mLogic mSAN 12 12-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Shared Storage Solution

An interesting start to your own Thunderbolt-3 SAN

  • 12 x 3.5″/2.5″ SAS-II & SATA III Bays
  • 4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
  • Chassis Only – No drives included
  • Hardware RAID Controller Supports0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD
  • Data Transfer Speeds: up to 2600 MB/s
  • Daisy-Chain up to 6 Thunderbolt Devices
  • Add up to 16 Units via SAS Expander Port
  • Integrated Cooling Fan
  • 1.2 GHz Dual-Core CPU | 2GB of DDR3 RAM
  • Windows & Mac Compatible
  • Requires SAN software (Tiger Store or Apple Xsan) and meta data controller
  • Supports dual 4K monitors or a single 5K monitor
  • Includes full version of KYNO and Hedge software
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • JZ's Notes: An interesting start to your own Thunderbolt-3 SAN
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12-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Shared Storage Solution

mSAN 12 is an innovative shared storage system that enables up to four computers to directly attach to the unit via Thunderbolt 3 empowering collaborative workflows at a fraction of the cost of traditional SAN systems.  mSAN 12 can scale to support up to 16 host systems.

Add your own drives for performance up to 2600 MB/second. Mix and Match Hard Drives and SSDs.

mSAN 12 features twelve removable drive bays that support either 2.5”/3.5” SAS II or SATA III6 Gb/s hard drives or SSDs. Simply add your own hard drives or SSDs or a combination of both. When SSDs are installed, it is possible to achieve data transfer rates of up to 2600 MB/s.

Simple GUI.  High-Speed Hardware RAID.

mSAN 12 supports a variety of hardware-controlled RAID modes, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 & JBOD. The dedicated dual-core,1.2GHz RAID-on-Chip processor with 2GB of DDR3 RAM offloads RAID processing from the host system ensuring stable and high-performance data transfers. Setting up a RAID set is easy using the included mLogic RAID Manager.


Built in SAS Expansion.  Daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt devices.

mSpeed 8 is equipped with a SAS expander port and two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports that enables daisy-chaining of up to six Thunderbolt devices.  The unit also supports dual 4K monitors or a single 5K monitor.

mSAN 12 ships with free Hedge and KYNO software.

mSpeed is bundled with a full version of Hedge and KYNO software.

Hedge backup software for filmmakers is a powerful macOS & Windows app that makes multiple backups of your footage fast and easy.

KYNO is the smart all-in-one media management app for macOS & Windows. Ingest-free media management, screening and transcoding that adjusts to your workflow.