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iR2623:  High-Efficient Triple-Bay RAID Storage (fits in Dual CD-ROM Bay, Supports 3 x SATA Disks, RAID and JBOD Configurations)

The iR2623 Efficient RAID Storage System is an advanced storage solution designed for seamless data management and security. Engineered to fit effortlessly into dual 5.25-inch CD-ROM bays, this unit meets the rigorous demands of today's Industrial PC (IPC) applications. With a design focus on flexibility, speed, and reliability, the iR2623 establishes itself as a leader in efficient storage solutions.

 

Features

 

1.  Compact Size: Space-Saving Design: The iR2623 is uniquely designed to fit perfectly into two 5.25-inch CD-ROM bays, conserving valuable space within your system while offering robust storage capabilities.

 

2. Flexible Storage Options: M.2 or SSD & Hard Drive Compatibility
Accommodating with either one SSD or M.2 SATA SSD and two 3.5” hard drives, the iR2623 allows users to customize their storage setups based on individual needs and performance requirements.

 

3. Comprehensive SATA 6G Support: RAID 0 and RAID 1 Configurations: Equipped with full SATA 6Gbps support, the iR2623 with dual 3.5” hard drives can be configured in RAID 0 for maximum performance or RAID 1 for data mirroring, providing flexibility and data security.

 

4. Independent SATA JBOD & RAID Storage: The iR2623 offers an independent SATA JBOD SSD Bay alongside RAID storage capabilities, allowing users to segregate and manage their storage pools effectively.

 

5. LCD Status Screen: Real-Time RAID Configuration Display: With its built-in LCD screen, the iR2623 provides real-time information on the status and configuration of your RAID array.

 

6. STATUSGUARD GUI and S.M.A.R.T Monitoring (Windows Only): Utilize the STATUSGUARD GUI to manage your RAID settings and monitor drive health via S.M.A.R.T features. Note: This feature is compatible with Windows operating systems only.

 

7. Hot-Swappable & Plug-and-Play Drives: Designed for convenience and minimal downtime, the iR2623 enables easy 3.5” hard drives replacement through its hot-swappable and plug-and-play functionalities.

 

8. Metal Drive Tray with Key Lock Feature: The sturdy metal drive tray features a key lock mechanism, ensuring that your drives remain secure against unauthorized access.

 

9. Optimal Heat Management: MCU-controlled silent fan efficiently disperses heat, ensuring that the storage system operates within optimal temperature ranges.

 

10. Advanced Overheat Alarm Buzzer: Receive immediate audio alerts if your storage system is at risk of overheating, thus protecting your data and hardware.

 

11. LED Light Indicator: Drive Monitoring: Each drive bay has an LED light indicator to signify drive activity and status, offering a quick visual cue to monitor your storage system.

 

The iR2623 Efficient RAID Storage System blends state-of-the-art features and functionalities to offer a powerful, versatile, and reliable storage solution. With its comprehensive feature set and unmatched flexibility, the iR2623 is an ideal choice for both enterprise and individual users looking for an efficient and secure data storage option.

 

Benefits:

 

The iR2623 has a number of benefits, including:

 

1. Compact size: It fits perfectly into two 5.25-inch CD-ROM bays, saving space in your system.

 

2. Flexible storage options: It can accommodate one SSD or M.2 SSD (with converter) and two 3.5" hard drives, so you can customize your storage setup to meet your needs.

 

3. Comprehensive SATA 6G support: It can be configured in RAID 0 for maximum performance or RAID 1 for data mirroring, providing flexibility and data security.

 

4. Independent SATA JBOD & RAID storage: It offers an independent SATA JBOD SSD Bay alongside RAID storage capabilities, allowing you to segregate and manage your storage pools effectively.

 

5. LCD status screen: The built-in LCD screen provides real-time information on the status and configuration of your RAID array.

 

6. STATUSGUARD GUI and S.M.A.R.T Monitoring: You can use the STATUSGUARD GUI to manage your RAID settings and monitor drive health via S.M.A.R.T features.

 

7. Hot-swappable & plug-and-play drives: You can easily replace 3.5" hard drives without having to power down your system.

 

8. Metal drive tray with key lock feature: The sturdy metal drive tray helps to protect your drives from unauthorized access.

 

9. Optimal heat management: The MCU-controlled silent fan helps to keep the storage system cool and operating efficiently.

 

10. Advanced overheat alarm buzzer: You will be alerted if the storage system is at risk of overheating, helping to protect your data and hardware.

 

11. LED light indicator: Each drive bay has an LED light indicator to signify drive activity and status, so you can easily monitor your storage system.
Overall, the iR2623 is a versatile and powerful RAID controller that offers a number of features that can benefit a variety of users.

 

Compact Size: fits into two CD-ROM bays

 

The iR2623 serves as a specialized RAID controller coupled with an SSD JBOD feature, engineered for optimal space efficiency without compromising on functionality. Designed to snugly fit into dual 5.25-inch CD-ROM bays, this device is an optimal choice for maximizing space utilization within your computing environment. Despite its compact footprint, the iR2623 delivers robust power and performance, making it an ideal selection for those requiring a high-performing yet space-efficient RAID controller.

 

M.2 SSD,SSD or hard drive Compatibility

 

The iR2623 offers diverse storage options, capable of housing either a traditional SSD or an M.2 SATA SSD via a converter, along with two 3.5-inch HDDs. This setup enables users to strike a balance between high-speed SSD performance and larger HDD storage capacity, all within a single unit. Whether you need rapid data access or ample storage space, this feature lets you tailor the iR2623 to fit your specific needs.

 

Comprehensive SATA 6G support: RAID 0 and RAID 1 for Dual 3.5”HHD

 

With full support for SATA 6Gbps (SATA III) technology, the iR2623 offers enhanced data transfer rates that make it ideal for high-performance tasks. Users have the option to configure the dual 3.5-inch HDDs in either RAID 0 or RAID 1 modes, allowing for greater operational flexibility.

 

- RAID 0 (Striping) maximizes performance by splitting data across two hard drives, essentially doubling the data throughput. This configuration is well-suited for tasks that require high-speed data access, such as video editing or large database queries.

 

- Conversely, RAID 1 (Mirroring) focuses on data security and redundancy. In this setup, all data is duplicated across both hard drives, providing a safety net in the event of a drive failure.

 

This dual RAID configuration support empowers users to tailor the iR2623's storage capabilities according to specific needs, whether prioritizing high-speed data performance or opting for secure data redundancy.

 

In summary, the iR2623's comprehensive SATA 6G supports coupled with flexible RAID options makes it a robust and adaptable storage solution, capable of meeting both performance and security requirements.

 

Independent SATA JBOD SSD Bay & RAID Storage Capabilities

 

The iR2623 stands out with its extensive storage configuration, offering an independent SATA port for the JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) SSD drive bay, alongside the convenience of RAID storage. This advanced feature provides an unparalleled level of flexibility in managing your storage needs. With the independent SATA port, the SSD drive in the JBOD setup can be individually accessed and controlled, allowing users to fully utilize each drive's capacity and manage large amounts of data with ease. Coupled with this, the RAID storage configuration enhances data redundancy and performance, offering both protection against data loss and improved data retrieval speed. This dual approach to storage, combining the versatility of JBOD with the robustness of RAID, ensures the iR2623 can adapt to a wide range of storage requirements, providing users with a comprehensive and efficient data management solution.

 

RAID Configuration Displayed via LCD Status Screen

 

The iR2623 comes equipped with a state-of-the-art LCD status screen that dynamically displays your RAID configuration settings. This user-friendly feature allows you to have an at-a-glance view of your storage arrangement, providing real-time updates on your RAID settings and data management status. The clear and concise display ensures that you can quickly understand and manage your system's performance and storage parameters, effectively reducing the complexity of data management. The LCD screen also makes it easy to adjust your RAID configurations, allowing for a seamless transition between different storage preferences. With the iR2623's LCD status screen, staying informed and in control of your storage system has never been more straightforward.

SATUSGuide GUI and drive S.M.A.R.T monitoring

 

The iR2623 Internal RAID Device offers windows base RIADON STATUSGuide Graphic User Interface (GUI). This user-friendly platform simplifies RAID monitoring, and management, making it an accessible and efficient tool even for those not experienced with RAID configurations.

 

Additionally, the iR2623 supports Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) for drives. This technology enables the real-time tracking of key indicators of drive reliability. With S.M.A.R.T., potential drive failures can be anticipated and prevented, providing an added layer of data security and peace of mind.


 
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Hot-swappable and plug-and-play for easy replacement of drives

 

The iR2623 is ingeniously designed with hot-swappable and plug-and-play functionality, ensuring seamless and effortless drive replacement. The hot-swappable feature allows you to replace or upgrade your drives without having to power down your system, thus minimizing downtime and improving efficiency. This is a crucial feature for business environments where uninterrupted operations are critical. The plug-and-play capability further enhances the user experience by enabling immediate recognition and operation of the new drive, eliminating the need for complex setup procedures or software installation. These features combined make the iR2623 a highly user-friendly storage solution, offering convenience and simplicity in drive management while maintaining high performance and reliability.

 

Metal Drive Tray with Key lock

 

Metal Drive Tray with KeyLock protection is a secure solution for safeguarding your valuable data. This sturdy metal tray is designed to hold your hard drives or SSDs securely. With its KeyLock feature, you can lock the tray with a key to prevent unauthorized access. Upgrade your storage system with this essential accessory for enhanced data security.

Optimal heat management with MCU controlled silent fan

 

The iR2623 incorporates a Microcontroller Unit (MCU) controlled heat dissipation system. The MCU intelligently operates a 6-cm silent fan to maintain optimal temperature for your drives, extending their lifespan and ensuring consistent performance.

 

Overheat alarm buzzer

 

The iR2623 Compact RAID Enclosure is built with an intelligent overheat alarm buzzer to ensure the safety and longevity of your drives. This advanced feature continuously monitors the temperature of your storage devices. In the event of a significant rise in temperature that surpasses the safe operating limit, the alarm buzzer will sound, alerting users to potential overheating issues. This immediate auditory alert allows for swift corrective action, which could involve ramping up the cooling system or shutting down to prevent any potential damage. The inclusion of this overheat alarm buzzer is a testament to iR2623's commitment to proactive protection of your valuable data and hardware.

LED Light indicators

 

The iR2623 features a separate LED display for each SSD or hard disk, presenting data access status or the condition of the SSD or hard disk concisely. This allows users to stay informed about the overall status of the iR2623 at any time.

The iR2623 can be an excellent fit for Industrial PC (IPC) automation Applications

 
In the Industrial PC (IPC) industry, the iR2623's features make it suitable for a variety of applications where data storage, speed, reliability, and real-time monitoring are critical. Here are some possible applications:

 

1. Data Acquisition Systems: For capturing and storing large volumes of sensor or machine data at high speeds. The RAID 0 configuration can offer the speed needed for these tasks.

 

2. Process Control Systems: Where a fail-safe environment is crucial, the RAID 1 configuration can provide the required data redundancy to keep systems running smoothly.

3. Machine Vision Systems: Used in quality control processes, these systems often require quick data access and high storage capacities, making the iR2623's mixed HDD and SSD capabilities useful.

 

4. Network Video Recorders (NVR): In security and surveillance applications, the device can be used to store video feeds. Its real-time monitoring capabilities via the LCD screen can be advantageous here.

 

5. HMI (Human-Machine Interface): As an additional storage or backup unit for HMI systems, which often require a mix of speed and storage capacity. 

 

6. Database Servers: Especially in manufacturing environments where databases are often accessed but not updated every time, a mix of SSD for speed and HDD for storage can be beneficial.

 

7. Real-Time Systems: For any real-time operation where quick data retrieval is necessary, the high-speed SSD options can be vital.

 

8. Edge Computing: In situations where data is processed on-site rather than in a centralized data center, the iR2623's compact and versatile storage options can be highly useful.

9. Automated Test Equipment: For running tests and storing test data, where both speed and large storage capacities are often required.

 

10. Fault-Tolerant Systems: Where continuous operation is essential, the RAID 1 and hot-swappable features can offer the redundancy needed to prevent downtime.

 

11. SCADA Systems: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems could benefit from both the speed of SSDs and the storage capacity of HDDs, making the iR2623 an ideal fit.

 

The versatility, compact size, and diverse storage options make the iR2623 adaptable to a wide range of IPC applications.

 

Performance test result for reference. The test result will vary depend on the test environment.

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Specification


 
Model No iR2623-S3
Interfaces 6Gbps SATA III 1 Ports ( 3.5" RAID Module ) / 6Gbps SATA III 1 Ports ( 2.5" HDD/SSD )
Compatible Drive 2 x 2.5"/3.5" SATA III (6.0 Gbits) HDD/SSD +
1 x 2.5" SATA III (6.0 Gbits) HDD/SSD
Storage Mode RAID 1 or RAID 0 ( 3.5" RAID Module ) +Independent volume( 2.5" HDD/SSD )
Operating System Windows, Linux
Function Control 
Interface
GUI (Windows Only)
Electrical and 
Operating 
Requirements
* Line voltage: 12V + 5V DC
* Operating temperature: 32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
* Storage temperature: -4° to 116° F (-20° to 47° C)
* Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Size and Weight 148 mm (W) x 84 mm (H) x 202 mm (D) , 1.2 Kg
 
Product Code EAN:4711132864984
UPC:884826503668
Carton 8 pcs per carton
Package Accessories * iR2623-S3 x 1
* SATA Cable x 2
* Accessory kit
* Quick Installation Guide

 

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iR2623-S3 HD Compatible List

Product Name BrandHD TypeHD CategoryModel NumberCapacity Note
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDEnterpriseST10000NM001610TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf (NAS)ST12000VN000712TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf (NAS)ST10000VN000810TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf Pro (NAS)ST10000NE000410TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf Pro (NAS)ST14000NE000814TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDDRedWD100EFAX10TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf Pro (NAS)ST8000NE0018TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf (NAS)ST8000VN0048TB
iR2623-S3Innodisk2.5" SSD 3MG2-P128GB
iR2623-S3WD2.5" SSD WDS200T2B0A2TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDD HUH721010ALE60010TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDD HUH721010ALE60410TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST8000VX00028TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST1000NM00081TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDD WD80EFAX8TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDExos X14ST14000NM001814TB
iR2623-S3Seagate2.5" SSD XA480LE10063480GB
iR2623-S3Seagate2.5" SSD ZA960NM10001960GB
iR2623-S3Samsung2.5" SSD MZ-76E250BW250GB
iR2623-S3Samsung2.5" SSD MZ-76E500BW 500GB
iR2623-S3Samsung2.5" SSD MZ-76E1T0BW 1TB
iR2623-S3Samsung2.5" SSD MZ-76E2T0BW2TB
iR2623-S3Samsung2.5" SSD MZ-76E4T0BW4TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDD HUS728T8TALE6L48TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDD WUH721414ALE6L414TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST8000NM00558TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST16000NM001G16TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST16000VN00116TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST14000VN000814TB
iR2623-S3Toshiba3.5" HDD MN06ACA10T10TBrequire special firmware
iR2623-S3Toshiba 3.5" HDD HDWG11AAZSTA10TBrequire special firmware
iR2623-S3Toshiba3.5" HDD HDWQ140AZSTA4TBrequire special firmware
iR2623-S3Toshiba3.5" HDD HDWN180AZSTA8TBrequire special firmware
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST14000NM001G14TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST12000NM001G12TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST10000NM001G10TB
iR2623-S3WD2.5" SSD WDS500G1R0A500GB
iR2623-S3WD2.5" SSD WDS100T1R0A1TB
iR2623-S3WD2.5" SSD WDS200T1R0A2TB
iR2623-S3WD2.5" SSD WDS400T1R0A4TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDD ST8000NM000A8TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronwolfST6000VN0016TB
iR2623-S3Seagate2.5" SSDIronWolf 125ZA4000NM10002 4TB
iR2623-S3Seagate2.5" SSDIronWolf Pro 125ZA3840NX100013.84TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDD WD181KFGX18TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDDUltrastar DC HC520HUH721212ALE60012TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDDRed ProWD121KFBX12TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDDRedWD120EFAX12TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AIST16000VE00016TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST18000NE00018TB
iR2623-S3EmBestor2.5" SSD EC3S2T-512GCJDYM44512GB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDExos X18ST18000NM000J18TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronwolfST10000VN00010TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST10000NE00010TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AI ST18000VE00218TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolfST12000VN000812TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDExos 7E10ST10000NM017B10TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDIronWolf ProST20000NE00020TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDExos X20ST20000NM007D20TB
iR2623-S3WD3.5" HDDUltrastar DC HC560WUH722020ALE6L420TB
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDSkyHawk AIST20000VE00220TB
iR2623-S3Toshiba 3.5" HDD MG09ACA18TE18TBspecified firmware
iR2623-S3Seagate3.5" HDDExos X22ST22000NM001E22TB

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