• DataPort® 10 bays protect your hard drives and data
    • Multilane SFF-8088 host interface means fewer cables and faster speeds
The RAX421-XJ is a rugged and reliable rackmount storage enclosure for data security, backup, and ingestion. With four independent bays – accommodating drive carriers from our popular DP10 removable drive – this RAX unit is relied on by data centers, businesses, and government.

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Technical Specs

Part Number 41200-1130-0000
Product Name RAX421-XJ
SATA Bus Speed 6G
Host (I/O) Ports (1) SFF-8088 Multilane SAS/SATA 6G
Drive Types Supported SATA 2.5" drives
SATA 3.5" drives
SATA SSD (solid state drives)
SAS 2.5" drives
SAS 3.5" drives
Compatible Carrier/Module Type DP10 Carrier or DP10 Storage Module
Insertion Rating up to 30,000 carrier insertions
Number of bays 4
Lockable Bays Yes
Operating system compatibility Windows XP or later
Windows Server 2003 or later
Mac OS X
Most modern Linux distributions
Fan(s) Three 4cm exhaust fans
Construction material(s) Rugged all-metal construction
Power switch 2 position: On / Off
Dimensions 17.60" x 16.89" x 3.50" (447mm x 429mm x 89mm)
Weight 24.00 lbs. (10.89 kg)
Populated Weight 30.00 lbs. (13.61 kg)
Compliance FCC, CE, RoHS
Warranty CDSG provides a 3-year limited warranty for this product.
Technical Support Your investment our product is backed up by our free technical support for the lifetime of the product. If you need to contact us for any reason, visit our website.
Resources and Documents

Product Description

The CRU® RAX®421-XJ Rackmount Enclosure offers 6 Gbps performance with a Multilane SFF-8088 interface supporting two 3.5-inch SATA hard drives. Multilane SFF-8088 combines up to 4 eSATA cables into one, capable of moving data at up to 6 Gbps per drive. DataPort 10 bays are durable and will allow easy drive swapping for incrased storage and are rated for tens of thousands of insertions without failure.

The RAX421-XJ, with 6 Gbps performance, is an ideal solution for post production audio and video editing, storage or backups of large amounts of data.

The RAX421-XJ can easily be mounted in a standard 19-inch rack (EIA 310 Standards) by the front faceplate or by using our available rack slide kit (0641-5500-00). At least 22-inch rack depth is needed when mounting the RAX421-XJ using the front faceplate to allow room for cables. A rack depth from 22-inch to 30-inch is suggested when using CRU’s rack slide kit to allow easy access to the back of the unit.

Included Items

  • Power cord
  • Packet of keys for door locks

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