Smaller businesses or applications such as email and file serving may choose SATA drives for their lower cost per gigabyte. The LSI® SAS 9212-414e 6 Gb/s SAS Host Bus Adapter has four internal SATA ports alongside four external SAS and SATA ports, allowing expansion with SATA drives or higher performance SAS storage as needed. Integrated RAID data protection provides the peace of mind of RAID protection.

  • Connect up to 256 devices with 4 internal 6Gb/s SATA ports and 4 external 6Gb/s SAS ports
  • Fit into 1U/2U rack-mounted servers and workstations with low-profile form factor
  • Bandwidth to support mainline applications with PCIe® 2.0 connectivity
  • Deliver data protection with integrated RAID for redundancy and high availability in environments where advanced RAID levels are not desired
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
LSI SAS 9212-4i4e LSI00193 LSI SAS 9212-4i4e, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD, four cables with x1 SATA connectors to SATA HDDs and four cables with x1 SATA connectors to SAS HDDs with power.
Brackets Full height and low profile
RAID Levels RAID 0: 10 per volume
RAID 1: 2 per volume plus hot spare
RAID 1E: 10 per volume
RAID 10: 10 per volume
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 2.0
Physical Dimensions Low profile (2.6” x 6.6”)
External Ports 4
Internal Ports 4
Cable Support Passive copper
Data Transfer Rates 6Gb/s SAS 2.0 compliant
Devices Supported 256 Non-RAID SAS/SATA devices
External Connectors 1 Mini-SAS SFF8088
OS Support Microsoft Windows®, Linux® (SuSE , Red Hat), Solaris®, VMware®, FreeBSD See www.lsi.com/support/ for details on versions
Fusion MPT Support Fusion MPT™ 2.0
I/O Controller LSI SAS2008
Internal Connectors 4 internal SATA
MTBF >2,000,000 hours
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C
Operating Humidity 5% to 90% non-condensing
Operating Voltage +12V +/-8%; 3.3V +/-8%
PCI Power 9W typical (Airflow min 200 LFM)
Regulatory Certifications EMC: Class B-US (CFR 47, P15B); Canada (ICES-003); Japan (V-3/02.04); Europe (EN55022/EN55024); Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZS 3548); Safety: EN60950; RoHS; WEEE
Warranty 3 years; with advanced replacement option
Free technical support at www.lsi.com/support/warranty
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LSI offers various internal cable options to make integration into your current system infrastructure as easy as possible. LSI also offers cache protection options for RAID controllers that protect against data loss in the event of a server or power failure by providing emergency power to the cache memory.

0.6m 1-to-4 fanout cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to up to four SAS/SATA drives via SFF-8482 connectors. Includes four 4-wire drive power connectors.
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0.6m cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane SFF-8087 multi-lane connector.
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0.5m cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane SFF-8470 multi-lane connector.
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0.6m cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane SFF-8470 multi-lane connector.
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0.6m 1-to-4 fanout cable. Links controller M8 multi-lane connector to backplane or hard drive SATA connector(s).
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1.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure InfiniBand SFF-8470 connector. Single lock connections.
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2.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure InfiniBand SFF-8470 connector. Single lock connections.
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1.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure SFF-8088 connector. Single lock connections.
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2.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure SFF-8088 connector. Single lock connections.
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0.5m cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane SFF-8087 multi-lane connector.
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0.5m 1-to-4 fanout cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane or hard drive SATA connector(s).
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1.0m 1-to-4 fanout cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane or hard drive SATA connector(s).
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