mLogic mSAN 16 16-Bay Thunderbolt 3 Shared Storage Solution

Rackmountable 16 Bay Chassis For Thunderbolt-3 SAN

  • The World’s only 3U rack mountable Thunderbolt Shared storage solution – Requires SAN software (Apple Xsan or Tiger Store and meta data controller)
  • Directly connect up to four host systems – expandable to 16 hosts
  • Supports sixteen removable 2.5″ or 3.5″ hard drives or SSDs
  • Add your own drives. Mix and match hard drives and SSDs
  • Hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 or JBOD operation
  • Data transfer rates up to 2600 MB/second
  • Supports dual 4K monitors or a single 5K monitor
  • Includes full version of KYNO and Hedge software
  • macOS and Windows compatible 
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • JZ's Notes: Rackmountable 16 Bay Chassis For Thunderbolt-3 SAN
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It’s better to share.

mSAN 16 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 16 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 16 features sixteen 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 16 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.

mSAN 16 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 16 ships with free Hedge and KYNO software.

mSAN is 16 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.