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Cache-A Archive Appliance Pro-Cache5 LTO-5 & Pro-Cache6 LTO-6


Pro-Cache LTO Data Tape Deck

Pro-Cache adds features demanded by media industry professionals to the basic archiving package delivered in Prime-Cache. Plenty of disk space allows you to organize your content, stage items for archiving, even use the Cache-A share for general NAS applications. Additional ports expand direct attached storage connectivity options with eSATA and ExpressCard interfaces. And, a SAS port on the back of every unit will allow for future library expansion.

Built into a sturdy 3 RU half rack housing this model features an internal RAID configurational as striped for maximum speed (RAID0) or for 100% protection with mirrored reliability (RAID1).With its additional ExpressCard and eSATA connections, this unit is ideal for fast archiving of direct connected storage.

Pro-Cache Product Specifications

LTO Drive Specs

  • Native Capacity
    • 1500GB LTO-5 – 2500GB LTO-6
  • Average Access Time
    • 52 Seconds LTO-5 – 50 Seconds LTO-6
      from BOT
  • Average Load Time
    • 19 Seconds LTO-5 – 24 Seconds LTO-6
  • Rewind Time
    • 96 Seconds LTO-5 – 98 Seconds LTO-6
      from EOT
  • MTBF
    • 250,000 Hours
  • Uncorrected Error Rate
    • 1×10^17

Media Specs

  • Archival Life
    • 30 years
  • Durability
    • 5,000 load/unload cycles

Physical Specs

  • Power
    • 120VAC / 240VAC 50/60 Hz, auto-ranging
    • 200 Watts
  • Dimensions
    • 5.25″ (3 RU) x 8.5″ x 14.5″
      133 mm x 216 mm x 368 mm

Pro-Cache System Specs

  • Sustained Transfer Rate
    • up to 80 MB/s
      (network transfers)
    • up to 130 MB/s
      (direct attached)
  • Hard Disk Drive Capacity
    • 2 x 3000 GB –
      user configurable for RAID 0/1
  • Connectivity
    • GB Ethernet Port
    • USB Ports X 6 (2 front, 4 rear)
    • eSATA Connection
    • ExpressCard Slot
    • SAS Interface
    • VGA Monitor, Mouse & Keyboard for Maintenance
  • IP Services
    • NFS – Unix/Linux
    • SMB/CIFS – Windows
    • afp – MacOS
    • Bonjour / ZeroConf
    • FTP
    • HTTP for status, management, configuration and file transfer control
    • “Support-Connect” for full remote service capability
  • API
    • JSON / html cgi


Pro-Cache Rack Kit

Pro-Cache Rack kits allow rack mounting of one unit on the right or left side or two units side by side.

Rack Kit CA-RK001 provides rack ears, handles, joining places and screws

Filler Kit CA-RK002 provides a steel filler for mounting a single Pro-Cache

Pro-Cache Rack Mount Kit right

For more information about Cache-A Family of products, or to place an order, call (310) 922-1631


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