Cache-A Pro-Cache5 LTO Archival Appliance

Part Number: CA-R5112

Pro-Cache5 LTO Archival Appliance
  • Pro-Cache5 LTO Archival Appliance




Hard Disk Drive 2000 GB x2 - RAID 0/1
Connectivity GB Ethernet / USB 2.0 x 6 (2 front, 4 rear) / eSATA x 2 (1 std, 1 on SAS) / ExpressCard34/54 / SAS x 3 (4 lane connector) / VGA Monitor, Mouse and Keyboard
Sustained Transfer Rate >100MB/s direct attached, up to 75 MB/s network (RAID 0)
Internal File System ext3
Power 120VAC/240VAC 50/60Hz - 200 Watts
Dimensions 5.25 (3 RU) x 8.5 x 14 Inches
Weight 16 lbs.
LTO Generation LTO 5

Cache-A - Pro-Cache5 - CA-R5012

Pro-Cache adds features demanded by media industry professionals to the basic archiving package delivered in Prime-Cache. Plenty of disk space allows you to organize your content, stage items for archiving, even use the Cache-A share for general NAS applications. Additional ports expand direct attached storage connectivity options with eSATA and ExpressCard interfaces. And, a SAS port on the back of every unit will allow for future library expansion.

Built into a sturdy 3 RU half rack housing this model features an internal RAID configurable as striped for maximum speed (RAID0) or for 100% protection with mirrored reilability (RAID1).With its additional ExpressCard and eSATA connections, this unit is ideal for fast archiving of direct connected storage.

Archiving Made Easy:

Built-in searchable database of all your tapes
Pro-Cache remembers every single Cache-A tape it has ever seen
Power Search Restore allows one step recovery from multiple tapes
Pro-Cache shares its catalog database with all other Cache-A appliances on the network
Automated backup capability built-in
Schedule events to backup any network shared volumes at any time
One-time, daily, weekly, or monthly events cover your backup needs
Span archives across multiple cartridges
Treat a group of tapes as a single entity with a single directory of all content
Setting the Standard for LTO-5 Compatibility
Cache-A tar format assures tape compatibility with the universe of existing LTO installations
New LTFS mode assures compatibility with LTO solutions of the future
User selectable choice of format per tape
Works with LTO-4 tape too (tar only)
Direct access to archived content from any platform
Simultaneous multi-user access
Volume sharing and FTP built-in
Web page control over all operations
FTP, Samba, NFS, afp, Bonjour
USB, SAS, eSATA, and ExpressCard device connections
Directory on each tape
Media is portable, shelf-storable, interchangeable
Directly accessible with no special software
Self-contained, self-describing LTO media
Easy to Deploy - Easy to Use
Plug and play integration into Gb Ethernet networks
Integrates seamlessly into file-based workflows
A single tape drive can serve everyone on the network
Lets you treat our LTO drive like a NAS
A true self-contained appliance
Complete solution in a single chassis
No software is necessary on any client on any OS
Built-in "support connect" lets us provide remote service

Pro-Cache5 System Specs

IP Services:
NFS - Unix/Linux
SMB/CIFS - Windows
Bonjour / ZeroConf
HTTP for status, management, configuration and file transfers
"Support-Connect" for full remote service capability
Format Compatibility:
GNU or POSIX tar x1.20 or later
LTFS v2.0
Mountable File Systems:
usbfs, vfat, msdos, fat32, hfs+, iso9660, ntfs, ext3, reiserfs, xfs, ext, ext2, umsdos, sysv, hpfs
JSON - html cgi

LTO-5 Drive Specs

Native Capacity - 1500GB
Average Access Time - 52 Seconds from BOT
Average Load Time - < 19 seconds
Rewind Time - 96 Seconds from EOT
MTBF - 250,000 Hours
Uncorrected Error Rate - 1x1017

Media Specs

Archival Life - 30 Years
Durability - 5,000 load/unload cycles

  • TOL Part #: CA-R5012
  • Manufacturer's Part #: CA-R5112
  • Model: Pro-Cache5 LTO Archival Appliance
  • Product ID: 3621
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