RSS38 Rugged 3U Storage System

Field tested, failsafe, and long life performance in extreme conditions. Crystal Group provides a SAS direct attached storage array that is 20” deep. With an all aluminum chassis weighing in at 40 pounds, the RSS38 provides high storage capability in a small package.

RSS38 Rugged 3U Storage System
  • All aluminum construction – 40 lbs. fully loaded
  • Easily installed on Jonathan® rails or Crystal glides
  • Rugged 3U, rack mounted 20” depth
  • Versatility with up to eight 3.5” or sixteen 2.5” drives
  • Rear I/O for power and SAS connections
  • Offers maximum airflow with three 80mm, high speed, high volume, low noise fans
  • Integrated RAID controller
Environmental Standards
MIL-STD-810, Operational Temperature, Method 501/502 Procedure I/II -15°C to +55°C,-40°C operational with temperature kit and SSD
MIL-STD-810, Storage, Method 501, Procedure I/II -55°C to +85°C
MIL-STD-810, Humidity, Method 507, Procedure II 240 hours with humidity kit
MIL-STD-810, Altitude, Method 500 12,500ft operation, 40,000ft transport
MIL-STD-810, Vibration, Method 514, Procedure I 4.63 GRMS, 5-2,000Hz, 60 min/axis with solid state drives + vibration kits
MIL-S-901, Grade A With solid state drives + shock kits
MIL-S-901, Grade B
Electromagnetic Compatibility Standards
Some standards may require an internal kit
FCC Class A
Form Factor 3U
Height 5.25" (13.34cm)
Width 17.5" (44.45cm) (Accepts Crystal Slides and Jonathan Rails) EIA-310 Rack Compliant
Depth 20" (50.8cm)
External Bays
Option 1 Sixteen removable 2.5” SATA or SAS HDDs
Option 2 Eight removable 3.5” SATA or SAS HDDs
Three high speed, thermostatically controlled, low noise fans
Option 1 Jonathan Rails
Option 2 Crystal Glides
Power Supply
600W AC, 120/240VAC 50/60Hz w/PFC, 115VAC 400Hz
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