The AIC MiniBOD MiniSAS Portable Enclosure
Here we get our first look at the enclosure. The height is right at 8.5 inches tall and it comes with eight drive sleds that use 2.5 inch form factor drives. Even the tallest 15mm spec drives are supported so you could use the latest 1TB 2.5 inch drives if desired. 8TB of unformatted capacity in less than 9 inches is quite impressive.
If green is not your color then there is no need to worry about that. AIC also has bezels in several different colors. I think my pick would have been the red one.
The enclosure uses a steel case and is less than 10 inches deep.
On the back we see the power switch at the top, the four MiniSAS ports that will allow you to chain several units together, the dual silent 80mm fans that are held in place with rubber sound dampening hardware and at the bottom the port for plugging in the external power source.
The sound dampening hardware is really the stand out here. In an audio environment like a studio an engineer always wants silent storage but making that hardware portable is now possible.
When I say the MIniBOD is portable I truly meant it. At the top of the AIC MiniBOD is a leather handle that makes transporting the unit very easy.
AIC also includes a travel bag that has dedicated space for the main enclosure, included external PSU and power cable. Also included with the package was a user manual, screws for mounting the hardware and a system for transferring LED activity back to the enclosure if you want to monitor the SAS drives for failure by the LEDs.
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