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Sonnet Fusion DX800 64TB RAID with 6Gb PCIe RAID Controller

8-drive SATA Storage System with Internal SAS Expander
Part No: SON-DX8SR-64TB

If you’re working in HD, you need fast and reliable storage. If you’re doing a lot of work in HD, you also need easy expandability and improved file protection. Sonnet’s Fusion DX800RAID storage systems deliver breakthrough performance and proven data safety to meet those needs with affordable, direct attached disk arrays. Fusion DX800RAID storage systems are designed for work environments where high performance and fault tolerance are critical, and simple expandability a must. They are fast enough to easily handle uncompressed HD while protecting the data at the same time, yet flexible enough to be configured for any workflow.

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Product Description


These systems are ideal for use in mixed environments—various operating systems, editing applications and output demands requiring the flexibility and interoperability that Fusion DX800RAID storage systems provide. Fusion DX800RAID systems support OS X, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Linux. They are compatible with capture cards from AJA, Blackmagic Design, Matrox, and Bluefish444, and work with all mainstream video editing applications including Apple Final Cut Pro X, and Adobe® Premiere Pro.


Large Capacity

64TB of storage

High Performance

A single Fusion DX800RAID system with eight drives (configured as RAID 5) delivers up to 870 MB/sec read, 880 MB/sec write data transfers

File Protection

Fusion DX800RAID supports RAID levels 4, 5, and 6 to protect data in case of a drive failure (two drives with RAID 6) while maintaining great performance

Enhanced Data Security

Fusion DX800RAID systems monitor drive performance and automatically map out bad sectors to prevent drive failures, and provides data recovery tools in case a RAID group can’t be rebuilt and is taken offline

Monitored Operation

SES (SCSI Enclosure Services) and S.M.A.R.T. data reporting provide realtime monitoring of the enclosure and drives

Quality Components

Universal 100–240V, 50/60Hz power supply; quiet fans

Easy, Economical Expandability

Internal SAS expander enables you to connect up to 16 DX800RAID enclosures to a single Sonnet RAID controller card

Better Windows Support

Overcomes volume size limit in Windows XP Pro 32-bit to fully support volumes up to 16TB

Quick Status Indicators

Drive Activity, Drive Presence, Power, SES, and Link LED indicators


Additional Information



  • Warranty: 5-year
  • eSATA Interface Speed: 6 Gb/s
  • Data Transfer Speed: Up to 1300 MB/s read, 1385 MB/sec write, depending on configuration
  • Supported Drive Configurations: Hardware-based JBOD; RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, and 10
  • Supported Video Formats: 2K (2048 x 1556) LOG RGB, 10-bit 1080 4:4:4 HD, uncompressed 8-bit 1080i HD, ProRes 422, DV, HDV, DVCPRO, and uncompressed SD


Sonnet 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID Controller Card

  • Bus Interface: PCI Express x8
  • External Connectors: Two mini-SAS
  • RAID Processor: Intel IOP348
  • Firmware: Flash-ROM upgradeable to latest firmware version
  • RoHS Compliant: Yes

DX800RAID Drive Enclosure

  • External Connectors: Two mini-SAS
  • Drives Supported: 3 & 1.5 Gb per second Serial ATA; up to 7,200 RPM
  • Power Supply: 300W, 100-240V, 50/60Hz Universal
  • Operating Temperature: +41º F to +104º F (5º C to +40º C)
  • Noise: Fusion DX800RAID: 42 dBA (Ambient Office: 40-50 dBA)
  • RoHS Compliant: Yes

Dimensions and Weight

  • Dimensions WxDxH:7.4 x 15.8 x 11.2 in (18.7 x 40.1 x 28.6 cm)
  • Weight (with drives)28.1 lbs (12.7 kg)

What's in the box

  • Desktop disk enclosure
  • One Sonnet 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID controller card
  • Eight 3.5" drive modules
  • One Power cord
  • Two 2-meter mini-SAS cables
  • Software CD
  • User’s guides