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RSS13S17 JBOD Rugged 1U Storage System

  • Designed to MIL-STD 810, and MIL-S-901
  • Up to 6 removable 2.5" HDD
  • NAS capable - 12 terabyte with rotational drives, or 6 terabyte with solid state drives
  • Rugged 1U, rack mounted 17" depth
  • Versatility with up to six (6) HDDs
  • Rear I/O for power and SAS connections
  • All aluminum construction - 10-12 lbs.
  • Offers maximum airflow with three (3) high speed, high volume, low noise fans
  • Easily mounted on Jonathan rails, or Crystal glides

Compact and Powerful

Crystal Group provides a SAS Direct attached storage array that is 17" deep. With an all aluminum chassis weighing in at 10-12 lbs., the RSS13S17 provides high capability in a small package.

Rugged and Dependable

Using our expertise in avionics design and development, we've created the next generation in rugged storage. This game-changing technology provides six removable SATA/SAS hard drives for the harshest of environments. We do not just design to these standards, we actually test to them. When we put our name on the RSS13S17, you can be sure it is both rugged and dependable.

High Reliability at a Fraction of the Cost

Innovative packaging techniques and attention to the important details makes our product run cooler and perform at wider temperature extremes. Design approach limits deflection and extends circuit board solder joint life

Testing Standards register to download for certification reports Testing Underway

Operational Temperature, MIL-STD-810, Method 501, Procedure I/II -15°C to +55°C, -40°C with Solid State Drive
Storage, MIL-STD-810, Method 501, Procedure I/II -55°C to 85°C
Humidity, MIL-STD-810, Method 507 48 Hour, 95% RH 40-65°C- w/humidity kit
Altitude, MIL-STD-810, Method 500 12,500ft operation, 40,000ft transport
Vibration, MIL-STD-810, Method 514, Procedure I 4.43 GRMS, 5-500Hz, 75 min/axis with solid state drives
MIL-S-901, Grade B, Class 2, Type B Grade A with solid state drives

Mechanical (6U)

Height 1.75" (4.45 cm)
Width 17.75" (45.1 cm) [accepts Crystal Slides and Jonathan Rails] EIA-310 Rack Compliant
Depth 17" (43.18 cm)
Weight 10-12 lbs (4.54-5.44 kg)

External Bay

Option 1: Six (6) removable 2.5" SATA or SAS HDDs
Option 2: Three (3) removable 3.5" SATA or SAS HDDs


Option 1: Jonathan rails
Option 2: Crystal glides


Three (3) high speed, thermostatically controlled, low noise fans

Power Supply

Option 1: 250W AC, 400 Hz
Option 2: 200W 24VDC