When 3Gb/s devices will meet your application needs, you can save costs with the LSI SASx12A Expander. Scalable to 144 SAS addresses, the LSI SAS12A supports value-add features including configurable HDD spin-up, SGPIO support for blink rates and patterns, and port independent auto-negotiation — just the level of functionality required for legacy-oriented cluster, SAN, and NAS environments. It is pin compatible and has the same programming model for an external SEP as the LSISASx12 .
- Enable higher enclosure capacities through 12 PHY edge expansion
- Provide high device throughput with SAS and SATA support up to 3Gb/s, including wide port support
- Ensure ample enclosure bandwidth through integrated RAM and integrated processing
- Supports 3.0 Gbit/s SAS and SATA connections