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MD1200

Seamless server and primary storage expansion for 6Gb/s SAS environments

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MD1200

  • Low-cost, high-capacity expansion enclosure that improves density, versatility and performance to enhance support for mainstream and capacity-intensive applications
  • Offers seamless expansion for Dell PowerEdge servers with the PERC H810 adapter
  • Offers drive flexibility when adding capacity or data tiering to any of Dell’s primary storage arrays
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives Up to 24 2.5” SAS HDDs (7.2K, 10K, 15K RPM) and SAS SSDs
Maximum capacity (per enclosure) Up to 48TB when using 24 x 2TB NL-SAS 2.5” HDDs
Connection 6Gb SAS
Expansion capabilities PERC H810 enables expansion to 8 enclosures, 4 per port
Product specificationsMD1200MD1220

Drive count per chassis

Up to 12 hot-pluggable 3.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED*

Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED*

Drive performance and capacities

3.5” 6Gbps SAS HDD:
15K: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB
7.2K: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB
7.2K NL-SAS 512e: 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
2.5” 6Gbps SAS HDD with 3.5” carrier:
10K: 300GB, 600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB
10K 512e: 1.8TB
2.5” 6Gbps SAS SSD with 3.5” carrier:
400GB mainstream SLC
200GB, 800GB value SLC
800GB RI MLC
200GB, 400GB WI SLC
2.5” 12Gbps SAS HDD with 3.5” carrier:
7.2K NL-SAS 512e: 2TB
2.5” 12Gbps SAS SSD with 3.5” carrier:
200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB MU MLC
200GB, 400GB, 800GB WI MLC
800GB, 1.6TB RI MLC

2.5” 6Gbps SAS HDD:
15K: 146GB, 300GB, 600GB
10K: 300GB, 600GB, 900GB, 1.2GB
10K 512e: 1.8TB
7.2K: 500GB, 1TB
2.5” 6Gbps SAS SSD:
200GB, 800GB value SLC
400GB mainstream SLC
800GB RI MLC
200GB, 400GB WI SLC
2TB eMLC
2.5” 12Gbps SAS HDD:
15K: 600GB
7.2K NL-SAS 512e: 2TB
2.5” 12Gbps SAS SSD:
200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB MU MLC
200GB, 400GB, 800GB WI MLC
800GB, 1.6TB RI MLC

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 120TB

Up to 48TB

The following specifications apply to both models:

Expansion capabilities

PERC H810 Host-RAID adapter enables expansion to 8 enclosures (4 enclosures per port)

Management

Two Enclosure Management Modules (EMM) provide redundant enclosure management capability

Wattage

AC – 600W; DC – 700W

Heat dissipation

AC – 2047 BTU/hr; DC – 2388 BTU/hr

Voltage

100-240 VAC, auto-sensing; 48 V DC

Frequency

50/60 Hz

Amperage

8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V

Available drive power (per slot)

Supported drive power consumption (continuous):
up to 1.16 A at +5V
up to 1.6 A +12V

Rack Support

Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3.39 in)
Width: 48.2 cm (18.8 in)
Depth: MD1200: 59.4 (23.39 in)
MD1220: 54.1 cm (21.30”)

Weight

MD1200: max config: 28.39 kg (62.6 lb); empty: 8.84 kg (19.5 lb)
MD1220: max config: 23.31 kg (51 lb); empty: 8.8 kg (19.4 lb)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) with temperature gradation of 20°C per hour

Relative Humidity

Operating: 8% to 85% (non-condensing) with maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Altitude

Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

*Self-encrypted drives available for some capacity options.
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MD1220

2.5-inch small-form-factor array, energy-efficient storage expansion enclosure

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MD1220

  • Low-cost, high-capacity expansion enclosure that improves density, versatility and performance to enhance support for mainstream and capacity-intensive applications
  • Offers seamless expansion for Dell PowerEdge servers with the PERC H810 adapter
  • Offers drive flexibility when adding capacity or data tiering to any of Dell’s primary storage arrays
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives Up to 24 2.5” SAS HDDs (7.2K, 10K, 15K RPM) and SAS SSDs
Maximum capacity (per enclosure) Up to 48TB when using 24 x 2TB NL-SAS 2.5” HDDs
Connection 6Gb SAS
Expansion capabilities PERC H810 enables expansion to 8 enclosures, 4 per port
Product specificationsMD1200MD1220

Drive count per chassis

Up to 12 hot-pluggable 3.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED*

Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED*

Drive performance and capacities

3.5” 6Gbps SAS HDD:
15K: 300GB, 450GB, 600GB
7.2K: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, 6TB
7.2K NL-SAS 512e: 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
2.5” 6Gbps SAS HDD with 3.5” carrier:
10K: 300GB, 600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB
10K 512e: 1.8TB
2.5” 6Gbps SAS SSD with 3.5” carrier:
400GB mainstream SLC
200GB, 800GB value SLC
800GB RI MLC
200GB, 400GB WI SLC
2.5” 12Gbps SAS HDD with 3.5” carrier:
7.2K NL-SAS 512e: 2TB
2.5” 12Gbps SAS SSD with 3.5” carrier:
200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB MU MLC
200GB, 400GB, 800GB WI MLC
800GB, 1.6TB RI MLC

2.5” 6Gbps SAS HDD:
15K: 146GB, 300GB, 600GB
10K: 300GB, 600GB, 900GB, 1.2GB
10K 512e: 1.8TB
7.2K: 500GB, 1TB
2.5” 6Gbps SAS SSD:
200GB, 800GB value SLC
400GB mainstream SLC
800GB RI MLC
200GB, 400GB WI SLC
2TB eMLC
2.5” 12Gbps SAS HDD:
15K: 600GB
7.2K NL-SAS 512e: 2TB
2.5” 12Gbps SAS SSD:
200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB MU MLC
200GB, 400GB, 800GB WI MLC
800GB, 1.6TB RI MLC

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 120TB

Up to 48TB

The following specifications apply to both models:

Expansion capabilities

PERC H810 Host-RAID adapter enables expansion to 8 enclosures (4 enclosures per port)

Management

Two Enclosure Management Modules (EMM) provide redundant enclosure management capability

Wattage

AC – 600W; DC – 700W

Heat dissipation

AC – 2047 BTU/hr; DC – 2388 BTU/hr

Voltage

100-240 VAC, auto-sensing; 48 V DC

Frequency

50/60 Hz

Amperage

8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V

Available drive power (per slot)

Supported drive power consumption (continuous):
up to 1.16 A at +5V
up to 1.6 A +12V

Rack Support

Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3.39 in)
Width: 48.2 cm (18.8 in)
Depth: MD1200: 59.4 (23.39 in)
MD1220: 54.1 cm (21.30”)

Weight

MD1200: max config: 28.39 kg (62.6 lb); empty: 8.84 kg (19.5 lb)
MD1220: max config: 23.31 kg (51 lb); empty: 8.8 kg (19.4 lb)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) with temperature gradation of 20°C per hour

Relative Humidity

Operating: 8% to 85% (non-condensing) with maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Altitude

Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

*Self-encrypted drives available for some capacity options.
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MD1280

Maintain compute power and performance while adding storage capacity to Dell PowerEdge servers

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MD1280

  • Two 42-drive drawers offer extreme density in minimal space
  • Drawer and drives stay active when the drawer is open
  • Hot-pluggable hard drives, fans, EMMs, PSUs and drawer expander assemblies
  • 4TB, 6TB or 8TB NL-SAS hard drives
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drives Up to 84 hot-pluggable 3.5” drive bays
Capacity Up to 672TB when using 84 x 8TB NL-SAS 3.5” HDDs
Connection 6Gb SAS
MD1280 specifications

Drive count per chassis

Up to 84 hot-pluggable 3.5” drive bays

Drive performance and capacities

3.5” NL-SAS 6Gb HDD (7.2K): 4TB, 6TB
3.5” NL-SAS 4kn or 512e 6Gb HDD (7.2K): 6TB
3.5” NL-SAS 512e 6Gb HDD (7.2K): 8TB

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 672TB when using 84 x 8TB NL-SAS 3.5” HDDs

Expansion capabilities

LSI 9207-8e SAS HBA

Enclosure Management Modules (EMM)

2 EMM provide redundant enclosure management capability

Connectivity per EMM

3 mini-SAS connectors for connection to the host or expansion

Service management

3.5 mm Stereo Plug (for factory use only)

Wattage (AC only, no DC option)

2800W

Host heat dissipation

9554 BTU/hr

Input voltage range

200-240 VAC

Frequency range

50/60 Hz

Amperage

8.6 - 4.3A (x2)

Height x width x depth

22.230 cm (8.8”) x 48.260 cm (19”) x 91.44 cm (36”)

Weight

130.1 kg (287 lb) (maximum configuration)
62.1 kg (137 lb) (empty)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 20°C per hour
Non-operating: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) at a maximum altitude of 12,000 m (39,370 ft)

Relative humidity

Operating: 10% to 80% (non-condensing) with 29°C (82.4°F) maximum dewpoint
Non-operating: 5% to 95% (non-condensing) with 33°C (91°F) maximum dewpoint

Altitude

Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

Inlet type

0 to 3,048 m (0 to 10,000 ft)
NOTE: Up to 35°C maximum temperature is reduced by 1°C/300 m (1°F/547 ft) above 950 m (3,117 ft)

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MD3060e

60-drive expansion enclosure specifically designed for the MD3 dense array series

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MD3060e

  • Small footprint takes up less space and saves on power and cooling
  • Expand up to 180 hard drives when using two expansion enclosures with the MD3 dense arrays
  • Scale PowerEdge server capacity to 240 hard drives in 16U of rack space (PowerEdge R630, R730 and R730xd)
Tech Specs Fast Facts
Feature Description
Drives 60 x 3.5" and 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED
Connection 6Gb SAS
Controllers Dual Expansion Management

MD3060e

MD3060e maximizes storage capacity to over 1 petabyte of data, using less than 1/2 of a standard rack.

Source: Based on using the maximum 240 4TB hard drives, attached to the R720xd configured with the max.internal capacity of 50TB.
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MD3060e specifications

Drive count per chassis

Mix and match up to 60 x 3.5" and 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

Drive performance and capacities

3.5" NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
3.5" SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5” HDD carriers)
2.5" SAS 15K RPM: 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*
2.5" SAS 10K RPM: 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*
2.5" NL-SAS 7.2K RPM: 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5" SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5” HDD carriers)

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 600TB

Connectivity

6Gb SAS

Expansion capabilities

Up to 2 expansion units per MD3 dense array
Up to 4 enclosures behind a single PowerEdge server**

Controllers

Dual Enclosure Management Modules (EMM)

Power

AC – 1755W

Heat dissipation

AC – 5988 BTU/hr

Voltage

100-240 VAC, auto-sensing; 48 V DC

Frequency

50/60 Hz

Rack support

Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Chassis

Form factor: 4U rack enclosure
Dimensions: H: 177.8 mm (7.0 in) x W: 482.6 mm (19.0 in) x D: 825.5 mm (32.5 in)
Maximum weight: 105.20 kg (232.0 lb)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour

Relative humidity

Operating: 10% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude

Operating: -30.5m to 3000m (-100 ft to 9,840 ft)
NOTE: For altitudes above 2950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1.8°F/1000 ft

*Self-encrypting drives (SED) available
**Supported servers include the PowerEdge R630, R730 and R730xd
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