Adaptec SAS Expander 82885T 36 Ports 12Gb/s. No Cable.

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Adaptec SAS Expander 82885T


PMC Adaptec introduces the Industry’s first 36 port, 12Gb/s SAS Expander Card, in a low-profile form factor delivering maximum scalability, flexibility and compatibility.


  Low cost solution ideal for density optimized servers requiring direct connectivity to up to 24 SAS or SATA HDDs and SSD.
Supports 12 Gbps data rates and is backward compatible to 6 Gbps.
Key Differentiators
  • 36 ports (28 internal, 8 external) in low-profile MD2 form factor
• Enables both internal and external connectivity
• Backwards compatible to 6 Gbps for legacy 6G SAS or SATA devices
• Complete portfolio of mini-SAS HD cables available
Customer Needs
  High I/O transaction and high bandwidth processing; solutions that reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs;
low-profile form factor.
Management Utilities
  Microsemi Adaptec maxView Storage Manager
Data Transfer Rate
  12 Gbps per port
6 Gbps per port
Form Factor
  MD2 – Low Profile
Package Contents
  Adaptec SAS Exander 82885T Card
Physical Size
  2.535"H x 6.6"L (64mm x 167mm)
Operating Temperature
  0°C to 55°C* (with 200 LFM airflow)

Note: Please install this card only into server or PC chassis with recommended airflow (200 LFM). For maximum heat sink efficiency, the air should bypass the card horizontally.
Operating Voltage
  1.34A @ 12 VDC
Regulatory Certification
  CE, FCC, UL, C-tick, VCCI, KCC, CNS
Environmental Compliance
Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)
  1,000,000 hours at 40°C


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