The A12S3-PS proves to be more than just a powerful storage.

A12S3-PS With 12 units of SAS/SATA/SSD HDD support, over 2500MB/s read and 2000 MB/s write performance, making A12S3-PS both powerful yet versatile to handle most tasks associated with 4K editing software and storages. A12S3-PS based on PCIe3.0 technology offer both impressive speed and capacity, which is why production companies select ExaSAN to avoid the high cost and complexity associated with more traditional DAS and SAN solution.

Technical Specifications

  • 12 Bay, maximum 3 JBOD
  • Compatible with C1M, PCIe to Thunderbolt converter
  • Supports RAID Level 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
  • PCIe 3.0 32 Gb bandwidth
  • Compatible with 3.5” and 2.5” SATA/SAS/SSD enterprise hard disks
  • PCIe SAN ready
  • Single or redundant power option (A12S3-PS plus & A12S3-SJ plus)
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One workstation attachs to one A12S3-PS

  • Performance: up to approximately 2500 MB/s
  • Max. Capacity: 120TB
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JBOD Expansion : A12S3-SJ

  • 12 Bay enclosure
  • Mini SAS HD interface
  • One A12S3-PS RAID system supports up to three A12S3-SJ for storage capacity expansion, the total capacity is 384TB (fully loaded with 8TB hard drive)
  • JBOD Compatible with 3.5” and 2.5” SATA/SAS/SSD enterprise hard disks
  • PCIe SAN ready

Ultra Speed Double DAS

For users who seek extreme speed, Accusys ExaSAN offers the Z2D HBA card, striping two RAID systems to double the speed. A12S3-PS 12-bay PCIe3.0 RAID system, the total throughput achieved can be up to 4000 MB/s. Even a single A12S3-PS can get 2500 MB/s and process multiple video streams.

Optional Selection


PCIe to Thunderbolt 2.0 converter package includes 50cm Thunderbolt cable and power adaptor.


Dual port card for connecting two units of A12S3-PS to achieve double the speed and double the capacity.


10M, 30M, 50M and 100M optical cables to choose from.


Choose from a selection of PCIe2.0 switch to create your SAN environment.