (with drives)