1U Rack for 2.5" HDD/SSD, 8 eSATA connectors

1U RAID Rack Introduction

The Addonics 1U RAID Rack is a family of 1U Rackmount chassis with removable drive systems for easily adding and removing hard drives. Comes bundled with all the necessary connecting cables for attaching to your system, these RAID Racks are designed to accommodate as many as four 3.5" SATA or eight 2.5" HDD/SSD. You can start your RAID Rack with as little as one drive and expand by adding more drives as your storage requirement grows. Depending on the model, the hard drives can be connected to the system with eSATA, USB 3.0 , mini SAS or Firewire cable. 


About This Model

The R1825SN-8ES is a 1U RAID Rack that accommodates as many as eight 2.5" SATA hard drives or SSDs. Comes built-in with eight 2.5" Snap-In drive bays, drives can be added to or removed from each bay like tape cartridges without any special tool. The eight Snap-in bays are connected to eight SATA - eSATA bridge on the back of this 1U Rack, then attach to computer via eight eSATA cables. This set up is ideal for storage application that desires adding multiple external drives to a computer as individual drives without RAID. It is a great economical compact solution to use as a central storage for multiple computers. 


  • Install up to eight (8) 2.5" SATA HDD or SSD of any capacity (drives not included) with 9 - 9.5 mm maximum drive height
  • Connect to system via eight (8) eSATA ports (8 eSATA cables are included)
  • Build-in eight (8) 2.5" Snap-In drive bays
  • Drives are added or removed directly like tape cartridge from each removable snap-in bay without any special tool
  • Drive can be hot swap when connecting to eSATA host that supports such feature
  • Drives appear as eight independent drives when attach to any system
  • Eight Drives can be set to one or more RAID volumes via the OS RAID software utility
  • Power and drive access LED on each drive bay
  • OS independent



  • Rackmount chassis
    • 1U height
    • Constructed in heavy duty steel
    • 180 Watts 110/240 AC power supply
    • Three 40x40mm low noise cooling fans
  • Front Panel
    • Eight 2.5" Snap-In drive bay for 9 - 9.5 mm drive height
  • Back panel
    • Eight (8) eSATA ports
    • AC power socket
    • ON/OFF power switch
    • 110/240V AC set switch
  • Weight: ~ 10.96 lb (4.98 Kg)
  • Dimensions (W x L x H): ~ 17.19 x 11.88 x 1.75 in. (436.5 x 301.75 x 44.45 mm)
  • Operating temperature and humidity: 0 - 60°C, 5 - 95% % RH non-condensing
  • Storage temperature and humidity: -20 - 70°C, 0 - 90% RH

*Note: For eSATA connection, the RAID RACK must be connected to a SATA controller with hot swap capability in order to add and remove drive without rebooting. Please consult your motherboard or the add-in card manufacturer to determine hot swap support on your SATA controller. All of the Addonics SATA Host Controllers are hot swap capable.


R1825SN-8ES - (1U Rack for 8 2.5" HDD/SSD, 8 eSATA connectors)
Content: IU RAID Rack with eight (8) 2.5" SNap-In bays and eight (8) eSATA connections, eight (8) 3-foot eSATA cables (AAESATA100C), power cord, user guide
Price: 399.00


AD4ES6GPX4 (4-eSATA 6G PCIe 4X Controller)
Content: 4-eSATA 6G PCIe 4-lane Controller, user guide
Price: 169.00
AD2ES6GPX2 (2-eSATA 6G PCIe 2X Controller)
Content: 2-eSATA 6G PCIe 2- lane Controller, low profile bracket, user guide
Price: 39.00
AAESATA100C (eSATA - eSATA cable, 100 cm.)
Content: 100 cm. eSATA connecting cable with eSATA connectors on both ends. Full compliance with eSATA specification. Great for connecting external storage device with eSATA connector to eSATA host controller.
Price: 9.00
AAESATA200C (eSATA cable, 200 cm (6 ft.))
Content: 200 cm. eSATA connecting cable with eSATA connector on both ends. Full compliance with eSATA specification. Great for connecting external storage device with eSATA connector to eSATA host controller.
Price: 13.99
Applies to: R1825SN-8ES

- 1U Rack for 2.5" HDD/SSD, 8 eSATA connectors